Current Studies

We strive to foster innovation and quality research that provides value and better outcomes for patients now and in the future. Our research focuses around data visualization, biostatistical modelling, qualitative research, data analytics, health economics, health informatics and patient-oriented measures. Our team at the Centre for Health Informatics collaborates with different groups like Alberta Health Services (AHS), Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR), World Health Organization - Collaborating Centre (WHO-CC), the Cumming School of Medicine researchers and many other research institutes to achieve evidence-informed health care solutions.

Shaminder Singh and Hude Quan

Our Research Team

Our team consists of motivated and passionate individuals with diverse academic backgrounds including - but not limited to - data analytics, computer science, software engineering, health economics, nursing, epidemiology and biostatistics.

Meet the Team

Training and Experience of Coding with WHO’s International Classification of Diseases 11th Version (ICD-11)

The International Classification of Diseases for Mortality and Morbidity, 11th Version (ICD-11 MMS) was released worldwide in June 2018. As Canada prepares to adopt the new coding system, there was a need to train coders to code using this new system. A comprehensive package of training materials that can be used to train clinical coders on ICD-11 MMS was developed by the team and is provided here. 


The ICD-11 Field Trial: A Protocol for Creating and Validating a Large Dually Coded Database

This Data Dictionary is a supplementary material for the paper: The ICD-11 Field Trial: A Protocol for Creating and Validating a Large Dually Coded Database. The dictionary provides thorough disease descriptions/ definitions for 51 medical conditions examined during the chart review process.