The Exchange is an online searchable database of quality improvement (QI) projects across British Columbia supported by the SSC and SCC. This tool was developed to facilitate sharing of QI ideas and project information.
The UBC-Sauder Physician Leadership Program (PLP) 10-year anniversary celebration held June 6th, 2023 honored a decade of commitment to cultivating community and leadership among physicians.
SSC’s Specialist Team Care Collaborative (STCC) that started in January 2023 is already helping to significantly change the lives of patients, families, and physicians for the better.
Since 2019, physician-led teams at 27 BC hospitals have been working together through SSC’s Surgical Patient Optimization Collaborative (SPOC) to help patients better prepare for major elective surgery.
Dr John Hwang set out to spread his quality improvement work by establishing complex wound care clinics across the Fraser Health region through SSC’s Spreading Quality Improvement Initiative.
Doctors and other health professionals now have free access to a new, online App to support pain management and opioid stewardship in their patients.
Learn more about the Specialist Services Committee and its programs and initiatives here.
Over 200 attendees from all regions of BC came together in Vancouver on April 27th, to the Specialist Symposium 2023: Responding to today’s challenges.
Physicians are invited to the SSC's Leadership and EDI Workshop on Saturday, June 10th in Richmond, with Keynote Speaker Dr Sanjiv Chopra on "Leadership Styles in the 21st Century: Changing with needs of our profession and patients."
One-Stop Shop Baby Hippy Clinic Improves Outcomes for Infants with Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip and Prevents Hip Surgeries Later in Life
Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is the most common musculoskeletal disorder in infants, and affects 1 in 100 births.
In 2022, the Specialist Team Care Collaborative was launched to bring together specialists and health care providers to collaborate and innovate in team care.
Victoria obstetrician Dr William Kim MacDonald is leading the work to create a team-based home for women's health where patients get faster access to coordinated action, and feel connected and well-cared for by a team of providers through life-changing journeys.
Having access to SSC supports including funding, training, tools, and connections is making it possible for physicians from across BC to move ideas into action that improve their patients' care, experiences, and lives, and have a lasting impact on the health care system.
Development of HIV/STI guidelines on partner notification through Health System Redesign project improves patient experience journey
With STIs on the rise in BC and globally, Dr Wong’s HSR project aimed at reducing transmission by improving STI partner notification, which is an evidence-based intervention to prevent the spread of STIs.
To further support specialists caring for patients in the community office setting, the SSC CBS Working Group has expanded spoken language interpretation services to community-based specialists, and your office-based Allied Health teams.
Dr Dan Le shares his experiences and inspirations for taking part in the Health System Redesign Project.
The Specialist Services Committee Leadership Training and Quality Improvement programs are successful at producing more physician leaders across BC. But that is not the end in itself.
The Joint Collaborative Committees invite you to register for the remaining sessions of their Indigenous Cultural Safety webinar series.