Making clinical information available electronically to clinicians and patients offers the potential to transform how care is delivered. In particular, it is critical for continuity of patient care and advanced clinical decision support within hospital and primary care systems.
Health Information Standards
Health information standards establish consistency in documenting, exchanging and interpreting a patient’s health information. To learn about health information standards in B.C., please refer to:
The Province operates a number of health information exchange services, which allow point-of-service applications to exchange patient information with the clinical information repositories and registries.
The Province's eHealth projects bring lab results, diagnostic scans, medication histories, and electronic prescriptions online to help patients anywhere health care is delivered in British Columbia.
Last updated: July, 2018