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17 May

Host a Data Party, Connect with Your Community

2022-05-19T16:39:00-07:00May 17, 2022|News|

It’s exciting to see data parties becoming popular throughout the province. We're happy to be able to share two recent stories of successful Data Parties hosted in Chilliwack and the Fraser-Northwest. Chilliwack Chilliwack Division and their members came together mid March, also with strong support from the local PSP coach and Division leadership. This event brought a core group of quality improvement enthusiasts together for [...]

10 May

Call for Board of Director Nominations 2022

2022-05-10T15:43:10-07:00May 10, 2022|News|

Are you interested in providing leadership for collective impact across BC and improving the use of data to support a learning health system? Do you know a colleague whose expertise would be valuable to this effort? The Health Data Coalition invites nominations for Board Directors to be elected by the Members at the Annual General Meeting on September 22, 2022. [...]

26 Jan

Welcoming Dr Oona Hayes as HDC Medical Director

2022-01-26T14:00:35-08:00January 26, 2022|News|

We’re thrilled to welcome Dr Oona Hayes MD, CCFP, FCFP as our new Medical Director. Dr Hayes’ experience as a practicing family physician complements her passion for a learning health system. She believes family physicians actualize their highest potential as health advocates and leaders when they engage with their practice data and quality improvement. Dr Hayes is active with BC [...]

4 Jan

A Decade of Data with Dr Bruce Hobson

2022-01-04T14:57:43-08:00January 4, 2022|News|

Dr Bruce Hobson has been HDC’s Medical Director since March 2017, but he’s been a champion for HDC since the very beginning. He was involved with the Health Data Coalition even before its precursor, the Physician Data Collaborative. After over 20 years, Dr Hobson is moving on from HDC. His dedication and passion for improving patient care using data has [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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