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A short PowerPoint presentation from the Healthcare Businesswoman's Association of Canada (HBAC) -- Who We Are, Why Participate, Direction for 2011 -- presented by Anna Liachenko, president. …

A short PowerPoint presentation from the Healthcare Businesswoman's Association of Canada (HBAC) -- Who We Are, Why Participate, Direction for 2011 -- presented by Anna Liachenko, president.

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  • 1. Healthcare Businesswoman’s Association of Canada Association des femmes d’affaires dans le milieu de la santé About the Organization Presented by Anna Liachenko, president Bien vivre, réussir et avancer Be well, do well, stay well
  • 2. Healthcare Health is vital
  • 3. Healthcare The prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of mental and physical well-being through the services offered by the medical and allied health professions.
  • 4. Healthcare - Canada
    • Rated the best and the worst
    • Highly qualified health professionals
    • Good medications and equipment
    • KEY Challenge – healthcare access
      • 1.7 million Canadians do not have a family doctor
      • Average wait time to receive a treatment – 18 weeks
      • Average time a doctor has per patient per visit – 8 minutes
  • 5. Healthcare - Canada
    • Deloitte’s 2009 Canadian health care consumer survey :
        • Treat patients as consumers.
        • Improve service levels and deliver personalized programs.
        • Provide greater access to patient health care records.
        • Offer more education and options for health self-management.
  • 6. Healthcare - Canada
    • ▪ Life expectancy at birth:
      • 82 years for Women
      • 78 years for Men
    • ▪ 2nd highest for G7 countries
    • ▪ Improved by 5 years in the past 25 years
    • ▪ Healthy life span:
      • 71 years for Women
      • 68 years for Men
  • 7. Healthcare – Developing world
    • ▪ Compare: in Mali
      • Life expectancy is 48 years.
      • Nearly 1/4 of the children die before the age of 5
      • 29% of the population suffers from malnutrition
      • People die of preventable diseases because of
      • crowding and a lack of sanitation and healthcare.
  • 8. Vision The HBAC encourages members to become healthcare leaders and to think of ways to improve healthcare both in Canada and worldwide.
  • 9. Vision
    • The HBAC accomplishes the vision through:
      • Hosting professional development events
      • Encouraging and enabling individuals and companies to help healthcare causes both in Canada and worldwide
      • Providing opportunities for exchanging industry and career information and resources
      • Recognizing outstanding women in the industry.
    Join Us!
  • 10. 2011 Sponsors