News

Articles and updates from the Clinical & Systems Transformation project.

May. 8, 2018

The new system and devices are now in active use at Lions Gate Hospital and Squamish General Hospital.

Apr. 24, 2018

As part of rolling out a new clinical information system, physicians at Lions Gate Hospital and Squamish General Hospital will be going through significant changes to their practice. The good news: help is on the way.

In the latest episode of The Doctors Are In podcast, Dr. Eric Grafstein, CST's Chief Medical Information Officer for VCH/PHC, discusses the support that physicians will receive during the go-live period.

Apr. 10, 2018

The Vancouver Pharmacy Production Centre went live with one module of the new Cerner clinical information system on April 4. 

Apr. 3, 2018

Setting privacy policy in the digital age is not an easy task. Health professionals need to access detailed patient information to provide high-quality care, and patient privacy must be respected.

It’s been the CST Privacy Working Group’s job to define the general principles and rules governing who should have access to what information in the new, shared clinical information system. The end product is called the access model.