October 11, 2019
Canada’s top dogs eradicating C. diff at VGH
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.
One year after the inaugural Innovators Challenge, the four finalists provided updates on how donor funding has supported the advancement of their work.
At the 2019 Innovators’ Challenge, three VCH researchers presented their innovative products to drive advancement in their field, with the ultimate aim to improve patient outcomes and bring system-wide change to our health care system. Learn more about these exciting projects.
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