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Community Paramedicine uses Virtual Health to keep patients at home<img alt="" src="/health-professionals-site/Documents/Office%20of%20Virtual%20Health/vhvisit_stats0519.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Community Paramedicine uses Virtual Health to keep patients at home In late March, the BCEHS Community Paramedicine (CP) program shifted to virtual visits – and discovered some added benefits for patients along the way. http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/community-paramedicine-uses-virtual-health-to-keep-patients-at-home2020-05-22T07:00:00Z
A force for good<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/phsa+_winners_applause.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A force for goodPHSA+ Award winners display courage, compassion, innovation and collaboration in service of our patients and each other every day, making PHSA a great place to work and receive care. Here are this year’s award winners.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/a-force-for-good2020-05-22T07:00:00Z
Don’t ignore heart and stroke symptoms: in the midst of COVID-19, your health system is here to care for you<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/June22.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Don’t ignore heart and stroke symptoms: in the midst of COVID-19, your health system is here to care for youEven during a global pandemic like COVID-19, it is important to remember that when a heart attack or stroke occurs, getting the right care fast is critical.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/emergency-cardiovascular-care2020-05-15T07:00:00Z
Virtual Health is instrumental in delivering care to B.C. citizens at home during COVID-19<img alt="" src="/health-professionals-site/Documents/Office%20of%20Virtual%20Health/senior_virtual_health.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Virtual Health is instrumental in delivering care to B.C. citizens at home during COVID-19Before March 2020, virtual health visits were a "nice to have" option for having a health care appointment. After March, virtual health became a "must have" as citizens of B.C. were being asked to isolate and stay home. http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/virtual-health-is-instrumental-in-delivering-care-to-b-c-citizens-at-home-during-covid-192020-05-14T07:00:00Z
We're here for you<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Spotlight-image-mosaic-Behind-the-masks---480x320.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />We're here for youPHSA’s front line employees are more than health care workers – they are parents, spouses, siblings, children and friends – and they are ready to provide the care you need. Go behind their masks and hear their stories.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/were-here-for-you2020-05-11T07:00:00Z
Partners in protection: how our provincial lab network is pushing new boundaries<img alt="" src="/about-site/PublishingImages/LabPartnerships_PHSANews.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Partners in protection: how our provincial lab network is pushing new boundariesBefore COVID-19, labs operated fairly separately around the province, in different public health authorities and private labs. But lab leaders mobilized quickly in response to the pandemic to build a first-of-its-kind and truly provincial network of labs.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/partners-in-protection2020-04-30T07:00:00Z
The story of B.C.'s leading-edge COVID-19 test development<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/CDC%20covid%20test%20workflow%20steps-6_blur.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The story of B.C.'s leading-edge COVID-19 test development​Long before the first case in B.C., our labs were already hard at work on a new COVID-19 diagnostic test, led by the Public Health Laboratory at the BC Centre for Disease Control. http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/leading-edge-covid-19-test-development2020-04-23T07:00:00Z
Innovation, courage and teamwork in B.C. labs<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/BCCDC%20%20Covid-19%20lab%20testing%20teams_-5.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Innovation, courage and teamwork in B.C. labsCOVID-19 has pulled labs from behind the scenes onto centre stage. Under immense pressure, courageous lab teams are collaborating across the province to rapidly and thoughtfully expand our test capacity and drive innovation together.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/innovation-courage-and-teamwork-in-bc-labs2020-04-23T07:00:00Z
"Where would we be without our administrative professionals?"<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/admin%20professionals%20day%202020%20spotlight-banner.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />"Where would we be without our administrative professionals?"http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/administrative2020-04-22T07:00:00Z
The critical role of our Emergency Operations Centres<img alt="BCCDC Emergency Operations Centre meets while observing physical distance protocols" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/BCCDC_COVID-19_EOC%20article.jpg?RenditionID=8" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The critical role of our Emergency Operations CentresAs our COVID-19 response evolves, we've been gathering stories of the different teams and people from across our organization working to protect each other and the communities we serve. http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/the-critical-role-of-our-emergency-operations-centres2020-04-03T07:00:00Z


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