Strategic alliance with IPTN to change Type 2 Diabetes outcomes

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On World Diabetes Day, the Institute for Healthcare System Transformation and Sustainability (IHSTS) and the Institute for Personalized Therapeutic Nutrition (IPTN) are proud to announce a strategic alliance that could help re-write the script for millions of Canadians living with Type 2 Diabetes and those that are risk of developing it. They will work together to change clinical practices and health care policy so that remission of Type 2 Diabetes will become an option for all patients to consider. 

Announcing New Board Members

On March 5th, 2019, IHSTS welcomed the addition of two new Board Members ~ Dr. Tania Bubela and Anna Nyarady. Learn more about them here …

The Board says goodbye to two Charter Board Members

IHSTS Board Chair, George Abbott, saluted, thanked and said goodbye to charter Board Members Arun Garg and Anthony Boardman. Since they joined the Board in 2010, Arun has represented the Board as a Director while Anthony served as Secretary-Treasurer and Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee. The Board of Directors presented Arun and Anthony with a small token of appreciation for their time, commitment and dedication to IHSTS.

Hospice palliative care support for Squamish, Powell River and Sunshine Coast

The Province has provided over $1 million for improved access to hospice palliative care in Squamish, Powell River and the Sunshine Coast, including the first-ever hospice beds in the Sea to Sky region.

IHSTS welcomes new board executive and directors

Following its Annual General Meeting, the Institute for Health System Transformation and Sustainability is pleased to announce new board leadership and four new board members.

Shifting gears

When it comes to community health promotion, planning on paper can only take you so far. The real test is when you start implementing. Will your interventions gain traction, or will they fall flat? And how can you effectively learn and adapt your program as you go so you don’t waste precious time and resources on activities that don’t prove effective?

New board members appointed

IHSTS is pleased to welcome two new Directors to our Board. Jan Grude is President and CEO of Pacific Blue Cross, and Dr. Margaret McGregor is a family physician and member of the UBC Faculty of Medicine.