OpenMRS is an EMR platform that can be extended with user-contributed modules and the Patient Controlled and Contributed Health Record (PCCHR) is one such module. It allows patients to login to the system and enter self-monitored healthcare data. Patients can give access to their circle of care. Clinicians can login and view their patient data just like any other EMR.PCCHR has…
http://www.bccdc.ca/SexualHealth/Programs/Inspot/default.htm inSPOT (inspot.org) is an online partner notification service for individuals diagnosed with STIs. Developed in San Francisco in 2004 and implemented in sites across North America, inSPOT lets people send electronic postcards (“e-cards”) to their sex partners to tell them that they should get tested for STIs.
http://www.outoftherainvictoria.ca Out of the Rain works to reduce the risks faced by homeless youth by supplying a warm, safe and dry environment for those aged 15 to 25. Morning and evening meals are provided for up to 30 youth each night. In 2011, over 279 young people were supported by this program.
http://www.fasdoutreach.ca Any family with a child or youth under the age of nineteen who has a diagnosis of FASD or is suspected of having FASD is eligible for BCS Key Worker Services. BCS Key Workers use a strength-based, family centred approach to work with families to aid and enhance their understanding of the effects of FASD. Key Workers assist families…
http://www.phsa.ca/AgenciesAndServices/Services/Autism/default.htm A program of the Provincial Health Services Authority, BCAAN is responsible for assessing and diagnosing children who may have autism. The goal of BCAAN is to provide timely assessment and diagnosis within reasonable distance of the child's home.
http://www.bccdc.ca/SexualHealth/Programs/CheeMamukAboriginalProgram/default.htm is a provincial Aboriginal program led by the BC Centre for Disease Control that provides innovative and culturally appropriate sexually transmitted infection (STI) and HIV education, resources and wise practice models. Chee Mamuk’s services are grounded in community, tradition and science in order to build capacity in Aboriginal communities to prevent the spread of HIV and STIs.
http://pwn.bc.ca Positive Women’s Network provides education, support, and resources for women living with HIV in British Columbia and for service providers in health and social services across the country.
http://www.bccrc.ca/dept/ctag/about-ctag As a self funded, CLIA certified, state-of-the-art, leading translational research facility, CTAG provides clinical grade services to the academic and private sector clients around the globe.
http://lmlabs.phsa.ca/AboutUs/Initiatives/FHMicrobiologyTesting.htm Beginning in June, 2013 and scheduled for completion in early 2015, this initiative will integrate medical microbiology testing, previously carried out at Burnaby Hospital, Royal Columbian Hospital, Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Surrey Memorial Hospital, to a single, new state-of-the-art testing facility located in the new tower at Surrey Memorial Hospital.