Dr. Scott Prior, HINF Alum. Appointed as PHSA Associate Chief Medical Information Officer

The School of Health information Science is pleased to share that MSc and Health Terminology Certificate alum Dr. ScotPrior, MD has been appointed as an Associate Chief Medical Information Officer (ACMIO) for Forensic Implementations with Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).
 
All Clinical Systems transformation (CST) implementations within BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) sites will now be supported by ScotPrior and another ACMIO.
  
Dr. Prior is an experienced psychiatrist in the areas of Forensic Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and he is currently practicing at Forensic Psychiatric Hospital.
 
Dr. Prior's primary focus will be to ensure the CST design is ready for Forensics Psychiatric Hospital (FPH) and Clinics. He will be instrumental in working with the physicians and clinical leaders at FPH to initiate early readiness and adoption activities and to support the CST Go-Live.
 
Dr. Prior will also be working in partnership to prepare all BCMHSUS sites for the implementation of CST and to assist with various virtual health initiatives.