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Helping Corporations Give Every Day for 75 Years

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Last week included Giving Tuesday, a day when individuals, foundations and corporations are encouraged to support their favorite causes during the holiday season. Designating the Tuesday after Thanksgiving as a day of giving has been a hugely successful way of focusing attention on the wide variety of charitable institutions in the country, and it’s also been a great way of promoting the idea of giving on-line.

The Nonprofit Opportunity

Building Leadership with Skills-Based Volunteering
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What motivates nonprofits and volunteers to engage in skills-based volunteering? Nonprofits use skills-based volunteering to strengthen their infrastructure in ways that better equip them to solve our communities’ challenges. Many volunteers give their skills to help solve a challenge for an organization addressing an issue they care about or to feel connected to the community.

IBM, GSK, and JPMorgan Chase Join PYXERA Global for a Discussion on Leadership at 22nd Annual Leadership Development Conference

Pro Bono Pioneers Talk About Experiential Learning with The Conference Board
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WASHINGTON, May 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - After attending the session, Learning and Leading By Doing Real Work in the Field at The Conference Board’s 22nd Annual Leadership Development Conference, HR professionals will have new ways to retain talent longer and increase employee engagement.

Continuing the Conversation on Integrating Leadership Development and Pro Bono with Amanda MacArthur, of PYXERA Global, and Pfizer

The Conference Board’s 21st Annual Leadership Development Conference in Chicago
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CHICAGO, June 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Amanda MacArthur, VP , Global Pro Bono and Engagement at PYXERA Global will speak at The Conference Board’s 21st Annual Leadership Development Conference. Building on the New York event Ms. MacArthur will continue the conversation in leadership development on pro bono as a panelist on, Global Leadership: Innovation in Executive Development at Pfizer, on June 4th in Chicago.

The Giving Tree: The State of Corporate Philanthropy

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The annual Giving in Numbers report reveals corporate philanthropy is on the rebound. But when it comes to giving, money's not everything

Advancing Evidence-Based Care in Ontario in 2011 and Beyond

Susan Fitzpatrick, Assistant Deputy Minister, Negotiations and Accountability Management Division, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Summary: 

TOPIC: Advancing Evidence-Based Care in Ontario in 2011 and Beyond
Plenary 6 at Healthcare Management Forum: Process Improvement and Operational Excellence
WHEN: Monday, April 4 2011 at 3:30 p.m
WHERE: Toronto
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
Susan Fitzpatrick,
Assistant Deputy Minister, Negotiations and Accountability Management Division, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care

Mandated to implement the “Excellent Care for All” legislation in Ontario, Susan Fitzpatrick will present the latest on the expected new accountability requirements of 2011–2012. Don’t miss this opportunity to get up-to-the-minute information on this major Ontario initiative.

To view the full agenda for this event, incuding all speakers and session descriptions, please click here. For further information, contact Joel Elliott at elliott@conferenceboard.ca.

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TOPIC: Advancing Evidence-Based Care in Ontario in 2011 and Beyond
Plenary 6 at Healthcare Management Forum: Process Improvement and Operational Excellence
WHEN: Monday, April 4 2011 at 3:30 p.m
WHERE: Toronto
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
Susan Fitzpatrick,
Assistant Deputy Minister, Negotiations and Accountability Management Division, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care

Mandated to implement the “Excellent Care for All” legislation in Ontario, Susan Fitzpatrick will present the latest on the expected new accountability requirements of 2011–2012. Don’t miss this opportunity to get up-to-the-minute information on this major Ontario initiative.

To view the full agenda for this event, incuding all speakers and session descriptions, please click here. For further information, contact Joel Elliott at elliott@conferenceboard.ca.

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Technology and Process Improvement— Looking into the Future - Healthcare Management Forum

William Trafford, Senior Vice-President, Corporate Merger and Information Technology, Alberta Health Services, Myrna Francis, Vice-President, Global Healthcare Sector, CGI
Summary: 

TOPIC: Technology and Process Improvement— Looking into the Future
Plenary Session 9 at Healthcare Management Forum: Process Improvement and Operational Excellence
WHEN: Tuesday, April 5 2011 at 10:45 a.m
WHERE: Toronto
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
William Trafford,
Senior Vice-President, Corporate Merger and Information Technology, Alberta Health Services
Myrna Francis, Vice-President, Global Healthcare Sector, CGI

Which comes first—process improvement or behavioural change? Does technology adoption dictate the benefits? What are the future uses of automation for healthcare in Canada? What can healthcare leaders learn from mhealth adoption in emerging countries like Uganda, Kenya, and Afghanistan? If it works there, why can’t we make it work here?
 

To view the full agenda for this event, incuding all speakers and session descriptions, please click here. For further information, contact Joel Elliott at elliott@conferenceboard.ca.

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TOPIC: Technology and Process Improvement— Looking into the Future
Plenary Session 9 at Healthcare Management Forum: Process Improvement and Operational Excellence
WHEN: Tuesday, April 5 2011 at 10:45 a.m
WHERE: Toronto
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
William Trafford,
Senior Vice-President, Corporate Merger and Information Technology, Alberta Health Services
Myrna Francis, Vice-President, Global Healthcare Sector, CGI

Which comes first—process improvement or behavioural change? Does technology adoption dictate the benefits? What are the future uses of automation for healthcare in Canada? What can healthcare leaders learn from mhealth adoption in emerging countries like Uganda, Kenya, and Afghanistan? If it works there, why can’t we make it work here?
 

To view the full agenda for this event, incuding all speakers and session descriptions, please click here. For further information, contact Joel Elliott at elliott@conferenceboard.ca.

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E-health Adoption and Outcomes To-Date at Alberta Health Services

William Trafford, Senior Vice-President, Corporate Merger and Information Technology, Alberta Health Services
Summary: 

TOPIC: E-health Adoption and Outcomes To-Date at Alberta Health Services
Plenary Session 8 Healthcare Management Forum: Process Improvement and Operational Excellence
WHEN: Tuesday, April 5 2011 at 9:45 a.m
WHERE: Toronto
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
William Trafford,
Senior Vice-President, Corporate Merger and Information Technology, Alberta Health Services

How is Alberta Health Services’ e-health strategy contributing to better process management of “care pathways” and “care plans?” How is AHS improving treatments, efficiencies, and outcomes through technology and process changes? Learn about five initiatives of Alberta Health Services:

• clinical information systems
• interactive costing of care records and personal health records
• emergency department in-patient real time measurement
• netCare applications
• communicable disease and outbreak management

To view the full agenda for this event, incuding all speakers and session descriptions, please click here. For further information, contact Joel Elliott at elliott@conferenceboard.ca.

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TOPIC: E-health Adoption and Outcomes To-Date at Alberta Health Services
Plenary Session 8 Healthcare Management Forum: Process Improvement and Operational Excellence
WHEN: Tuesday, April 5 2011 at 9:45 a.m
WHERE: Toronto
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
William Trafford,
Senior Vice-President, Corporate Merger and Information Technology, Alberta Health Services

How is Alberta Health Services’ e-health strategy contributing to better process management of “care pathways” and “care plans?” How is AHS improving treatments, efficiencies, and outcomes through technology and process changes? Learn about five initiatives of Alberta Health Services:

• clinical information systems
• interactive costing of care records and personal health records
• emergency department in-patient real time measurement
• netCare applications
• communicable disease and outbreak management

To view the full agenda for this event, incuding all speakers and session descriptions, please click here. For further information, contact Joel Elliott at elliott@conferenceboard.ca.

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Engaging Doctors and Nurses in Process Changes with the Vital Hub Internet Phone Application

Neil Closner, Vice-President, Business Development, Mount Sinai Hospital
Summary: 

TOPIC: Engaging Doctors and Nurses in Process Changes with the Vital Hub Internet Phone Application
Plenary Session 7 Healthcare Management Forum: Process Improvement and Operational Excellence
WHEN: Tuesday, April 5 2011 at 9:00 a.m
WHERE: Toronto
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
Neil Closner,
Vice-President, Business Development, Mount Sinai Hospital

Mount Sinai Hospital developed an in house iPhone application that gives physicians secure and remote access to patient records, test results, vital statistics, and medical literature from its internal data network. Not only has it enabled physicians to carry out their day-to-day tasks more efficiently and in a timely manner, it’s now being tested for nurse calls, and more.

To view the full agenda for this event, incuding all speakers and session descriptions, please click here. For further information, contact Joel Elliott at elliott@conferenceboard.ca.

CBC11292

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TOPIC: Engaging Doctors and Nurses in Process Changes with the Vital Hub Internet Phone Application
Plenary Session 7 Healthcare Management Forum: Process Improvement and Operational Excellence
WHEN: Tuesday, April 5 2011 at 9:00 a.m
WHERE: Toronto
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
Neil Closner,
Vice-President, Business Development, Mount Sinai Hospital

Mount Sinai Hospital developed an in house iPhone application that gives physicians secure and remote access to patient records, test results, vital statistics, and medical literature from its internal data network. Not only has it enabled physicians to carry out their day-to-day tasks more efficiently and in a timely manner, it’s now being tested for nurse calls, and more.

To view the full agenda for this event, incuding all speakers and session descriptions, please click here. For further information, contact Joel Elliott at elliott@conferenceboard.ca.

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Lean Methodologies, Deployment, and the EDPIP Program - Healthcare Management Forum

Michael Caesar, Director, Information Management, Shared Information Management Service, University Health Network, David Ng, Emergency Department LHIN Lead, Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network
Summary: 

TOPIC: Lean Methodologies, Deployment, and the EDPIP Program
Plenary 5 at Healthcare Management Forum: Process Improvement and Operational Excellence
WHEN: Monday, April 4 2011 at 2:30 p.m
WHERE: Toronto
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
Michael Caesar,
Director, Information Management, Shared Information Management Service, University Health Network
David Ng, Emergency Department LHIN Lead, Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network

The pressure to perform for pay, improve wait times, and ensure better access to care has added uneven demands on emergency departments. Compliance with Ontario’s Emergency Department Process Improvement Program (EDPIP) has created a collaborative culture within hospitals to identify capacity and improve quality.

Gain insights from the most recent update of the Process Improvement Program and the approaches of different organizations. Find out how each group:

• established an internal structure of committees and working groups
• assembled an EDPIP team
• preserved process gains and mitigated losses from turnover and new management

To view the full agenda for this event, incuding all speakers and session descriptions, please click here. For further information, contact Joel Elliott at elliott@conferenceboard.ca.

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TOPIC: Lean Methodologies, Deployment, and the EDPIP Program
Plenary 5 at Healthcare Management Forum: Process Improvement and Operational Excellence
WHEN: Monday, April 4 2011 at 2:30 p.m
WHERE: Toronto
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
Michael Caesar,
Director, Information Management, Shared Information Management Service, University Health Network
David Ng, Emergency Department LHIN Lead, Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network

The pressure to perform for pay, improve wait times, and ensure better access to care has added uneven demands on emergency departments. Compliance with Ontario’s Emergency Department Process Improvement Program (EDPIP) has created a collaborative culture within hospitals to identify capacity and improve quality.

Gain insights from the most recent update of the Process Improvement Program and the approaches of different organizations. Find out how each group:

• established an internal structure of committees and working groups
• assembled an EDPIP team
• preserved process gains and mitigated losses from turnover and new management

To view the full agenda for this event, incuding all speakers and session descriptions, please click here. For further information, contact Joel Elliott at elliott@conferenceboard.ca.

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