We are here to help connect you with stories, and individuals that involve Health Information Management topics that are occuring across our region.
You can reach HIM Communications any time between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday to Friday.
Phone: 604.682.2344 ext. 63168
The following policies are in place to protect patient, resident and employee confidentiality, as legislated under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act:
- All media calls must be directed to the HIM Communications or directly with the health care location media relations office. No media interviews can be done unless cleared through one of these departments.
- All media representatives visiting HIM sites must be escorted in and out of the facility by a Communications person (or designate).
- HIM Communications must receive written consent from patients before they are interviewed, filmed, or photographed. Documentary film producers must submit a written synopsis about their project to HIM Communications. If consent to film is given, a written agreement must first be signed.