Success Story: Walk a Doc

Do you have an idea for how to improve care within the hospital? Want to pick an Island Health colleague’s brain to get their perspective? You might want to take advantage of the new South Island project ‘Walk a Doc’. Initiated by Dr. Jason Wale, this project aims to create […]

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IHealth: South Island MSA Update

September 16th is “Go/NoGo” day for IHealth – the day when administration will decide whether to proceed with the scheduled ClinDoc launch at RJH on September 20th or postpone. A decision on the VGH launch will be made in late September before the anticipated launch day of October 4th. Although your voices may […]

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Success Story: South Island Emergency Department Simulation Initiative ‘undoubtedly saved lives’ during the recent spike in temperatures

When the ‘heat dome’ descended recently onto British Columbia, many emergency departments were flooded with patients suffering from hyperthermia, a rare but potentially life-threatening condition.  Although hyperthermia is not seen frequently in our emergency rooms, it requires specialized, time-sensitive treatment. Fortunately, the Victoria ED Simulation initiative had run a hyperthermia […]

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