Dataset Panorama Public Health Information System

Panorama Public Health Information System 
Data Provider (source):

BC Centre for Disease Control


Panorama is an eHealth system that securely stores and allows authorized public health care providers to document all public health services and care programs that may be received in BC and/or Yukon. Public health care programs include immunization, communicable disease and outbreak management. In BC, Panorama also includes family health information such as maternal child health, early child health and family sexual health. 

Medical record keeping 
Type of Data (select all that apply):
Health Care and Health Services 
Data Collection Method (select all that apply):
Individual Level Data 
Identifiers used for linkage:
Personal Health Number, First Name, Date of birth 
Access requiredments and conditions for Researchers and Projects:

Access Requirements and Conditions for the Researcher Project:

  • Researchers requesting data must abide by the terms and conditions for data access (link:
  • All researchers must complete a data access request form and required supporting documentation
    • Study design details/protocol
    • Research Ethics Board Submission
    • Research Ethics Board Approval
    • Proof of approval by Information and Privacy Commissioner (required if requested data is for research purposes and will be used to contact individuals)
    • Privacy Impact Assessment (if applicable)

Access Requirements and Conditions for the Researcher:

  • Researcher requires an academic affiliation

Access Process:


Topics Covered: reportable communicable disease, family health, immunization, demographic and geographic data


Information that may identify an individual (e.g. Personal Health Number, Date of Birth, geolocation data) are available to facilitate data linkage but may not be released to researchers due to privacy requirements

Data is available from:
January 1, 2011 (availability may vary depending on data type)  
More Information (including references):


[2019-03-13 10:15] Sarah Kesselring: Edited by Sarah Kesselring (skesselring)