2018 BC Health Care Awards Recipients Revealed

VANCOUVER – Recipients of the twelfth yearly BC Health Care Awards were reported today at a function lunch get-together in Vancouver. Twelve Gold Apple and six Award of Merit beneficiaries were respected.

Introduced by the Health Employers Association of British Columbia (HEABC), the honors perceive British Columbians who are giving remarkable consideration and backing. Grants are given in 11 classes to ventures improving conveyance through imaginative and shared methodologies and to individuals having a constructive outcome and rousing everyone around them.

“BC’s clinical experts – including bolster staff – truly care about conveying quality consideration to British Columbians,” said Michael McMillan, HEABC’s President and CEO. “The BCHC Awards are a chance to perceive and praise the individual and group commitments made by these people.”

New this year – Dianna Mah-Jones Award of Excellence in Person-Centered Care

Named out of appreciation for Dianna Mah-Jones, this honor is for a group or venture that utilizes driving practices to improve care for patients, occupants or customers by concentrating on the necessities of the individual as opposed to the requirements of the framework or administration.  Versicherungsmakler Kassel Dianna Mah-Jones, a word related specialist at GF Strong Rehabilitation Center, was unfortunately killed, alongside her significant other Richard Jones, only three months in the wake of being named Provincial HC Hero at the 2017 honors. Our expectation is that this ward will assist with keeping her memory and inheritance alive by remembering other people who endeavor to convey care that is aware of the requirements, qualities and inclinations of people.

2018 Gold Apple champs 

Common HC Hero and HC Hero – Provincial Health Services Authority 

Glenn Braithwaite – District Supervisor, Emergency Coordinator, BCEHS 

Glenn Jay Braithwaite is a Paramedic and District Supervisor at BC Ambulance Service, perceived for giving uncommon crisis reaction and to his clinical administration capacities. He’s gotten a few expert awards for his brave activities, and his extraordinary duty to patients, partners and the more extensive network.

Common HC Hero and HC Hero – Island Health 

Dr. Ramm Hering – Physician Lead, Primary Care Substance Use, Island Health 

By energetically and adequately pushing for improved administrations for patients managing substance use and fixation, Dr. Hering has enlivened his associates to cooperate to grow new projects and make an effective, customer focused arrangement of habit administrations.

HC Hero – Affiliate 

Dr. David Agulnik-Emergency Physician, St. Paul’s Hospital 

HC Hero – Fraser Health 

Mits Miyata – Pharmacy Manager, Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services 

HC Hero – Interior Health 

Lynda Martyn – Registered Speech-Language Pathologist, Coordinator Kelowna Cleft Lip/Palate Clinic 

HC Hero – Northern Health 

Debbie Strang – Health Services Administrator, Quesnel 

HC Hero – Provincial Health Services Authority 

Dr. Faisal Khosa – Associate Professor, Radiology, Vancouver General Hospital 

Dianna Mah-Jones Award of Excellence in Person-Centered Care 

Universal Seating Symposium – Sunny Hill Health Center for Children, Provincial Health Services Authority

The International Seating Symposium has made a universal discussion that encourages a trade of thoughts and a system of purchasers, recovery advisors, doctors, creators, and makers of situating and portability hardware. This has enlivened upgrades in recovery hardware and innovation that have improved versatility, solace and personal satisfaction for individuals with handicaps.

Dianna Mah-Jones Award of Excellence in Person-Centered Care 

Private Care for Me: Megamorphosis – Seniors Care and Palliative Services, Providence 

The objective of Residential Care for Me: Megamorphosis is to change the private consideration culture from an institutional to a social model of care, and improve personal satisfaction for inhabitants by quickly testing and actualizing changes that emphasis on enthusiastic associations, permit occupants to coordinate every minute, and make the sentiment of home.

Top Innovation 

SNIFF: C. Difficile Canine Scent Detection Program – Vancouver Coastal Health 

A creative and committed group of individuals and a developing program of little guys known as the C. Difficile Scent Detection Program is spearheading a financially savvy strategy to improve and upgrade C. Difficile reconnaissance and improve disease control and anticipation rehearses.

Work environment Health Innovation 

VGH Emergency Department Healthy Workplace Initiative – Vancouver Coastal Health 

Vancouver General Hospital’s crisis division shaped a multi-disciplinary group with the objective of cooperating to improve working environment wellbeing and security, prompting an improved working atmosphere where staff report feeling drew in and better ready to give the kind of value care that crisis patients merit.

Synergistic Solutions 

Improving Indigenous Cancer Journeys: A Road Map – BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centers, BC Cancer (Provincial Health Services Authority), First Nations Health Authority, Métis Nation BC

The Indigenous Cancer Strategy is a synergistic methodology that will improve indigenous malignant growth results by tending to all means of the disease venture, from avoidance and treatment, through to survivorship and end-of-life care.

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