JANUARY: DEADLINE – December 4, 2020
Professional Development/Continuing Medical Education (CME)/ Human Resources:
Continuing Medical Education (CME) for healthcare professionals. The use of simulation in training. Human resource programs implemented to manage stress in the workplace and attract and retain healthcare staff. Health and safety issues for healthcare professionals. Quality work environment initiatives and outcomes.
+ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPLEMENT
FEBRUARY: DEADLINE – January 7, 2021
Gerontology/Alternate Level of Care/Rehab/Wound Care/Procurement:
Geriatric medicine, aging-related health issues and senior friendly strategies. Best practices in care transitions that improve patient flow through the continuum of care. Rehabilitation techniques for a variety of injuries and diseases. Innovation in the treatment and prevention of wounds.
+ WOUND CARE SUPPLEMENT
MARCH: DEADLINE – February 8, 2021
Facilities Management and Design/Health Technology/Greening Healthcare/Infection Control:
Innovative and efficient healthcare design, the greening of healthcare and facilities management. An update on the impact of technology , including robotics and artificial intelligence on healthcare delivery. Advancements in infection control in hospital settings.
+ INFECTION CONTROL SUPPLEMENT + SPECIAL FOCUS: HSCN (National Healthcare Supply Chain) CONFERENCE
APRIL: DEADLINE – March 9, 2021
Healthcare Transformation/eHealthand EHR/Mobile Health/:
Programs and initiatives that are transforming care and contributing to an effective, accountable and sustainable system. Innovations in electronic/digital process in healthcare, including mHealth and the Electronic Health Record (EHR).
+ ANNUAL E-HEALTH SUPPLEMENT
MAY: DEADLINE – April 7, 2021
Surgical Procedures/Pain Management/Palliative Care/Oncology:
Non-invasive surgery, plastic surgery, orthopedic surgery and new surgical techniques including organ donation and transplantation procedures. New approaches to pain management and palliative care delivery. Approaches to cancer diagnosis and treatment.
+ NATIONAL NURSING WEEK SUPPLEMENT
JUNE: DEADLINE – May 10, 2021
Precision Medicine /Volunteers and Fundraising/Pharmacy and Medication Management:
Developments in the field of personalized medicine. Innovative approaches to fundraising and the role of volunteers in healthcare. An examination of safe and effective use of medications in hospitals including medication management.
+ ANNUAL HOSPITAL PHARMACISTS’ ASSOCIATION SUPPLEMENT + SPECIAL FOCUS: CANNABIS
JULY: DEADLINE – June 8, 2021
Cardiovascular Care/Respirology/Diabetes/Complementary Health:
Developments in the prevention and treatment of vascular disease, including cardiac surgery,diagnostic and interventional procedures. Advances in treatment for various respiratory disorders,including asthma and allergies. Prevention, treatment and long-term management of diabetes and other endocrine disorders. Examination of complementary treatment approaches to various illnesses.
+ SPECIAL FOCUS: PATIENT ROOMS
AUGUST: DEADLINE – July 6, 2021
Paediatrics/Ambulatory Care/Neurology/Hospital-based Social Work:
Developments in the prevention and treatment of vascular disease, including cardiac surgery, diagnostic and interventional procedures. Advances in treatment for various respiratory disorders, including asthma and allergies. Prevention, treatment and long-term management of diabetes and other endocrine disorders. Examination of complementary treatment approaches to various illnesses.
SEPTEMBER: DEADLINE – August 10, 2021
Emergency Services/Critical Care/Trauma/Emergency:
Innovations in emergency and trauma delivery systems. Emergency preparedness issues facing hospitals and how they are addressing them. Advances in critical care medicine.
+ ONLINE EDUCATION SUPPLEMENT
OCTOBER: DEADLINE – September 9, 2021
Mental Health and Addiction /Patient Safety / Research /Infection control:
New treatment approaches to mental health and addiction. Developments in patient-safety practices. An overview of current research initiatives. Developments in the prevention and treatment of drug-resistant bacteria and control of infectious (rare) diseases. Programs implemented to reduce hospital acquired infections (HAIs).
+ANNUAL INFECTION CONTROL SUPPLEMENT
NOVEMBER: DEADLINE – October 6, 2021
Technology and Innovation in Healthcare /Artificial Intelligence (AI)/ Patient Experience/Health Promotion: Digital health advancements and new technology in healthcare including the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare. Programs and initiatives focused on enhancing the patient experience and family centred care. Programs designed to promote wellness and prevent disease including public health initiatives, screening and hospital initiatives.
+ SPECIAL MEDTECH 2021 SUPPLEMENT
DECEMBER: DEADLINE – NOVEMBER 9, 2021
Medical Imaging / Year in Review/Future of Healthcare/Accreditation/Hospital Performance Indicators:
A look at medical imaging techniques for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases. Overview of advancements and trends in healthcare in 2021 and a look ahead at trends and advancements in healthcare for 2022. An examination of how hospitals are improving the quality of services through accreditation. Overview of health system performance based on hospitals performance indicators and successful initiatives hospitals have undertaken to measure and improve performance.
+ SPECIAL FOCUS: RADIOLOGY