Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Catherine Claiter-Larsen joined Island Health in August 2005.
As Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Catherine is responsible for the strategic and operational management of Island Health’s Information Management and Information Technology portfolio.
Catherine has extensive experience in strategic planning, senior IM/IT management, and clinical change management. Catherine is known in the health informatics industry for her passion, drive, knowledge of Electronic Health Record (EHR) solutions, and her commitment to capacity building through leadership development.
Since joining Island Health, Catherine and her team have established the foundation for Island Health’s One Patient, One Record EHR solution, with a single, integrated information system implemented across all acute and residential care facilities. With this foundation in place, Island Health is now pursuing the next generation EHR that will be used to realize safety and quality improvements across the continuum of care.
Catherine holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Science from the University of Victoria, and is actively involved in a number of national Health Informatics committees and organizations.
To contact Catherine please call her assistant, Lisa Grubesic at 250.519.5300 x 12097 or e-mail: Lisa.Grubesic@viha.ca.