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Welcome to CPCSSN

Canada’s first multi-disease electronic medical record surveillance system.

The Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN) engages with clinicians, researchers, and policy makers to better understand primary care efficiencies and gaps to improve health care for Canadians. CPCSSN brings together twelve primary care research networks under a common governance structure for the purposes of research, disease surveillance and quality improvement.

CPCSSN’S mission is to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of primary health care delivery outcomes across the country. Meanwhile, facilitating innovation and excellence in primary health care research.

Research

CPCSSN securely collects de-identified health information from Electronic Medical Records (EMRs). Members of CPCSSN can request fully anonymized data sets from CPCSSN with which to conduct research.

Disease Surveillance

CPCSSN involves knowledge creation, particularly as it relates to the issues and challenges in delivering primary care. By joining CPCSSN you will become a part of a community of clinicians committed to understanding communicable and chronic disease management and improving patient outcomes.

Quality Improvement

CPCSSN supports the creation and use of primary care electronic medical record data repository. CPCSSN offers participating providers a rigorous web-based quality improvement tools.