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A packed room saw eight presenters tell us their hopes for health care through amazing Pecha Kucha presentations. Steven
Alix Kite Team Lead and Clinical Nurse Educator, Operating Room, Peace Arch Hospital Fraser Health Laura Holmes Surgical Clinical Reviewer, Peace Arch Hospital Fraser Health Susann Camus Quality Improvement Consultant, Peace Arch Hospital Fraser Health
We’re excited to announce the Forum’s fourth and final plenary speaker: award-winning explorer, writer and photographer Bruce Kirkby! Bruce’s mesmerizing stories will encourage us to confront uncertainty, get out of our comfort zones, find our performance “sweet spots” and think creatively about how to improve health care in BC. Learn more about Bruce here.
Dr. Leitch is the Clinical Director of the Quality Unit in Scotland’s Health and Social Care Directorate. He is a member of the country’s Health and Social Care Management Board and one of the senior team responsible for implementation of the NHSScotland Quality Strategy. He was the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s UK Clinician of the… Read more »
Robert Francis QC has been a barrister in England since 1973 and has been involved in many health care-related inquiries into breaches of safety and quality of care. He chaired the Mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry, which examined how conditions of appalling care were able to flourish in the main hospital serving the people of… Read more »
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.
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.
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.
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.