Delivering Care in the Future: The Journey to a New Digital Hospital

November 8, 2023 9:30am


Jeannie Gandham
Associate Director, IT Program
New St. Paul’s Hospital

The New St. Paul’s Hospital, an entirely new build of a downtown Vancouver hospital, will be the most digitally innovative hospital in Western Canada. The technology strategy for the project’s IT Program is a balance between innovation and digital equity to ensure a positive impact for patients and providers. This discussion will focus on how the project is adapting to emergent needs and how infrastructure has been planned to support and enable rapid changes in healthcare.

  • Creating a roadmap for success and leaning into early implementation opportunities.
  • Staying resilient in the face of emergent needs, e.g. COVID-19 pandemic, Truth and Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, toxic drug and overdose crisis.
  • Focusing on innovation in research, clinical use cases, and technology trends in the market
  • Moving beyond the hospital walls with a province-wide approach to care