Archives for December 6th, 2001

THE 21ST CENTURY HEALTH CARE LEADER

Book News, PublicNet: 6 December, 2001

By Roderick W. Gilkey,The book brings together today’s most influential and successful health care professionals whose valuable insight will assist current and future leaders exchange reactivity for proactivity, remain effective, and transform their organizations. In 37 original chapters, this distinguished group of contributors describe the skills and competencies that will be required of tomorrow’s health care executives and caregivers who desire to renew their organizations. With insight and candor, the authors show what it will take to prevail as a health care leader of tomorrow. It describes responses to the challenges of health care delivery including how to eliminate unnecessary duplication, competition, and inefficiency. In addition, health care professionals will learn how they can combine creativity and knowledge to design new business approaches and innovative organizations.

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POLICE REFORM RE-DRAWS BOUNDARIES

Headlines, PublicNet: 6 December, 2001

Police reform proposals announced by Home Secretary David Blunkett reveal a radical approach to tackling crime and disorder. It is proposed that professional boundaries should be re-drawn to allow the police to focus on catching criminals. Other tasks will be carried out by civilians employed by the police, local councils and private companies.The development of a new Police family with new powers to tackle low-level crime is likely to prove the most controversial part of the White Paper. The first level of support will be provided Community Support Officers, who will be employed by the police and have powers to issue fixed penalty notices for disorder, including drunkenness, anti-social behaviour, aggressive begging and traffic offences.

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UK AMONG LEADERS IN THE KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY

Headlines, PublicNet: 6 December, 2001

The second UK Online annual report describes the progress made towards ensuring that the UK is a world leader in the knowledge economy. In the past year Internet use has risen to 51% of the population, which is the highest in Europe. The Government Gateway has 178,000 registered users and 10,000 businesses interact with it electronically completing a wide range of forms through a single Internet point. The Gateway provides access to central and local government sites and to transactions such as making tax and VAT returns. It also caters for life episodes such as changing address where a single address change entry notifies all public organizations that need to know.The Gateway which is used as a role model and a case study for governments around the world is part of the UK online initiative, which was launched by the Prime Minister in September 2000. The aims are to ensure that all who want it have access to the Internet by 2005, to get all Government services online by the same time and to make the UK a leading e-commerce nation.

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