Clinical Systems & Transformation (CST)

Goes live at Providence Health Care in Fall 2019

CST will introduce a new electronic health record that when complete with be shared between all Providence Health Care, Vancouver Coastal Health, and Provincial Health Services Authority sites.

Clinical practices will be transformed through standardization of practices and processes across all sites.  The roadmap for the project will see PHC acute care sites activated in Fall 2019 followed by VGH, UBC and Richmond acute sites going live  in 2020.

Providers are encouraged to get a head start on the change by signing up for training on Front-End Speech Recognition (FESR) using the m-modal system and ensuring basic computer competency.

If you have questions about the project and what it will mean for your clinical practice, reach out to your department/division provider champion or to the Senior Medical Director for CST Implementation.

Dr. Charles Lo
Senior Medical Director – CST Implementation


Program Contacts

Project Contact: PHC-CST@providencehealth.bc.ca
Project Information: http://our.CSTproject.ca/phc
Front-End Speech Recognition (FESR) training: http://bit.ly/FESRFlex-PHC

Provider Champions

Providence’s CST provider champions are assigned to each clinical area and will be supporting us in the following ways:

  • Working with clinical informatics specialists to represent PHC colleagues in clinical specialties for design and validation work
  • Communicating needs and concerns of clinical groups with the CST project team
  • Sharing CST project updates/information at division or department meetings and directly with peers
  • Contributing to critical pre go-live activities
  • Helping lead CST Cerner demonstrations, skills sharpeners, dress rehearsals, and inform provider learning curriculum
  • Providing on-site support for physicians and other providers during the go-live period
Pediatrics: Dr. Jovan Vuksic
Obstetrics and Gynecology: Dr. Sue Kim
Midwifery: Patricia Rohlfs, Kelsey Martin, Heba Al-Nashef
Mental Health: Dr. Kevin Smith
General Surgery: Dr. Jin-Si Pao, Dr. Tracy Scott
Cardiac Surgery: Dr. Jim Abel
ENT Surgery: Dr. Brian Westerberg
Plastic Surgery: Dr. Kathryn Isaac
Urologic Surgery: Dr. Henry Tran, Dr. Brian Mayson
Vascular Surgery: Dr. Jock Reid
Ophthalmology: Dr. Heather O’Donnell, Dr. Sonia Yeung
Orthopedic Surgery: Dr. Tamim Umran
Anesthesia: Dr. Charles Lo, Dr. Kevin Rondi
10C Physicians: Dr. Jani Laramee, Dr. Donna McClure, Dr. Sarah Doherty
Cardiology: Dr. Rob Boone
Critical Care: Dr. Greg Grant
Geriatric Medicine: Dr. Gibong Lee
Haematology: Dr. Hatton Ezzat, Dr. Khaled Ramadan
Infectious Diseases: Dr. Queenie Dinh
Internal Medicine: Dr. Nora Cummins, Dr. Terence Yung
Nephrology: Dr. Monica Beaulieu, Dr. David Landsberg
Rehabilitation Medicine: Dr. Grace Li, Dr. Evan Kwong
Respiratory Medicine: Dr. Scott Apperley
Rheumatology: Dr. Natasha Deghan
Emergency: Dr. David Agulnik, Dr. Christine Henderson
Laboratory: Dr. Dan Holmes
Pathology: Dr. Lik Hang Lee
Anti-Microbial Stewardship: Dr. Victor Leung
Infection Prevention and Control: Dr. Christopher Lee
Palliative Care Medicine: Dr. Gil Kimel
Residential Care: Dr. Ken Tekano