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Meet the Fraser Health staff who have gone Above and Beyond
Making a difference on the frontlines of the overdose crisis, helping patients to recover more quickly after surgery, and guiding young people through the transition from pediatric to adult services are just a few of the accomplishments that were highlighted today at the 2017 Above and Beyond Awards.
September 28, 2017
Erin Gibson - Fraser Health Hero Award
Erin Gibson, Harm Reduction Coordinator, Central City, fights against both drug overdose and stigma.
September 28, 2017
Dr. Richard Merchant - Fraser Health Hero Award
Dr. Richard Merchant, Anesthesiologist, Royal Columbian Hospital, was a pioneering player in the development of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery protocol.
September 28, 2017
Fraser Health Eating Disorders Programs - Innovator Award
The Fraser Health Eating Disorders Programs team, North Delta Mental Health Office, joined together to improve client outcomes through an innovative new family therapy approach.
September 28, 2017
Dr. John Hwang - Innovator Award
Dr. John Hwang, National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) Surgical Champion, Royal Columbian Hospital, fostered a patient-participation approach to improving post-surgical outcomes that has seen results.
September 28, 2017
Right Care Right Place Project Team - Best Collaboration Award
The Right Care, Right Place team, a partnership between Fraser Health, Doctors of BC and the White Rock/South Surrey Division of Family Practice, joined forces to reduce unwise patient uses of the Peace Arch Hospital Emergency Department.
September 28, 2017
Pediatric Diabetes Transition Team - Best Collaboration Award
The Pediatric Diabetes Transition Team, Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre, developed a new model to successfully transition older youth to adult diabetes care.
September 28, 2017
Hilary Erin Rowe - Service Delivery Excellence Award
Dr. Hilary Erin Rowe, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Surrey Memorial Hospital, has made it her mission to find or conduct the research on medication safety in pregnancy and breastfeeding that new mothers with health conditions really need.
September 28, 2017
Bryce Walker - Service Delivery Excellence Award
Bryce Walker, Home Support Services Regional Coordinator, Abbotsford Home Health Office, was instrumental in centralizing and standardizing home support services to improve both care delivery and patient care.
September 28, 2017
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