HISCA standards

Provincial Standards – Data sets and HL7 v2.x available electronically

If you are interested in receiving HISCA provincial standards in an electronic format such as MS-Excel / ASCII delimited for data sets or Messaging Workbench for HL7 2.x Message Specifications, email HISCA@gov.ab.ca with your request. 

NOTE: All documents provided in PDF PDF icon

Core Registries (Identification)



Diagnostic Imaging

Chronic Disease Management

Public Health

Mental Health


Continuing Care

Emergency Health Services


  • Telehealth Teleradiology – Obsolete* 2010
  • Telehealth Videoconferencing – Obsolete* 2010
  • Telehealth Standards Part C – Obsolete* 2010

Health Workforce

  • Alberta Health Workforce Human Resource Definitions – Withdrawn* 2010

Physician Office System

*For more information on these documents, email HISCA@gov.ab.ca