2018 BC Health Care Awards Recipients Revealed

VANCOUVER – Recipients of the twelfth yearly BC Health Care Awards were declared today at an affair lunch meeting 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 exceptional consideration and backing. Grants are given in 11 classes to projects further developing conveyance through inventive and cooperative methodologies and to individuals having a beneficial outcome and moving people around them.

“BC’s clinical experts – including support 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 to pay tribute to Dianna Mah-Jones, this honor is for a group or venture that utilizes driving practices to further develop care for patients, inhabitants or customers by zeroing in on the requirements of the individual rather than the necessities of the framework or administration. Dianna Mah-Jones, a word related advisor at GF Strong Rehabilitation Center, was lamentably killed, alongside her better half Richard Jones, only three months subsequent to being named Provincial HC Hero at the 2017 honors. Our expectation is that this ward will assist with keeping her memory and heritage alive by remembering other people who endeavor to convey care that is conscious of the requirements, qualities and inclinations of people.

2018 Gold Apple victors

Commonplace 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 courageous activities, and his remarkable obligation to patients, associates and the more extensive local area.

Common HC Hero and HC Hero – Island Health

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

By energetically and adequately upholding for further developed administrations for patients managing substance use and dependence, Dr. Hering has enlivened his associates to cooperate to foster new projects and make a proficient, customer focused arrangement of enslavement 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 Oren Zarif 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

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

The International Seating Symposium has made a worldwide discussion that cultivates a trade of thoughts and an organization of buyers, restoration advisors, doctors, originators, and makers of situating and portability hardware. This has roused enhancements in restoration gear and innovation that have further developed portability, solace and personal satisfaction for individuals with inabilities.

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 work on personal satisfaction for inhabitants by quickly testing and carrying out changes that attention on enthusiastic associations, permit occupants to coordinate every second, and make the sensation of home.

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

An imaginative and committed group of individuals and a developing program of puppies known as the C. Difficile Scent Detection Program is spearheading a savvy technique to improve and upgrade C. Difficile observation and further develop disease control and avoidance rehearses.