What are the Benefits of Joining CPCSSN?

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?

What is 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.