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Interior Health virtual board meeting

Interior Health’s Board of Directors invite you to attend its virtual board meeting. When: Wednesday, June 23, 2021, starting at 5 p.m. PST Where: https://www.facebook.com/InteriorHealth/ Open to the public, this meeting will include a guest presentation on the Child Advocacy Centre in Kelowna. The meeting will stream online, and will include a Q&A. Do you…

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What is OAT?

OAT provides an alternative to illicit substances, which are often contaminated and dangerous. People are monitored during treatment and have a regular connection to a health-care team, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and support staff. These medications provide long-acting relief from withdrawal and cravings. People starting on OAT programs usually stabilize quickly so they can focus…

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Help for caregivers

Meet Henry. Like many Canadians in their 50s, Henry is a caregiver. His 85-year-old mother, Louise, was recently diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment. She lives alone in the same rural town she's called home for the past sixty years. Louise relies on Henry for help with running errands, paying bills and a coordinating doctor’s appointments.…

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We are IH: Kim Dedora

We are IH is a recognition campaign to spotlight Interior Health employees and medical staff – through pictures and stories. Name: Kim Dedora Job Title: Manager, Employee Experience Years of Service: 13 Worksite: Polson Annex Community: Vernon Ancestral Territory: “Syilx” (Saay-ilks) / Okanagan Interior Salish Favourite Quote:  "Don't judge a book by its cover and always choose kindness…

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Stethoscope quarterback

The day starts at 8 a.m. as Dr. Jim Huang arrives for a morning shift amidst a flurry of activity. His day always begins with a meeting alongside a dozen or so fellow physicians at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH), as they make important decisions about patient care. Huang is what is known as a hospitalist;…

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We are IH: Dr. Travis Allen

We are IH is a recognition campaign to spotlight Interior Health employees and medical staff – through pictures and stories. Name: Dr. Travis Allen Job Title: Family Physician/Hospitalist Years of Service: 5 Worksite: Vernon Jubilee Hospital Community: Vernon Ancestral Territory: “Syilx” (Saay-ilks) / Okanagan Interior Salish Favourite Quote:  "I love lamp."- Brick Tamland, Anchorman In the vast world of…

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