Helen Simson

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OBJECTIVES To identify user perspectives on the issues that impact the quality of the daily lives of ventilator-assisted individuals living in the community. METHODS Semistructured interviews were held with 26 Canadian ventilator-assisted individuals (mean age 44+/-14 [SD] years, range 23 to 60 years; mean ventilator experience 18+/-13 years, range three(More)
Public-private partnerships present opportunities for healthcare providers to meet the dual challenges of shrinking public funding and increasing demand for care. Partnering with private sector organizations can provide new sources of capital, expertise and technology. Successful partnerships require specific skills and strategies. This article describes a(More)
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