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Remote Patient Monitoring empowers patients in their treatment<img alt="" src="/health-professionals-site/Documents/Office%20of%20Virtual%20Health/M_Varley_PHSA%20News.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Remote Patient Monitoring empowers patients in their treatment“I was helping my doctor and helping myself.” In honour of Digital Health Week (November 29 – December 3), a BC Cancer patient shares how Remote Patient Monitoring made him feel like he was able to actively engage in his health care.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/remote-patient-monitoring-empowers-patients-in-their-treatment2021-11-26T08:00:00Z
PHSA employee WINS Canadian literary award<img alt="" src="/health-professionals-site/Documents/Office%20of%20Virtual%20Health/Tolu-Oloruntoba_author-photo-reduced.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />PHSA employee WINS Canadian literary awardTolu Oloruntoba has won the Governor General’s Literary Award in the Poetry category. The awards are an annual celebration of the best English- and French-language books in Canadian literature. Congratulations, Tolu! http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/phsa-employee-wins-canadian-literary-award2021-11-17T08:00:00Z
In memoriam: Remembering Lillian Howard<img alt="Lillian Howard photo" src="/about-site/PublishingImages/External%20story%20thumbnails.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />In memoriam: Remembering Lillian HowardHonouring the life of an Elder who dedicated her life to public service.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/remembering-lillian-howard2021-11-09T08:00:00Z
A decade of progress: looking back at Stroke Services BC’s first 10 years<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/PHSA%20News%20-%20SSBC%2010%20year%20ann.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A decade of progress: looking back at Stroke Services BC’s first 10 yearsStroke Services BC partners look back on the improvements in stroke awareness, prevention, care and rehabilitation made during the program’s first 10 years.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/stroke-services-bc-first-10-years2021-11-05T07:00:00Z
World experts: Recognizing the team dedicated to studying pediatric hip problems<img alt="" src="/lower-mainland-labs-site/PublishingImages/hip%20team.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />World experts: Recognizing the team dedicated to studying pediatric hip problemsThey’re considered content experts in the area of pediatric hip conditions. Learn how BC Children’s Hospital's HIPpy Research Team helps children locally and around the world.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/world-experts-hip2021-11-04T07:00:00Z
British Columbia Sepsis Network estimated to have averted 172 deaths and saved the government $50.6 million<img alt="Tex Kassoon" src="/about-site/PublishingImages/Untitled%20design.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />British Columbia Sepsis Network estimated to have averted 172 deaths and saved the government $50.6 millionA new study co-authored by BC Children’s Hospital investigator Dr. Tex Kissoon estimates the British Columbia Sepsis Network averted 981 sepsis cases and 172 deaths between 2014 and 2018. http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/british-columbia-sepsis-network-saves-lives-and-money2021-10-29T07:00:00Z
B.C. first: Physicians using CST Cerner see patients’ lab results from across province<img alt="External Labs infographic" src="/about-site/PublishingImages/CST003B%20-%20External%20Labs%20infographic%20homepage%20highlight.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />B.C. first: Physicians using CST Cerner see patients’ lab results from across provinceIn line with the recent CST Cerner system roll-out at BC Cancer-Vancouver, new functionality was added for providers to receive notifications of their patients' lab results from most labs in the province. Hear from physicians on the benefits to patients.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/physicians-using-cst-cerner-see-patients’-lab-results-from-across-province2021-10-28T07:00:00Z
A global leader: recognizing cardiologist Dr. John Webb’s outstanding achievements<img alt="Dr. John Webb photo" src="/about-site/PublishingImages/PHSA.ca%20story%20thumbnail%20template.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A global leader: recognizing cardiologist Dr. John Webb’s outstanding achievementsThree decades later, and the heart still fascinates Dr. John Webb. Now he’s been recognized by the Canadian Cardiovascular Society for his pioneering contributions to the field.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/john-webb-achievements2021-10-20T07:00:00Z
Recognizing survivors of traumatic injury: one mountain biker's story<img alt="woman mountain biking" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/ruth%20biking%20slab_cropped.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Recognizing survivors of traumatic injury: one mountain biker's storyIn honour of Trauma Survivors Day, we spoke with PHSA employee Ruth Hartnup, who was recently injured in a mountain biking accident. Hear the important safety precaution she took before her crash which prevented further injury.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/recognizing-survivors-of-traumatic-injury12021-10-15T07:00:00Z
Tips to avoid injury when playing outdoor sports<img alt="" src="/phsa-news-site/PublishingImages/team%20sports.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Tips to avoid injury when playing outdoor sportsBroken bones and concussions are the most common traumatic injuries in outdoor sports. Trauma Services BC has tips to help you avoid injury while you have fun.http://www.phsa.ca/about/news-stories/stories/tips-to-avoid-injury-when-playing-outdoor-sports2021-10-14T07:00:00Z


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