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April 11, 2019

Medical Staff Quality Improvement Showcase Info

Attention: Medical Staff

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April 10, 2019

One new South Island measles exposure confirmed, for a total of six cases

Island Health has confirmed one new case of measles infection on the South Island.

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April 10, 2019

Quality Improvement thrives at Island Health with PQI 3 and upcoming Vancouver Island Quality Showcase

Island Health medical staff from the third Physician Quality Improvement cohort gathered in Langford this week to present their PQI projects.

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April 10, 2019

Welcome, New Division Heads

The departments of emergency and critical care, surgery and medicine are pleased to welcome three new divisions heads:

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April 8, 2019

Medical leaders and their administrative partners join forces to enhance leadership skills

Close to 100 medical leaders and their co-leads gathered in Victoria last week at a sold-out event to enhance their collaborative relationships.

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April 5, 2019

Medical Staff, Nurses, Paramedics and Residents Are Invited to the 2019 Vancouver Island Emergency and Critical Care Conference

The 2019 Vancouver Island Emergency and Critical Care Conference is being held June 1 and 2 in Parksville BC. The accredited conference is hosted by UBC’s Faculty of Medicine and Island Health.

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April 4, 2019

Island Health Medical Staff Working to Improve Spasticity Treatment

Dr. Paul Winston’s work on improving spasticity treatment is profiled in the latest issue of Island Health Magazine. Dr. Winston, the medical director of rehabilitation and transitions, works with surgeon Dr. Emily Krauss and anesthesiologist Dr.

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April 3, 2019

Dr. David Butcher appointed new chair of Health Authority Medical Advisory Committee

We are pleased to introduce Dr. David Butcher as the new chair of the Health Authority Medical Advisory Committee (HAMAC).

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March 29, 2019

South Island measles exposures confirmed

March 29, 2019

Victoria, BC - Two cases of measles infection have been reported to Island Health. Both people acquired the infection while traveling abroad. Both people sought care in the South Island.

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March 27, 2019

Island Health attends National Dialogue on Strengthening Indigenous Research Capacity Event

Medical Health Officer Dr. Shannon Waters and Research and Liaison Office Diane Sawchuck Ph.D. represented Island Health in Ottawa earlier this month at the National Dialogue on Strengthening Indigenous Research Capacity.

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