2019 / 10 / 02

HealthChoicesFirst.com Announces Appointment of Dr. Chris Lane to Medical Board

Dr. Chris Lane BSc., M.D., F.R.C.P.C. Electrologist has joined Health Choices First’s experienced cardiology group, Dr lane will be focusing on creating video based software for patient education, physician efficiency for our Patient Communication Platforms.

As Health Choices First rolls out its third party Patient Communication Platforms ( websites ) populated with video content to attract specialists to the platforms, Dr. Lane will be working with us to create cutting edge software programs that are video based for Electrophysiologists.

The growing platform will include email able cardiovascular and cardiothoracic video libraries of educational content focused on prevention, disease management, treatment options and the diversity of treatment methods.

“I am excited to be working with the software and video production team at HCF. Our goal in partnership with the HCF team is to create the world standard for IT - Video base programs that are both exciting and engaging.

“It’s a unique way for doctors to communicate with patients, and to offer solutions and options that fit the individual,” says Sayers. “

Dr. Chris Lane graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Masters in Engineering in 1999 and then from the University of Toronto Medical Doctor program in 2004. He continued at the University of Toronto, completing a residency in Internal Medicine in 2007 and then moved to the University of Calgary where he completed his Cardiology Fellowship in 2010.

Dr. Lane completed fellowship training in Cardiac Electrophysiology at the University of Calgary in 2011 and then at Harvard University – Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts in 2012. In Boston, he obtained specialized training in complex ventricular tachycardia ablation and intracardiac imaging for invasive procedures.

Dr. Lane returned to British Columbia in 2012 as a staff Cardiac Electrophysiologists with the team at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria. In this role, he performs complex atrial and ventricular ablation procedures, implantation of pacemakers, defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization devices, and participates in outreach electrophysiology clinics offered in Kelowna. Dr. Lane is involved in numerous Canadian electrophysiology trials through the Victoria Cardiac Arrhythmia Trials office. He was a member of the writing committee for the Canadian Heart Rhythm Society Consensus Statement on MRI Imaging with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices and the upcoming Position Statement on The Management of Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients with Structural Heart Disease.

Dr. Lane currently resides in Victoria, but plans to join the Interior Health Cardiology program at Kelowna General Hospital once the arrhythmia program has been developed and an electrophysiology lab constructed

About HealthChoicesFirst.com

HealthChoicesFirst.com is a growing video-based, Canada-wide directory of health care providers. HCF features Key Opinion Leaders sharing health and wellness solutions and educational tools related to physician-directed care, prescription and non-prescription medications, surgical options and more.

HealthChoicesFirst.com connects consumers with providers such as physicians, dentists and physiotherapists based on their geographic location. With video content and local resources on topics such as mental health, senior’s health, diabetes, nutrition, fitness, prenatal and postnatal health, sexual health and sports injuries, HealthChoicesFirst.com is the largest provider of video content of its kind in North America. HealthChoicesFirst is backed by a number of qualified and experienced partners, and continues to expand its medical and corporate governance boards across the country.