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Pan-Canadian Primary Health Care Electronic Medical Record Minimum Data Set for Performance Measurement Core

CIHI has provided national leadership on primary health care (PHC) electronic medical record (EMR) data standards for over a decade. Working with key jurisdictional stakeholders to accelerate standards adoption, CIHI initially released the Primary Health Care Electronic Medical Record Content Standard (PHC EMR CS) in 2009, which evolved into the Pan-Canadian PHC EMR CS, Version 3.0 – Clinician-Friendly Pick-List Guide in 2014.

The PHC EMR CS v2.1 and v3.0 have now been refocused into the PHC EMR Minimum Data Set (MDS) for Performance Measurement (45 core data elements, 61 supplementary data elements) to facilitate its future evolution. This iteration has been informed in part through input from members of the pan-Canadian PHC Standards and Data Working Group. While the number of data elements and associated code system examples has changed over time, the goal has remained the same: to support the generation of comparable PHC EMR data to meet targeted information needs across Canada.

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Pan-Canadian Primary Health Care Electronic Medical Record Minimum Data Set for Performance Measurement, Version 1.0
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