ABOUT OUR PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT
Corinne Visscher is the principal consultant at Bridge Barn and established the company in 2011 as a means to follow her passion for supporting continuous improvement and building healthier communities.
Twenty-one years of work experience in the B.C. healthcare system has provided Corinne with opportunities to work in various areas including: clinical nursing care, education, management, leadership, health planning, process improvement and project management. She, has worked in urban, rural and remote health care settings, and has an affinity for rural and remote communities. She spent 12 years in Hazelton, B.C. and understands the unique challenges and opportunities of living and working in rural and remote communities.
Corinne has a high regard for First Nations people and Aboriginal culture. She has been fortunate to work with many First Nations communities to support health centers in the way of community health planning, health profiling, strategic planning, program evaluation, policy development and accreditation preparation. Although Corinne is not of First Nations heritage herself, she is the mother of three Tsimshian children, registered with the Lax Kw’alaams Indian band. Raising her children to appreciate and value their identifies as First Nations people is a critical part of their development.
Continuous improvement is another area that Corinne is passionate about. Corinne believes that any workplace can grow to become a cohesive unit that incorporates a continuous improvement way of thinking into all elements of service delivery. She believes in supporting every person in an organization to develop the skills and abilities to incorporate a continuous improvement approach into their daily work. By moving forward together we can get better every day!!!
Corinne has a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing and a Masters of Health Administration from the University of British Columbia. She has a LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt from Fijitsu and a Black Belt from Leading Edge.