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5 Practical Tips for Recruiting International Staff Physicians | McInnes Cooper

There’s no shortage of media coverage about a doctor shortage in Canada and the resulting impact on Canada’s healthcare system. Most non-Canadian clinical physicians enter Canada for work based, at least initially, on a work permit issued pursuant to a Labour Market Impact Assessment (a.k.a. LMIA). This means Canadian staff physician recruiters considering foreign candidates must understand the LMIA process and how to obtain an LMIA to hire a non-Canadian physician.

Here’s a look at the LMIA requirements for foreign physicians to enter Canada, and five practical tips for obtaining an LMIA to recruit international staff physicians.

Source: 5 Practical Tips for Recruiting International Staff Physicians | McInnes Cooper

Survey: 90 percent of healthcare organizations use or plan to use mobile devices | MobiHealthNews

More mobile devices equal happier patients, according to a survey commissioned by Jamf, an Apple-focused mobile device management company. The survey, which was conducted by third party research group Vanson Bourne, found that 96 percent of healthcare IT decision makers that implemented a mobile device initiative saw a positive impact on the patient experience.

Source: Survey: 90 percent of healthcare organizations use or plan to use mobile devices | MobiHealthNews

Innovation in Healthcare: Opportunities, Patient Treatment | CXOTalk

There are opportunities for innovation in healthcare, but how can doctors, nurses and hospitals balance patient focus against economic considerations? Dr. Rasu B. Shrestha, chief innovation officer at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, tells CXOTalk why we need digital transformation in healthcare, how to commercialize innovation, and the complexities behind delivering high-quality patient treatment outcomes.

Source: Innovation in Healthcare: Opportunities, Patient Treatment | CXOTalk

Trial asks whether a mentally ill man can commit a terrorist act | The Star

Ayanle Hassan Ali, a 30-year-old Canadian born to Somali immigrant parents, is charged with several attempted murder and assault charges. He is also diagnosed with schizophrenia. Forensic psychiatrists called to a Toronto courtroom this week by both prosecution and defence agree on this central point.

Source: Trial asks whether a mentally ill man can commit a terrorist act | The Star