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

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:

Health Information Exchange Services

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.


Last updated: April, 2019