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The Future of Medical Imaging at Interior Health

With the help of PVN patient partners, Interior Health is changing medical imaging across the region. In early 2022, focus groups and one-to-one interviews were conducted to learn from patient experiences and identify where improvements were needed. Those conversations are now guiding the medical imaging service plan.

Resource Round-Up
Guides, Templates and Webinars We Love!

In case you missed them, check out some of our recently created or updated resources below.

Culturally Safe Engagement: What Matters to Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) Patient Partners

Co-created with Indigenous patient partners, these resources provide eight key principles for culturally safe patient engagement and recommendations for action.

Patient Engagement Learning Series

This series is a one-stop shop for education and resources to develop skills for authentic patient engagement. All the recordings on the foundations of engagement, cultural safety, diversity, equity and inclusion and measuring engagement are available to watch.

Committee Principles & Guidelines for Health Care Partners

These guidelines help health care partners achieve their intended outcomes and objectives when engaging patient partners in different types of committees.

Blending Virtual With In-Person Meetings (The Hybrid Model)

As it becomes more common to have a mix of in-person and virtual meeting attendees, we’re sharing some tips on continuing safe and meaningful engagement.

Check-In Checklist

It’s good practice for patient and health care partners to periodically check in with each other to make sure that everything is on track and everyone feels good about working together. This checklist provides some guidance on having these conversations.

10 Tips for Closing the Loop

Closing the loop is an essential part of successful patient engagement so that once an engagement ends, outcomes and impacts are clearly communicated to patient partners. These top tips include resources to help the process.

Upcoming Events to Attend

  • Patient Partner Orientation | September 14 | 6:00 – 7:00 PM | Register
  • Skunkworks - Hacking Wounds: Prevent, Treatment and Management | September 22 – 23 | Full Days | Register

Want to know more about Skunkworks? Read about the last event.

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