Quarterly Newsletter of the Canadian Chapter of ACHE
January 2019
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Message from Your Board Chair
Message from Your ACHE Regent - Fall 2018
New & Noteworthy in Canadian Healthcare
ACHE News Q4 2018
ACHE Canada Member Spotlight: Frances Roesch
Learning Corner
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2019 Chapter Officers

Frances Roesch, FACHE 

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Vice Chair

Todd Stepaniuk   

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Leslie Benecki, FACHE 

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Chair, Audit Committee

Guy Bourbonnière

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Chair, Communications 

Paula Neves, PhD

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Chair, Membership & Advancement

Todd Stepanuik   

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Chair, Programs

David Matear, FACHE

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Regent &

Chair, Nominations

Danielle Swerhone, 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

    Transplants provide better outcomes than dialysis for patients with end stage disease, CIHI, 2018.

    Overview of National Data on Opioid-Related Harms and Deaths, Health Canada, 2018.

    National Health Expenditure Trends, 1975 to 2018, CIHI, 2018.

    Prescribed Drug Spending in Canada, 2018. CIHI, 2018

    Waiting Your Turn: Wait Times for Health Care in Canada, Fraser Institute, 2018

    Aligning Outcomes and Spending: Canadian Experiences with Value-Based Healthcare, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement, 2018.

    The Chief Public Health Officer's Report on the State of Public Health in Canada: Preventing Problematic Substance Abuse in Youth, Health Canada, 2018.

    Measuring Up 2018, Health Quality Ontario, 2018


    Research Articles

    Childhood road traffic injuries in Canada - a provincial comparison of transport injury rates over time. Fridman L et al., BMC Public Health. 2018 Dec 6;18(1):1348.

    Economic evaluation of vaccines in Canada: A systematic review. Chit, A et al. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 May 3;12(5):1257-64. 

    Obesity and regional immigrant density. Emerson, SD et al. J Immigr Minor Health. 2018 Oct;20(5):1298-1302.

    The associations between staffing hours and quality of care indicators in long-term care. Boscart, V et al, BMC Health Serv Res. 2018; 18: 750.

    The mental health of Indigenous peoples in Canada: A critical review of research. Nelson, S E et al. Soc Sci Med. 2017 Mar;176:93-112.


    Data, Tools & Resources

      Your Health System, CIHI

      Health Reports, Statistics Canada


      Upcoming Releases / Events

      Canadian Institute for Health Information

      Longwoods Publishing


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