Innovation Starts Here @ VCH

VCHRI is hosting a series of events from June 17-21, 2019 to showcase the cutting-edge research happening across VCH, highlight professional development and education opportunities, and encourage collaboration and the development of innovative ideas to improve health care treatments and delivery across BC.


Risk Management Workshops
Date/Time: June 17th, 9:30am-11:30am OR June 19th, 1:30pm-3:30pm
Location: Rm 2267, Diamond Health Care Centre
Speaker: Jean Smart

Learn about the basics of risk management at the site level and become familiar with common risk nomenclature, principles of risk, simple risk models, grading and mitigation exercises, development and use of risk plans and risk log activities.

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Cochrane Review Workshop
Date/Time: June 17th, 1:00pm-2:30pm
Location: Rm 9299, Diamond Health Care Centre
Speaker: Dr. Aaron Tejani

Systematic reviews and meta-analyses are common in medical literature, but can vary in quality. Learn the basics of Cochrane systematic reviews and meta-analyses of therapeutic interventions, including how to critically analyze study designs using real life examples.  

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Clinical Trials Management System (CTMS) Demo
Date/Time: June 18th, 10:30am-11:30am
Location: Rm 2267, Diamond Health Care Centre
Speakers: Alison Orth, Marc Saunders and Jason Sim

Learn about the Real Time CTMS: What it is, how it will benefit you and how you can incorporate it into your day-to-day research workflows.  

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KT Pathways Workshop
Date/Time: June 18th, 12:00pm-1:30pm
Location: Rm 9299, Diamond Health Care Centre
Speakers: Dr. Genevieve Creighton and Alison Hoens

Find out more about the process of knowledge translation (KT), and become with familiar terminology, concepts and current perceptions of KT. Get a first-hand look at KT Pathways - a web based assessment and learning tool designed to help you build KT knowledge and skills. 

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Economic Evaluations Workshop
Date/Time: June 19th, 9:30am-11:30am
Location: Rm 2267, Diamond Health Care Centre
Speaker: William Hall

From rational and theoretical foundations to analytic methods and decision-making frameworks, learn about economic evaluation methods and their application in health care decision-making.

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Digital Health Seminar
Date/Time: June 20th, 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: Rm 9299, Diamond Health Care Centre
Speakers: Dr. Mohamed Elgendi and Dr. Lillian Hung

Hear from two researchers at the forefront of the digital health revolution about the range of benefits, and potential challenges, of using digital technologies to provide innovative health care solutions. 

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Innovation @ VCH Networking Event
Date/Time: June 20th, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Location: Atrium, Blusson Spinal Cord Centre
Speakers: Dr. David Granville, Dr. Deepak Kaura and Dr. Rachael Ritchie

Join health care leaders and learn more about collaboration, innovation and the future of research at Vancouver Coastal Health. 

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Qualitative Methods Workshop
Date/Time: June 21st, 10:00am-11:30am
Location: Rm 2263, Diamond Health Care Centre
Speakers: Neale Smith and Dr. Nitya Suryaprakash

An interactive workshop for those wishing to obtain a basic overview of qualitative research in the health and healthcare setting.

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Patient-Oriented Research Case Study
Date/Time: June 21st, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Location: Rm 2267, Diamond Health Care Centre
Speakers: Dr. Linda Li, Dr. Jasmine Ma, Dr. Larry Mróz, and Eileen Davidson

Discover how to incorporate patients and stakeholders into your research as partners, actively collaborating in shaping the future of health research and health care. 

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