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So far Health Data Coalition has created 17 blog entries.
13 Oct

September 2017 HDC Progress Report

2017-12-18T09:15:18-08:00October 13, 2017|News|

The HDC is a physician-led data sharing initiative that allows primary health care providers and their clinic staff to unleash the potential of their EMR systems. Our goal is to provide secure access to a core set of aggregated data that encourages self-reflection and facilitates quality improvements in patient care. The result, a more satisfying professional practice that leads to [...]

17 Jul

HDC 1.3.0 Release Notes

2017-07-17T09:18:28-07:00July 17, 2017|News|

What’s new? Big features: Implemented “Save to all clinics” for a user’s data source preferences on the QI Panel. This is helpful for coaches or physicians who are part of multiple clinics who want to run reports using the same data source parameters for each clinic. Implemented persistent clinics so that a page refresh doesn’t change the clinic back to [...]

1 May

Release of HDC 1.2

2017-05-02T09:17:10-07:00May 1, 2017|News|

What’s new? Big features: Added thirteen new Medication Use indicators to the HDC Base subscription channel Added twenty-one new Antibiotic Use indicators to the HDC Base subscription channel Added the ability to manually create upload data within the application. For users that can’t generate an automated extract from their EMR yet, there is now an option to manually submit indicator [...]

16 Nov

Health Data Coalition Appoints First Executive Director

2016-11-14T09:29:28-08:00November 16, 2016|News|

Kate Fagan Taylor brings extensive experience to physician-led organization designed to improve patient and health outcomes VANCOUVER, November 16, 2016: The Health Data Coalition – a BC physician-led initiative that aggregates patient data from individual physician practices, across disparate Electronic Medical Record systems – is pleased to announce the appointment of Kate Fagan Taylor as its first Executive Director effective immediately. Fagan Taylor was [...]

16 Nov

Q&A with Kate Fagan Taylor, Executive Director of the HDC

2016-11-14T09:28:00-08:00November 16, 2016|News|

In this Q&A with HDC, Kate discusses her new role as Executive Director and how HDC can help advance continuous quality improvement. About Kate Fagan Taylor Kate’s background includes leadership in not-for-profit sector leadership, post-secondary administration, and public service in the BC provincial government. Most recently, she provided leadership for corporate governance and policy across the BC public sector as [...]

29 Jul

Q&A with Dr. Shirley Sze

2017-11-09T13:02:42-08:00July 29, 2016|News|

In this Q&A conducted recently by phone with HDC, Dr. Sze discusses her views on family practice, lifelong learning and the role of HDC in advancing continuous quality improvement. About Dr. Shirley Sze Dr. Shirley Sze graduated from medicine at the University of Alberta in 1976, completed a family medicine residency at Queen's University, and started work in Kamloops, BC [...]

14 Jul

Q&A with Dr. Gerald Tevaarwerk

2016-11-14T09:26:49-08:00July 14, 2016|News|

In this Question and Answer, HDC Board member Dr. Gerald Tevaarwerk provides his points of view on a number of related topics and why he believes that the real-life data gathered by the HDC is key in determining where to start serious discussions on where to reduce waste in the system. About Dr. Gerald Tevaarwerk, Specialist Consultant in Endocrinology & Metabolism and Clinical Epidemiology Having worked, taught and researched [...]