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So far Health Data Coalition has created 17 blog entries.
12 Jun

Call for Board of Director Nominations

2018-06-12T08:46:42-07:00June 12, 2018|News|

The Health Data Coalition Board of Directors has up to six upcoming vacancies for physician Directors.   We invite your help inspiring skilled colleagues to apply so members have a strong pool of candidates to vote on in the 2018 election. This is your chance to influence the composition of the Health Data Coalition’s Board of Directors and contribute to [...]

24 Apr

Announcement: Intrahealth and HDC finalize adaptor development agreement

2018-04-24T21:14:25-07:00April 24, 2018|News|

The Health Data Coalition (HDC) has signed an adaptor development agreement with Intrahealth, a software company that supplies world-class solutions to the Canadian healthcare market. This new adaptor will empower the 700 physicians, across all 35 Divisions of Family Practice, who use Profile, Intrahealth’s electronic medical record (EMR) system, to securely contribute, share and compare aggregated EMR data in the [...]

26 Mar

Team approaches to implementing technology are keys to success

2018-03-26T17:08:56-07:00March 26, 2018|News|

An article by Rosemary Gray, HDC Enrolment and Engagement Manager Canadian Healthcare Technology Magazine| Vol. 23. No. 1 | February 2018 (Pages 16 and 23) Rather than a new eco-adventure, BCHIMPS is the British Columbia Health Information Management Professionals’ Society. They’ve been bringing together BC’s health informatics, IT, IM and clinical leaders for three decades to network, share experiences and [...]

15 Mar

Understanding your patient panel

2018-03-15T10:18:42-07:00March 15, 2018|News|

Source: GP Update - Quarterly GPSC Newsletter (Winter Edition) BC family doctors are working to improve services for their patients with the patient medical home (PMH) model of care. As part of their PMH journeys, more than 400 doctors have improved the quality of their patient data using PSP’s new Understanding Your Patient Panel tool. This tool supports doctors in managing their patient panels [...]

12 Mar

HDC Membership: Take a Seat at the Table to Support the Collaborative Use of Clinical Data for QI

2019-08-15T10:47:16-07:00March 12, 2018|News|

The Health Data Coalition (HDC) is inviting Division of Family Practice to name your physician representative to the membership of the HDC, a federally incorporated not-for-profit society. Thanks to sponsorship by the General Practice Services Committee (GPSC), divisional membership and use of the HDC application are offered to you at no cost. Between 2011 and 2014, twenty-five Divisions invested a [...]

1 Feb

From rags to riches: Information and the electronic medical record

2018-02-08T10:37:55-08:00February 1, 2018|News|

Source: British Columbia Medical Journal - BCMJ - Digital Health Part 1, Vol. 59, No. 9, November 2017, page(s) 455-458 Articles Bruce Hobson, MD (HDC Medical Director) Unlike paper-based patient records, electronic records make searching, summarizing, graphing, and sharing data easy to do and provide exciting opportunities for physicians to reflect on patient care and engage in quality improvement. =========== ABSTRACT: A [...]

12 Jan

HDC 1.5.0 Release Notes

2018-01-31T10:43:46-08:00January 12, 2018|Release Notes|

These release notes contain supplemental information about the HDC web application, Version 1.5.0. What’s new? Significant features: Significant system performance improvements have been implemented to improve the speed of the QI Panel, so the pages, indicators, and indicator graphs load more quickly A user account administration export page has been created for system administrators to simplify tracking of user counts [...]

9 Nov

Health Data Coalition expands network with new GPSC funding

2017-12-18T09:16:58-08:00November 9, 2017|News|

The Health Data Coalition (HDC), a physician-led data sharing platform that enables collaborative quality improvement in primary care, has received new funding from the General Services Practices Committee (GPSC). Used by physicians across BC, HDC provides secure access to aggregated clinical data while maintaining patient and physician confidentiality. Primary health care providers enrolled in the HDC can compare their data [...]

30 Oct

HDC 1.4.0 Release Notes

2018-01-31T10:44:21-08:00October 30, 2017|Release Notes|

What’s new? Significant features: OSCAR, Intrahealth and Telus clinics will now have a default subscription to the “HDC Base” channel. This channel contains the base set of indicators approved by the HDC’s Clinical Data Stewardship Committee. MOIS clinics will now have a default subscription to the “AMCARE” channel. This channel contains the set of indicators from the legacy AMCARE application. [...]

26 Oct

Leading the Future of Data-Informed Healthcare

2019-08-15T10:39:17-07:00October 26, 2017|News|

The Health Data Coalition receives $1.623 million in funding from the General Practice Services Committee, to expand its technical platform. The Health Data Coalition (HDC) today announced a three-year commitment from the General Practices Services Committee (GPSC) to invest in the future of data-informed healthcare. HDC is a physician-led data sharing platform that enables collaborative quality improvement in primary care. [...]