VANCOUVER – Recipients from the twelfth annual BC Healthcare Awards were announced today in a gala lunch in Vancouver. Twelve Gold Apple and 6 Award of Merit recipients were honoured.
Presented through the Health Employers Association of Bc (HEABC), the awards recognize British Columbians who’re supplying outstanding care and support. Awards receive in 11 groups to projects improving delivery through innovative and collaborative approaches and also to people creating a positive impact and galvanizing individuals around them.
“BC’s doctors – including support – genuinely worry about delivering quality choose to British Columbians,” stated Michael McMillan, HEABC’s President and Chief executive officer. “The BCHC Awards are an chance to acknowledge and celebrate the person and team contributions produced by these people.”
New this season – Dianna Mah-Johnson Award of Excellence personally-Centred Care
Named in honor of Dianna Mah-Johnson, this award is perfect for a group or project that utilizes leading practices to enhance take care of patients, residents or clients by concentrating on the requirements of the individual as opposed to the requirements of the machine or service. Dianna Mah-Johnson, an work-related counselor at GF Strong Rehabilitation Center, was tragically wiped out, together with her husband Richard Johnson, just three several weeks after being named Provincial HC Hero in the 2017 awards. Our hope is this fact ward will assist you to keep her memory and legacy alive by recognizing other people who make an effort to deliver care that’s sincere from the needs, values and preferences of people.
2018 Gold Apple winners
Provincial HC Hero & HC Hero – Provincial Health Services Authority
Glenn Braithwaite – District Supervisor, Emergency Coordinator, BCEHS
Glenn Jay Braithwaite is really a Paramedic and District Supervisor at BC Ambulance Service, famous for supplying exceptional emergency response as well as for his clinical leadership abilities. He’s received several professional accolades for his heroic actions, and the outstanding dedication to patients, colleagues and also the broader community.
Provincial HC Hero & HC Hero – Island Health
Dr. Ramm Hering – Physician Lead, Primary Care Substance Use, Island Health
By amorously and effectively promoting for improved services for patients coping with substance use and addiction, Dr. Hering has inspired his colleagues to operate together to build up new programs and make a competent, client-centred system of addiction services.