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CanMEDS and Competency-Based Medical Education: The Role of Technology

Contrary to popular belief, the evolution of medical education is not about collecting more and more knowledge as new...

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Goldilocks State of Healthcare Analytics: Overcoming Surgical Backlog

Speak to any healthcare leader in Canada and you quickly realize healthcare analytics is a paradox. There is too much...

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Modernizing your Financial and Material Management System | Client Interview

To keep up with the technological ambitions of the Quebec health network, hospitals are required to modernize their IT...

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Eliminating Faxes in Healthcare: Why Is It So Difficult?

The number of times the use of fax machines has been criticized in the healthcare network is uncountable. Although...

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10 alternatives to fax and paper in the healthcare environment

The overuse of faxes in the healthcare network has been decried for many years, particularly because of the time and...

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An Analytical Perspective into the State of Surgery in Canada

COVID has exposed many chronic challenges in healthcare over the last 24 months. In Canada, surgery is in a critical...

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DAL.IA: Using Artificial Intelligence to Manage the Supply Chain

A conversation with Mrs. Anne Nguyen, Product Director, Analytics and Innovation at Logibec, who is spearheading the...

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Discover the New Features of Logibec FMMS Version 8.00

Moving From a Client Server Solution to a Web Application

The new and highly anticipated Logibec FMMS 8.00 gives...

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Endoscopy: Innovation at the Heart of CHUM’s Patient Care

Logibec is a privileged witness to technological advances in the Quebec healthcare sector. Our clients are important...

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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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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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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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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...