Category Archives: News

12 Jun

Call for Board of Director Nominations

By Kate Fagan TaylorNews

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

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24 Apr

Announcement: Intrahealth and HDC finalize adaptor development agreement

By Kate Fagan TaylorNews

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

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26 Mar

Team approaches to implementing technology are keys to success

By Kate Fagan TaylorNews

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

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15 Mar

Understanding your patient panel

By Kate Fagan TaylorNews

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

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12 Mar

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

By Kate Fagan TaylorNews

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

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09 Nov

Health Data Coalition expands network with new GPSC funding

By Kate Fagan TaylorNews

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

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26 Oct

Leading the Future of Data-Informed Healthcare

By Kate Fagan TaylorNews

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

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13 Oct

September 2017 HDC Progress Report

By Kate Fagan TaylorNews

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

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17 Jul

HDC 1.3.0 Release Notes

By Health Data CoalitionNews

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

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