Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Standards are developed by the people in the health sector who need them. Where a need for a provincial standard is identified, a formal proposal is submitted to the B.C. Health Information Standards Working Group. Standards’ proposals are carefully reviewed against assessment criteria, and approved through consensus to present a recommendation to the B.C. Health Information Standards Steering Committee for endorsement as a provincial standard.

Standards are developed by the people in the health sector who need them. Where a need for a provincial standard is identified, a formal proposal is submitted to the B.C. Health Information Standards Working Group. Standards’ proposals are carefully reviewed against assessment criteria, and approved through consensus to present a recommendation to the B.C. Health Information Standards Steering Committee for endorsement as a provincial standard.

Published standards and their profiles are available in the standards catalogue. Other standards listed in the catalogue without profiles could be either in development or proposed for future consideration.