As Vice President of Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) and Innovation, Paul Brownrigg works in partnership with clinical leaders to ensure the successful development and implementation of the CST project. This complex, long term initiative is a joint undertaking between VCH, the Provincial Health Services Authority and Providence Health Care to streamline patient care and ensure that standardized, evidence-informed clinical practices are available to patients in all of the communities we serve. He also serves as VCH Executive Lead for Lower Mainland Medical Imaging.
Paul is the founder and president of an agency specializing in project management, change management, operational engineering and technical architecture services aimed at helping health care organizations achieve their strategic goals.
He began his career with the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom. From his first role as a diagnostic radiographer, he moved into progressively senior positions, eventually serving as a member of the Executive Team on the Blackburn NHS Trust from 1996-2000. While with the NHS, Paul led the implementation of several new clinical service models across organizational boundaries, ultimately achieving standardized care and clinical governance structures.
Since immigrating to Canada, Paul has led his consulting firm in a number of challenging assignments, serving as project director for the eHealth Connecting Diagnostic Imaging program, which developed the platform for sharing medical images across BC; and leadership of the clinical transformation initiatives at the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Center for Fraser Health.
Paul holds an MBA from the University of Central Lancashire and is a Certified Management Consultant.