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CRNBC Finance and Audit Committee

Posted on 26. Sept, 2009 by admin

One of the consultants at SGM CfH has been appointed as the alternate to this committee for a 2009-2010 year term.
The Finance and Audit Committee advises the Board on financial administration matters and recommends policies to the Board with respect to the financial affairs of CRNBC. It also advises the Board on issues pertaining to the audit and proposes the annual budget.

Healthcare Management Forum Peer Reviewer September 2009

Posted on 22. Sept, 2009 by admin

One of the consultants at SGM CfH has accepted work as a peer reviewer for the Healthcare Management Forum publication.

The statement of expectations indicated by the publication is as follows: “Peer reviewers are essential to the success of Healthcare Management Forum. They volunteer their time to impartially scrutinize the claims in the articles and identify incomplete or incorrect information. This process encourages authors to meet the accepted standards of Healthcare Management Forum and allows credible information to be published, therefore contributing to the body of knowledge in the field of health leadership.”

Pandemic planning symposium: The personal responsibility of the health executive in a pandemic

Posted on 17. Sept, 2009 by admin

This was a very informative session at The Empress Hotel in Victoria, BC where two speakers presented two very different pieces of pandemic planning. The first speaker was Bonnie Adamson and the second was Paul Smetanin. Bonnie Adamson is the CEO of North York General Hospital in Ontario and her presentation shared her experiences with the SARS epidemics the hospital suffered through in 2003. Paul Smetanin is a private consultant for Risk Analytica in Ontario, and discussed a study his company undertook to examine the various outcome possibilities of using antivirals for workers and emergency service providers at different stages during influenza outbreaks.

Options for Sexual Health Clinical Perspectives on Sexual Health conference October 23-25, 2009

Posted on 08. Sept, 2009 by admin

One of our consultants is looking forward to attending this conference this week and will report back soon.

HLABC conference: Leading Healthcare: Inspire and Achieve October 19-20, 2009

Posted on 04. Sept, 2009 by admin

One of our consultants is looking forward to attending this conference this week and will report back soon.

SGM CfH Memberships

Posted on 01. Sept, 2009 by admin

SGM CfH Consultants hold memberships with the following organizations:

  • CCHSE (Canadian College of Health Services Executives)
  • HLABC (HealthCare Leaders’ Association of BC)
  • CRNBC (College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia)
  • CNA (Canadian Nurses Association)