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Sodexo Offers Meatless Monday Option to Promote Health and Wellness

National roll-out begins with more than 900 hospitals; Initiative with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and The Monday Campaigns
Press Release

 (3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) GAITHERSBURG, Md. -  January 20, 2011 - As part of its ongoing efforts to promote health and wellness Sodexo, the world leader in quality of daily life solutions, has launched the Meatless Monday initiative nationwide, by promoting and adding the option of a plant-based entrée to its menus each week. Sodexo expanded the initiative to its more than 900 hospital client accounts across the country in January 2011, following successful pilot implementations at a number of hospitals, schools and colleges.

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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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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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.

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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.

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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
Summary: 

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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summary

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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Shifting to a Top Line Focus in 2011: Are You Ready?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Blog

According to a recent study, only 10% of all businesses reported growth over the last 13 years.  With growth now on the minds of many going into 2011, whose office will the boss be visiting this year? 

Cause Marketing Halo Awards Entry Deadline is January 31

Press Release

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) RYE, N.Y. - January 11, 2011 - North America’s highest cause marketing honor, the Cause Marketing Halo Awards, has opened the submission period for campaigns conducted in 2010. In its ninth year, the Cause Marketing Halo Awards recognize nonprofit organizations, businesses and agencies for excellence in initiatives that do well by doing good.

Entries are sought in nine categories:
  • Best Transactional Campaign

  • Best Message-Focused Campaign

The Two Sides of Responsibility - A blog by Michael Prager

Michael Prager, the author of “Fat Boy Thin Man,” blogs about food politics at michaelprager.com.
Summary: 

The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

Blog

The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

CSRminute: Sustainability Roadmap for Hospitals Launches Online Hub; Seafood Watch App Adds New Feature, Project FishMap

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TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Press Release

TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

CSRminute: Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Joins SmartWay Transport Partnership; VolunteerMatch Partners with NFL Play 60

Summary: 

TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Press Release

TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

The Numerology of Sustainability

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Blog

What is numerology?  It is the study of numbers, as the figures designating the year of one's birth, to determine their supposed influence on one's life, and future.  

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