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The library is a searchable online bilingual database of peer-reviewed literature, grey literature, as well as data resources on all matters related to health human resources within and concerning Canada.

B.C. changes health laws after ruling on bargaining rights

The B.C. government has changed some laws related to health-care unions in the wake of a court ruling on the privatization of thousands of jobs in the health sector.

AuthorLongwoods Publishing Corporation

Background paper on occupational therapy human resource data: Sources, utilization, and interpretative capacity

This paper was undertaken to provide an overview of the sources of workforce data in occupational therapy, its utilization and the interpretative capacity across jurisdictions, as well as recommendations for the future. It is anticipated that the backgro ...

AuthorParker-Taillon D

Backgrounder on the literature on (paid) human resources in the Canadian voluntary sector

This report had several objectives: • As with the current document, it provided a review of the existing literature on human resources (HR) in the Canadian voluntary sector to date in order to lay a foundation for an understanding of the human resource a ...

AuthorDow W

Backs and Feet: Chiropractic and Podiatry Integration Within Canada/OS et pieds: l'intégration de la chiropratique et de la podiatrie au Canada

The professions of podiatry and chiropractic have had varying experiences with integration and acceptance in the Canadian health care system and vis-à-vis the general public. Chiropractic is still regarded by many as a complementary and alternative medica ...

AuthorMargaret Frere

Balancing professional and personal satisfaction of nurse managers: Current and future

OBJECTIVE: The objectives of this research were to explore and describe emerging new roles of First-Line Nurse Managers (F-LNMs i.e. individuals who oversee the daily operations of nursing units, regardless of their titles) in one Canadian province, ident ...

AuthorThorpe K, Loo R

Balayage environnemental - Formation et collaboration interprofessionnelle en santé et en français

Ce rapport vise à rendre compte des résultats du balayage environnemental réalisé de janvier à avril 2010 sur les activités de formation interprofessionnelle (FIP) et les pratiques de collaboration interprofessionnelle (PCI) en santé en français au Canada ...

AuthorBeaulieu D

Barriers and Enablers to Integrating Mental Health into Primary Care: A Policy Analysis

Canada, Canada

Integrating care for physical health and behavioural health (mental health and addictions) has been a longstanding challenge, although research supports the clinical and cost effectiveness of integrated care for many clients. In one such model, primary ca ...

AuthorAnna Durbin, Janet DUrbin, Jennifer M. Hensel, Raisa Deber
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Barriers and facilitators to enhancing interdisciplinary collaboration in primary health care

This report, commissioned by the The Enhancing Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Primary Health Care (EICP) Initiative, first explores the many ways in which primary care is defined and then concentrates on funding, regulation, liability, electronic heal ...

AuthorDeber R, Baumann A

Barriers and facilitators to implementing shared decision-making in clinical practice: Update of a systematic review of health professionals’ perceptions

OBJECTIVE: To update a systematic review on the barriers and facilitators to implementing shared decision-making in clinical practice as perceived by health professionals. METHODS: From March to December 2006, PubMed, Embase, CINHAL, PsycINFO, and Diss ...

AuthorLégaré F, Ratté S, Gravel K, Graham I D

Barriers and facilitators to primary care for people with mental health and/or substance use issues: a qualitative study

Background Mental health and/or substance use issues are associated with significant disparities in morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to identify the mechanisms underlying poor primary care access for this population. Method This was ...

AuthorRoss LE, Vigod S, Wishart J, Myera W, Spence JD, Oliver J, Chambers J, Anderson S, Shields R.
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Barriers and facilitators to recruitment of physicians and practices for primary care health services research at one centre

BACKGROUND: While some research has been conducted examining recruitment methods to engage physicians and practices in primary care research, further research is needed on recruitment methodology as it remains a recurrent challenge and plays a crucial rol ...

AuthorJohnston S, Liddy C, Hogg W, Donskov M, Russell G, Gyorfi-Dyke E

Barriers and solutions to implementation strategies to improve health human resource models in Canada

The Canadian landscape of health human resource needs and strategies is changing. Changes are occurring at a faster rate at the grass roots micro-level, while macro-level upgrades to HHR strategies are lagging behind. This results in a non-systematic ad h ...

AuthorDurrier-Copp M, Wranik D

Barriers to frontline surgical nurse detection of delirium in the hospitalized older adult

Many older adults experience complications related to hospitalization. The most prevalent of complications is delirium which often goes undetected and untreated and results in increased morbidity and mortality. Nurses are in an ideal position to detect an ...

AuthorDuncan V

Barriers to licensing in Ontario for international physicians

The process of licensure for international physicians in Ontario, and across Canada, is complex and involves several stakeholders. Each year, more than 300 international physicians arrive in Canada as landed immigrants, and half of all immigrants settle ...

AuthorAssociation of International Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario (AIPSO)

Barriers to patient care in Southwestern Ontario rural emergency departments: Physician perceptions

Introduction: We sought to determine the perceptions of physicians staffing rural emergency departments (EDs) in southwestern Ontario with respect to factors affecting patient care in the domains of physical resources, available support and education. ...

AuthorCarter K W et al.
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Barriers to the implementation of practice guidelines in managing patients with nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding: A qualitative approach

BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: Guidelines for the management of patients with nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (NVUGIB) are inconsistently applied by health care providers, potentially resulting in suboptimal care and patient outcomes. A needs assessmen ...

AuthorHayes S M, Murray S, Dupuis M, Dawes M, Hawes I A, Barkun A N

Basing the evaluation of professionalism on observable behaviors: A cautionary tale

PROBLEM STATEMENT AND BACKGROUND: The evaluation of professionalism often relies on the observation and interpretation of students' behaviors; however, little research is available regarding faculty's interpretations of these behaviors. METHOD: Intervi ...

AuthorGinsburg S, Regehr G, Lingard L

BC Association of speech/language pathologists & audiologists: Find a private speech

The BC Association of Speech/Language Pathologists & Audiologists maintains a searchable listing of members of the association for use by the public in locating a professional. Data can be used to determine distribution, supply, or skill mix of speech/lan ...

AuthorBC Association of Speech/Language Pathologists & Audiologists
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BC Chiropractic Association Find A Chiropractor

This information is intended for identifying members of the BC Chiropractic Association. Contact information for all members of the BC Chiropractic Association. Searchable by name or location. Appears to be up to date and accurate. Contact information ...

AuthorBC Chiropractic Association
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BC knowledge translation needs assessment: Initial findings

As part of our commitment to supporting the use of health research evidence to improve practice and policy (knowledge translation, or KT), the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) launched an online survey to find out about KT resource and ...

AuthorMicheal Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)