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No Comments   |   ksmith   |   Apr 16, 2012

Is Large Scale Change Possible in Health Care?

Helen Bevan thinks so. She’s the chief of service transformation at the NHS Institute for Innovation & Improvement. In the 15 years she has been in her role, Helen has studied organizational behaviours within the health care system and helped to implement large-scale changes to improve care for millions of patients. Read about her visit to the Quality Forum, where she delivered three presentations, here.

No Comments   |   ksmith   |   Mar 21, 2012

Building Quality Health Care from the Community Up

A common theme arose amongst the plenary and breakout session speakers: changing the outlook of health care in BC by encouraging a cohesive community that breaks down disconnected silos and forms a dialogue for transformation…

No Comments   |   ksmith   |   Mar 21, 2012

Hopes for Better Healthcare in 6 Minutes, 40 Seconds

By Hanah Van Borek, Heath Talks Attendee Pecha Kucha (chit-chat in Japanese) is a presentation style that began in Tokyo ten years ago and challenges public speakers to condense their thoughts into a powerful 6 minute and 40 second speech – a tough feat for any presenter! Nevertheless, during the pre-Quality Forum event Health Talks, […]

No Comments   |   ksmith   |   Mar 21, 2012

Organizational Energy: The Source for Lasting Improvement

Too often patients complain about being treated like a number. But this feeling can also be shared by heath care professionals. This fact became obvious when Helen Bevan, who delivered the opening plenary presentation at Quality Forum 2012, conducted a simple survey during her presentation…

No Comments   |   ksmith   |   Mar 20, 2012

Social Media Camp Recap – Session Highlights

After Social Media Camp’s opening keynote and panel discussion, the day moved on to its first of three sessions. Read highlighted tweets from the workshops here.

No Comments   |   ksmith   |   Mar 20, 2012

Quality Forum Storyboard Winners

Using simple and clear statements, images and graphs, storyboards at Quality Forum illustrated key components of quality improvement processes in an organized and easily understood way. A judging panel selected the top four storyboards and we were happy to announce the winners prior to Kishore Visvanathan’s plenary presentation.

2 Comments   |   ksmith   |   Mar 19, 2012

Social Media Camp Recap – Keynotes & Panel

Over 150 participants attended Social Media Camp – making it one of Canada‚Äôs most live-tweeted, and largest attended, health and social media events. Here is our recap of the day’s opening and closing keynotes as well as the panel discussion.

3 Comments   |   ksmith   |   Mar 19, 2012

6 Reasons a Doctor Should Consider Using Social Media

Social Media Camp’s opening keynote was delivered by Pat Rich, Director and Editor-in-Chief of Online Content for the Canadian Medical Association. Here are Rich’s 6 Reasons a Doctor Should Consider Using Social Media, along with some examples that were shared in the camp’s workshops.

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