IHealth Update: VGH CPOE Go-Live

Victoria General Hospital (VGH), Gorge Road Health Centre (GRH) sub-acute unit and South Island Surgical Centre (SISC) are the next sites scheduled to go live with computerized provider order entry (CPOE) and other advanced tools in the electronic health record.

Go-Live Date for VGH, GRH, SISC: Saturday, September 14, 2024


Complete mandatory education to prepare for Go-Live

 Medical staff working at VGH, GRH and SISC must complete their mandatory education prior to Go-Live:


Virtual Facilitated Classroom Education (via Zoom)

  • In-Person Workflow Reviews These sessions focus on your specific area of patient care, using case scenarios and practicing your CPOE training.

If you have not already done so, please register immediately by calling the Provider Education and Experience team at 250-713-0484, or email ihealtheducation@islandhealth.ca.


Visit VGH Engagement Lab open for practice and support

Drop into the Engagement Lab at VGH from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for 1-on-1 teaching, practice and support from the Provider Education and Experience team.

  • VGH Engagement Lab: S275, next to physician lounge


How to connect with IHealth
If you have feedback, questions or concerns regarding the IHealth project, please contact:

  • Kellie Whitehill, IHealth Medical Site Lead, VGH – ph. 250-217-4995
  • Pooya Kazemi, IHealth Medical Site Lead, RJH – ph. 250-857-1670
  • Eric Shafonsky, Associate Chief Medical Information Officer – ph. 250-516-7234
  • Email cmioihealthoffice@islandhealth.ca



IHealth Medical Staff webpage

What’s Changing for Medical Staff – one-pager [PDF]

CPOE one-pager [PDF]

IHealth Key Messages June 8-July 5


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