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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.

Narrative reports to monitor and evaluate the integration of pharmacists into family practice settings

PURPOSE: Narratives can capture unfolding events and negotiation of roles and thus can help to evaluate interventions in interdisciplinary health care teams. We describe a practical qualitative method, the narrative report, and its role in evaluating impl ...

Language:English
AuthorPottie K, Haydt S, Farrell B, Dolovich L, Sellors C, Hogg W
Year2008

Nation's physicians urge re-opening of Canada Health Act

An overhaul of the Canada Health Act, detailed financial information about the long-term costs of health care and re-examination of the role and responsibilities of physicians in managing health care are among elements identified as integral to transforma ...

Language:English
AuthorKondro W
Year2010

National and provincial retention of medical graduates of Memorial University of Newfoundland

BACKGROUND: Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) established its medical school in 1967 to meet the growing demand for physicians and alleviate the reliance on other Canadian and international medical schools for physicians. However, it is unclear ho ...

Language:English
AuthorMathews M, Rourke J T, Park A
Year2006

National community health nursing study: Comparison of enablers and barriers for nurses working in the community

Effective human resource planning requires service delivery strategies that ensure the community health workforce is used to its full potential. In 2006, 50,577 (16 %) of the 320,248 nurses in Canada were Community Health Nurses (CHNs). However, there is ...

Language:English
AuthorUnderwood J, Baumann A, Akhtar-Danesh N, MacDonald-Rencz S, MacDonald M, Matthews S, Goodyear R, Mowat D, Blythe J, Dragan A, Gannan R, Ciliska D
Year2009

National competencies in the context of entry-level registered nurse practice | Compétences nationales essentielles à l’exercice de l’infirmière autorisée débutante

Registered nursing is a self‐regulated profession in Canada. Through provincial and territorial legislation, nursing regulatory bodies are accountable for public protection by ensuring registered nurses are safe, competent and ethical practitioners. Regul ...

Language:English/French
AuthorCollege of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) | Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers de l'Ontario (OIIO)
Year2009

National environmental scan: Comprehensive survey of the Aboriginal health human resource landscape

To lay the groundwork for the national environmental scan, NAHO has conducted two preliminary surveys to identify key players in the Aboriginal human health resource landscape. It is important to get an understanding of: 1. What organizations collected ...

Language:English
AuthorNational Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO)
Year2007

National environmental scan: Initial query of the Aboriginal health human resources landscape

There is a need to improve the delivery of health care services in Canada’s Aboriginal communities. In terms of human resources, there is a need to increase the number of Aboriginal people taking up careers in health care, to improve the recruitment and r ...

Language:English
AuthorBird P
Year2007

National Health Expenditure Trends, 1975-2015/ Tendances des dépenses nationales de santé, 1975 à 2015

National Health Expenditure Trends, 1975 to 2015 provides an overview of how much is spent on health care annually, in what areas money is spent and on whom, and where the money comes from. It features comparative expenditure data at the provincial/territ ...

Language:Directory
AuthorCanadian Institute for Health Information/ Institut canadien d'information sur la sante
Year2015
Type of Data Source

National human resources survey of clinical neurophysiologists in Canada

BACKGROUND: Although electromyography (EMG), electroencephalography (EEG) and evoked potential (EP) studies are common investigation tools for patients with neurologic illnesses, no formal data on the manpower supply in Canada exists. Because of the impor ...

Language:English
AuthorChan K M, Young G B, Warren S
Year2009

National interprofessional competency framework

The overall goal of interprofessional education and collaborative practice is to provide health system users with improved health outcomes. Interprofessional collaboration (IPC) occurs when learners/practitioners, patients/clients/families and communities ...

Language:English
AuthorGilbert J H V, Orchard C, Bainbridge L
Year2010

National physician database, 2006-2007 | Base des données nationale sur les médecins 2006-2007

Physicians received $14.8 billion in total payments for clinical services in Canada in 2006-2007, a 4.7% increase over 2005-2006, according to new data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). Total payments made to physicians for clinic ...

Language:English/French
AuthorCanadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) | Institut canadien d'information sur la santé (ICIS)
Year2009

National physician database, 2007-2008 | Base des données nationale sur les médecins 2007-2008

Physicians received $16.1 billion in total payments for clinical services in Canada in 2007-2008, an 8.8% increase over 2006-2007, according to new data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). Total payments made to physicians for clini ...

Language:English/French
AuthorCanadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) | Institut canadien d'information sur la santé (ICIS)
Year2009

National physician database, 2008–2009 | Base de données nationale sur les médecins 2008-2009

The National Physician Database (NPDB) provides information on the demographic characteristics of physicians and their level of activity within the Canadian medical care system. It is used by governments, professional associations, consulting firms, pharm ...

Language:English/French
AuthorCanadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) | Institut canadien d'information sur la santé (ICIS)
Year2010

National physician database, 2009-2010 | Base de données nationale sur les médecins 2009-2010

Physicians received almost $19 billion in total payments for clinical services in Canada in 2009-2010, a 7.4 % increase over 2008-2009, according to new data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). Total payments made to physicians for ...

Language:English/French
AuthorCanadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) | Institut canadien d'information sur la santé (ICIS)
Year2011

National physician survey

The overall goal of the National Physician Survey (NPS) project is to produce a comprehensive database documenting what all physicians in Canada are doing in their practices in response to both societal needs and personal and professional interests. The d ...

Language:English/French
AuthorThe College of Family Physicians of Canada, Canadian Medical Association, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, CIHI
Year2013
Type of Data Source

National planning for human resources in the health sector | La planification nationale des ressources humaines de la santé

This is a position statement issued by the Canadian Nurses Association in 2005, which recommends the implementation of a common framework for health human resource planning. The statement recommends various elements to be included in the framework (i.e. n ...

Language:English/French
AuthorCanadian Nurses Association (CNA)
Year2005

National resident match emerges for IMGs

A “pan-Canadian” approach for matching international medical graduates (IMGs) to residency positions in the nation's postgraduate medical training system has inched a step closer to reality as a result of reforms to the Canadian Resident Matching Service' ...

Language:English
AuthorKondro W
Year2006

National rural health strategy - summary

This document, prepared by the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada, outlines the healthcare challenges faced by rural communities in Canada. The goals for a Pan-Canadian Rural Health Strategy are described and solutions to improving rural health are pro ...

Language:English
AuthorSociety of Rural Physicians of Canada
Year2008

National survey of Canadian neurologists' current practice for transient ischemic attack and the need for a clinical decision rule

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Four percent to 10% of patients with transient ischemic attack (TIA) have a stroke or die within 1 week of their diagnosis. This national survey examined Canadian neurologists' current practice for managing TIA, the need for a clin ...

Language:English
AuthorPerry J J, Mansour M, Sharma M, Symington C, Brehaut J, Taljaard M, Stiell I G
Year2010