Published on in Vol 1, No 2 (2012): Jul-Dec

Improving Hospital Care and Collaborative Communications for the 21st Century: Key Recommendations for General Internal Medicine

Improving Hospital Care and Collaborative Communications for the 21st Century: Key Recommendations for General Internal Medicine

Improving Hospital Care and Collaborative Communications for the 21st Century: Key Recommendations for General Internal Medicine

Robert C Wu   1, 2, 3 , MD, MSc ;   Vivian Lo   2 , MASc ;   Peter Rossos   2, 3, 4, 5 , MD MBA FRCPC ;   Craig Kuziemsky   6 , PhD ;   Kevin J. O’Leary   7 , MD ;   Joseph A Cafazzo   5, 8, 9 , PhD ;   Scott Reeves   10, 11, 12, 13, 14 , PhD ;   Brian M Wong   3, 15, 16 , MD ;   Dante Morra   1, 2, 3, 17 , MD MBA FRCPC

1 Toronto General Hospital, Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada

2 Toronto General Hospital, Centre for Innovation in Complex Care, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada

3 Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

4 Shared Information Management Services, University of Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada

5 Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada

6 Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

7 Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, United States

8 Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

9 Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

10 Centre for Faculty Development, Li Ka Shing International Health Care Education Centre, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada

11 Wilson Centre for Research in Education, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada

12 Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

13 Centre of Innovation in Interprofessional Health Education, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States

14 Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Keenan Research Centre, St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada

15 Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Department of Medicine, Toronto, ON, Canada

16 Centre for Patient Safety, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

17 Centre for Interprofessional Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Corresponding Author:

  • Robert C Wu, MD, MSc
  • Toronto General Hospital
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
  • University Health Network
  • TGH 14EN-222
  • 200 Elizabeth Street
  • Toronto, ON, M5G 2C4
  • Canada
  • Phone: 1 416 340 4567
  • Fax: 1 416 595 5826
  • Email: robert.wu@uhn.on.ca