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The next revolution in healthcare: Big Data

As we approach the 2020s, the trend toward big data, tools and systemization of care will revolutionize the way hospitals and physicians work and, most importantly, the way patients are treated.

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Help us shape community services in the North Shore and enter to win an iPad

Public Health will be surveying North Shore residents beginning this weekend to get a better understanding of the community’s population’s general health and well-being and the child and family friendliness of these communities. Students from North Shore high schools will be volunteering as surveyors at public spaces around the community, such as rec centres, libraries, Safeway stores and Lions Gate Hospital. Residents, aged 18 and older, from North and West Vancouver, Bowen Island, Lions Bay will be surveyed. VCH staff who live in these communities are eligible to complete the survey.
The survey can also be completed online www.vch.ca/northshoresurvey. Fill out the survey and you could win an iPad, Grouse Mountain passes, or a grocery gift card.

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VGH domestic violence program leaves lasting legacy

A rich data set on victims of domestic violence who presented to VCH Emergency Departments – information that is a legacy from VGH and St Paul’s Hospital unique domestic violence program – has provided the opportunity for a VCH Research study on repeat presenters.

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Everything you need to know about VCH leadership and the Vancouver Community of Care in one place

Accreditation Canada surveyors will be doing double duty when they visit Vancouver next week observing Vancouver Coastal Health leadership and governance as well as the Vancouver Community of Care.

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Concussion in the Classroom workshop a great success

This year’s presentation focused on educating staff working with youth in all capacities about the effects of a concussion, and its impact on a student’s participation and performance at school.

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November Health Watch

Learn more about roasting a turkey that keeps everyone illness-free, the Bella Bella hospital evacuation, Halloween firework-related ER visits and a Richmond pool drawing complaints from swimmers.

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Community Risk Screen Tool: Survey Results

The intent of the program is that risk screening be done for all clients, not just new ones. Now that the program has been in place for a year, it is a good time to start completing risk screens for all clients.

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Safety and engagement are key to Releasing Time to Care

How do safety and engagement work together? Here’s another example in our series.

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Barbara Halcrow: a woman of inspiration

Barbara Halcrow has many accomplishments including recently being awarded the “Professional of the Year in Social Services”, from the WorldWide Who’s Who Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs for 2012-2013.

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VIDEO: VCH stars are born!

From diagnostics to dancing, from surgeries to saxophones, from medications to microphones – dozens of VCH staff and contracted staff left their day jobs for a day or two and left it all on the dance floor for a tobacco cessation music video. Take a look.

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