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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.

Vacancy rate: A proxy for staffing shortage?

The Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) desired to obtain more accurate nursing vacancy rates for the province. Recognizing that there was no standard definition of nursing vacancy and that no research had been carried out on the topic, the Nur ...

Language:English
AuthorBaumann A, Fisher A, Blythe J, Oreschina E
Year2003

Validating a conceptual model for an inter‐professional approach to shared decision making: A mixed methods study

RATIONALE, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: Following increased interest in having inter-professional (IP) health care teams engage patients in decision making, we developed a conceptual model for an IP approach to shared decision making (SDM) in primary care. We ass ...

Language:English
AuthorLégaré F, Stacey D, Gagnon S, Dunn S, Pluye P, Frosch D, Kryworuchko J, Elwyn G, Gagnon M P, Graham I D
Year2011

Validating objectives and training in Canadian paediatrics residency training programmes

Background: Changing health care systems and learning environments with reduction in resident work hours raises the question: ““Are we adequately training our paediatricians??”” Aims: (1) Identify clinical competencies to be acquired during paediatric ...

Language:English
AuthorAmin H J, Singhal N, Cole G
Year2011

Validating the range and scope of new models for the delivery of medical services: Final report and synthesis

Task Force Two was established to focus on human resource issues related to the delivery of medical services and the future of the physician workforce. It also focuses on the incorporation of information from other health human resource studies currently ...

Language:English
AuthorMiller J A, Hollander M J
Year2004

Validation de la portée et du champ d'application de modèles novateurs de prestation des soins de santé. Rapport final et synthèse

Dans le cadre des travaux de l’étape 1, l’inventaire et la synthèse de 154 modèles novateurs, nouveaux, émergeants ou existants de financement, de rémunération et de prestation de soins de santé au Canada, a été effectué. Les renseignements recueillis dan ...

Language:French
AuthorMiller J A, Hollander M J
Year2004

Validity and reliability of a multiple-group measurement scale for interprofessional collaboration

BACKGROUND: Many measurement scales for interprofessional collaboration are developed for one health professional group, typically nurses. Evaluating interprofessional collaborative relationships can benefit from employing a measurement scale suitable for ...

Language:English
AuthorKenaszchuk C, Reeves S, Nicholas D, Zwarenstein M
Year2010

Value for money: Making Canadian health care stronger │ La valorisation de l'argent : Renforcer le système canadien de soins de santé

This report identifies four key areas for improving and sustaining Canada’s health care system: strengthening health human resources planning, expanding the use of multidisciplinary teams in primary health care, employing information technology for patien ...

Language:English/French
AuthorHealth Council of Canada │ Conseil canadien de la santé
Year2009

Value for money: The nursing health services research - McMaster unit

In this issue, Editor-in-Chief Dorothy Pringle talks with Andrea Baumann, RN, MScN, PhD, who leads the McMaster unit of the NHSRU. Dr. Baumann is also the associate vice-president International Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, at McMaster University an ...

Language:English
AuthorBaumann A
Year2008

Valuing quality: Patient-focused funding in British Columbia

Canadian provincial governments continue to find ways to address the growing demands on their health care systems. Increased demand brings with it growing health care costs that are largely seen to be unsustainable. BC’s Minister of Health Services has a ...

Language:English
AuthorBritish Colombia Medical Association (BCMA)
Year2010

Valuing the invaluable: Rethinking and respecting caring work in Canada

Care is the raw material for the production of capabilities which are central to human survival. Along with food, care is the basis of physical and mental health. Without care, food cannot be consumed, babies cannot grow, the ill cannot be cured, and the ...

Language:English
AuthorValiani S
Year2011

Vancouver Island interprofessional education project: Final report

The IPE project encompassed knowledge development, curriculum and implementation planning, IPE demonstrations of student placements, and a research study component. The research study received UVic / VIHA ethics approval and employed evaluation methodolog ...

Language:English
AuthorBurgess J
Year2008

Variation in management of recent-onset atrial fibrillation and flutter among academic hospital emergency departments

STUDY OBJECTIVE: Although recent-onset atrial fibrillation and flutter are common arrhythmias managed in the emergency department (ED), there is insufficient evidence to help physicians choose between 2 competing treatment strategies, rate control and rhy ...

Language:English
AuthorStiell I G, Clement C M, Brison R J, Rowe B H, Borgundvaag B, Langhan T, Lang E, Magee K, Stenstrom R, Perry J J, Birnie D, Wells G A
Year2011

Variation in the use of palliative radiotherapy at end of life: Examining demographic, clinical, health service, and geographic factors in a population-based study

Palliative radiotherapy (PRT) can improve quality of life for people dying of cancer. Variation in the delivery of PRT by factors unrelated to need may indicate that not all patients who may benefit from PRT receive it. In this study, 13,494 adults who di ...

Language:English
AuthorLavergne M R, Johnston G M, Gao J, Dummer T J, Rheaume D E
Year2011

Variations of gray: The ethics of public-private partnership in the delivery of uninsured services for Canadian hospitals

Ethical issues have always played a significant role in healthcare. Today, their relevance is even more critical as healthcare organizations contemplate the potential of public-private partnerships to bring private sector efficiency into the public health ...

Language:English
AuthorHutchison P
Year2003

VCH interprofessional collaboration project - Staff component: Final report

Since 2002, Vancouver Coastal Health has conducted four Practice Environment Projects (PEP) aimed at improving practice environments in Vancouver Acute’s ICU, ASU, Richmond Perioperative, and UBCH 1A, 1D, 2B, 2C. The purpose of these PEP projects was to a ...

Language:English
AuthorDougherty K, Choi M
Year2008

Vers un modèle de collaboration novateur pour l'enseignement interprofessionnel : Conception d'un atelier en ligne pour stimuler le travail en milieu rural

L'Institut d'enseignement interprofessionnel en sciences de la santé, en collaboration avec le Consortium national de formation en santé (CNFS) - volet Université d'Ottawa, travaille à la conception, à la production et à l'offre d'un atelier en ligne inti ...

Language:French
AuthorLynn Casimiro
Year2007

Vers une culture de formation continue pour la profession infirmière au Québec

Depuis quelques années, la formation continue occupe une place à l’avant plan des sujets d’intérêt autant pour les membres que pour les dirigeants des différents ordres professionnels, et ce, dans une perspective de protection du public et d’amélioration ...

Language:French
AuthorOrdre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec (OIIQ)
Year2011

Vers une démarche optimale de soins et de travail en soins de longue durée : Place à la créativité, l’innovation et la mobilisation

Depuis le milieu des années quatre-vingt-dix, de nombreux changements et bouleversements ont cours au sein des établissements de santé. Ils affectent tant la clientèle en demande de soins et de services que le personnel qui y oeuvre. Certains constats inq ...

Language:French
AuthorViens C, Lavoie-Tremblay M, Tremblay L
Year2006

Vers une pénurie d'infirmières

SHERBROOKE - Les infirmières devront mettre les bouchées doubles, voire triples, encore une fois cet été au Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke (CHUS).

Language:French
AuthorRuel-Manseau A
Year2011

Views of family physicians in southwestern Ontario on preventive care services and performance incentives

Although the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care recommends that several preventive care services be routinely provided to eligible patients in primary care settings,1 the delivery rate for these services continues to be suboptimal.2 A recent me ...

Language:English
AuthorAnderson K K, Sebaldt R J, Lohfeld L, Burgess K, Donald F C, Kaczorowski J
Year2006