Quarterly Newsletter of the Canadian Chapter of ACHE
June 2018
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ACHE Canada Member Spotlight: Terry Fadelle
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New & Noteworthy in Canadian Healthcare
7 Common Credibility Blind Spots
Understanding Your Leadership Style
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2018 Chapter Officers

Frances Roesch, FACHE 

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Vice Chair

Todd Stepaniuk, FACHE  

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Paula Neves, PhD

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Leslie Benecki, FACHE 

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New & Noteworthy in Canadian Healthcare

In this new feature of the quarterly newsletter, we highlight a diverse selection of new and noteworthy articles, reports, data and tools of interest to Canadian healthcare leaders. We welcome your feedback. If you have comments or suggestions, please email achecanada@achemail.net.


Recent Reports

    The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) Report on Health and Aging in Canada, May 2018

    Fit for Purpose: Findings and Recommendations of the External Review of Pan-Canadian Health Organizations, Health Canada, March 2018

    Living with Cancer: A Report on the Patient Experience, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, January 2018

    Ms.Understood. Women's Hearts are Victims of a System that is Ill-Equipped to Diagnose, Treat and Support Them, Heart & Stroke Foundation, February 2018

    Organ Donation and Transplantation in Canada, Background Paper, February 2018

    The Private Cost of Public Queues for Medically Necessary Care, 2018, The Fraser Institute, May 2018

    Third Interim Report on Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada, Health Canada, June 2018


    Research Articles

    Comparative analysis of health system performance in Montreal and New York: the importance of context for interpreting indicators. Gusmano MK et al. Health Econ Policy Law. 2018 Jun 19:1-18.

    Direct Health-Care Costs and Productivity Costs Associated With Hypoglycemia in Adults With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus That Participated in the Canadian Hypoglycemia Assessment Tool Program. O'Reilly DJ et al. Can J Diabetes. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S1499-2671(17)30368-4.

    Effectiveness of a standardized electronic admission order set for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Pendharkar SR et al. BMC Pulm Med. 2018 May 30;18(1):93.

    Evaluation of a community paramedicine health promotion and lifestyle risk assessment program for older adults who live in social housing: a cluster randomized trial. Agarwal G et al. CMAJ. 2018 May 28;190(21):E638-E647.

    Socioeconomic status and treatment of depression during pregnancy: a retrospective population-based cohort study in British Columbia, Canada. Hanley GE et al. Arch Womens Ment Health. 2018 Jun 2.

    The Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project: a pan-Canadian platform for research on chronic disease prevention. Dummer TJB et al. CMAJ. 2018 Jun 11;190(23):E710-E717.

    Using the CollaboraKTion framework to report on primary care practice recruitment and data collection: costs and successes in a cross-sectional practice-based survey in British Columbia, Ontario, and Nova Scotia, Canada. Wong ST et al. BMC Fam Pract. 2018 Jun 13;19(1):87.


    Data, Tools & Resources

      Cannabis in Canada: Get the Facts, Health Canada

      See also: Blazing the Trails: What the Legalization of Cannabis Means for Canadian Employers, Conference Board of Care, June 2018

      Taking a Holistic View of Safety: The Framework for Measuring and Monitoring Harm, Canadian Patient Safety Institute, June 2018

      Your Health System, CIHI, May 2018 


      Upcoming Releases / Events

      Canadian Institute for Health Information

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      Do you have a resource or publication that should be featured in future editions of New & Newsworthy? Please email your recommendations for future content to achecanada@achemail.net.

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        The Canadian Chapter of ACHE is an independent chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

        Vision: To be the professional association of choice for Canada's health leaders.

        Mission: To promote exceptional professional development through partnerships, networks and access to national and international resources enabling health care leadership excellence.