Indigenous Books in our Lending Library

Next time you’re in the Doctors’ Lounge at RJH or VGH, take a look on the bookshelf for Indigenous-focused books in our Lending Library: Braiding Sweetgrass: “Drawing on her life as an indigenous scientist, and as a woman, Kimmerer shows how other living beings—asters and goldenrod, strawberries and squash, salamanders, […]

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IHealth Memo: Benefits of Long Term Care Cerner Electronic Health Record Use: Transitions of Care

Dear Colleagues: Island Health long term care (LTC) sites continue to implement the Cerner Electronic Health Record (EHR) with advanced functionality – clinical documentation and computerized provider order entry (CPOE) with an electronic medication administration record (MAR). The following LTC sites are using the Cerner EHR: Dufferin Place, the Summit […]

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Become a Disclosure Champion! Enrol in the Saegis Communicating Unexpected Outcomes (CUO) Train-the-Trainer program

When an unexpected clinical outcome occurs, we know the experience can be devastating for the patient, their family and the healthcare professionals involved.  Island Health is committed to ensuring that the disclosure of unexpected clinical outcomes occur in a timely, transparent, consistent and supportive manner.  As outlined in the Canadian […]

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