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​​​​First Nations Panorama Implementation Project (FN PIP)​

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​Panorama and First Nations Health Service Organizations

Welcome to Panorama – a system that is already helping to improve the health of BC First Nations.

Panorama is an integrated, electronic public health record that supports the management of communicable diseases, outbreaks, immunizations and inventory. Just as important, Panorama is developing capacity by BC First Nations to take control of their electronic health data.

Several BC First Nations Health Service Organizations (FNHSO) have completed the necessary steps to begin using Panorama. Already the use of Panorama by FNHSOs, and their support for nurses using Panorama in health centres, has significantly improved health outcomes for First Nations people. Panorama has dissolved jurisdiction-related barriers that work against quality health care.

Current users of Panorama say that instant access to information allows them to perform their jobs better and focus more on client care.

Panorama supports:

• Inventory management for vaccines

• Immunization program (i.e. tracking of client's immunization services and forecasting)

• Family Health programs (e.g. maternal/child birth events and assessments; early childhood assessments)

• Communicable disease management

• Outbreak surveillance and management


The First Nations Panorama Implementation Project

The First Nations Panorama Implementation Project (FNPIP) was honoured with the 2014 CHIA National Award (http://www.coachorg.com/en/professionaldevelopment/Innovation-in-the-Adoption-of-Health-Informatics.asp

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Photo – FNPIP 2014 CHIA Award - FNPIP honoured with the 2014 CHIA Award for Innovation in the Adoption of Health Informatics

 

BC First Nations Panorama Support Site (https://fnpip-public.sharepoint.com​)

This website offers information on Panorama user support and Panorama user training. You'll also find contact information to reach the First Nations Panorama Support Team.

If you have questions about access to Panorama for First Nations health organizations please email: panorama@fnpip.ca

First Nations Health Service Organizations (FNHSO) with live access to Panorama include:

​Tla’amin Community Health Services
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Seabird Island Health & Wellness

Kwakiutl District Council Heal​​th Services

Three Corners Health Services Society

Salteau First Nations Health Care

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council

Westbank First Nations Health & Wellness

Inter-Tribal Health Authority

Cowichan Tribes

Scw’exmx Community Health Services Society

Pauquachin Medical Services
​Nazko Health Centre

Okanagan Indian Band Wellness

Nakazdli He​alth Centre

Simpcw Health Program

Ktunaxa Health Sector

Splatsin Health Department

Sto:lo Service Agency

FNHA Health Protection

Carrier Sekani Family Services

Heiltsuk Health Centre


Current Panorama Deployment Statistics – May 2016

• 21 FNHSOs deployed
​o Combined ~65 users; providing services to ~66 FNs
• 28 FNHSOs engaged in implementation process
o ~35 additional users; providing services to ~30 additional FNs
• Panorama / Mustimuhw Data Exchange
o FNHSOs also using Mustimuhw are commencing CLIENT and IMMS “data exchange” 
o 10 FNHSOs are actively exchanging data, 4 FNHSOs are in progress to commence exchanging data

First Nations Health Service Organizations (FNHSO) actively participating in Panorama Project implementation include:

​Lil'wat

Osoyoos

Xeni Gwet'in

Iskut

Stz'uminus

Namgis

Kwantlen

Skidegate

Canim Lake

Q'wemtsín

Alexis Creek

Tsartlip

Upper Nicola

Kitselas

​Kitsumkalum

Tsleil-Waututh

Klahoose

Tl'zazt'en

Snuneymuxw

Redstone

Quatsino

Kingcome

Gitxsan HS

Old Massett

Kwakiutl

FNHA Nursing Services

Southern Stl'atl'imx


Panorama training session with Cowichan Tribes  

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The first-ever Panorama Tuberculosis Module Training Session was held in Canada in March 2016. The First Nations Health Authority's Cathryn Aune led the session.

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​Comparisons:  Panorama, cEMR, and EMR

A comparison table of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) "Panorama", a Community Electronic Medical Record (cEMR), and an Electronic Medical Record (EMR):

PROVINCIAL LEVEL PUBLIC HEALTHPANORAMAcEMREMR
Part of the BC-wide public health surveillance systemYesNoNo
Public health alerts and notificationsYesNoNo
Communicable disease case management (STI/HIV/TB etc.)YesNoNo
Provincial outbreak managementYesNoNo
Access to client immunization records from across BCYesNoNo
Contact tracing across BCYesNoNo
Provincial/regional public health reporting including immunizationsYesNoNo

 

LOCAL LEVEL PUBLIC HEALTH

PANORAMAcEMREMR
Family health (birth, new baby)YesYesYes
Health screening (vision, hearing, dental)YesYesYes
Local level public health reportingYesYesNo
Record immunizationsYesYesYes
Vaccine inventoryYesNoNo
Local level immunization reportsYesYesYes
Nurses notes and full client documentationYesYesYes

OTHER HEALTH PROGRAMS
PANORAMAcEMREMR
Non-insured health benefitsNoYesNo
Patient travelNoYesNo
Mental healthNoYesNo
Chronic disease managementNoYesYes
Home and community careNoYesNo

COSTS
PANORAMAcEMREMR
Initial cost for the programNoYesYes
Program supportYesYes, at a costYes, at a cost
Yearly feesNoYesYes

 

 

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 Contact

​For more information on eHealth please contact:​

Megan Hunt

megan.hunt@fnha.ca​​

250-561-5372​

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