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18 Aug

HDC Update August, 2016

By Dr. Bruce HobsonNews

Fellow physicians and HDC partners: We are pleased to announce that we have received funding to continue our work for at least the next 12 months thanks to the generous continued support from the General Practice Services Committee. We can now accelerate the development of tools and infrastructure for a single unified platform that is inter-operable with all

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29 Jul

Q&A with Dr. Shirley Sze

By Health Data CoalitionNews

In this Q&A conducted recently by phone with HDC, Dr. Sze discusses her views on family practice, lifelong learning and the role of HDC in advancing continuous quality improvement. About Dr. Shirley Sze Dr. Shirley Sze graduated from medicine at the University of Alberta in 1976, completed a family medicine residency at Queen’s University, and

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14 Jul

Q&A with Dr. Gerald Tevaarwerk

By Health Data CoalitionNews

In this Question and Answer, HDC Board member Dr. Gerald Tevaarwerk provides his points of view on a number of related topics and why he believes that the real-life data gathered by the HDC is key in determining where to start serious discussions on where to reduce waste in the system. About Dr. Gerald Tevaarwerk, Specialist Consultant in Endocrinology & Metabolism and Clinical Epidemiology

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29 Jun

Q&A with Dr. Bruce Hobson

By Dr. Bruce HobsonNews

About Dr. Bruce Hobson Dr. Bruce Hobson has been a family practitioner in Powell River, BC, for 34 years. He has a passion for technology-enhanced adult learning and education. He is actively involved with the Practice Support Program and is working in integrating the PSP modules into electronic form and integrating the tools and resources

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29 Jun

HDC Update July

By Dr. Bruce HobsonNews

What exactly is HDC? Using the learnings curated by the PDC and AMCARE over 5+ years, the HDC is working with BC physicians to create an open source health data-sharing platform that is flexible and accessible, and provides HDC users with access to a robust source of medical care data that protects patient and provider identity, and

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