When: October 9 & 10, 2018

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre

INTERFACE Summit is a two-day event created to engage, inform, inspire and connect the world’s digital health innovators. This year, participants will hear talks; meet the pioneers of VR and AR therapies and experts in AI, Precision Health and Digital Therapeutics; see demos of the latest devices and brain-machine-AI interfaces; talk about humanity and social impact of tech; participate in investor pitches and education sessions; meet global investors who manage hundreds of millions in innovation funds; mingle with media, and network with some of the world’s best innovators.

Day of the Dev at Fall Snomed CT Expo 2018 

When:  Wednesday, October 17, 2018 

Location:  Pan Pacific Hotel, 300-999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC

Doctors of BC is working with International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation (IHTSDO) to put on a session targeted for (but not limited to) developers interested in gaining hands-on experience using FHIR and SNOMED CT. It will be of particular interest to anyone involved in working with terminology servers, large coding systems and value sets. 

The event is called Day of the Dev and is a part of the SNOMED CT Expo in Vancouver, October 17, 2018. SNOMED CT Expo 2018 is organized by SNOMED International in collaboration with Canada Health Infoway. The Expo showcases the latest achievements and cutting-edge thinking in semantic interoperability, presented by thought leaders from around the globe.

The cost is $50, or free with SNOMED CT Expo registration – but spots for the Day of the Dev are limited! 

To view event information and to register, click here.

BCHIMPS 2018 Fall Education Symposium

The annual BC Health Information Management Professionals (BCHIMPS) Fall Education Symposium’s theme was: Integrating Health Technology – Patient and Provider Empowerment Approaches. It was held on September 28, 2018. OSCAR BC attended and will provide some updated information in the coming days.

To view Symposium information, click here.


Click on the links below to review the presentations

PSP Dashboard Panel Management-Delrae Fawcett

OSCAR BC, A Registered Non-Profit

OSCAR Advanced-Herb Chang

OSCAR 15-Features and Improvements

Oscar101-OSCAR Basic-John Yap

OSCAR Prescribing Module Tips-Herb Chang

Why OSCAR is Free as in Freedom not as in Free Beer-Tracy Monk


Sure, it’s hard to leave the office. Just a one-day investment in attending this conference can make your work so much easier, though!

When 92% of 2018 participants said they would recommend that you attend next year,

it’s because this forum is an efficient way to improve your skills using the open source OSCAR EMR system.

Whether you’re a new or advanced user, presentations are geared towards helping you find the shortcuts. 

Connecting with the OSCAR community – other OSCAR users and experts – is a major benefit too!

OSCARCON was held in June 2018. Consider joining us next year. Stay tuned for the date and conference information.