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Engagement Opportunities

Health care organizations value patient partner input to improve quality of care. Over the past decade, PVN has seen a dramatic increase in opportunities from health care organizations seeking this valuable perspective.

From committees to quality improvement projects, and everything in between, engagements are led by health care partners and promoted by PVN.

Please read the full opportunity for details. If you want to RSVP, use the blue button in the opportunity to apply now. Please see the sample RSVP form.

If you are a health care partner seeking patient partners, fill out the Engagement Request Form (ERF) and sample ERF.

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Improving Equity in Healthcare Through Hospital Safety Monitoring Systems in Canada

The overarching goal of our research is to integrate equity in incident reporting and patient complaints systems in Canadian hospitals. Incident reporting and patient complaints systems are structured hospital processes for reporting, analyzing and addressing adverse events and patient concerns and contributing factors. However, these systems are not currently designed…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to National Region, Provincial Region

Last updated

East Kootenay Collaborative Services Committee

We have two PVN patient partner opportunities at our CSC table. The EK CSC is a collaborative table with Interior Health, Ktunaxa Nation and the EK Division of Family Practice focusing on health care services that intersect primary care within the EK.

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Interior Region

Last updated

Home Tube Feeding Research Advisory Committee

Help us better understand the experiences and health care needs of older adults using home tube feeding. Goals of Patient Advisory Group: • help develop an interview guide to explore the healthcare experiences of older adults using home tube feeding • provide feedback on the development of a…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Provincial Region

Last updated

Indigenous Community Partner – Physician Quality Improvement – Health Equity Advisory Committee

The Physician Quality Improvement (PQI) initiative empowers physicians in BC to create positive system impact through quality improvement skill development and hands-on QI project support. Through various levels of QI training and supports, PQI enables physicians to improve the experience and outcomes of patients across the health care system, while…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Provincial Region

Last updated

Documentation Evaluation and Redesign: Clinical efficiency and quality care initiative (DER)

Aim, Background, and Logistics Information: • The purpose of this project is to enhance the efficiency, accuracy and quality of health care delivery to better patient care • We are looking for patients who are interested in providing their input to improve patient resources and share their care…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Provincial Region

Last updated

PHSA PAVC Project Survey Dissemination

Are we speaking the same language? Join us in something meaningful: Engage with our brief online survey and share your personal experience with virtual health. The Partnering on Appropriate Virtual Care Collaborative project represents a joint collaboration between Healthcare Excellence Canada, and the Provincial Health Services Authority, specifically involving the…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Provincial Region

Posted

Patient Partner Lead of BC Primary Health Care Research Network (BC-PHCRN)

The BC Primary Health Care Research Network (BC-PHCRN) is part of the Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) Canadian Primary Care Research Network (CPCRN). Our goal is to support discussions between government, health authorities, patients and researchers to identify priorities in health research and work towards a better health care…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Hybrid

Open to Provincial Region

Posted

Member, Kidney Care Clinic Best Practices Guideline Update Working Group

Are you (or your family member) receiving non-dialysis care (i.e., not on dialysis or with a transplant yet) at a Kidney Care Clinic (KCC) in BC? Would you be interested in joining a working group that aims to improve the way patients are supported in their kidney care journeys at…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Provincial Region

Posted

Facilitating a Transition to Adult Care Workshop (Virtual) for Patients and Families Scotiabank Youth Transition Program, Providence Health Care

The Scotiabank Youth Transition Program (SYTP) is looking for someone who can help facilitate a virtual workshop about Transition to Adult Care. This workshop is designed to provide youth and young adults (ages 16-25 years) and their families an opportunity to learn more about what to expect in adult care…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Fraser Valley & Lower Mainland

Last updated

Café Scientifique: Reinventing Cardiac Care – An AI-Empowered Paradigm

Join us for an engaging conversation about how AI and your data can transform heart failure care and potentially our health care system. UBC Data Science and Health Research Excellence Cluster is organizing a CIHR Café Scientifique event on Thursday, April 25th, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm at Vancouver General…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection methods: Virtual, In-person

Open to Fraser – Vancouver Coastal, Provincial Region

Last updated

From Our Community

Shannon Griffin

Leader, Patient and Family Centred Care in Fraser Health

Shannon Griffin

Recently, a PVN Patient Advisor asked healthcare partners, “What are we learning from patients, families, and others thus far during this pandemic?”. This is an excellent question and one to ask ourselves daily.