News

January 23, 2020

Health System Redesign

The Health System Redesign (HSR) initiative facilitates physician engagement and collaboration in the redesign of health services within each health authority in BC.

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January 21, 2020

Island Health's 2020-2025 Strategic Framework

The 2020-2025 Strategic Framework will guide Island Health over the next five years. Medical staff are encouraged to review the Framework to learn more about organizational priorities and goals and identify where their interests align.

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January 20, 2020

Physicians and Island Health Succeed Together Under New Agreement

At Island Health, sixteen physician groups worked with Medical and Academic Affairs to navigate the new process to apply for additional funds over their base Alternative Payments Program (APP) funding.

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January 16, 2020

Welcome Dr. Margaret Manville, new Medical Director of Long-term Care

Effective January 1, 2020, Dr. Margaret Manville assumed the role of Medical Director, Long-term Care.

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January 16, 2020

Welcome Dr. Jody Anderson, new Medical Director and Division Head

Effective January 1, 2020, Dr. Jody Anderson assumes the Division Head of Palliative Medicine and Medical Director for Palliative & End of Life roles.

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January 15, 2020

Dr. Jessica Otte is making a Difference

Nanaimo family doctor, Jessica Otte was recently profiled by Doctors of BC in their Doctors Making a Difference section.

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January 14, 2020

The Case For Quality – Second Edition

A patient presented to an Island Health hospital with fever and rigors one day after an ultrasound guided prostate biopsy. The patient was started on intravenous antibiotics and the sepsis protocol was followed.

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January 9, 2020

POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW Dr. Jeremy Etherington Retirement Gathering

We will share the new date as soon as possible

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January 9, 2020

New Resource for Rural Providers

The Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc) recently launched a new real-time virtual support line for rural providers. Any rural providers looking for insights and/or supports for worrisome cases, are encouraged to contact the Intensivists Group at 1-888-918-0626.

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January 9, 2020

Operational Excellence and Medical Staff

Operational Excellence is a multi-part plan intended to improve patient care and the medical staff experience.

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