All posts by Francis Lau

School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria

What is the State of Gender, Sex and Sexual Orientation Documentation in Canadian Electronic Health Records? (Part-1 of a 2-Part Series)

Nov 12, 2020 Francis Lau, Marcy Antonio, Kelly Davison, Roz Queen, Aaron Devor University of Victoria On behalf of the CIHR Institute of Sex and Gender Planning Project Team, Infoway Sex and Gender Working Group Members and Participating Stakeholders Why this is an issue People who identify as sexual and gender minorities (SGM) in Canada … Continue reading What is the State of Gender, Sex and Sexual Orientation Documentation in Canadian Electronic Health Records? (Part-1 of a 2-Part Series)

CCHIM-Accredited Graduate Certificate in Health Terminology Standards – An Update

The Graduate Certificate in Health Terminology Standards is offered by the School of Health Information Science at the University of Victoria in partnership with Ontario Health, Gevity Consulting and RKL Health Informatics. It is a 1-year, part-time program with four graduate level courses done through weekly online evening classes and a 2.5-day in-person workshop. The … Continue reading CCHIM-Accredited Graduate Certificate in Health Terminology Standards – An Update

A CCHIM/CHIMA-Accredited Graduate Certificate in Health Terminology Standards

In fall 2014 the School of Health Information Science at the University of Victoria (UVic) took part in a national advisory group to define the competencies and curricular content for a new health terminology standards certification program. The group was convened by the Canadian College of Health Information Management (CCHIM), Canadian Health Information Management Association … Continue reading A CCHIM/CHIMA-Accredited Graduate Certificate in Health Terminology Standards