May 17, 2021
Public vote awards opioid detector philanthropic innovation prize
Investing in a sustainable health care system - for today and the future
Dr. Dianne Miller has been recognized with the Lifetime Achievement in Health Innovation Award. She is a co-founder of OVCARE and has led incredible breakthroughs in research and patient care, which will benefit countless women at risk for ovarian cancer.
Join us at Innovators’ Challenge as three teams engage in a spirited battle for funding to advance innovative ideas, designed to transform health care. This fun and competitive evening brings out Vancouver Coastal Health’s all-star physicians and scientists who’ll pitch their revolutionary ideas to our guests who will include some of Vancouver’s brightest entrepreneurs, investor stakeholders and corporate leaders.
A combination of demographics and rising costs are creating an unsustainable healthcare system in BC.
It can take up to 17 years
for a new health care innovation to be fully implemented in a clinical setting
1 in 4 British Columbians
will be over the age of 65 by 2031
Innovation comes in many forms and is vital to ensuring a sustainable health care system for all British Columbians. VCH is a leader in this area.
Continue to be a leader in personalized medicine
provide personalized medicine as the future of sustainable health care delivery
Philanthropy will play a major role for pilot projects
that are system-direct-care oriented