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No Comments   |   ksmith   |   Apr 18, 2013

The final Health Talks video is up! Vincent Lam brings it home

Vincent Lam is an emergency physician and a great storyteller. After all, he did win the Giller Prize for his book Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures. His hope for health care was framed around a fast and incomplete history of medicine. Watch his presentation on the Health Talks page.

No Comments   |   ksmith   |   Apr 18, 2013

Check out Naheed Dosani and Stephen Pomedli’s Health Talks Presentation

Naheed Dosani and Stephen Pomedli are medical residents at the University of Toronto. They’re plugged in, so it was no surprise that their hope for health care centred around the future of health technology. Watch their presentation on the Health Talks page.

No Comments   |   ksmith   |   Apr 16, 2013

The final plenary presentation is online!

What can health care learn from a hospital president and CEO who previously spent 25 years in the luxury hotel industry? Quite a bit, it turns out.

No Comments   |   ksmith   |   Apr 9, 2013

Vincent Lam’s Plenary Presentation is Live

Vincent Lam can tell a story. He did, after all, win the Giller Prize (Canada’s top prize for fiction writing). In his plenary presentation at Quality Forum 2013, Vincent told three patients’ stories. In doing so, he illustrated why it’s important to tell the story of quality patient care. Watch his presentation on the Plenary Speakers page.

No Comments   |   ksmith   |   Apr 3, 2013

Next up: Todd Allen’s Plenary Presentation

Todd Allen was the Forum’s third plenary speaker. His wealth of experience with Utah’s Intermountain Healthcare and gift for storytelling combined to create a presentation that was enlightening and sure to inspire improvement. Watch his presentation on the Plenary Speakers page.

No Comments   |   ksmith   |   Apr 3, 2013

Judy Pryce’s Health Talks Presentation is Online

Judy Pryce is a member of the Patient Voices Network, a group of people who use their experiences to influence change in BC’s health care system. Judy’s personal experiences drove home the point that health care is about people and communities. Watch her presentation on the Health Talks page.

No Comments   |   ksmith   |   Mar 25, 2013

Next Up: Dave Ng’s Health Talks Presentation

Dave Ng could have a side job as a comedian. He brought a great blend of humour and storytelling on his way to telling us his hope for health care. And is minimalist slides were very effective. Watch his presentation on the Health Talks page.

No Comments   |   ksmith   |   Mar 25, 2013

Watch Cathy Ulrich’s Health Talks Presentation

As the president and CEO of Northern Health, Cathy brough a unique perspective to Health Talks. She spoke about meeting the unique needs of BC’s northern population, and of the power of community. Watch her presentation on the Health Talks page.

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