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Information and Communication Systems

Email Communication

  1. Residents will receive an @interiorhealth.ca email address at the beginning of the residency year. 
  2. The @interiorhealth.ca email address will be the only allowed email address for residency program communications. No other email addresses will be used.
  3. Meetings will be scheduled using Outlook.
  4. Email will be a main method of communication and residents will be expected to check their email and Outlook calendars at least once everyday and will be expected to respond to emails in a timely manner.
  5. Residents are encouraged to keep their email organized.
  6. Residents are REQUIRED to read the Email and Internet Polices regarding the appropriate use of email and the internet found on the Information Privacy and Security Page on the InsideNet.  This can be found by going under "Informational Resources", clicking Information Privacy and Security, then clicking Policies on the right side bar.
  7. Residents will be provided with instructions on how to access their Interior Health email when offsite or at home.

One45 Scheduling and Evaluation Software

  1. One45 will be used to schedule all residency rotations.  Residents are to refer to their rotation schedule in one45 as this is the most up-to-date schedule. 
  2. All Academic Half Day sessions will be scheduled in one45 and all pre-readings, pre-session and session objectives will be available in one45, with the corresponding session. 
  3. All BC Case Presentations will be scheduled in one45 "My Calendar"
  4. All project presentations will be scheduled in one45 "My Calendar"
  5. All evaluations will be completed using one45. 
  6. All procedure log doumentation and preceptor evaluations/feedback will be managed using one45. 
  7. All resident sick days and vacation days will be monitored using one45.

Patient Care Information Systems

  1. Residents will be given access to Meditech, Interior Health’s Patient Care Information System, to use when providing care during rotations.
  2. Residents will receive an orientation to Meditech during their Program Orientation Rotation.
  3. Residents are required to read the Privacy and Management of Confidential Information policy  found on Information Privacy and Security Page on the InsideNet.  This can be found by going under "Informational Resources", clicking Information Privacy and Security, then clicking Policies on the right side bar.
  4. Residents will also receive access to MediNet (i.e. PharmaNet).  The Program Coordinator will set the residents up for access once the residents receive their BC Pharmacist License.

Residents having difficulties accessing or using Meditech should phone the IMIT Service Desk at 1-855-242-1300.

iPhones

  1. Each resident will receive an iPhone at the beginning of the residency year.
  2. Residents will be required to carry their iPhones (and turn them on) with them at all times during scheduled residency days.  This includes during all rotations, including project weeks, and other scheduled residency activities.  An exception to this is if the resident is on vacation.
  3. Residents are expected to respond to their iPhone messages within a timely manner.
  4. Residents will receive an orientation on how to use their iPhone during their Program Orientation Rotation.
  5. The iPhone will contain LexiComp, as well as other medical and medication databases that will be helpful when providing patient care.
  6. iPhones are the property of Interior Health and should only be used for residency program purposes, for learning and in the provision of patient care.  They will be returned at the end of the residency year.

Residents having difficulties using their iPhones should contact the Program Coordinator.

Microblogging

  1. The iPhone will contain the MicrobloggingMD app.  
  2. Microblogging is a secure messaging application that will be used to communicate with other members of the health care team.  This system replaces the paging system.
  3. Residents will receive an orientation to the MicrobloggingMD during their Program Orientation Rotation. 
  4. Microblogging should be used to communicate with health care team members about patient-related issues, given that it is a secure system.

Residents experiencing difficulties with MicrobloggingMD should contact the Program Coordinator.

Dropbox

  1. Dropbox will be used to share BC Case Presentation slides with Residency Coordinators and fellow BC residents prior to the BC Case Presentations in Vancouver.
  2. Dropbox will be used to share presentation slides and posters for BC Resident Research Night.
  3. Dropbox will be used to share readings for the Evidence Based Medicine Rotation.
  4. Residents are to create a dropbox account (it's free: dropbox.com).  Dropbox is blocked for download on IH computers but can be accessed online.
  5. Residents will receive an invite to join the BC Case Presentation dropbox folder for sharing and viewing of BC Case Presentations.  This invite will be sent prior to the first presentations in October. 

 

 

-Last updated June 7, 2018