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Chilliwack Hospital Quality and Operations Management Committee (HQOMC)

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Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: In-person

Open to Fraser – Vancouver Coastal

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Fraser Health is responsible for providing quality health care services to the people of Chilliwack. This includes long term care and assisted living, public health, home health, end of life care, mental health and substance use support, along with specialized programs for children, women and Indigenous people. Chilliwack provides numerous health care services for a growing population that includes an acute care facility (Chilliwack General Hospital) and home / community care services.

Hospital Quality and Operations Management Committee (HQOMC): This is a standing committee in which patient and families partner with local health service area leadership and physicians to meet and discuss quality and service delivery. The committee studies, investigates, and evaluates practice / care in the local area. In addition, the committee coordinates and monitors the review / investigations of quality issues and oversees local quality committees (such as medication safety, infection prevention and control, occupational safety, emergency preparedness).
Meetings are the fourth Monday of every 1 month(s) from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Typically in-person but a virtual option is available.

Level of Engagement

This opportunity is at the level of Consult on the IAP2 Spectrum of Public Participation.

Eligibility

  • Willing & comfortable to share health care experiences in a group setting
  • An interest in improving health care services
  • The time to participate in the engagement opportunity
Patient Partners ARE NOT required to be PVN members to participate in this engagement opportunity.

Health Care Partner Contact Information

Laura Klein Clinical Practice Consultant, Professional Practice | Fraser Health (604) 613-6598 patient.engagement@fraserhealth.ca

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Cherie Mercer

Patient Partner, New Aiyansh

Cherie Mercer

I have learned so much about innovation and capacity building by being part of PVN. I signed up to build my leadership skills, however, I experience benefits for myself, my community and Indigenous peoples throughout the province. I understand more about the complexities and opportunities required to improve health care.