Upgrading will be happening across Island Health.
Upgrades to the existing EHR (referred to as the new platform) began across Island Health in February 2016.
The “New Platform” is a system upgrade to our EHR applications such as Cerner PowerChart, FirstNet, PharmNet, SurgiNet, and more. It will affect all staff who uses these systems, island-wide. This upgrade is a foundational component prior the new functionality and workflow changes in IHealth.
The existing EHR upgrades will include changes to the look and feel as well as the structural and data elements, but will not include all of the new functionality. The new functionality will only be available, at this time, to clinicians and physicians at NRGH and Dufferin Place.