News

26 Sep

Welcome 2023 New Board Directors

2023-09-26T19:26:44-07:00September 26, 2023|News|

The Health Data Coalition’s purpose is to enable data informed healthcare for physicians and the healthcare system with a trusted source of community physician data and aggregate measures to improve patient care and population health. I am excited to welcome our new board directors who will help us pursue our vision where community physician data is shared and transformed into [...]

13 Sep

HDC Discover Version 2.33 Release Notes

2023-09-13T10:55:33-07:00September 13, 2023|News, Release Notes|

Version 2.33 of HDC Discover was rolled out to production on September 12th. Please do not hesitate to contact our support email support@hdcbc.ca should you have any questions or comments about any of these changes. Improvements  Sharing Invite Improvements To enhance clarity regarding the two security levels known as 'Context Dependent' and 'Population' and to prevent any potential confusion, we have refined [...]

11 Sep

MD’s Corner: Ch-ch-changes – What’s Going on (with Data)?

2023-09-11T15:35:30-07:00September 11, 2023|MD's Corner, News|

By Dr. Oona Hayes Quality improvement (QI) work and data-driven practice improvement are vital tools that support Joy in Work, lifelong learning and system improvement. Clinician engagement with data-driven practice improvement is also one of the priorities of the Family Practice Services Committee (e.g. panel management). There are calls for “more data” to support health care system change yet moving [...]

6 Sep

Deeper Dive into Bar Charts

2023-09-06T09:53:11-07:00September 6, 2023|Tips & Tricks|

Bar charts are a valuable tool for comparing values for specific measures across various data sources such as providers, clinics, divisions, or geographic areas, all at a single point in time. They provide a clear and concise means of conveying complex data in a visually digestible format.   Accessing Bar Charts:  Navigate to the QI Panel: Access the QI Panel, where [...]

6 Sep

HDC Discover Version 2.32 Release Notes

2023-09-06T09:14:59-07:00September 6, 2023|News, Release Notes|

Version 2.32 of HDC Discover was rolled out to production on September 6th. 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 Measures:  We have introduced several new colorectal cancer screening measures applicable to all EMRs:  Colorectal cancer screening - Hemoccult test, colonoscopy, or sigmoidoscopy [...]

5 Sep

Passing the Torch: A chat between HDC’s outgoing and incoming Board Chairs, Dr. Shirley Sze and Dr. Omesh Syal

2023-09-15T11:11:57-07:00September 5, 2023|News|

By Dr. Omesh Syal Watch the interview (~8 minutes) After HDC’s Annual General Meeting later this month, one of HDC’s founders and Board Chair, Dr. Shirley Sze, will be stepping down from her role and the organization. Shirley has been a physician champion of clinical professional development, foreseeing early during the adoption of Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) how practice data [...]

22 Aug

Notice for the 2023 Annual General Meeting of the Health Data Coalition

2023-08-22T14:35:52-07:00August 22, 2023|News|

Notice for the Annual General Meeting of the Health Data Coalition Dear Members, Notice is hereby given to all members that the Annual General Meeting of the Health Data Coalition (HDC) will be held on Thursday, September 21st, 2023. The meeting is virtual and will run from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Only the proxies appointed by the members can [...]

9 Aug

HDC Discover Version 2.31 Release Notes

2023-08-09T10:09:39-07:00August 9, 2023|News, Release Notes|

Version 2.31 was rolled out to production on August 8th. Please do not hesitate to contact our support email support@hdcbc.ca should you have any questions or comments about any of these changes. Disclaimer  Med Access EMR When you log in to the Discover application and find your EMR type listed as ‘Med Access – Legacy,’ it indicates that we are currently awaiting [...]

1 Aug

Deeper Dive into Line Charts

2023-08-01T10:04:54-07:00August 1, 2023|Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized|

Line Charts, also known as Run Charts, are valuable tools for visualizing data over time, especially when engaging in improvement initiatives. This graph format provides a clear view of the data before implementing any changes, enabling you to observe progress as improvements are made. Additionally, like bar charts, hovering your mouse over the Line Chart will display the raw numbers [...]

20 Jul

HDC Discover Version 2.30 Release Notes

2023-07-20T13:34:37-07:00July 20, 2023|News, Release Notes|

Version 2.30 was released to production on July 19th. 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? Prescribing Measures: We are excited to introduce new Prescribing measures to MOIS, OSCAR, Profile, and Med Access users. These measures highlight patients with coded prescriptions for a given medication [...]