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July 28, 2020

Island Health Medical Staff Updates July 28

A summary of updates on the Medical Staff Website.

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July 28, 2020

VP Pandemic Planning & Chief MHO Joint Update: July 28, 2020

This week we are digging into the work of surge planning for the fall/winter, in anticipation of the flu season combined with COVID-19. The Provincial Health Services Association (PHSA) has done some modelling that pandemic leaders in all health authorities will be reviewing, and considering how can we manage patients in a safe way, while continuing to provide equipment and maintain safe spaces.

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July 28, 2020

New Department of Primary Care Rounds: Re-opening Community Physician Practices Forum

Join us on Thursday July 30th at 8am for the commencement of Primary Care Rounds this week focused on re-opening community physician practices.  Ask questions to Island Health Public Health and Infection Prevention and Control Experts including Dr. Dee Hoyano, Dr. Pamela Kibsey, Dr. Steve Goodchild, Dr. Leah MacDonald, Dr. William Cunningham, Lisa Young, Shelley Tice and more.  Round is accreditation for CME credits.

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July 27, 2020

Public Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard

Public Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard-July 27

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July 23, 2020

Public Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard

Public Health COVID-19 Status Dashboard-July 23

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July 23, 2020

Island Health Medical Staff Updates July 23

A summary of updates on the Medical Staff Website.

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July 23, 2020

Virtual Town Hall | Tuesday July 28 | 12:00-13:00 - Teleconference Only

Our next Virtual Town Hall meeting is today, Tuesday July 28– 12:00-13:00 – audio only.

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July 23, 2020

VP Pandemic Planning & Chief MHO Joint Update: July 23, 2020

Tomorrow is International Self Care Day, which is a good reminder that we need to take the time to manage our own physical and mental wellbeing. The mental and emotional impacts of COVID-19 on our personal and work lives is far-reaching. We’re bombarded with new information, there are changes to everyday routines, we worry about our families and the ongoing stress of waiting for the ‘next big thing’ can take its toll.

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July 23, 2020

UPDATED: PPE Recommendations for Endotracheal Intubation of Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 Patients in Critical Care and Emergency Departments

Updated PPE recommendations for suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients in emergency and critical care

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July 22, 2020

COVID-19 Pre-procedure Documentation in PowerChart- Choosing correct patient encounter

This is a reminder that the COVID-19 Pre-Procedure Assessment PowerForm will be activated in PowerChart on July 15, 2020 at select sites.

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