Specialist suspended after going back to paper-based orders at Nanaimo hospital

A specialist has lost privileges at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital after a return to a paper-based ordering system, according to Dr. David Forrest, president of Nanaimo Medical Staff Association. Forrest said a group of people in internal medicine, including himself,… Continue Reading

B.C. health-care workers slam decision to reverse IHealth suspension

The Vancouver Island Health Authority has reversed a decision to suspend part of its $174-million IHealth electronic records system, despite concerns among some medical staff that problems – including potentially dangerous dosing errors – have not been fully addressed. “We… Continue Reading