The Institute for Health System Transformation & Sustainability is a not-for-profit, independent organization with a mandate to create evidence in support of innovation in health and health care that will contribute to the transformation and sustainability of health care organizations in British Columbia and Canada.

March 8, 2014 Dr. Doris Barwich leads new Centre for Palliative Care

The Institute for Health System Transformation & Sustainability (IHSTS) has appointed Dr. Doris Barwich as the inaugural Executive Director of the BC Centre for Palliative Care (BCCPC).

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January 24, 2014 IHSTS Convenes Dialogue with BC Anesthesiologists

The Institute for Health System Transformation & Sustainability (IHSTS) convened a dialogue on anesthesiology practice in late 2013.

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We champion large-scale, transformational change to the healthcare system.

IHSTS supports, funds and disseminates research leading to evidence based health and health care system innovations and sustained transformation.

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Dr. Simon Sutcliffe
Board Chairman

A distinguished clinician and scientist, Dr. Simon Sutcliffe is well regarded as a leader in cancer control. Dr. Sutcliffe is past President and CEO of the BC Cancer Agency, and …

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Bernard Bressler
Board Vice Chairman

Dr. Bressler is a professor in the Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences and an Associate Member of the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Previously, …

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Linda Peritz
Dr. Linda Peritz
Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Linda Peritz is the CEO of the Institute for Health System Transformation & Sustainability.
Transformation is a priority to ensure a future of high quality, accessible, and affordable health care. …

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Gord Macatee
Board Member

Mr. Macatee is President of Macatee Management Consulting, and Commissioner of the British Columbia Ferries Commission.
The challenge we all face is to make sure the health system we have come …

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Anthony Boardman
Board Member

Dr. Boardman is the Van Dusen Professor of Business Administration in the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. Prior to his appointment with UBC, he was …

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Gordon Barefoot
Board Treasurer

Mr. Barefoot is a founding member of IHSTS, and is Chair of the Board of the Corix Group, a utility infrastructure company, and also Chair of the Board of AutoCanada …

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Dr. Arun Garg
Board Member

Dr. Garg is a Program Medical Director in Laboratory of Medicine and Pathology at Fraser Health, and Clinical Professor of Pathology in the Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia …

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