Health First is a BC-owned and operated provider of independent medical evaluations. Our mission is to:
Provide the right assessment at the right time
Be flexible and innovative in order to meet the changing needs of our clients
Provide leading experts who author high quality reports
Be responsive to the needs of our clients, examinees and consultants
To develop and utilize technology that improves efficiency and reduces costs in the production of independent medical evaluation reports
Our priority is to provide service excellence and build strong relationships with both clients and our medical and paramedical consultants. Our goal is to be fair, inclusive and respectful in all of our interactions.
Our Professional Team
PRESIDENT / FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY EVALUATOR
In addition to her role as president of Health First Health Care Solutions, Louise is a registered physiotherapist and her clinical practice is dedicated to providing functional capacity evaluations and cost of future care analysis.
FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY EVALUATOR / PHYSIOTHERAPIST
Andrew has 32 years of experience as a clinical physiotherapist, and has prepared over 800 functional capacity evaluations and functional tests, coordinating and providing rehabilitation to clients.
DR. R. DOUGLAS HAMM, MD, CCFP, FCBOM, FRCPC
SPECIALIST IN OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE
Dr. Hamm has conducted hundreds of independent medical examinations, and has served as an occupational medical consultant to industry (both employers and unions), the legal community and the Workers’ Compensation Board (now WorkSafeBC).
Nadine is responsible for managing day to day operations at Health First. She also handles report production and delivery. She and her colleagues ensure that the office runs smoothly on a daily basis.
Áine is the point of contact for referrals, inquires of our services and bookings. She handles incoming calls, processes referrals, and coordinates scheduling for our assessors. She works as part of our administrative team to ensure the day to day processes run smoothly.
Hannah is a point of contact and link between clients, consultants, and examinees. She coordinates, organizes and tracks medical documents. Hannah assists examinees in completing online intake forms and ensures COVID-19 screening is performed prior to any in person office visit.