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Thursday, March 24, 2011
Day 1: Turning Ideas Into Action

Keynote address: How to turn ideas into action (PDF, 1.35 MB) 
Sasha Karakusevic, South Devon, Healthcare Trust, NHS Foundation Trust 

Transforming a northern health system (Presentation not available)
Douglas Eby/Donna Galbreath, Southcentral Foundation– Alaska
This presentation was a shorter version of a keynote they gave at CHSRF's Picking Up the Pace conference, held November 2010 in Montreal.

Case studies on improving access in Canadian northern and rural communities

Operation Tooth – Improving access (PDF, 3.8 MB)
Geoff Smith, Operation Tooth Department of Health and Community Services, Newfoundland & Laborador

Wait times management in Nunavut (PDF, 369 KB)
W. Alexander Macdonald, Department of Health and Social Services, Nunavut

Guichet d’accès à la clientèle orpheline (PDF, 585 KB) - available in French only
Ruth Vander Stelt, Centre de Santé et de services sociaux du Pontiac, QC

Turning ideas into action: Engaging providers: The Saskatchewan experience

Martin Vogel, Saskatchewan Medical Association (PDF, 3 MB)  

Marlene Smadu, College of Nursing/University of Saskatchewan (PDF, 108 KB)

Turning ideas into action: Patient engagement in transforming health systems

Patients & Professionals Partner to Redesign Inpatient Care Systems (PDF, 1.36 MB)
Patty O’Connor, Patient and Professionals Partner to Redesign Inpatient Care Systems, McGill University Health Centre

Paediatric Complex Care Coordination –a PilotProject (PDF, 1.05 MB)
Chantal Krantz/Nathalie Major-Cook, Coordination of Care Pilot Project, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario 

Friday, March 25, 2011
Day 2: Improving Timely Access to Quality Continuing Care

Keynote Speaker: Innovative approaches to ensuring timely access to quality continuing care (PDF, 402 KB)
Margaret MacAdam, The Age Advantage

Coffee table panel: Turning ideas into action or Addressing timely access to continuing care

Donna Wilson (PDF, 101 KB)

Success stories on improving timely access to quality continuing care

Providing Accessible Home CareNorth of 60 (PDF, 5.34 MB)
Liris Smith, Department of Health and Social Services, Yukon

The Ontario Approach to Improved Flow: Based on Premise that Better Quality Outcomes Result from Better Flow (PDF, 3.21 MB)
Peter Nord, Providence Healthcare 

Implementation and Impact of a Coordination-type Integrated Service Delivery System for Frail Older People (PDF, 847 KB)
André Tourigny, Institut national de santé publique du Québec

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