Once your practice has enrolled, data are automatically extracted from your practice’s EMR without any ongoing effort on your part. Periodically, CPCSSN may seek to make changes to the range of data collected or uses of collected data. In this situation, we will inform sites of potential changes and may seek your renewed consent to … Read more What am I committing to in the longer term?
To become a member of CPCSSN, contact the regional network closest to you.
Participating clinicians can access their own data through bi-annual feedback reports, allowing for comparison of patients at various levels (e.g. other patients seen at their clinic, within the health division, and across the province). The Data Presentation Tool (DPT) is another way for physicians and clinics to undertake quality improvement initiatives. Clinicians can learn details … Read more What are the Benefits of Joining CPCSSN?
The Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN) extracts de-identified patient data from the electronic medical records of primary care practices across the country. CPCSSN applies cleaning, coding and standardization algorithms to transform raw EMR data into meaningful information that can be used for quality improvement, chronic disease surveillance, and research.