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The Cochrane Report

Care providers have growing expectations about how technology can or should support their work. Together, these changes are creating new pressures within a health care system that is still almost entirely paper-based. See how Island Health is meeting these challenges in the Cochrane Report on IHealth.

Integrated Medication Cart Roll-out at NRGH
December 16, 2015

This video shows the exciting transition to new Integrated Medication Carts at NRGH throughout the first week of December Learn more.

Announcing IHealth Activation Dates
November 12, 2015

We are excited to be able to share that we are getting closer to our first IHealth activations. A message from Suzanne Fox, Dr. Mary Lyn Fyfe, and Jessica Arril, for the IHealth Leadership Team.

Announcing IHealth Activation Dates

We are excited to be able to share that we are getting closer to our first IHealth activations. A message from Suzanne Fox, Dr. Mary Lyn Fyfe, and Jessica Arril, for the IHealth Leadership Team.

User Acceptance Testing: Session #1
October 15, 2015

A User Acceptance Testing event for physicians, nurse practitioners and midwives was held on September 29 and 30. This event was the first in a series of User Acceptance Events that will be occurring as we prepare for the first Activation of IHealth. Learn more.

User Acceptance Testing: Session #1

A User Acceptance Testing event for physicians, nurse practitioners and midwives was held on September 29 and 30. This event was the first in a series of User Acceptance Events that will be occurring as we prepare for the first Activation of IHealth.

Experiencing the Change to an Electronic Health Record
October 15, 2015

A video blog from Dr. Ben Williams, Medical Lead for Oceanside Health Services, shares his experience of changing from a paper-based system to a fully electronic health record. Learn more.

What is the “New Platform” and will it impact me?

The “New Platform” is a system upgrade to our EHR applications such as Cerner PowerChart, FirstNet, PharmNet, SurgiNet, and more. It will affect everyone who uses these systems, island-wide and some areas* will experience a more significant impact than others. This upgrade is a foundational component prior the new functionality and workflow changes in IHealth.

Delivering Remote and Rural Health Care
October 9, 2015

People who live in rural and remote communities and the care teams that support them face unique challenges related to geography and resources. Care providers address these challenges by working as a team to provide quality care. The new electronic health record delivered though IHealth will help teams work even more efficiently and allow information to travel with patients throughout their lives and health journey.

IHealth: Better Decision Making
October 2, 2015

Awaiting New Dates for IHealth

We have made incredible progress in the last few weeks toward IHealth and our new Electronic Health Record (EHR). Many stakeholders are working to develop the new system and assess our readiness for go-live. Now, we are determining new dates for the go-live of our new EHR.

Integration Testing

During the last week of September, the fifth round of Integration Testing for IHealth will be taking place in Victoria.

IHealth: Integration Testing for the EHR
September 16, 2015

Integration testing is a critical part of making the new cross continuum electronic health record (EHR) will work the way it should. Learn more about integration testing.

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