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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.

“PRO” Team:

Mita Ryckun
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.