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It should be noted that <FONT face=verdana color=#000000 size=2><SPAN style="FONT-VARIANT: small-caps"><B>The Duffy Group</B></SPAN>, does not necessarily agree with the information presented in these sites and does not accept any responsibility for their content. <BR><BR><B>Associations and Health Care Organizations</B> <BR><BR> <UL> <LI>Association of Local Public Health Agencies (alPHa). <BR><A href="http://www.alphaweb.org">http://www.alphaweb.org</A> <BR><BR> <LI>Association of Ontario Health Centres. <BR><A href="http://www.aohc.org">http://www.aohc.org</A><BR><BR> <LI>Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA). <BR><A href="http://www.echima.ca">http://www.echima.ca</A><BR><BR> <LI>COACH: Canada's Health Informatics Association. <BR><A href="http://www.coachorg.com">http://www.coachorg.com</A><BR><BR> <LI>Family Health Teams. <BR><A href="http://www.health.gov.on.ca/transformation/fht/fht_mn.html">http://www.health.gov.on.ca/transformation/fht/fht_mn.html</A><BR><BR> <LI>Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs). <BR><A href="http://www.health.gov.on.ca/transformation/lhin/lhin_mn.html">http://www.health.gov.on.ca/transformation/lhin/lhin_mn.html</A><BR><BR> <LI>Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (CCACs). <BR><A href="http://www.ccac-ont.ca">http://www.ccac-ont.ca</A><BR><BR> <LI>Ontario Community Support Association. <BR><A href="http://www.ocsa.on.ca">http:www.ocsa.on.ca</A><BR><BR> <LI>Ontario Home Care Association. <BR><A href="http://www.homecareontario.ca">http://www.homecareontario.ca</A><BR><BR> <LI>Ontario Hospital Association. <BR><A href="http://www.oha.com">www.oha.com</A><BR><BR> <LI>Ontario Medical Association. <BR><A href="http://www.oma.org">http://www.oma.org</A><BR><BR> <LI>Ontario's Health and Safety Associations and Partners. <BR><A href="http://www.preventiondynamics.ca">http://www.preventiondynamics.ca</A><BR><BR> <LI>Ontario's Health Promotion Resource System. <BR><A href="http://www.ohprs.ca">http://www.ohprs.ca</A><BR><BR> <LI>Registered Nurses Association of Ontario. <BR><A href="http://www.rnao.org">http://www.rnao.org</A><BR><BR> <LI>The Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP). <BR><A href="http://www.ocfp.on.ca">http://www.ocfp.on.ca</A></LI></UL><FONT face=verdana color=#000000 size=2><BR><STRONG>Co-operatives<BR></STRONG> <UL> <LI>Canadian Co-operative Association.&nbsp;<A href="http://www.coopscanada.coop">http://www.coopscanada.coop</A><BR><BR> <LI>National Co-operative of Health Networks.&nbsp;<BR><A href="http://www.nchn.org">http://www.nchn.org</A>&nbsp; <BR><BR> <LI>Ontario Co-operative Association.<BR><A href="http://www.ontario.coop/pages/index.php?main_id=1">http://www.ontario.coop/pages/index.php?main_id=1</A><BR><BR> <LI>Regina Community Clinic.<BR><A href="http://www.reginacommunityclinic.ca/">http://www.reginacommunityclinic.ca <BR><BR> <LI>Rural Wisconsin Health Co-operative.<BR><A href="http://www.rwhc.com/home/home.aspx">http://www.rwhc.com/home/home.aspx</A><BR><BR></SPAN> <LI>Saskatoon Community Clinic.<BR><A href="http://www.saskatooncommunityclinic.ca/"><FONT color=#000000>http://www.saskatooncommunityclinic.</FONT>ca/</A><BR><BR> <LI>The International Co-operative Organization (IHCO).<BR><A href="http://www.ica.coop/ihco/index.html">http://www.ica.coop/ihco/index.html</A></LI></UL><FONT color=#000000><STRONG><BR>Collaboration<BR></STRONG> <UL> <LI>Community-Campus Partnerships for Health. <A href="http://www.depts.washington.edu/ccph/index.html">http://www.depts.washington.edu/ccph/index.html</A><BR><BR> <LI>Health Canada Guidelines for Effective Collaboration: Questions to Consider Prior to Entering into a Collaborative Arrangement. <A href="http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/pubs/tobac-tabac/gec-dce/index-eng.php ">http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/pubs/tobac-tabac/gec-dce/index-eng.php </A></LI></UL><STRONG><BR>Community Development and Engagement</STRONG> <UL> <LI>Community Toolbox. <A href="http://ctb.ku.edu">http://ctb.ku.edu</A><BR><BR> <LI>Ohio State University College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. <A href="http://ohioline.osu.edu/lines/comun.html#comorg">http://ohioline.osu.edu/lines/comun.html#comorg</A><BR><BR> <LI>Tamarack. <A href="http://tamarackcommunity.ca/index.php">http://tamarackcommunity.ca/index.php</A></LI></UL> <P><BR><STRONG>Electronic Tendering in the Public Sector</STRONG> <UL> <LI>Biddingo. <A href="http://www.biddingo.com/">http://www.biddingo.com/</A><BR><BR> <LI>MERX. <A href="http://www.merx.com">http://www.merx.com</A><A href="http://www.merx.com/">/</A></LI></UL><BR><STRONG>Government</STRONG> <UL> <LI>Alberta Health and Wellness.&nbsp;<A href="http://www.health.gov.ab.ca/">http://www.health.gov.ab.ca/</A><BR><BR> <LI>Health Canada. <A href="http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/">http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ </A><BR><BR> <LI>Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care.<BR><A href="http://www.health.gov.on.ca/"><FONT color=#000000>http://www.health.gov.on.ca/</FONT></A></LI></UL><BR><STRONG>Health Indicators</STRONG> <UL> <LI>Canadian Institute for Health Information. <EM>Health Indicators.</EM> <BR><A href="http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=indicators_e">http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=indicators_e </A><BR><BR> <LI>Statistics Canada. Health Indicators. <BR><A href="http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-221-XIE/00604/toc.htm">http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-221-XIE/00604/toc.htm/A&gt;<BR><BR> <LI>Statistics Canada. Community Profiles. <BR><A href="http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E">http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E</LI></A></UL><BR><STRONG>Health Promotion</STRONG> <UL> <LI>The Health Communication Unit, Centre for Health Promotion, University of Toronto. <A href="http://www.thcu.ca/">http://www.thcu.ca/</A></LI></UL><BR><STRONG>Occupational Health and Safety</STRONG> <UL> <LI>Ontario Safety Association for Community and Health Care. <BR><A href="http://www.osach.ca/"><FONT color=#000000>http://www.hchsa.on.ca</A><BR><BR> <LI>Prevention Dynamics Portal.<BR><A href="http://www.preventiondynamics.ca/">http://www.preventiondynamics.ca</A> </LI></UL><BR><STRONG>Population Health</STRONG> <UL> <LI>Public Health Agency of Canada.&nbsp;<I>Population Health Approach - What Determines Health?</I>&nbsp;<BR><A href="http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ph-sp/phdd/index.html.">http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ph-sp/phdd/index.html.</A><BR><BR> <LI>Public Health Agency of Canada. <EM>What is the Population Health Approach?</EM> <BR><A href="http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ph-sp/phdd/approach/index.html.">http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ph-sp/phdd/approach/index.html. </A><BR><BR> <LI>University of Ottawa, Institute of Population Health. <A href="http://www.iph.uottawa.ca/English/welcome.htm">http://www.iph.uottawa.ca/English/welcome.htm</A> </LI></UL><BR><STRONG>Organizational Excellence, Process Improvement, Certification and Accreditation</STRONG>&nbsp; <UL> <LI>Accreditation Canada. <A href="http://www.accreditation.ca/">http://www.accreditation.ca/</A><BR><BR> <LI>Catilyst Performance Partners. <A href="http://www.catilyst.com/">http://www.catilyst.com/</A><BR><BR> <LI>Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. <A href="http://www.carf.org/">http://www.carf.org/</A><BR><BR> <LI>National Quality Institute. <A href="http://www.nqi.ca/">http://www.nqi.ca/</A></LI></UL><BR><STRONG>Regulatory Authorities</STRONG> <UL> <LI>College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario. <BR><A href="http://www.caslpo.com/">http://www.caslpo.com/</A><BR><BR> <LI>College of Dietitians of Ontario. <BR><A href="http://www.cdo.on.ca/">http://www.cdo.on.ca/</A><BR><BR> <LI>College of Midwives of Ontario. <BR><A href="http://www.cmo.on.ca/">http://www.cmo.on.ca/</A><BR><BR> <LI>College of Nurses of Ontario. <BR><A href="http://www.cno.org/">http://www.cno.org/</A><BR><BR> <LI>College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. <BR><A href="http://www.coto.org/">http://www.coto.org/</A><BR><BR> <LI>College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. <BR><A href="http://www.collegept.org/">http://www.collegept.org/</A><BR><BR> <LI>Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. <BR><A href="http://www.ocswssw.org/index.asp">http://www.ocswssw.org/index.asp</A><BR><BR> <LI>The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. <BR><A href="http://www.cpso.on.ca/">http://www.cpso.on.ca/</A></LI></UL><BR><STRONG>Research and Evidence in Health Care</STRONG> <UL> <LI>Best Practice Guidelines Registered Nurses Association of Ontario. <BR><A href="http://www.rnao.org/Page.asp?PageID=861&SiteNodeID=133">http://www.rnao.org/Page.asp?PageID=861&amp;SiteNodeID=133</A><BR><BR> <LI>Canadian Policy Research Networks. <BR><A href="http://www.cprn.org/index.cfm?l=en ">http://www.cprn.org/index.cfm?l=en </A><BR><BR> <LI>Canadian Health Services Research Foundation. <A href="http://www.chsrf.ca/">http://www.chsrf.ca/</A><BR><BR> <LI>Canadian Institute for Health Information. <BR><A href="http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/splash.html">http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/splash.html</A><BR><BR> <LI>Longwoods Publishing Corporation. <A href="http://www.longwoods.com/home.php">http://www.longwoods.com/home.php</A><BR><BR> <LI>The Change Foundation. <A href="http://www.changefoundation.com">http://www.changefoundation.com</A><BR><BR> <LI>The Cochrane Collaboration. <A href="http://www.cochrane.org/index.htm">http://www.cochrane.org/index.htm</A></LI></UL><BR><STRONG>Strategic Planning</STRONG><BR> <UL> <LI>Allison, Michael and Jude Kaye. <EM>Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Organizations A Practical Guide and Workbook.</EM> 2nd ed. New Jersey : John Wiley and Sons, Inc, 2005.<BR><BR> <LI>Business Development Bank of Canada. <A href="http://www.bdc.ca/en/my_project/Projects/growth/strategic_planning.htm">http://www.bdc.ca/en/my_project/Projects/growth/strategic_planning.htm</A><BR><BR> <LI>Charity Village. <A href="http://charityvillage.com/cv/research/rstrat1.html">http://charityvillage.com/cv/research/rstrat1.html</A><BR><BR> <LI>Community Toolbox Tools. <A href="http://ctb.ku.edu/tools/en/part_D.htm">http://ctb.ku.edu/tools/en/part_D.htm</A><BR><BR> <LI>Free Management Library. <A href="http://www.managementhelp.org/plan_dec/str_plan/str_plan.htm">http://www.managementhelp.org/plan_dec/str_plan/str_plan.htm</A><BR><BR></LI></UL><BR><BR><BR><BR><BR>&nbsp;</FONT></FONT></SPAN></FONT></FONT></FONT> </TR></TBODY></TABLE></FONT></BODY></HTML>