Nov 2018

Enhanced Wi-Fi now at SPH

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Enhanced staff and public Wi-Fi now at St. Paul’s Hospital

When: Started on December 13, 2018.

Why: Enhanced services for continued patient care needs and preparation for successful deployment of Clinical and Systems Transformations (CST).

What:

  • Higher quality, better coverage, high speed Wi-Fi to PHC.
  • PHC workstations and medical devices will connect automatically.
  • PHC- issued smartphones and authorized personal devices for work can connect to VCH-Staff using your PHC login credentials.
  • Eduroam will also be more widely available across SPH for those with university affiliation.
  • Free basic and premium paid Public Wi-Fi also being introduced to SPH to support patients, residents, visitors, and staff personal use.

How to prepare:

  • Review the resources below or visit the IMITS Infocentre.  (Access via the PHC system.)
  • Watch for information updates.

Beyond SPH: Enhanced Wi-Fi will be expanded to all PHC sites as infrastructure becomes ready.

  • Mount Saint Joseph and Holy Family hospitals are tentatively scheduled for early 2019
  • Activation for remaining sites will be communicated as available.