News - 2022

Sep. 8, 2022

New Animation: The CST Cerner early warning and Sepsis tools

​Each year, an estimated 75,000 Canadians experience sepsis — a life-threatening illness triggered by the body's response to an infection. Once a patient becomes septic, they need immediate care to prevent tissue damage, organ failure and death, as each hour without treatment reduces the average survival rate by 7.6% (Journal of Thoracic Disease, 2020 12 (3): 1007-1021). 

 

Jul. 28, 2022

VIDEO: This is why: Lara Martin, Advanced Practice Physiotherapist, on the benefits of CST Cerner

After working with CST Cerner at Lions Gate Hospital, Lara Martin, Advanced Practice Physiotherapist, Arthritis Surgical Assessment Program (ASAP), VCH, has experienced how transformational the clinical information system can be.

Jun. 23, 2022

VIDEO: This is why: Dr. Stephen Van Gaal on the benefits of CST Cerner

"One of the main benefits that I'm looking forward to as Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) goes live with CST Cerner is improved coordination of care," explains Dr. Stephen Van Gaal, Staff Physician, Neurosciences, Vancouver Acute & Associate Physician Lead, VCH-Vancouver CST. 

May. 31, 2022

VIDEO: This is why: Morgan Chow on the benefits of CST Cerner

Watch Morgan Chow, RN, Cardiac Services, VGH share some of the reasons why we’re moving from paper charts and outdated systems to CST Cerner, including: The ability to share the same chart and access it from any workstation, receive automatic flags for new orders and eliminate the need to decipher handwriting.

Apr. 28, 2022

Patient Experience Week – A first-hand CST patient story

​Patient Experience Week (April 25-29) celebrates healthcare staff who impact the patient experience everyday. With project drivers such as patient safety first and best way, every day, the CST project aims to improve the safety, quality and consistency of patient care.

Apr. 4, 2022

New VCH Southeast Urgent Primary Care Centre opens with CST Cerner

As of March 29, 2022, people in southeast Vancouver will have increased access to team-based every-day health care with a new Southeast Urgent and Primary Care Centre (SE UPCC). 

Feb. 7, 2022

VCH-Vancouver is transitioning to CST Cerner: This is why

Leaders, providers, clinicians and staff across VCH-Vancouver are beginning to prepare for our fall 2022 implementation of CST Cerner, a shared system that will transform health care systems and processes to improve care for our patients and residents.