Critical Care: What’s Happening in our Health Care System
Where does our healthcare system stand? What are the challenges and opportunities to improve the coordination and effectiveness of services across the nation? How do we re-orient our attention and investments to build a true “health system” rather than the current illness-treatment system? What is the special role and opportunity for community-based agencies, including Community Health Centres? One of North America’s foremost thinkers shares his insights and vision.
Elder Abuse: Physical, Psychological and Financial
André discusses all elements of elder abuse, and includes reference to the Kerby Centre, Canada’s first shelter for battered seniors.
What can we do to raise awareness of these mental health issues and how can we create an environment for citizens suffering from these illnesses to feel safe enough to talk? This discussion will look at cross-disciplinary approaches to observe mental health and draw on best practices.
Effectively Communicating Health Information
In this presentation, André discusses the key challenges facing healthcare communication. How can we effectively get the prevention message out? From Politicians down to frontline Healthcare workers, how do we make sure consistent information gets out? André will explore some tools and strategies to effectively communicate information to various audiences.
Hot Topics for your Health Group
In this customized presentation, André discusses the latest hot-button issues in healthcare.
André brings fascinating insights and opinions to discussions around hot-button issues in healthcare.
Please note: André will only participate as a panelist or host/moderator if the panel reflects diversity - eg no 'all white male panels'
Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Medal
Hyman Solomon Award for Excellence in Public Policy Journalism
National Newspaper Award | Canada’s Top Columnist