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3 Apr

The Value of Team Based Care, In Numbers

2023-04-03T09:17:12-07:00April 3, 2023|Bright Spots, News|

When David Chan walked into the Rocky Mountain Health Centre in Fernie B.C., he wasn't expecting to uncover a team based care success story. As part of David's role as a Clinical Services Manager for the Health Data Coalition (HDC), he often visits clinics in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia. The Rocky Mountain Health Centre has six Family [...]

30 Mar

View Average Encounters via the Population Pyramid

2023-03-30T16:58:18-07:00March 30, 2023|Tips & Tricks|

Historical encounter data can inform and help providers plan for the future. One can reflect on the average encounters per patient over the past 3 years, by viewing their HDC Discover Population Pyramid.  In this view, the Population Pyramid provides a summary of demographic profile data for your practice – age and sex groupings of your patient population, as well [...]

6 Mar

MD’s Corner: Please give me back some time!

2023-03-06T17:31:44-08:00March 6, 2023|MD's Corner, News|

By Dr. Oona Hayes How can we use data to change the way certain services are delivered?  Whether it's an office schedule where the next available appointment is a few weeks out or filling out insurance forms late at night, I know the clinicians reading this all experience time pressures in our practices. A common complaint from patients is that [...]

13 Feb

MD’s Corner: The life-changing magic of tidying up…your EMR coding

2024-01-31T09:05:44-08:00February 13, 2023|MD's Corner, News|

By Dr. Cole Stanley Turning diagnostic coding from a necessary evil into a vital practice tool I can think of few things that spark less joy in medicine than the task of choosing the proper diagnostic code(s). Too often I find myself on page 3+ of the search results, wading through the overly detailed and outdated nomenclature, still coming up [...]