Health Information Standards (HIS) Resources for COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis presents an unprecedented need to share standards-based health information to support direct patient care, patient screening, public health reporting and research. Using standards within the health sector helps facilitate effective interoperability strategies.

The ministry’s Health Information Standards team has compiled the following resources to support the sharing of data and information related to COVID-19:

Provincial

National

International

Epidemiological

Scientific

Note: Edits will be made to this list of resources as new information becomes available.

Provincial Resources

BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC)

COVID-19 Dashboard

COVID-19 Resources for Health Professionals

Diagnostic testing and laboratory guidance

Vaccines for COVID-19

BC Provincial Government

British Columbia’s response to COVID-19

B.C. Health Concerns and Diagnosis SNOMED mapping

HealthLink BC: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Provincial Health Officer Orders, Notices, Guidelines

BC Family Doctors

Doctors of BC

Billing in time of COVID-19

COVID-19 Updates / Resources

Provincial Health Services Authority

COVID-19 Virtual Health Toolkit

 

National Resources
DISCLAIMER: The links and any associated artifacts contain resources and third-party websites related to the COVID-19 pandemic called the materials. The materials are subject to change and the B.C Ministry of Health is not responsible in any manner for content referenced in those third-party sites. The links and resources are provided "as is" without warranties or conditions of any kind either expressed or implied, and do not imply an endorsement by the ministry.

Canada Health Infoway (CHI)

CHI COVID-19 standards

Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)

ICD-10-CA/CCI COVID-19 Episodes of Care

Canadian Coding Standards: Version 2018 ICD-10-CA and CCI

ESRI Canada- Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

COVID-19 Resources

Government of Canada

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Epidemiological summary

COVID-19 Vaccines

Drug and vaccine authorizations for COVID-19

Standards Council of Canada (SCC)

Standardization Response to COVID-19

COVID 19 Resources

 

International Resources
DISCLAIMER: The links and any associated artifacts contain resources and third-party websites related to the COVID-19 pandemic called the materials. The materials are subject to change and the B.C Ministry of Health is not responsible in any manner for content referenced in those third-party sites. The links and resources are provided "as is" without warranties or conditions of any kind either expressed or implied, and do not imply an endorsement by the ministry.

COVID-19 Interoperability Alliance

COVID-19 Mission – collection of value sets for COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 Resource Downloads

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Data Tracker: Tableau

COVID-19 Global Data Tracker

Global.health: a Data Science Initiative

Global.health dataset

Global.health map

HL7 International

COVID-19 Related Projects

HL7 blog- COVID-19

Logica Health

COVID-19 Interoperability Assets

COVID-19 / SARS-CoV-2 FHIR profiles blog

COVID-19 Interoperability Project

Logica FHIR implementation guide

LOINC

Guidance for mapping to SARS-CoV-2 LOINC terms

LOINC pre-release term

SNOMED International

COVID-19 Data Coding using SNOMED CT

SNOMED CT COVID-19 Related Content

World Health Organization (WHO)

Coronavirus disease technical guidance

ICD codes for COVID-19 disease outbreak

 

Epidemiological Resources
DISCLAIMER: The links and any associated artifacts contain resources and third-party websites related to the COVID-19 pandemic called the materials. The materials are subject to change and the B.C Ministry of Health is not responsible in any manner for content referenced in those third-party sites. The links and resources are provided "as is" without warranties or conditions of any kind either expressed or implied, and do not imply an endorsement by the ministry.

NEXTSTRAIN – Genomic tracking tools

Epidemiology of novel coronavirus:

GISAID Initiative

Data from all influenza viruses and the coronavirus causing COVID-19

Johns Hopkins University and Medicine

COVID-19 dashboard

COVID-19 Maps and Trends

 

Scientific Resources
DISCLAIMER: The links and any associated artifacts contain resources and third-party websites related to the COVID-19 pandemic called the materials. The materials are subject to change and the B.C Ministry of Health is not responsible in any manner for content referenced in those third-party sites. The links and resources are provided "as is" without warranties or conditions of any kind either expressed or implied, and do not imply an endorsement by the ministry.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

CDC guidelines for clinical specimens

LANCET

COVID-19 Resource Centre

New England Journal of Medicine

Coronavirus (Covid-19), including clinical reports, guidelines, and commentary