News

11 Apr

Empowering Physicians With Their Own Practice Information 

2024-04-11T15:11:48-07:00April 11, 2024|News|

Thoughts from our Board Chair: Dr. Omesh Syal  As we start our new fiscal year, the Health Data Coalition’s (HDC) Board Chair, Dr. Omesh Syal discussed  how he’s approaching his role and what he hopes for the organisation. While working in his Prince George practice, Omesh began contributing to the HDC Board in 2020. Since then, he’s taken on leadership [...]

9 Apr

Measure Details and Codes in HDC Discover

2024-04-09T16:39:40-07:00April 9, 2024|Tips & Tricks|

In HDC Discover, a comprehensive approach is taken to provide insights into various measures through the QI Panel. For those seeking detailed information about specific measures, accessing the Single Measure View Page is key. This page offers a consolidated perspective on both the data and the associated measure metadata. Information on the Single Measure View Page is conveniently organized into [...]

28 Mar

HDC Discover Version 2.38 Release Notes

2024-03-28T09:07:13-07:00March 28, 2024|News, Release Notes|

Version 2.38 of HDC Discover was rolled out to production on March 27, 2024.  Please do not hesitate to contact our support email support@hdcbc.ca should you have any questions or comments about any of these changes. What’s New?  NEW Planetary Health Measures and Domain - We are introducing a new domain, Planetary Health, that will house the following new measures: Measure MOIS [...]

18 Mar

FPSC Practice Supports: HDC & PSP Working Together in Fernie BC

2024-03-18T15:40:19-07:00March 18, 2024|Bright Spots|

The Family Practice Services Committee (FPSC) works on behalf of physicians to strengthen full-service family practice and patient care in BC, representing a partnership of the Doctors of BC and the Government of BC. The FPSC provides practice supports for family physicians, and these are often complementary, providing greater benefit together than on their own. The following article highlights how [...]

14 Mar

Collaborating within HDC Discover: Sharing vs Group Membership

2024-03-15T16:30:17-07:00March 14, 2024|Tips & Tricks|

In the realm of healthcare, the journey towards progress is often paved with collaborative efforts and data-driven insights. Harnessing the power of aggregated data not only empowers individual practitioners but also fosters a culture of shared learning and cohesiveness within the healthcare community. The HDC Discover application embodies this spirit of collaboration and information-sharing through two key features: Sharing and [...]

7 Mar

We are hiring a Clinical Services Manager & Program Lead

2024-03-07T14:03:22-08:00March 7, 2024|Career Opportunities, News|

Full-time, Remote, B.C. The Health Data Coalition (HDC) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Clinical Services Manager & Program Lead to help us work towards a better health system for Family Physicians and patients. Do you want to help build a better primary care experience in BC? This may be the opportunity for you. The role of the [...]

14 Feb

HDC Discover Version 2.37 Release Notes

2024-02-14T10:48:29-08:00February 14, 2024|News, Release Notes|

Version 2.37 of HDC Discover was rolled out to production on February 13th, 2024.  Please do not hesitate to contact our support email support@hdcbc.ca should you have any questions or comments about any of these changes. What’s New?  We are introducing the following new measures for MOIS, OSCAR, Profile, Med Access and Med Access - Legacy: Measure MOIS OSCAR Profile Med Access [...]

12 Feb

Introducing the new Stacked Bar Graph

2024-02-12T09:49:52-08:00February 12, 2024|Tips & Tricks|

Users now have an option to visualize measure results using our new Stacked Bar graph. This type of visualization is particularly useful when dealing with measures that include multiple segments or ranges, enabling users to discern patterns and trends at a glance. The advantages of using a Stacked Bar Graph are in its ability to provide a clear visual representation [...]

24 Jan

HDC Discover Version 2.36 Release Notes

2024-01-24T10:01:44-08:00January 24, 2024|News, Release Notes|

Version 2.36 of HDC Discover was rolled out to production on January 23rd, 2024.  Please do not hesitate to contact our support email support@hdcbc.ca should you have any questions or comments about any of these changes. What’s New?  We are introducing two new chronic disease prevalence measures listed below for all EMRs: Measure  MOIS  OSCAR  Profile  Med Access  Med Access - Legacy  [...]

11 Jan

The LFP Payment Model & Preventative Medicine

2024-01-11T14:24:57-08:00January 11, 2024|Bright Spots|

"The LFP Payment Model has enabled me to practice Family Medicine…” - Dr. Lilian Shyman The Longitudinal Family Physician (LFP) Payment Model was developed by the BC Ministry of Health in consultation with BC Family Doctors and Doctors of BC. An alternative to the fee-for-service model, the LFP payment model is a blended model to support physicians in family practice [...]