This article was originally published on the Island Health intranet, reposted here for your enjoyment! When a person experiences cardiac arrest, paramedics and first responders may use an Automated External Defibrillator to help “re-set” the heart rhythm. Not all cardiac… Continue Reading
Looking for something different? Island Health is looking for a Temporary Executive Medical Director, Surgical Services. Click here for more details or to apply.
Congratulations to Dr. Sam Williams for her new role as Department Head of Medicine for Island Health! Read all the details here.
Applications are currently being accepted for the new Chair of HAMAC. This is an essential role for both the Medical Staff and the Health Authority. Please consider applying. Additionally, Island Health is offering a leadership learning opportunity, Leadership in a… Continue Reading
At the last MSA meeting , we were informed that iHealth is coming next to the RJH and VGH. (See Dr. Fyfe’s slide presentation here). We were told all the medical leaders in South Island were in favour, the decision… Continue Reading
Thanks to Health System Redesign funding, there’s lots of terrific work going on up and down Vancouver Island. For the current list of projects, click here. To learn more about HSR projects or funding opportunies, click here.
Island Health has launched a new public website that is patient-focused, mobile-friendly, location-aware and accessible for people with disabilities. This new site includes a medical staff subsite dedicated to meet the needs of medical staff at Island Health and potential… Continue Reading
As within many large organizations, ‘how we do business’ has a direct impact on our day-to-day operations. Don Milliken recently made a presentation to HAMAC on culture. His discussion paper and presentation posit that culture cannot be a “one-off”: It… Continue Reading
This is the big question being asked by researcher Brenda Warren. She’s currently looking to speak with members of the medical staff to understand what the current recognition experience is, what constitutes meaningful recognition and how we can advance a… Continue Reading
Physicians of the South Island MSA will have received an email inviting them to participate in the 3rd Annual Doctors of BC Health Authority Engagement Survey which seeks to measure interactions and levels of engagement with the health authority in… Continue Reading