Health Information Standards

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 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 links in the sidebar.

Our Newsletter

We release a bi-monthly newsletter to keep health authorities and vendors informed on what health information standards projects are currently being worked on at the Ministry of Health. You can find it here.