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After decades of research and innovation, cell and gene therapies (CGTs) are unlocking new ways to revolutionize medicine. Distinct from traditional pharmaceutical treatments, CGTs represent highly precise and innovative approaches that target the underlying causes of genetic and acquired diseases with the aim of treating, preventing and potentiall…
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Featuring: Kimberley Hanson, Chief Executive Officer, HealthPartners Dr. David M. Kaplan, Vice President, Quality, Ontario Health Dr. Karen Cross, Chief Executive Officer, MIMOSA Diagnostics Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe, Senior Scientist, Women's College Hospital Research Institute Amir Naseri, Senior Director, Pharmacy Services Strategy & Innovation Sho…
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Leigh Chapman, Chief Nursing Officer, Health Canada with Tim Guest, CEO, Canadian Nurses Association and Carly Weeks, Health Reporter, The Globe and Mail discuss why Retention is critical to today’s health workforce challenges in the context of a global nursing shortage. This title “You can’t recruit your way out of a crisis” follows the Internatio…
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The Ontario Long Term Care Association represents 70% of Ontario's long-term care homes. In four years, the oldest of the baby boomers’ generation will turn 80. By 2040, Ontario’s population over that age will nearly double. Listen to today's conversation with Donna Duncan, CEO for the Ontario Long Term Care Association as we discuss this issue and…
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Phyxable – a world-class virtual care provider – and its partners, Micron Digital and Wizcraft Design Build Inc., have been selected by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) as one of five Canadian companies to contribute to its “Health Beyond Initiative” for 2023. By initiating a leading role in deep-space healthcare innovation, Canada can position itse…
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More than 150 certified respiratory educators, respirologists, allergists, general practitioners/family physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and respiratory therapists from across the country participated in the first Canadian stakeholder consensus to lay out a path for high-quality respiratory care for Canadians. With health systems across the country…
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Following three years of pandemic, Ontario children faced escalating waits for medically necessary care. In most communities they wait longer than adults, often impacting their development and always impacting their families. In response, the Ontario government made an historic investment of $330M this year to help pediatric hospitals, mental healt…
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The healthcare system is in crisis, with access appearing to be at an all-time low due to increased demand and reduced supply. There is an urgent need, particularly in primary care, to create evidence-informed, value-based strategies that improve efficiency and enhance care. First Contact Physiotherapy (FCP) is one solution that focuses on integrat…
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In today’s turbulent healthcare sector, significant macro-level trends are impacting the health and wellbeing of our doctors, nurses, and support staff. Of all the headwinds straining the physician’s ability to deliver high quality care, physician burnout is the common thread that ties them together. During the pandemic, Canadian physicians faced a…
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The Future of Technology Enabled Healthcare Work Featuring: Helen Angus, CEO, AMS Healthcare Cameron Love, CEO, The Ottawa Hospital Helen Angus and Cameron Love discuss the just released McMaster Forum Deliberative Dialogue on the future of technology enabled healthcare work. In their conversation, they will examine ways to plan for the future, bar…
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Dr. Kevin Smith, President and CEO, University Health Network, Dr. Kathryn Nichol, President and CEO, VHA Home HealthCare, Carolyn Gosse, Vice President, Clinical, UHN at Home and Seniors Care and Courtney Bean, Vice President, Strategic Solutions and Partnerships, VHA Home HealthCare University Health Network (UHN), a health system in Canada’s lar…
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Longwoods Leadership Discussion with Dr. Chris Hayes, Chief Information Officer, Trillium Health Partners. Joy in Work: Nicety or Necessity The predicted shortage of the healthcare workforce has reached a crisis state. National and provincial agencies are advocating for greater resources and new strategies to close the gap required to deliver healt…
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Healthcare is at the tipping point (finally) of going "Omnichannel". This means organizations and clinicians design and deliver care models that enable patients to access services (and the clinicians who deliver the care) at the most appropriate time and setting—whether virtual or in-person—across unified care delivery & administrative workflows, a…
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As pressures mount in healthcare settings across the country, how can we shift the financing and delivery of continuing care to better support older Canadians to live and age at home and in their communities? This Longwoods Breakfast briefing will explore how we can leverage evidence, experience, expertise and values to rebalance care, drive transf…
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Featuring: Moderator: Dr. Robert Bell Panelists: Sara Allin, Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation Darran Fischer, Managing Director, Philips Canada Kiersten Combs, Country President – Canada, AstraZeneca Dr. Leigh Chapman, Chief Nursing Officer of Canada Our healthcare system is facing a critical moment as we r…
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Falling through the Cracks: Missed Vaccines are Putting our Kids at Increased Risk of Cancer and Meningitis The COVID-19 pandemic created a crisis in delivering routine and school-based vaccinations to school-age children, resulting in delayed and missed vaccinations for many children across the country. This is putting children at risk of preventa…
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Stranger in a Strange Land: Moving from Toronto’s Hospital Row to PEI The healthcare systems in downtown Toronto versus PEI could not be further apart. In May 2021 Dr. Gardam left academia to take on the role of CEO of the PEI provincial health authority, with the intent of trying to bring complexity science-based approaches to reforming Canada’s s…
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EPISODE 3 Engaging Patient Stakeholders Patient-oriented research partnerships require adequate planning, support, and funding to mobilize knowledge and accelerate impact. The following conversations, along with the Healthcare Quarterly Special Issue outline three themes that were critical for the Engaging Multi-stakeholders for Patient Oriented-re…
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EPISODE 1 Identifying and Encouraging Patient-Oriented Research Partnerships Patient-oriented research partnerships require adequate planning, support, and funding to mobilize knowledge and accelerate impact. The following conversations, along with the Healthcare Quarterly Special Issue outline three themes that were critical for the Engaging Multi…
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EPISODE 2 Engaging the Research Community Patient-oriented research partnerships require adequate planning, support, and funding to mobilize knowledge and accelerate impact. The following conversations, along with the Healthcare Quarterly Special Issue outline three themes that were critical for the Engaging Multi-stakeholders for Patient Oriented-…
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What strategies should Canadian healthcare leaders be considering when crafting their AI strategies to better benefit patients, providers, and payors? From shorter wait times to improved patient outcomes—A successful AI strategy must consider cultural, business, technological and ethical issues all while meeting a challenging climate of Canadian re…
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In response to the health data challenges highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pan-Canadian Health Data Strategy (pCHDS) Expert Advisory Group (EAG)’s Third Report has made recommendations toward a world-class health data system. Featuring Jeff Nesbitt, CEO, Canada Health Information Management Association Dr. Ewan Affleck, Sr. Medical Advisor…
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A Longwoods Breakfast Series discussion. Featuring: Brian Hodges, Executive-Vice President Education and Chief Medical Officer, University Health NetworkDavid Wiljer, Executive Director of Education/Technology & Innovation for UHN DigitalGillian Strudwick, Chief Clinical Informatics Officer and Scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Healt…
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Shez Partovi, Chief Innovation and Strategy Officer, Royal Philips and Darran Fischer, Managing Director, Philips Canada A Longwoods Breakfast Series event. As we look to a post-pandemic world, healthcare industry leaders are asking themselves – how do we transform the technology we turned to in times of crisis into efficient, sustainable, secure s…
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Digitally enabled community care models facilitate hospital to home patient flow. The power of digital platforms to enhance community care. Showcasing three very different stories; virtual after hours patient support program, patient engagement and remote patient monitoring program, utilizing AI to support data driven decision making for the frail …
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‘Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste’: Lessons Learned from a Pandemic with Dr. Kevin Smith, President and CEO, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario. Kevin Smith will explore how the University Health Network responded to the biggest public health challenge in a century and the many lessons it revealed about healthcare.…
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Matthew Anderson, President and CEO for Ontario Health and Dirk Huyer, Chief Coroner for Ontario discuss; The Opioid Overdose Crisis as a Public Health Emergency: What Could We Achieve by Applying Lessons from our Pandemic Response? Opioid-related deaths have risen dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario, increasing by 76% over the 12 …
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Leslee Thompson, CEO, Health Standards Organization & Accreditation CanadaG. Ross Baker, Emeritus Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto A dynamic, thought-provoking conversation with two leading health and healthcare experts in Quality Improvement. Drawing on lessons learned from the past, insights …
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An open discussion with the panelists as they review and comment on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in healthcare. Chaired by: Yinka Macaulay, Founder, Well Millennial and Lead, Health Equity, North York Toronto Health Partners Featuring Moderator: Ryan Hinds, Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Un…
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Chaired by: Yinka Macaulay, Founder, Well Millennial and Lead, Health Equity, North York Toronto Health Partners Featuring Moderator: Ryan Hinds, Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto Panelists: Dr. Rani Srivastava, Associate Professor and Dean of Nursing, Thompson Rivers Univer…
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Dr. F. Gigi Osler, President, Federation of Medical Women of Canada; Chair, Canadian Medical Forum and Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba's Rady Faculty of Health Sciences gives the keynote at this February 15, 2022 Longwoods Healthcare Rounds. Chaired by: Yinka Macaulay, Founder, Well Millennial and Lead, Health Equity, North York Toronto…
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Featuring: Gillian Strudwick, Chief Clinical Information Officer, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health, Lorraine Blackburn, Vice President, Professional Practice and Chief Clinical Information Officer, Vancouver Coastal Heal, Brian Lo, Research Analyst, Information Management, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health and Moderated by Don Juzwishi…
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pan-Canadian Health Data Strategy Expert Advisory Group. Featuring: Dr. Vivek Goel, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Waterloo, Dr. Ewan Affleck, Senior Medical Advisor - Health Informatics, College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta, Alies Maybee, Independent Patient Partner and Moderated by Dr. David Castle, Professor, School of Publi…
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Featuring: Young Lee, Vice President Corporate Performance, Digital Health Innovation and Chief Financial Officer, North York General Hospital of Toronto, ON and Jim Avington, Assistance Vice President, Finance and Controller, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Philadelphia, PA Moderated by: Lydia Lee, National Leader for Digital Health, K…
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Navigating the rapidly changing world of healthcare. Data Infrastructure and Supply Chain Featuring: Dr. Anne Snowdon, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Odette School of Business, University of Windsor and Scientific Director, CEO, Supply Chain Advancement in Health Network of Centre of Excellence and Pete Schemm, Associate Vice President…
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Featuring: Joel Gontjes, Vice President of Total Rewards for Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI and Mari Teitelbaum, Vice President, Strategy, Quality, Family Partnerships and Chief Innovation Officer, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario / CHEO, Ottawa, ON Moderated by: Lydia Lee, National Leader for Digital Health, KPMG Canada Comments from: Dea…
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Dr. Bob Bell, MDCM, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, FRCSE (hon) Key note presentation from Longwoods Healthcare Rounds September, 2021. Navigating the rapidly changing world of healthcare. With the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic every health system around the world has had to reexamine their clinical, operational, financial and workforce capacity and resilience…
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Longwoods Breakfast Series, October 14, 2021 with Geoff Martha, Chairman and CEO, Medtronic, Neil Fraser, President, Medtronic Canada & Regional Vice-President - Canada, Medtronic PLC and Moderated by Sarah Downey, President and CEO, Michael Garron Hospital. The COVID-19 pandemic forced everyone – from governments, scientists, health systems, and t…
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Keeping It Personal: In-Person Connection for Effective Knowledge Sharing in a Virtual World Giovanni Salas Now that a great number of people in the US and Canada have been vaccinated against COVID-19, organizations find themselves at a defining moment. How Innovative Technology is Paving the Way for More Patient-Centric Care Juggy Sihota The deman…
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Conversations with health leaders and researchers hosted by Dr. Kathleen MacMillan. Episode 5 featuring Ru Taggar is the Executive Vice President, Chief Nursing and Health Professions Executive at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Irene Andress, Vice-President, Programs, Services and Chief Nursing Executive, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitatio…
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Sept 16, 2021 with Dr. Kwame McKenzie, CEO, the Wellesley Institute. There were huge inequities in rates of Covid-19 infection, hospitalization and deaths for low income and racialized groups. Data from the vaccination roll-out show similar disparities in immunization rates, but, these figures do not tell the full story. They do not tell the story …
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Conversations with health leaders and researchers hosted by Dr. Kathleen MacMillan. Episode 1 featuring Dr. Anne Snowdon, professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the Odette School of Business, University of Windsor and the Scientific Director and CEO of the Supply Chain Advancement in Health Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE).…
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Reflections in a Time of Crisis: What it Takes to Manage and Lead Integrated Systems of Care Viktoria Stein, Robin Miller, Jodeme Goldhar and Anne Wojtak The leadership and management for integrated systems of care requires new capabilities, ones that challenge the status quo and overcome the institutionalized siloes within professions and within o…
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June 8, 2021 with Jennifer Zelmer, President and CEO, Healthcare Excellence Canada. Everyone in Canada wants and deserves excellence in healthcare, but that is not the reality for all. Access to quality care is uneven; health outcomes vary even more widely. And great ideas for addressing these challenges often get stuck as pilot projects, benefitin…
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The Power of Collaboration Jamie McIntosh As the second wave of COVID-19 loomed in the fall of 2020, hospitals in Ottawa, ON, and the surrounding areas were all short-staffed. Where and how would they find the recruits they needed? Their innovative answer was to stop competing and start cooperating. An interview with Greg Hedgecoe, vice president o…
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Timely Access to Child and Adolescent Mental Healthcare Matters Now More Than Ever Rob Meeder and Nadiya Sunderji COVID-19 has amplified what was already a growing problem – children struggling with their mental health and inadequate access to specialized mental healthcare, especially physician-delivered care.…
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