Category Archives for "COVID-19"

COVID-19 and Quality

| COVID-19

On July 23, 2020, the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council held a webinar, “COVID-19 Through a Quality Lens: Medical Imaging – A Person- and Family-Centred Approach to COVID-19”.

Presenters included: Dr. Bruce Forster, Clinical Lead, Essential Imaging, BC Patient Safety & Quality Council and Head, Department of Radiology, University of British Columbia as well as Sarah Carriere, Acting Director, Health System Improvement, BC Patient Safety & Quality Council

In this webinar, you will learn how medical imaging:

  • Redesigned department workflow.
  • Monitored and developed imaging priority testing and real-time wait list management.
  • Developed strategies to better understand and respond to patient anxiety about returning to hospital during Phase 2.

CLICK HERE to watch the recording or download the slides from this presentation

COVID-19: Safe Guidelines for Breast Imaging During the Pandemic

| COVID-19

The Canadian Society for Breast Imaging, with support from the Canadian Association of Radiologists, has published Safe Guidelines for Breast Imaging During the Pandemic. These guidelines comply with recommendations for physical distancing to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and avoid significant impact on patients and staff. Read more…

Infographic (downloadable)

Health Authority COVID-19 Guidance for Physicians

| COVID-19

Links to Health Authority pages for Health Professionals and other medical staff

Fraser Health Authority Information for employees of Fraser Health

Interior Health Authority Health Care Professionals

Northern Health Authority Daily Medical Staff Updates

Provincial Health. Services Authority Resources for Health Professionals

Vancouver Coastal Health For Health Professionals – Physician’s updates

Vancouver Island Health Authority Medical Staff Coronavirus Updates