01 / Mar / 2008
Boost: Manage waits centrally for better efficiency
Creating a single, common framework for reporting wait times is the necessary first step toward better healthcare planning. It’s also a necessary step in the application of methods (such as queuing theory) to shorten and eliminate waits.
01 / Mar / 2008
Local opinion leaders: Effects on professional practice and health care outcomes
Summary of a systematic review by G. Doumit, M. Gattellari, J. Grimshaw, and M.A. O'Brien, in the Cochrane database of systematic reviews in 2007.
01 / Mar / 2008
The nature of evidence resources and knowledge translation for health promotion practitioners
Summary of an article by Rebecca Armstrong, Elizabeth Waters, Belinda Crockett and Helen Keleher in Health Promotion International in 2007.
01 / Mar / 2008
Myth: Canadian doctors are leaving for the United States in droves
There’s no doubt that Canada is losing some of its physicians, particularly to the U.S. However, when it comes to the brain drain, it’s more a trickle than a flood.