George Watson on Learning How to Un-Zombify a Hopeless Project at #QF16

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We all embark upon a new project with excitement and anticipation. We think this is going to be the one that will address that important issue, or solve that longstanding bugbear. Sometimes it actually works out the way we hope, and we are rightfully overjoyed. Much more commonly, though, we experience unplanned or unknown challenges… Read more »

Cory Ashworth’s March Sweater

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When Vancouver broadcaster Cory Ashworth got on stage at Health Talks to speak about his hope for health care, everyone was moved by the stories he told of LGBTQ seniors and their past – and current – experiences fighting for space, recognition, and respect. What happens when that fight continues into old age? That’s where… Read more »

Uncovering Experiences at QF16

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One of the things that we like the most about Quality Forum is the amazing opportunity that it offers for participants meaningful connections with each other. That’s why we were so happy to see the tweet below, posted by Catherine Backman (@cath_back) with the hashtag #QF16: Uncovering experiences of patient-caregiver couples @pacerinnovates@anetto@sara_shear@amaybee#QF16pic.twitter.com/uTliT7X8EJ — Catherine Backman… Read more »

Joy and Burnout on the Front Lines

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Lakshman Swamy is an internal medicine resident at Boston Medical Center who knows a thing or two about the joys and stresses of residents and medical students on the front lines of health care. Burnout, he says, is rampant; the solution he proposes is simple: engagement in quality improvement recharges, reinvigorates, and re-motivates those beginning… Read more »

Stay Tuned for Recaps & Resources

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Quality Forum 2016 has passed, but the conversation continues: new ideas, initiatives and relationships are just beginning to grow after our biggest event yet. Whether you were one of the Forum’s 950 participants or you simply want to check out what happened, here is a bundle of resources that you’ll love:   Photos: Check out our… Read more »

QF16, Captured Through Twitter

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From February 24th to 26th, Vancouver pulsed as the centre of quality improvement in BC’s health care system. We’ve compiled the Top Photos Tweeted from Quality Forum 2016. Check them out to see who was there and what happened during its three amazing days.

STEP UP your Quality Forum Experience!

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What is it? The Quality Forum is about inspiring action, creating connections, and sharing strategies to make change in health care. Where better to start than with you? Is your image of a conference a boring event that involves little more than playing musical chairs from session to session? Think again! We want to get… Read more »