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Dr. Graham Sher will share model for health care delivery

OTTAWA, Oct. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The CEO of Canadian Blood Services, a unique publicly-funded organization providing national health care delivery in Canada, will share his perspective on tackling health care challenges. 

Recently named one of Canada's most powerful doctors by the Medical Post, Dr. Graham Sher will talk about the need for leadership and coordinated action by those in a position to make meaningful and sustainable changes to the system. He'll show how Canadian Blood Services is a successful model for collaboration among provinces and territories when it comes to cost-effective and innovative approaches to patient-centered health care.

WHAT:           

A Bridge Across Silos: Collaboration and Leadership for Innovation and Better Value in Health Care



WHO:             

Dr. Graham D. Sher, CEO, Canadian Blood Services



WHEN:           

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 12:00 p.m.



WHERE         

Arcadian Court, 401 Bay Street


Toronto, Ontario

About Canadian Blood Services
Canadian Blood Services manages the national supply of blood, blood products and stem cells, and related services for all the provinces and territories (excluding Quebec). We operate an integrated, pan-Canadian service delivery model that includes leading an interprovincial system for organ donation and transplantation. Our national scope, infrastructure and governance make us unique in the Canadian healthcare landscape. Canadian Blood Services is regulated as a biologics manufacturer by Health Canada and primarily funded by the provincial and territorial ministries of health. Canadian Blood Services is a not-for-profit charitable organization.

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For further information: Tel: 1 877 709 7773, Email: media@blood.ca


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