About Dr. Bruce Hobson

Bruce is a Medical Doctor of the HDC. You can contact him by email:
3 Apr

April 2017 HDC Progress Report

2020-02-24T13:58:51-08:00April 3, 2017|News|

The Health Data Coalition (HDC) is a data sharing initiative funded by the General Practice Services Committee (GPSC). Established to enable quality improvement in primary care and support a learning health system, the HDC is a federally-registered not for profit society, governed by physicians to work for physicians and their health care partners in BC. This update is provided to [...]

8 Dec

December 2016 HDC Progress Report

2016-12-12T10:30:07-08:00December 8, 2016|News|

Dear Colleagues: Established to enable quality improvement in primary care and support a learning health system, the Health Data Coalition (HDC) was formed with the support of BC’s General Practices Services Committee and the Doctors of BC. With a $1.7 million grant from GPSC and the initial technology in place, the HDC has become an operational entity. It is a [...]

27 Sep

September Update

2016-11-14T09:19:22-08:00September 27, 2016|News|

To the supporters of the newly formed Health Data Coalition The Board of the PDC, the AMCARE Steering Committee and new Board of the HDC want to acknowledge the unwavering commitment of Divisions who have supported the PDC throughout the years and to also welcome others that have come on board later. As you may know, HDC – which brings [...]

18 Aug

HDC Update August, 2016

2016-08-18T11:17:27-07:00August 18, 2016|News|

Fellow physicians and HDC partners: We are pleased to announce that we have received funding to continue our work for at least the next 12 months thanks to the generous continued support from the General Practice Services Committee. We can now accelerate the development of tools and infrastructure for a single unified platform that is inter-operable with all EMR products being used across [...]

29 Jun

Q&A with Dr. Bruce Hobson

2016-06-30T08:18:40-07:00June 29, 2016|News|

About Dr. Bruce Hobson Dr. Bruce Hobson has been a family practitioner in Powell River, BC, for 34 years. He has a passion for technology-enhanced adult learning and education. He is actively involved with the Practice Support Program and is working in integrating the PSP modules into electronic form and integrating the tools and resources into electronic medical records. He [...]

29 Jun

HDC Update July

2016-06-30T10:52:07-07:00June 29, 2016|News|

What exactly is HDC? Using the learnings curated by the PDC and AMCARE over 5+ years, the HDC is working with BC physicians to create an open source health data-sharing platform that is flexible and accessible, and provides HDC users with access to a robust source of medical care data that protects patient and provider identity, and ensures that physicians control the data [...]