Media alert - Canadian Health Leaders Summit: report on crumbling hospital infrastructure & focus on adolescent mental illness

CHARLOTTETOWN, June 16, 2015 /CNW/ - More than 700 hospital and health policy experts will tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing Canadian healthcare organizations.

 

WHAT:       

HealthCareCAN and the Canadian College of Health Leaders are co-presenting The National Health Leadership Conference. Participants will discuss ways to halt Canada's drop in world healthcare rankings and get the right healthcare priorities back on the federal agenda.



WHERE:         

PEI Convention Centre, Delta Prince Edward, 18 Queen Street,


Charlottetown, PEI



EVENT:           

TODAY'S LINE UP:


  • Transforming adolescent mental healthcare: An Ontario centre presents findings of an innovative new program for teens. The results? Decreased wait times and length of stay, better follow-up, and increased levels of patient/family satisfaction. Press release: http://www.healthcarecan.ca/mental-health

  • Crumbling hospital infrastructure: Serious infrastructure failings are already happening at a number of Canadian facilities. The total repair backlog is in the billions of dollars. How is this affecting care, and what sort of funding solutions are needed? Press release: http://www.healthcarecan.ca/hospital-infrastructure

 

SOURCE HealthCareCAN

For further information: Elissa Freeman (Toronto), 416.565-5605; Jennifer Tiller (Ottawa), 613.290.2473; Robyn McIsaac (Atlantic), 902.440.1551

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