Working to improve the health of the population and the quality of life of the people we serve.
Lower Mainland Consolidation (LMC) is an innovative approach to improve efficiency across health organizations in select non-clinical and clinical support areas.
Fraser Health, Providence Health Care, the Provincial Health Services Authority, Vancouver Coastal Health and the Ministry of Health Services launched the initiative in August of 2009, setting the goal to achieve $100 million in annual cost savings.
Generating these savings maximizes the resources that can go to direct patient care and supports a sustainable, publicly-funded healthcare system.
How consolidation works
One organization assumes accountability for each consolidated service across the Lower Mainland. The consolidated department:
AchievementsAt its midpoint in 2011, LMC has achieved significant quality improvements in service and is yielding more than half of the targeted annual LMC savings.
For more information, contact the Lower Mainland Consolidation Program Management Office.