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A Quality Debate: Is Technology Putting the Art of Medicine at Risk?

Date: March 26, 2018
Filed under: Quality Forum, featured, QF Plenaries, QF18 Plenaries, Video


At Quips, Quandaries And Comebacks: A Quality Debate, four great speakers argued an important – and contentious – motion related to improving the quality of care in BC’s health system:

Be it resolved that advances in technology and artificial intelligence are putting the art of medicine at risk.

“FOR” Team

Mita Rychkun
Licensed Practical Nurse, Fraser Health

Doug Eby
VP of Medical Services, Southcentral Foundation (Alaska)

“AGAINST” Team

Susan Brown
VP & COO, Hospitals & Communities, Interior Health

Tim Omer
Citizen Health Hacker and Type 1 Diabetic Rebel

The Quality Forum’s annual debate is meant to incite discussion and challenge commonly-held beliefs about a timely health care topic. We have assigned the debate’s speakers to their teams; their positions do not necessarily reflect their personal views on the debate topic, nor those of their respective organizations.