Corporate Vision February 2017

K Company: Vancouver Coastal Health Name: Juanita Poelvoorde Email: [email protected] Solving Critical Business Problems with Technology and Information Systems g Looking to the future, Juanita explains what is being done to improve patient care. “Currently, I am working with Vancouver Coastal Health, helping them to solve their surgical wait list problems. Similar to the UK, Canada has government funded healthcare. There’s a long waiting list for different surgeries, limited number of surgeons, nurses, operating rooms etc. It’s a giant puzzle to try and figure out what the capacity opportunities are, of which an electronic solution will support minimizing the surgical waitlists for the patients of British Columbia