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. 

Last updated: Oct. 3, 2017  NOTE: All documents provided in PDF PDF icon

Core registries (identification)



Diagnostic imaging

Chronic disease management

Public health


Continuing care

Emergency health services

Electronic medical record (EMR) / Physician office system

Electronic health record

Contact HISCA

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