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Victoria/South Island

Transitions in Care Initiative

Phase One Victoria Transitions in Care project - Complete 

Improve transition for patients moving in and out of hospital with greater coordination of care between Hospitalists, GP's and community health services.  E-notification was introduced to inform family physician of patient's admittance to hospital.

The eNotification pilot project was a joint initiative of Island Health and the Victoria and South Island Divisions of Family Practice.  Within one year of the pilot 74% of physicians in the entire Island Health region have access to the service.

Phase Two Victoria Transitions in Care project - Complete

Improve discharge planning and communication between hospital and community physicians transitioning the care of patients.

Phase Three Victoria Transitions in Care project - Complete

Improving patient care continuity across acute-to-community transitions.