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The Elsevier Foundation Innovative Libraries

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The Innovative Libraries program supports capacity-building projects in the fields of science, technology and medicine – through training, education, infrastructure digitization and preservation of information.

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The Innovative Libraries program supports capacity-building projects in the fields of science, technology and medicine – through training, education, infrastructure digitization and preservation of information.

An Update on GE Disaster Relief Efforts in Japan

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GE is making manifold efforts to alleviate the suffering in Japan. GE has contributed $5 million in the forms of cash, equipment and service. This includes providing their nuclear energy business, which has a 24-hour command center, to work on the restoration after a tsunami hit the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and wiped out all power. 
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GE is making manifold efforts to alleviate the suffering in Japan. GE has contributed $5 million in the forms of cash, equipment and service. This includes providing their nuclear energy business, which has a 24-hour command center, to work on the restoration after a tsunami hit the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and wiped out all power. 

General Electric Poised for Growth in Africa

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GE recently appointed Jay Ireland CEO and president of GE Africa to carry out the GE business goal of providing cleaner water and energy efficiency, as well as improved healthcare. GE looks to work alongside the governments and other organizations in Africa to improve quality of life throughout the continent.

 

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GE recently appointed Jay Ireland CEO and president of GE Africa to carry out the GE business goal of providing cleaner water and energy efficiency, as well as improved healthcare. GE looks to work alongside the governments and other organizations in Africa to improve quality of life throughout the continent.

 

GE Pledges $5 Million to Japan Tsunami and Quake Relief

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  • GE has revealed a $5 million donation to help ease the suffering and aid recovery in Japan, in the form of cash, equipment and services

  • GE is working alongside the local and national governments to assist with healthcare, energy, and water service, in order to support the resurgence development

  • In 2010 alone, GE organizations and stakeholders, including employees and retirees contributed more than an estimated $225 million to community and educational programs, together with more than $100 million from the GE Foundation

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  • GE has revealed a $5 million donation to help ease the suffering and aid recovery in Japan, in the form of cash, equipment and services

  • GE is working alongside the local and national governments to assist with healthcare, energy, and water service, in order to support the resurgence development

  • In 2010 alone, GE organizations and stakeholders, including employees and retirees contributed more than an estimated $225 million to community and educational programs, together with more than $100 million from the GE Foundation

NextBillion on How GE is Advancing Healthcare in Bottom of the Pyramid Markets

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NextBillion, a blog that brings together business leaders, entrepreneurs, NGOs, policy makers and academics to explore the connection between development and enterprise, discusses how corporations are reaching Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) markets with healthcare innovations.

This is part one of two in a set of articles on reaching BoP markets with healthcare innovations, and it addresses the perspective of several multinational corporations (including GE).

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NextBillion, a blog that brings together business leaders, entrepreneurs, NGOs, policy makers and academics to explore the connection between development and enterprise, discusses how corporations are reaching Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) markets with healthcare innovations.

This is part one of two in a set of articles on reaching BoP markets with healthcare innovations, and it addresses the perspective of several multinational corporations (including GE).

McKesson Foundation Awards $1.5 Million to Researchers Studying How Mobile Technology Can Help Patients Manage Diabetes

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) San Francisco, CA – February 22, 2011 – The McKesson Foundation today announced the six recipients of $1.5 million in research grants as part of its Mobilizing for Healthsm initiative to improve the health of underserved p

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
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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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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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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
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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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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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“Rapid Cycle” Improvement to Diagnostic Services Utilization - Healthcare Management Forum

Phillip P. Morehouse, Director, Health Transformation, Cape Breton District Health Authority
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TOPIC: Update on eHealth in Ontario: What’s Next?
Plenary Session 4 at Healthcare Management Forum: Process Improvement and Operational Excellence
WHEN: Monday, April 4 2011 at 1:30 p.m
WHERE: Toronto
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
Phillip P. Morehouse,
Director, Health Transformation, Cape Breton District Health Authority

Evidence-based decision-making and knowledge transfer are critical to the adoption and spread of health transformation initiatives. Hear how the Cape Breton District Health Authority used rapid cycle improvement and change theories to improve utilization of diagnostic services. The lessons learned from this experience include:

• the importance of knowledge management and leadership
• resource allocation and principals of cost efficient allotment to key resource drivers
• sustainability and how to maintain the improvements over time

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: Update on eHealth in Ontario: What’s Next?
Plenary Session 4 at Healthcare Management Forum: Process Improvement and Operational Excellence
WHEN: Monday, April 4 2011 at 1:30 p.m
WHERE: Toronto
Priority Code: 3BL1

Featuring:
Phillip P. Morehouse,
Director, Health Transformation, Cape Breton District Health Authority

Evidence-based decision-making and knowledge transfer are critical to the adoption and spread of health transformation initiatives. Hear how the Cape Breton District Health Authority used rapid cycle improvement and change theories to improve utilization of diagnostic services. The lessons learned from this experience include:

• the importance of knowledge management and leadership
• resource allocation and principals of cost efficient allotment to key resource drivers
• sustainability and how to maintain the improvements over time

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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