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15 Jul

Acting Operations Coordinator Job Call

2022-07-15T09:51:13-07:00July 15, 2022|Career Opportunities|

We are hiring! Acting Operations Coordinator, Health Data Coalition Full-time 1 Year Contract, Victoria, BC The Health Data Coalition (HDC) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Acting Operations Coordinator to support the Senior Operations Manager with overall coordination of operations at the HDC. The A/Operations Coordinator provides administration, scheduling, human resources support and financial management services. This position [...]

5 Jul

Announcement on HDC Board and Medical Director Transitions

2022-07-11T09:16:24-07:00July 5, 2022|News|

The HDC is pleased to announce several changes to our physician-led grassroots organization, that will continue to strengthen the organization’s succession plan.  First, we would like to acknowledge and recognize Dr. Bill Clifford for his dedication, vision, and immense contribution in shaping the HDC. Bill is recognized as a leader in harnessing the power of IT to ensure patients receive [...]

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 [...]

3 Dec

HDC Discover 2.20 Release Notes

2021-12-03T09:28:51-08:00December 3, 2021|Release Notes|

HDC Discover 2.20 Release Notes These release notes contain supplemental information about Version 2.20 of HDC Discover. 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 have released three new measures for all supported EMRs (MOIS, OSCAR, Telus Wolf, Telus Med Access, Intrahealth Profile): [...]

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 [...]

7 Jul

HDC Discover 2.17 Release Notes

2021-07-21T10:48:07-07:00July 7, 2021|Release Notes|

HDC Discover 2.17 Release Notes These release notes contain supplemental information about Version 2.17 of HDC Discover. 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? The definition of obesity by measurement has been changed based on the BC guidelines recommendations: Obesity .  The definition [...]

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