facility engagement

Cultural Connections Collaboration
January 11, 2021

In early 2020, Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation community members led a group of Tofino health care professionals through a cultural ceremony where they experienced traditional healing practices first-hand. Together, they wanted to explore how these practices and stronger cultural connections might...

Facility Engagement
June 25, 2020

Doctors and health authorities in BC faced many challenges with the arrival of COVID-19. At the start of the pandemic, one significant challenge was the need to have a source of truth and standardized approaches that are so essential to coordinated and efficient medical care. And it needed to...

October 10, 2018

Results of the provincial Facility Engagement Initiative are popping up across the province. Initiated as part of the Physician Master Agreement and administered by the Specialist Services Committee (SSC), it aims to strengthen communication and relationships between hospital-based physicians...

February 27, 2018

One of the benefits of being president that I enjoy, is the opportunity to attend many meetings and events that often show case some amazing work of doctors across the province. I also get to meet many of these accomplished doctors whom I would never encounter otherwise. Everywhere I go I...

January 24, 2018

The spirit of teamwork that once defined the culture of hospitals is on the road to renewal through BC’s Facility Engagement Initiative. 

“When I look back to the ‘80s, I worked in hospitals where physicians were leaders and had good relationships with staff and administration,” says Dr....