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Recruitment and Retention in Long-Term Care: An Interview with Jodi Hall, CEO, CALTC

Recruitment and retention of healthcare workers are the highest priority in Canadian healthcare today as we see the...

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4 Critical Symptoms of Staff Scheduling Deficiencies

Managers and schedulers across any industry often struggle with creating fair and equitable work schedules for their...

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How Inefficient Scheduling Practices Harm the Employee Experience

Working in healthcare can be physically and emotionally exhausting simply due to the nature of the work; when you add...

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How We Can Help You Minimize the Cost of Shift Replacements

Regardless of the tools you use, staff scheduling is a complex endeavour in and of itself. More often than not, as soon...

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3 Ways to Improve the Employee Experience in LTC

The demand for healthcare workers in the Long-Term Care (LTC) sector is not going away anytime soon. Aside from the...

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The Benefits, Challenges and Future of CBME

In a previous post, we outlined how CBME can benefit not only residents and faculty, but also patients.

CBME is an...

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Training Better Doctors Through CBME

CBME is an outcomes-based approach to medical education, which has replaced an outdated time-based approach.1...

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How CBME Has Benefitted Residents Throughout the Pandemic

Much of the health care in Canada is delivered by medical residents and the spread of COVID-19 has disrupted this...

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Transforming Medical Education by Adopting CBME

Competency-based medical education (CBME) is gaining momentum across the globe and has become a key initiative for...

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Accelerate the Research Pipeline with Logibec NOAH and i2b2

Clinical research plays a central role in medical advancements and improving patient treatments. Research is well-known...

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How to Preserve Patient Privacy While Maintaining Full Access to EHR?

Modern-day research centers and early-adopters of digital innovations are reaping the benefits of using big data for...

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How Patient Recruitment Affects the Bottom Line of a Research Center

Knowing whether a patient cohort already exists before starting recruitment can be done through an organized database...

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How to Measure and Improve ROI in Clinical Research

Using a centralized database of de-identified electronic health records (EHR) can help clinical researchers determine...

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Prevent Nursing Vacancies with Better Scheduling Tools

Healthcare facilities need nurses in order to provide patient care, but the number of nursing vacancies in Canadian...

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Improve Hospital Payroll with Positive Time Capture

From the much-maligned Phoenix federal payroll system to the new 1GX payroll system in Alberta [1], we have seen the...

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What Data Governance and Data Accessibility Mean for Clinical Research?

While Electronic Health Records (EHRs) open the door to the advantages of big data in clinical research, significant...

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How LTC Facilities Can Monitor and Quickly Respond to Staffing Changes

In this article, see how long-term care facilities can ensure safe levels of staffing for patient care, even in a...

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Effectively Track Staffing Resources in Long-Term Care

Long-term care facilities across Canada have been battling numerous challenges in the past year due to circumstances...

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What Are the Advantages and Dangers of Using EHRs?

Patient health information, which normally resides in paper forms or Electronic Health Records (EHRs), is well...

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How Bioinformatics Identifies Patient Groups and Augments Research Output

Using a bioinformatics platform to narrow in on patient cohorts that match precise inclusion and exclusion criteria in...

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How to Address Increased Absences and Staff Shortages in Long-Term Care

Many countries across the globe have felt the enormous impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the Long-Term Care...

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Benchmarking Kafka

In the solution Logibec NOAH, we have been using Kafka as message bus to transfer data from on-premise source systems...

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How to Avoid Costly Overtime with Automated Scheduling Rules

The COVID-19 crisis has brought many pre-existing concerns in the healthcare industry back into the spotlight, and one...

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How to Solve the Nurse Scheduling Problem

For most companies that operate outside the healthcare sector, little time and limited resources are spent tackling...

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What are the Impacts of Stress and Overtime on Healthcare Workers?

Long hours, physically taxing work, and hazardous working conditions all contribute to increasing workplace stress and...

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Technology Infrastructure: Is the Continuity of Your Services at Risk?

Infrastructure security aims to limit the vulnerability of infrastructures and information systems to growing threats....

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How to Reduce Payroll Errors in the Nursing Sector

In healthcare, human resources management has many complex variables and is significantly more challenging than in...

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4 Things to Remember for the Perfect Hospital Staff Schedule

Traditional scheduling methods are rapidly becoming ineffective at meeting modern healthcare requirements. While manual...

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The Positive Impacts of Digitizing the Nurse Scheduling Process

Human resources are one of the greatest sources of expense for hospitals. When looking at the average Canadian...

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How Can Staff Scheduling Impact Healthcare Costs?

The scheduling system that a hospital commits to has a direct impact on the administrative and operational costs that...

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9 Key Considerations When Selecting a Hospital Staff Scheduling Solution

Staff scheduling plays a central role in the management of Canadian hospitals’ day-to-day activities. To this day, it...

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How Digital Platforms Can Support Daily Decision-Making for Nurses

Digitization of healthcare operational processes represents a concrete and measurable approach to creating...

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Innovative ways technology can help the nurse scheduling process

From the perspective of a scheduler or planner, the two most common pitfalls that undermine a schedule are overtime and...

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Changing the status quo: Digitizing the nurse scheduling journey

Controlling operational expenses and improving overall efficiency is a top priority for most healthcare organizations...

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COVID-19 | The Challenges of Manual Staff Scheduling in a Hospital

COVID-19 has brought an overwhelming workload on hospital staff across Canada. Healthcare centers are caught in a...

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COVID 19 | Why Nurses’ Autonomy with Staff Scheduling is So Important

Well-balanced hospital staff scheduling is critical to ensure a safe and productive working environment, especially in...

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COVID-19 – Logibec measures

As a trusted partner of a large number of Canadian healthcare providers, we are sensitive to the critical nature of...

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EMPI RFP win - Provincial mandate

Logibec has won the call for tenders issued by the Quebec Ministry of Health and Social Services (MSSS) for the...

Continuum Health: Logibec's New Innovative Initiative

Today marks the official launch of a new Logibec initiative focused on innovation in healthcare, Continuum Health.

 

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Logibec is Stepping to Help Prevent Hospital Readmissions

Logibec is in partnership with three healthcare organizations in Quebec, Canada, to develop and validate a readmission...

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Clinical Redirection : A Step Towards More Efficient Emergency Rooms

Univalor selects Logibec as Licensee for the Innovative Emergency Redirection Solution Developed Jointly by the CIUSSS...

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Going Through With Redirection… Successfully!
Dr. Alexandre Messier, an emergency physician at the Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal (HSCM), had long wanted to...
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Continuum Health: Close Data Management in the Service of Health
For healthcare stakeholders, the ability to easily process large amounts of data using intuitive tools and navigate in...
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Logibec is Driving Change in Human Capital Management

Logibec recently invested more than $10M in the research and development of innovative solutions adapted to the new...