Create a Connected System

Progress Report

The following table provides an overview of the deliverables outlined in the Provincial Health Plan Action Area for Creating a Connected System.

Updated: January 1st, 2023

DELIVERABLE TARGET DATE REVISED TARGET DATE STATUS

NB Lab

A New Brunswick laboratory will be designated as New Brunswick’s public health laboratory. This lab will ensure citizens receive a more standardized and streamlined process for collection, as well as access to more timely results.

Q3
2021-22
Q1
2025-26

Community Recruitment Model

Communities and providers will become official partners in recruitment for a variety of roles from physicians and nurses to psychologists and mental health counsellors and additional professional roles.

Q1
2022-23
Q1
2023-24

EMT

Ambulance New Brunswick will re-introduce the emergency medical technician profession. They will work in collaboration with primary care paramedics and advanced care paramedics to ensure more ambulances are on the roads.

Q2
2022-23
Q4
2022-23

MyHealthNB

Building on the success of MyHealthNB during the pandemic, citizens will have access to vaccination status, medication profiles, and other lab results through the MyHealthNB portal.

Q3
2022-23
Q4
2022-23

Integrated Clinical Diagnostics System

New Brunswick’s laboratories will become part of an integrated clinical diagnostic laboratory system with strong transportation links between facilities.

Q1
2023-24
 

Self-scheduling

New Brunswickers will be able to schedule their own diagnostic tests like blood work and x-rays at any place the service they need is available.

Q3
2023-24
 

                        

Lab IT System

A bilingual, integrated laboratory information system will be introduced. This will support efforts to provide New Brunswickers with digital access to their health information and reduce repeated tests and improve collaboration throughout New Brunswick’s health system.

Q3
2023-24
 

New Multi-patient Ambulance Service

Ambulance New Brunswick will introduce new multi-patient vehicles to their fleet allowing them to increase service levels for non-emergency transfers for patients across the province.

Q3
2023-24
 

 

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Action Areas

For the most recent quarterly progress report, as well as featured material from the New Brunswick Health Council, select an Action Area from the table below to learn more.

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Access to Primary Health Care

Updated: January 1st, 2023
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Access to Surgery

Updated: January 1st, 2023
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Create a Connected System

Updated: January 1st, 2023
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Support Seniors to Age in Place

Updated: January 1st, 2023