The first must-see forum of 2018

Join us for Innovations in Health Care, Vancouver’s first All-Staff Forum of 2018. Developed in consultation with staff and physicians, this interactive forum will be held on Wednesday, February 28, and you’re invited to participate at VGH or via webcast.

Seat and webcast connections are going fast, so reserving your spot now is recommended: click here.

Using technology to transform patient care

Attend this interactive forum and learn how Vancouver staff and physicians are using new and everyday technology to transform patient care in the hospital and in the community. Bring your curiosity, your ideas and your questions about how we can achieve breakthroughs in patient and client care with high-tech help. No idea or question is too big or too small — and tech proficiency is not required!

Meet our feature speaker and special guests

Honoured guest

Chief Ian Campbell, Squamish Nation

Feature speaker

Dr. Kendall Ho

Dr. Kendall Ho on Tech4Home: The largest trial of its kind in Canada, this acute and community collaboration focuses on telehealth care for patients with chronic heart failure in the community.

Panel participants

Moderator: Allison Muniak, Executive Director, Quality & Patient Safety and Infection Control

Dr. Kendall Ho on Tech4Home

Drs . Jacqueline Trudeau and Tyler Smith on ROTEM. This cutting-edge technology is used to generate and livestream patients’ blood-clotting profiles from the lab to physicians in mere minutes.

Yona Gellert on Kelty’s Key: An innovative therapist-assisted online cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) service and self-help resource for patients with internet access.

When and where        

 Wednesday, February 28 (2 to 3 pm), at the following locations:

  • Forum location: VGH Paetzold Auditorium
  • Webcast: 8 options, including 7 hosted satellite sites (visit the LearningHub for all options)

Register today

All VCH-Vancouver staff, physicians, LMC colleagues and other partners in care working in Vancouver are welcome. Because seating and webcast connections are limited, reserving your spot early is recommended.

To register for the location (or webcast connection) most convenient to you: click here.

But, wait, there’s more!

Following the forum, check out the Innovation Fair in the VGH Paetzold Multipurpose Room. Learn about some of the latest and greatest tech innovations in use or coming soon to VCH-Vancouver. Click here for more details.


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