Northern Health employees working at inpatient sites will document in our EMR:

  • Nursing and midwifery staff, including students and agency​
  • Allied health staff​
  • Medical staff including juniors, seniors and students ​
  • Clerical and health information services staff​​​
  • Clinical data reporting and informatics staff​
  • Maternity outpatient services staff​
  • Certain Northern Health staff working in satellite sites (if on Northern Health network)​
  • North West Mental Health Services in the following areas:​
    • Emergency – Emergency Mental Health (EMH)
    • Inpatient – Broadmeadows Inpatient Unit (BIPU), Northern Health Inpatient Unit (IPU), Aged Persons Mental Health Program Inpatient Unit (Bundoora, Broadmeadows), Consultation Liaison (CL)
    • Outpatient – Maternity Perinatal Mental Health
  • Hospital in the home (HITH) staff, including Maternity in the home (MITH) and Northern Oncology & Haematology in the home (NOAH).
  • Satellite dialysis staff
  • VHISP Hearing Screener

Northern Health employees who will not document in our EMR (may view a patient’s record):

The following groups may document in the EMR in a later phase.

  • Northern Health staff working in ambulatory services in the community​
  • Research staff​
  • North West Mental Health Service outpatient services community​
  • Residential care services (Ian Brand Residential Care will not view EMR)​
  • Staff working in outpatient clinics (may view a patient’s record and order pathology and radiology) ​
  • Outsourced Radiology services ​​​
  • Transition Care Package (TCP) bed-based staff
  • Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM) at Residential Care (GEM at Resi)

Staff who will not access our EMR:

  • Residential Care (except Ian Brand Residencial Care who will be using EMR for Diet Codes).