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Technology Services


The health care environment is one that relies heavily on the flow of and access to information. Technology Services enables the digital workplace required to support the provision of health care to British Columbians.

In the Lower Mainland, Technology Services is responsible for:

  • Management of foundational technology such as unified communications (voice, data, video)
  • Databases and servers
  • Integration of emerging technologies to support advanced clinical systems
  • Management of a province-wide, high-speed data network which delivers the best possible bedside/mobile/nursing-station experience

Technology Services oversees the management of over 64,000 workstations across 259 sites and the infrastructure for the province’s centralized data centre.

Due to its unique provincial visibility, Technology Services is also accountable for province-wide services such as the E-Health Network Gateway and the Physician Private Network.

  • Tony Gilligan, Chief Technology Officer
  • Mick Henry, Provincial Director, Project Services
  • Peter Ryan, Acting Provincial Director, Technology Services Operations
  • Bal Kang, Provincial Director, Customer and Business Services
Standards & Specs

Technology Services Communications Infrastructure Standards and Specifications

This document serves as the standard of quality and performance for the design and installation of communications infrastructure within health care facilities.  The document covers mandatory minimum standards and specifications; acceptable practices; common systems and components; performance and acceptance criteria; and procedural standards.  The standards and specifications are intended to be used by Consultants, Professional Engineers, Facilities Management / Maintenance / Operations, Suppliers and Contractors.

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