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30 Oct

HDC 1.4.0 Release Notes

By Kate Fagan TaylorRelease Notes

What’s new? Significant features: OSCAR, Intrahealth and Telus clinics will now have a default subscription to the “HDC Base” channel. This channel contains the base set of indicators approved by the HDC’s Clinical Data Stewardship Committee. MOIS clinics will now have a default subscription to the “AMCARE” channel. This channel contains the set of indicators

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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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01 May

Release of HDC 1.2

By Health Data CoalitionNews

What’s new? Big features: Added thirteen new Medication Use indicators to the HDC Base subscription channel Added twenty-one new Antibiotic Use indicators to the HDC Base subscription channel Added the ability to manually create upload data within the application. For users that can’t generate an automated extract from their EMR yet, there is now an

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03 Apr

April 2017 HDC Progress Report

By Dr. Bruce HobsonNews

The Health Data Coalition (HDC) is a data sharing initiative funded by the General Practice Services Committee (GPSC). Established to enable quality improvement in primary care and support a learning health system, the HDC is a federally-registered not for profit society, governed by physicians to work for physicians and their health care partners in BC.

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08 Dec

December 2016 HDC Progress Report

By Dr. Bruce HobsonNews

Dear Colleagues: Established to enable quality improvement in primary care and support a learning health system, the Health Data Coalition (HDC) was formed with the support of BC’s General Practices Services Committee and the Doctors of BC. With a $1.7 million grant from GPSC and the initial technology in place, the HDC has become an

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16 Nov

Health Data Coalition Appoints First Executive Director

By Health Data CoalitionNews

Kate Fagan Taylor brings extensive experience to physician-led organization designed to improve patient and health outcomes VANCOUVER, November 16, 2016: The Health Data Coalition – a BC physician-led initiative that aggregates patient data from individual physician practices, across disparate Electronic Medical Record systems – is pleased to announce the appointment of Kate Fagan Taylor as its first Executive Director

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16 Nov

Q&A with Kate Fagan Taylor, Executive Director of the HDC

By Health Data CoalitionNews

In this Q&A with HDC, Kate discusses her new role as Executive Director and how HDC can help advance continuous quality improvement. About Kate Fagan Taylor Kate’s background includes leadership in not-for-profit sector leadership, post-secondary administration, and public service in the BC provincial government. Most recently, she provided leadership for corporate governance and policy across

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27 Sep

September Update

By Dr. Bruce HobsonNews

To the supporters of the newly formed Health Data Coalition The Board of the PDC, the AMCARE Steering Committee and new Board of the HDC want to acknowledge the unwavering commitment of Divisions who have supported the PDC throughout the years and to also welcome others that have come on board later. As you may

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