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14 Nov

Collaborative Quality Improvement Leaves Physicians Feeling Organised and Confident

2023-11-14T14:28:22-08:00November 14, 2023|Bright Spots|

Family physician and HDC Board member, Dr. Angela Jennings, first remembers hearing about Quality Improvement projects (QI) through a Family Physician Services Committee (FPSC) panel management project back in 2018. The project challenged physicians to look at their patient panel, assess the prevalence of chronic medical conditions and be more proactive in terms of chronic disease management. When Coppersmith Medical [...]

9 Nov

HDC Announces Its New Board Chair and Vice-Chair

2023-11-09T15:29:43-08:00November 9, 2023|News|

The Health Data Coalition (HDC) is a physician-led not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to enable data informed healthcare for physicians and the healthcare system.  The HDC is pleased to announce Dr. Omesh Syal as its new Chair of the Board of Directors and Dr. Lawrence Yang as its new Vice-Chair, who will lead the organization to deliver a trusted source [...]

16 Oct

MD’s Corner – The Circles of Healthcare Data Hell 

2023-12-06T09:26:45-08:00October 16, 2023|MD's Corner|

By Dr. Cole Stanley I’m sitting here at 36000 feet somewhere over the Pacific, on a long-haul flight with no WIFI, and I can finally sustain some focus. My team has given me no easy task this month: write an “engaging” article about the role of our Clinical Data Stewardship Committee (CDSC). Hmmm, maybe we could start by calling it [...]

13 Oct

October is Cyber Security Month

2023-10-13T08:35:24-07:00October 13, 2023|News|

In Canada, October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. This internationally recognized campaign helps businesses and the public learn more about the importance of cyber security and staying secure online.   Cyber security monitoring is an ongoing operational activity at HDC. Our architecture and anonymization processes ensure that information about a clinic’s patients is protected to minimize the risks of cyber-attacks or [...]

26 Sep

HDC Board Member Thanks and Welcome

2022-09-26T09:34:14-07:00September 26, 2022|News|

The Health Data Coalition would like to acknowledge Dr. Dan Horvat, in recognition of his enduring dedication and commitment as a founding HDC Board Director. Dan served the HDC board for the past six years, as well as serving on our Governance and External Advisory committees.  His friendly nature and vision towards learning health systems will have lasting impact on [...]

5 Jul

Announcement on HDC Board and Medical Director Transitions

2022-07-11T09:16:24-07:00July 5, 2022|News|

The HDC is pleased to announce several changes to our physician-led grassroots organization, that will continue to strengthen the organization’s succession plan.  First, we would like to acknowledge and recognize Dr. Bill Clifford for his dedication, vision, and immense contribution in shaping the HDC. Bill is recognized as a leader in harnessing the power of IT to ensure patients receive [...]

10 May

Call for Board of Director Nominations 2022

2022-05-10T15:43:10-07:00May 10, 2022|News|

Are you interested in providing leadership for collective impact across BC and improving the use of data to support a learning health system? Do you know a colleague whose expertise would be valuable to this effort? The Health Data Coalition invites nominations for Board Directors to be elected by the Members at the Annual General Meeting on September 22, 2022. [...]

15 Aug

Notice for the Annual General Meeting of the Health Data Coalition

2019-08-15T15:46:00-07:00August 15, 2019|News|

Notice for the Annual General Meeting of the Health Data Coalition Dear Members, Notice is hereby given to all members that the Annual General Meeting of the Health Data Coalition (HDC) will be held on Thursday, September 26th, 2019. The meeting is virtual and will run from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Only the proxies appointed by the members can [...]

13 May

Webinar: The Health Data Coalition in your Division of Family Practice

2023-01-16T14:18:41-08:00May 13, 2019|News|

An interactive update on the growth of BC’s physician-led data sharing network for members of HDC. Divisions of Family Practice form the corporate membership of the HDC and this event will be of interest to Divisional staff, Medical Directors, PCN team leads, and engagement managers. Get updated on access for your TELUS and Intrahealth EMR physicians, engagement and enrolment, CPD [...]

26 Apr

Call for Board Member Nominations

2023-01-16T14:19:38-08:00April 26, 2019|News|

Call for Board of Director Nominations The Health Data Coalition Board of Directors invites nominations for election to four upcoming vacancies for Board Directors. This is your chance to contribute to the future of healthcare through leadership of a physician-governed not for profit organization. We envision a system where health data is shared and transformed into knowledge and wisdom for [...]