Articles and updates from the Clinical & Systems Transformation project.

Dec. 11, 2019

On Sunday, December 8, 2019, the Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addiction went live with the Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) project.

Nov. 19, 2019

On Saturday, November 16, St. Paul’s Hospital, Mount Saint Joseph Hospital and Holy Family Hospital, along with their affiliated care homes and select clinics, went electronic.

Oct. 22, 2019

Lions Gate Hospital rolls out the first specimen collection project of its kind in western Canada.

Sep. 4, 2019

These three clinicians are bridging the gap between the CST project and BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services.

Jul. 10, 2019

On June 22, the CST Cerner system was successfully upgraded, across VCH-Coastal sites, to the latest version of Cerner Millennium.

May. 21, 2019

Patient Victoria Withers fractured her femur and spent time at Lions Gate Hospital soon after CST went live. Hear her thoughts on CST in this new video. 

Mar. 28, 2019

Providence Health Care (PHC) is getting ready for the Clinical & Systems Transformation. Hear from PHC leaders in this video on how the upcoming changes will help improve patient care.

Dec. 11, 2018

A look back at what it took to successfully go live at Lions Gate Hospital. 

Nov. 30, 2018

Another CST milestone is in the books as the final four VCH Coastal sites have now gone live with medical imaging (MI) in the new shared clinical information system.

Oct. 25, 2018

Doctors Are In podcast

The Doctors Are In podcast returns in this final installment of a three-part series. Dr. Jeremy Theal talks about how his hospital implemented a clinical information system and the resulting benefits for physicians and patients alike.

Dr. Theal, Gastroenterologist and Chief Medical Information Officer at Toronto's North York General Hospital, led the implementation of his hospital’s Cerner clinical information system. He's a recognized expert at developing and implementing advanced EMRs and advises hospitals and health systems around the world.​