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7 Sep

Dr El Karsh’s Journey with HDC Discover

2021-09-07T17:03:26-07:00September 7, 2021|Uncategorized|

Dr El Karsh practices family medicine in the community of Qualicum beach on Vancouver Island. In recent months, Dr. El Karsh decided to join the Health Data Coalition (HDC) to support his quality improvement efforts using HDC Discover. He found the application easy to use, complimented his Med Access EMR well, especially for seeing ‘at a glance’ areas that he [...]

13 Aug

Celebrating over 1,000 physicians (and counting) enrolled in HDC Discover

2021-08-13T12:04:46-07:00August 13, 2021|Uncategorized|

The HDC Board is thrilled that over the summer, we’ve surpassed the milestone of 1,000 physicians enrolled and since then, growth has continued. The Board would like to recognize the huge effort put into achieving this milestone and thank both HDC staff and our partners for their support. Our mission has always been to provide trusted and meaningful access to [...]

13 May

Additional Sessions: The use of data to assist in proactive care of populations at risk – Respiratory Disease

2021-05-13T14:13:35-07:00May 13, 2021|News|

Want to learn more our HDC Discover application? Join our webinar to see it in action! These programs are designed to help increase understanding of the practical clinical use of the HDC Discover application. Each of our webinars focus on a different disease area or clinical problem, and can also serve as a ‘primer’ for participation in PSP practice improvement [...]

22 Apr

Respiratory Disease: Webinar Recap

2021-04-22T11:05:02-07:00April 22, 2021|News|

As part of our accredited, interactive webinar series, HDC hosted a session last week where we demonstrated how healthcare providers can use HDC Discover to gain a broader perspective on respiratory disease in practice. COVID-19 has raised everyone’s awareness of the risk of clinically vulnerable patients developing a serious systemic disease that can result in significant morbidity and mortality. Chronic respiratory [...]

1 Apr

Physician Journey: Complex care visits for diabetic patients

2021-07-05T11:50:51-07:00April 1, 2021|News|

Dr Omesh Syal used HDC Discover to conduct a quality improvement project that both benefitted his patients and his practice. Dr Omesh Syal, a family physician in Prince George, was browsing his HDC Discover dashboard to gain a higher-level perspective of his practice. With Prince George having both a rurally and culturally diverse population, Dr Syal decided to [...]

9 Mar

Register for Our Webinar: The use of data to assist in proactive care of populations at risk – Respiratory Disease

2021-03-09T11:55:55-08:00March 9, 2021|Uncategorized|

Want to learn more our HDC Discover application? Join our webinar to see it in action! These programs are designed to help increase understanding of the practical clinical use of the HDC Discover application. Each of our webinars focus on a different disease area or clinical problem, and can also serve as a ‘primer’ for participation in PSP practice improvement [...]

26 Feb

Investigating Diabetes: Webinar recap

2021-02-26T13:43:20-08:00February 26, 2021|News|

As part of our accredited, interactive webinar series, HDC hosted another session this week where we demonstrated how healthcare providers can use HDC Discover to gain a broader perspective on diabetes in practice. Diabetes is often related to additional health issues, including obesity and hypertension. Using HDC Discover, healthcare providers can compare the prevalence of diabetes to other clinical measures. They can then compare [...]

22 Jan

Register for Our Webinar: The use of data to assist in proactive care of populations at risk – Diabetes

2021-03-19T12:04:40-07:00January 22, 2021|News|

Want to learn more about HDC and our HDC Discover application? Come join our webinar to see it in action! This session is targeted towards those with little to no knowledge about HDC Discover. These programs are designed to help increase understanding of the practical clinical use of the HDC Discover application. Each of our webinars focus on a different [...]

7 Jan

January Interactive Webinar: Mental Health

2021-03-19T12:05:11-07:00January 7, 2021|News|

The use of data to assist in proactive care of populations at risk - Mental Health January 25th, 12pm - 1pm OR January 26th, 8am - 9am Due to the popularity of our Mental Health webinar this past October, we're offering two new dates in January 2021. This is your chance to attend if you missed the first offering! These [...]

7 Dec

Substance Use: Using data to assist in the proactive care of populations at risk

2020-12-07T10:47:09-08:00December 7, 2020|Uncategorized|

The global pandemic has overtaken coverage in the media and the attention of our healthcare system, yet the opioid crisis in BC is killing more people every month than COVID-19 has. According to a recent CBC article, there were more than 100 “illicit drug toxicity” deaths in BC every month from March - August 2020, with more than 175 such [...]

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