News

Articles and updates from the Clinical & Systems Transformation project.

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.

Mar. 6, 2018

In eight short minutes a new animated video captures the essence of what health care will look like in the not-too-distant future. 

This video illustrates how the Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) will help improve the safety, quality and consistency of patient care through things like computerized order entry and the use of bar-coded tracking.

Feb. 28, 2018

Even with a couple retirements under his belt, Wynne Powell is not done yet.

After retiring as president and CEO of London Drugs in 2014, then retiring as from his role as PHSA's Chair in 2016, Wynne has recently joined the Clinical & Systems Transformation project as the CST Chair & Special Advisor to the Health Minister. In this exclusive Q&A we get to know Wynne better and learn how he’s planning to support the CST project as the first sites prepare to go live with a new clinical information system this spring.

Feb. 6, 2018

BC Cancer will be the first PHSA agency and first major ambulatory setting to go-live with CST.  Watch the short video featuring BC Cancer leaders and a patient from Vancouver as they share their perspectives on how CST will improve patient care.