BC’s Strategy for Health Information Management & Technology

The BC government recently released a policy discussion paper on their Health Information Management and Technology (IM/IT) strategy framework.

The paper identifies a number of challenges faced at the moment:

  • lack of a common vision for IM/IT across the health sector
  • governance/leadership not aligned
  • funding sources not aligned
  • multiple existing clinical information systems that aren’t well connected to each other
  • lack of provincial clinical information standards
  • lack of comprehensive change management strategy

Here’s the framework:

BC IMIT Strategy FrameworkView the full document here: Enabling effective, quality population and patient-centred care: a provincial strategy for health information management and technology: Cross sector policy discussion paper (2015).

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