Patient Engagement in the Age of COVID-19

We'd like to thank everyone who has dedicated themselves to the patient experience, even during challenging times. As 2020 unfolds and we work to increase opportunities for meaningful engagement, we encourage you to reach out to us and share your stories!

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Staying Virtually Connected in a Physically Distanced World

During COVID-19, delivering high-quality health care involves adopting a virtual approach and assisting patients to increasingly use it.

Read on about how Laura Parmar, a physician quality improvement coach with Northern Health, worked with PVN to deliver an interactive Zoom session with patient partners in the Northern region.  

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Word in the Network

Off We Go! Working Together to Improve the Network

After conducting surveys, direct conversations and a Twitter chat, we heard that our members want to be a part of building and expanding PVN.

And to make sure to turn feedback into practice, we’ve developed a partnership structure with patient and health care partners. Hear more about the insights gleaned from our members and find out the three areas we're going to be focusing on as we move forward!

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Regional Round-Up

We know that many of you are curious about what’s taking place across BC in patient engagement. These brief updates highlight provincial happenings that may interest you! Please feel free to connect with your regional Engagement Leader if you want to know more.

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Best and Brightest

Many organizations are creating resources and tools to support patient engagement during COVID-19. We've collected and highlighted five examples that we think would be useful for our partners.

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Regional Round-Up

An Oversight & Advisory Committee helps guide our work to support meaningful partnerships between patients and health care teams, with the focus of improving health care services in BC.

We invite you to read more about their work on our website and how you can be a part of the discussion. 

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