Erwin Malzer

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Expanding the breadth of Medicare: learning from Australia | Health Economics, Policy and Law

Acosta, A., Ciapponi, A., Aaserud, M., Vietto, V., Austvoll-Dahlgren, A., Kösters, J. P., Vacca, C., Machado, M., Diaz Ayala, D. H. and Oxman, A. D. …

Health Care

How to modernize Canada’s health care in the digital age

<i>Dr. Sacha Bhatia is a cardiologist and director of the WCH Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care (WIHV) at Women’s College Hospital. Will Falk is Senior Fellow at the C.D. Howe Institute.</i><p>At the heart of health care are face-to-face interactions between health professionals and …

Digital Health

Patient treated with massive measles vaccine cancer-free 5 years later

Mayo Clinic patient from Pequot Lakes is living “proof of concept” for doctor's efforts to advance the use of viruses as a way to target cancers.

Cancer

What are the best cannabis strains for chronic pain?

Medical marijuana is an increasingly popular alternative to traditional pain-relieving medications, including opioids. Marijuana may ease certain …

Cannabis

HealthDigitalWorldNHLZaynaKhayat4June2018.pdf

The history of why Canada's health care system falls short

Opinion: Ontario’s election could bring another step toward truly comprehensive health care. But failed efforts from the past reveal possible …

Changing how we think about healthcare improvement

For all the talk about quality healthcare, systems performance has frozen in time. Only 50-60% of care has been delivered in line with level 1 …

Industry 4.0

Global Digital Operations 2018 Survey<p>In our report, <i>Digital Champions: How industry leaders build integrated operations ecosystems to deliver</i> …

The 11 Laws of Systems Thinking

1. Today’s problems come from yesterday’s solutions.<p>We love to solve problems. There is feeling of satisfaction that occurs when we lay that last …

Cancer Breakthrough Leads China's Biotech Boom

A few days before Craig Chase was discharged from the Jiangsu Provincial People’s Hospital in Nanjing, his doctor told him something he never …

“Physician, heal thyself” is terrible advice—we need to look after each other

<b>Date:</b> April 18, 2018<p><b>Author:</b> Trina Larsen Soles<p>Last week I lost a friend and colleague to suicide. A talented, compassionate rural physician who …

In health care, do the people in power reflect the people they serve?

WIth the current emphasis on patient-centred care, one would expect hospital boards in Ontario—and those of the LHINs—to look like the communities …

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

<b>Date published:</b> 2018-03-27<p>Dr. Pierre-Gerlier Forest and Dr. Danielle Martin<p>Table of Contents<p>March 2018<p>The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor<br>Minister …

A new combination therapy shows promise for treatment-resistant blood cancers

The target is protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A) — a ubiquitous enzyme that regulates multiple cell signaling networks important to cell growth, division …

The illogic of Canada’s piecemeal health reform | The Star

It gets worse. In 1974 Canada became the first nation to embed the idea of broader determinants of health into health policy-making.<p>Today, our level …

To Combat Physician Burnout and Improve Care, Fix the Electronic Health Record

After a blizzard of hype surrounding the electronic health record (EHR), health professionals are now in full backlash mode against this complex new tool. They are rightly seen as a major cause of professional burnout among physicians and nurses: Clinicians are spending almost half their …

Why hiring consultants to fix our healthcare system doesn't work

Green Party leader Elizabeth May says she is "pleased" after bring cleared by an investigation into workplace harassment allegations, and that the …

Many Strategies Fail Because They’re Not Actually Strategies

Many strategy execution processes fail because the firm does not have something worth executing.<p>The strategy consultants come in, do their work, and document the new strategy in a PowerPoint presentation and a weighty report. Town hall meetings are organized, employees are told to change their …

Management

Government hires mediator to fix problems with Nanaimo iHealth records project

VICTORIA — B.C.’s health minister has stripped Vancouver Island’s health authority of decision-making power over a beleaguered electronic health …

Thousands of B.C. Children's Hospital ultrasound tests affected by technical glitch

An automatic computer system feed that is supposed to send ultrasound results to doctors at B.C. Children’s Hospital was inadvertently disabled …

Why is Transformation of Healthcare so Hard? | Faculty of Health Sciences | Queen's University

The need for change in healthcare has been obvious for years. Many studies have been conducted and recommendations made on what’s needed to meet …

Mediator to help fix problems with Nanaimo IHealth records project

Evidence Network

Tailoring a program to tackle homelessness and alcoholism saves lives Maybe it’s time we woke up and realized that how we’ve been dealing with a …

Part 2: Me to we: Introducing collaborative elements in the electronic record | BC-Medical Journal

Ramsey

How to Reduce Primary Care Doctors’ Workloads While Improving Care

Not long ago, many services such as tax accounting were delivered episodically and in-person, as most health care still is today. Periodically, a client and accountant would meet, review financial materials and status and, at the end of the encounter, make an appointment for the next meeting. …

The Digital Health Society Declaration

<b>Join the DHS movement!</b><p><b>Introduction and purpose</b> <b>of the Declaration</b><p>Estonia holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from July to …

Security, privacy issues we need to solve before non-medical implants become pervasive

The cybernetic revolution is happening, and it’s imperative that civil liberties and privacy issues are addressed by system designers, innovators, …