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Island Health will begin using FirstNet, an electronic system for triaging and tracking emergency patients, in the Emergency Department at Port Alberni's West Coast General Hospital starting on June 27, 2017.
Island Health's public statement on IHealth, which includes the implementation of an Electronic Health Record (EHR) with advanced functionality, with the goal of having one record and one plan of care for residents in our communities.
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.