Presentation on theme: "Provincial Health Services Authority Working Together For Better Health in BC."— Presentation transcript:
Provincial Health Services Authority Working Together For Better Health in BC
Provincial Health Services Authority Province wide solutions. Better health.
PHSA Mission “Accessible, quality health services” Deliver quality services Directions and standards Resources Performance Research and teaching
Collaborating Across the Province Province-wide mandate to ensure quality and accessibility PHSA and five geographic health authorities
PHSA Agencies in BC Access Quality Efficiency Effectiveness
SARS BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) BC Cancer Agency’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre Successful containment in BC National and international recognition for research
Renal Care Kidney disease growing by 10% per year Integrated outcomes-based health care Opening new dialysis centres or expanding services
Mental Health Supporting patients closer to home New beds: Vancouver Island, Prince George, Kamloops New facilities in 2004 Garden in bloom at Iris House tertiary psychiatric rehabilitation facility in Prince George. Back yard with a view at South Hills tertiary psychiatric rehabilitation facility in Kamloops.
Chest Surgery Two centres of excellence for Thoracic Surgery – Vancouver and Kelowna Two more centres in next two years Recruitment of new thoracic surgeon
Improving Access Standards and measures for surgical services Access to and effectiveness of emergency services
Cardiac Services Wait-lists Referral systems Leadership and long-term planning
Stepping Forward Regional considerations Identifying barriers to access Ensuring consistent, quality care PROTECTING PATIENT CARE!