Providence In the News

Business in Vancouver Recognizes Two Providence Health Care Medical Staff

VANCOUVER, DECEMBER 14, 2012 – Business in Vancouver (BIV) has named two Providence Health Care (PHC) medical staff among its 2012 “Forty under 40” winners.

Each year, BIV highlights the achievements of BC's outstanding entrepreneurs, executives, managers and professionals in public or private business and non-profit sectors under the age of 40.  The magazine recognized Drs. Carl Brown and Evan Wood this year.

Lights of Hope give student skills, experience in trades

Every year the Lights of Hope at St. Paul’s Hospital give Vancouverites a spectacular and brilliant display of holiday spirit. For the past 12 years, BCIT trades students have been part of the effort behind the hospital’s successful fundraiser.

Vancouver can CHANGE HIVSTORY:The beginning of the end of HIV

Vancouver has reached a tipping point in the battle against HIV.  It has the treatments, the expertise and the testing available to spur “the beginning of the end of HIV,” according to a new campaign launched this summer.

Results of aggressive 'seek and treat' program earn funding

An AIDS-free generation is “now in our sights,” BC Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid said Friday, as she announced a $19.9-million expansion of the province’s landmark “seek and treat” pilot project to combat spread of the once-deadly disease.

Silver Wheaton donates $1.6-million to help St. Paul’s Hospital expand its youth mental health outreach program to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

VANCOUVER, BC – Today, Silver Wheaton Corp. announced that it is donating $1.6-million to St. Paul’s Hospital to address an urgent need for mental health services for at-risk youth.

The donation will enable St. Paul’s Inner City Youth Mental Health Program (ICYMHP) to expand its services to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, providing intensive support to 40 youth per year and expand access to mental health services for dozens more. Since 2007, the outreach program has delivered mental health and psychiatric outreach services to homeless youth at agencies in other areas of Vancouver.

Founding Providence Healthcare: Mount Saint Joseph Hospital

For over 100 years the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception have served the needs of the poor, the underprivileged and the destitute with determination, care and compassion - in Canada and around the world.

Founding Providence Healthcare: St. Paul's Hospital

The story of the Sisters of Providence is a story of covers more than 150 years of compassionate care… for anyone in need…especially the sick and the poor.

Founding Providence Healthcare: Youville Residence

Since 1737, the life of Marguerite D'Youville has inspired the Sisters of Charity, usually known as the “Grey Nuns”, to meet the needs of the poor, the sick and the elderly with care and compassion.

Founding Providence Healthcare: Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception

Since 1854, the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception have responded to the needs of the poor, the orphaned, the sick and the elderly with care and compassion.

St. Paul's Hospital worked with 'military-like precision' treating riot-related injuries

Medical staff worked with "military-like precision" during the Vancouver hockey riot.

Medical staff worked with “military-like precision” during the Vancouver hockey riot to efficiently treat 130 patients suffering from ailments ranging from broken bones to knife wounds

Read the full article from the Vancouver Sun here: http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Paul+Hospital+worked+with+military+like…

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Rehabilitation — Focusing on Function

The goal of rehabilitation at Holy Family Hospital is to assist patients’ recovery in the best ways possible to improve or maintain their physical function and independence.

Great Strides Forward

The Falls Prevention Clinic at St. Paul’s is taking an active approach to preventing debilitating falls among seniors.

Providence Health Care among Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures

Providence Health Care has been recognized as having one of the most admired corporate cultures in Canada in the annual study by Waterstone Human Capital Ltd.

A chain of faith, a gift of life

Jacqueline Nemeth was born with two kidneys, but today she has four — and she has no idea who the other two came from. What she does know is that organ donations from two complete strangers have saved her life, twice. And that a national program, the Living Donor Paired Exchange, is making these anonymous gifts possible for others like her. “It’s really opened up opportunities for recipients to search through all of Canada,” Nemeth said, sitting in St. Paul’s hospital with her husband Joe just six weeks after her second transplant.

Breaking through the silence; St. Paul's Hospital marks 30th anniversary of the first cochlear implant in Canada

On November 5, 2012, 23-year old Justine Haines came to St. Paul’s Hospital’s audiology department hoping to realize a dream.  With her son in tow, Haines had a very specific goal – she wanted to be able to hear when her son cried.

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