Blog Posts tagged 'Patient engagement'

Quality Forum 2019

The Quality Forum is a great opportunity to learn new skills and strategies, discuss opportunities and challenges, and network with others interested in improving health care in British Columbia. Participants include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, allied health professionals, patients and students. They work in academic, quality improvement, administrative and senior executive roles. In total, nearly 1,000 people […]

Watch Patient Engagement Presentations from Quality Forum 2019 Live Online!

Quality Forum 2019 is just around the corner! As part of the Forum’s accreditation as a Patients Included conference, the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council will be broadcasting Health Talks, the Quality Awards ceremony, breakout sessions and plenary presentations live as they happen. This year, the Council has made it even easier to tune in to the sessions: […]

Fraser Health Patient Experience Conference

The 5th annual Fraser Health Patient Experience Conference promises to be even bigger and better than last year!  With space for 900 attendees over three days, staff, physicians, patients, families and executive members will be excited to see what is planned in regards to our line up of ground-breaking and engaging keynote speakers; up to 40 oral and […]

Engagement, Evaluation & Beyond Citation — Webinar

On October 2, Can-SOLVE CKD will host a special live broadcast discussion with Simon Denegri, an international expert on patient engagement in health research. Join Simon and a panel of Can-SOLVE CKD Network members for this exciting event. We will be sharing stories of our experiences with patient-oriented research and discussing topics such as: Democratizing […]

Feedback from Patients and Families Drives Improvement at Fraser Health

It appears to be a regular day on the rehabilitation floor at Ridge Meadows Hospital. Staff serve meals and check on patients, while families visit their loved ones — all in a day’s work. There’s something different on this day in particular, though: hospital volunteers, armed with iPads and positive attitudes, make the rounds at […]

Interior Health Research Week

If you’re someone who loves all things research-related, Interior Health Research Week is the event you’ve been waiting for! The second annual Interior Health Research Week is taking place from September 24 – 28, 2018. Events listed are free and open to all, and will be available via WebEx or in-person. There are several patient engagement-specific workshops, […]

Patient Partner Perspective: What I Learned from Being on the Oversight and Advisory Committee

As you may have heard, we are looking for four patient partner and two health care partner representatives to fill vacancies on PVN’s Oversight and Advisory Committee. This is a unique opportunity to learn about the inner workings of the Network. Share your voice at the table with other patient and health care partners as […]

Patient Partner Perspective: Eric Gubby Relates His PVN Experience to his Aerospace Career

As you have may have read about on our Engagement Opportunities page (or heard about on the radio!), there are vacancies on five of Island Health’s Quality Councils. These groups meet regularly to approve new standards of care, review patient experiences, identify improvements, and celebrate successes across the Vancouver Island region. The patient partner perspective […]

The Challenges of Managing a Network: Patient Partner and Engagement Leader Perspectives

Patient Partner Charles Lee and Engagement Leader Jami Brown recently attended the 2018 Networks Leadership Symposium in Vancouver, BC. This year, the symposium was themed “Networks as Balancing Acts: Managing Inherent Tensions?”. The purpose of this event was to encourage participants to explore a range of network tensions and the challenges involved in trying to […]

Bringing Seniors Together at Good Samaritan Canada with “What Matters to You?”

With “What Matters to You?” now a year-round initiative, we have been continually reaching out to patient and health care partners for their experiences with this important question. We chatted with Erin Muxlow from the Victoria Heights location of Good Samaritan Canada, an assisted living facility in New Westminster, about how it has influenced her […]