- eHealth Observatory
- School of Health Information Science
- University of Victoria
- PO Box 3050 STN CSC
- Victoria, British Columbia, Canada V8W 3P5
- Phone: 250-472-5131 Fax: 250-472-4751 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
BC Health Information Management Professionals Society (BCHIMPS) is a premier not-for-profit organization for those involved with all aspects of managing health information within BC. Members are drawn from a wide variety of health organizations including health authorities, provincial agencies, provincial government, and the private sector. A key focus of BCHIMPS is member education. The Society sponsors regular symposia and other educational events featuring nationally recognized speakers while highlighting local and provincial initiatives.
"Mission: To provide exemplary patient care and foster excellence in health care delivery, research and teaching."
The Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors provides management and leadership of the health care system on behalf of the provincial government. Through a broad range of programs, services and public funding, the ministry is responsible for maintaining high quality, affordable health care for all British Columbians.
CPRN works collaboratively with universities, think tanks, governments and other organizations by building networks of researchers and policymakers focused on the social dimensions of economic change. CPRN organizes research programs that involve interjurisdictional collaboration, multi-year planning, and/or interdisciplinary work in order to produce new insights about economic and social issues important to the well-being of Canadians. CPRN is currently operating Three Networks - on Family, Work, and Health, as well as a special project on the non-profit sector.
In January 1996, Industry Canada in collaboration with McGill University established telehealth as a Special Project with the aim of encouraging development of this emerging industry within Canada and abroad.
The Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) is one of six health authorities in British Columbia, established in December 2001, by the BC Ministry of Health Planning. It includes the former Central Vancouver Island and Capital Health Regions; North Island/Central Coast, Mount Waddington, Campbell River/Nootka, and Comox Valley Community Health Councils, and the Central Coast Transitional Health Authority.