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Introduction to CIHI’s Primary Health Care Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Content Standard



This webinar is part of the Infoway standards webinar series.

December 5, 2018 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST

Join us to learn how the Primary Health Care Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Content Standard, offers a great potential as pan-Canadian standards to support the collection of high-quality EMR data for comparable reporting. This beginner level education session is designed for anyone interested in learning more about the PHC EMR Content Standard and the ongoing work CIHI is doing in the PHC space.

During this session, the participants will be introduced to:

  • Components within the PHC EMR Content Standards including the data fields and suggested permissible values
  • How using the Content Standards supports the collection of high-quality EMR data
  • Improving the quality of EMR benefits both primary and secondary use of information

Presenter: Mary Byrnes, Subject Matter Expert, Primary Health Care EMR Standards, CIHI

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