Recognizing a Lifetime of Work

Dr. Dianne Miller has been recognized with the Lifetime Achievement in Health Innovation Award. She is a co-founder of OVCARE and has led incredible breakthroughs in research and patient care, which will benefit countless women at risk for ovarian cancer.

Advancing Innovation

One year after the inaugural Innovators Challenge, the four finalists provided updates on how donor funding has supported the advancement of their work.

Looking Towards the Future

At the 2019 Innovators’ Challenge, three VCH researchers presented their innovative products to drive advancement in their field, with the ultimate aim to improve patient outcomes and bring system-wide change to our health care system. Learn more about these exciting projects.

The Need

A combination of demographics and rising costs are creating an unsustainable healthcare system in BC.

It can take up to 17 years
for a new health care innovation to be fully implemented in a clinical setting

1 in 4 British Columbians
will be over the age of 65 by 2031


Innovation comes in many forms and is vital to ensuring a sustainable health care system for all British Columbians. VCH is a leader in this area.

Continue to be a leader in personalized medicine
provide personalized medicine as the future of sustainable health care delivery

Philanthropy will play a major role for pilot projects
that are system-direct-care oriented

Give Today. Donate to our Innovation Funds.