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Evidence-into-Practice Awards

According to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research:

  • 1 in 3 patients do not get treatments of proven effectiveness
  • 1 in 4 patients get care that is not needed or potentially harmful
  • Up to 3/4 of patients do not get the information they need for decision-making
  • Up to 1/2 of physicians do not get the evidence they need for decision-making

Congratulations to our 2016 Evidence-into-Practice Award winners and their teams for beating the odds and successfully translated evidence into practice to improve care!

Gold Award-Winner 2016

Grant Hoffert, (RN, BSN), Victoria Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic

"Reducing Patient Wait Times and Clinic Length through Care Delivery Modification"

Silver Award-Winner 2016

Rachel Edey, (BScPharm, ACPR), Internal Medicine Pharmacist, NRGH

"I DROP IT: Impact of Deprescribing Rounds on Outpatient Prescriptions: an Interventional Trial"

Bronze Award-Winner 2016

James Watson, Manager, Surgical Quality, Surgical Services

"Improving Perioperative Temperature Management"

People's Choice Award for Best Poster 2016

Rachel Edey