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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.

QMA-Info: April 2010 | AMQ-Info: Avril 2010

Titles in this issue: -Societal debates -Haiti from the ground up -E-mail: just like a postcard, but worse! -Etc. | Titres dans ce numéro: -Débats de société -Haïti, un pays à construire -Le courriel, une carte postale… en pire ! -Etc.

Language:English/French
AuthorQuébec Medical Association (QMA)
Year2010

QMA-Info: December 2009 | AMQ-Info: Décembre 2009

Titles in this issue: -The perfect time of year to reflect on an issue that affects the entire medical profession -Paul-Émile Cloutier, a sympathetic ear at the QMA -Heroin addicts are people with an illness -Etc. | Titres dans ce numéro: -Une péri ...

Language:English/French
AuthorQuébec Medical Association (QMA)
Year2009

QMA-Info: June-July 2010 | AMQ-Info: Juin-Juillet 2010

Titles in this issue: -Innovating to transform -Ten years to rebuild the health system from top to bottom -Medical leaders’ forum -Etc. | Titres dans ce numéro: -Innover pour transformer -Dix ans pour revoir de fond en comble le système de santé ...

Language:English/French
AuthorQuébec Medical Association (QMA)
Year2010

QMA-Info: November 2010 | AMQ-Info: Novembre 2010

Titles in this issue: -Seize the opportunity to play an active part in change -The Lean Healthcare Approach: A different way, a better way -Let’s get Lean! -Etc. | Titres dans ce numéro: -Saisir les occasions et participer au changement -L’approch ...

Language:English/French
AuthorQuebec Medical Association (QMA)
Year2010

QMA-Info: November 2011 | AMQ-Info: Novembre 2011

Titles in this issue: -An exclusive interview with one of the pioneers of Advanced Access in Québec: Dr. André Munger -A new agreement to ensure a healthy future for our physicians: One stop service! -Meeting with INESSS Executives -Etc. | Titres da ...

Language:English/French
AuthorQuébec Medical Association (QMA)
Year2011

Qualitative research and the politics of knowledge in an age of evidence: Developing a research-based practice of immanent critique

This paper offers an expository discussion of an approach to qualitative health research we call immanent critique. The central analytic move of immanent critique, as we have practiced it, is to explore how claims that are internal to authoritative discou ...

Language:English
AuthorMykhalovskiy E, Armstrong P, Armstrong H, Bourgeault I, Choiniere J, Lexchin J, Peters S, White J
Year2008

Qualities of exemplary nurse leaders: perspectives of frontline nurses New!

Aim This paper reports on a study that looked at the characteristics of exemplary nurse leaders in times of change from the perspective of frontline nurses. Background Large-scale changes in the health care system and their associated challenges ...

Language:English
AuthorAnonson J, Walker M E, Arries E, Maposa S, Telford P, Berry L
Year2013
Type of Data Source

Quality assurance and dental hygiene care in British Columbia

Quality assurance and quality management are current topics in the field of health care. Quality assurance is necessary to ensure consumers of health care receive ethical, effective, efficient, competent care. Many methodologies drive quality assurance wi ...

Language:English
AuthorBilawka E
Year2006

Quality care at the end of life: Should be recognised as a global problem for public health and health systems

Worldwide, 56 million people die each year, 85% of these in developing countries. Yet little is known about the quality of care they receive at the end of their lives. The movement for improving the quality of care at the end of life is primarily focused ...

Language:English
AuthorSinger P A, Bowman K W
Year2002

Quality care is like a carton of eggs: Using a gender-based diversity analysis to assess quality of health care

In this paper, we argue that current health care quality assessments lack mechanisms to represent and respond to: 1) important structural features of the health care system (e.g. heterosexism) and 2) women's diverse experiences of care, including what the ...

Language:English
AuthorJackson B E, Pederson A, Armstrong P, Boscoe M, Clow B, Grant K R, Guberman N, Willson K
Year2005

Quality Improvement and Safety Issues in Private Dental Care Practices in Canada: What do Patients Say?/Amélioration de la qualité et des problèmes de sécurité dans la pratique de soins dentaires privées au Canada: Qu`est-ce que disent les patients?

-Dental care services in Canada are not included as medicare services under the national Canada Health Act. -95% of Canadians receive dental care services from private practices and pay either from their own pocket or through their insurance providers (C ...

Language:English/French
AuthorZahirul Hasan Khan, Rukhsana Ahmed
Year2014

Quality in Primary Care: Setting a foundation for monitoring and reporting on primary care in Ontario/ La qualité des soins primaires : Établissement de bases pour la surveillance et les rapports en Ontario

Quality in Primary Care: Setting a foundation for monitoring and reporting in Ontario measures the performance of the primary health care system that Ontarians rely on for their general health and well-being. It is the first report featuring Health Qua ...

Language:Directory
AuthorHealth Quality Ontario
Year2015
Type of Data Source

Quality indicators for cardiac care: National standards in a community context

OBJECTIVE: Public reporting of health data is well established in the United States and in the United Kingdom, and is assumed to promote better health care through informed choice by consumers. To be successful, reporting systems must have the support of ...

Language:English
AuthorPutnam W, Bower K N, Cox J, Twohig P, Pottie K, Jackson L, Burge F
Year2011

Quality monitor: Health quality Ontario- 2011 report on Ontario's Health System

Ontarians are fortunate to have a publicly funded healthcare system that provides a comprehensive range of services for all. To help ensure the system is working properly, the provincial government has expanded the mandate of the Ontario Health Qualit ...

Language:English
AuthorInstitute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)
Year2011

Quality monitor: Ontario health quality council- 2007 report on Ontario's health system

Ontarians share a common vision of a high-performing health system. We want a system that is accessible, effective, safe, patient-centred, equitable, efficient, appropriately resourced, integrated and focused on population health. We call these features ...

Language:English
AuthorInstitute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)
Year2007

Quality monitor: Ontario health quality council- 2008 report on Ontario's health system

Our 2008 review of the nine attributes of a high-quality health-care system was prepared by researchers from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Toronto, based on administrative data from their holdings, the Primary Care Access Survey — done ...

Language:English
AuthorInstitute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)
Year2008

Quality monitor: Ontario health quality council- 2009 report on Ontario's Health System

This is our fourth annual report on the state of Ontario’s publicly funded healthcare system. In it, we review and update previous findings and add some new indicators (aspects of healthcare we can measure and keep track of ) to give Ontarians an accurate ...

Language:English
AuthorInstitute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)
Year2009

Quality monitor: Ontario health quality council- 2010 report on Ontario's health system

Ontarians are fortunate to have a publicly funded healthcare system that provides a comprehensive range of services for all. To make sure the system is working properly, the provincial government set up the Ontario Health Quality Council (OHQC) as an inde ...

Language:English
AuthorInstitute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)
Year2010

Quality of care of international and Canadian medical graduates in acute myocardial infarction

BACKGROUND: International medical graduates (IMGs) make up a substantial proportion of the physician workforce and play an important role in the care of patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). There are concerns that IMGs may provide inferior med ...

Language:English
AuthorKo D T, Austin P C, Chan B T, Tu J V
Year2005

Quality of life and care providers of people living with HIV/AIDS

This study explores the quality of life of care providers of people with HIV or AIDS. The World Health Organization Quality of Life assessment (WHOQOL) is utilized to examine the quality of life of care providers, and the impact of providing care on parti ...

Language:English
AuthorCameron P J
Year2000