Available information

Only the information provided for by the Act respecting the sharing of certain health information This hyperlink will open in a new window. can be collected by the QHR. It is organized into 6 clinical domains:

  • Medication domain
    • Available information:
      • Medications prescribed or sold under pharmaceutical control and dispensed in community pharmacies
    • Forthcoming information:
      • Some medications prescribed and administered in health and social services institutions
  • Laboratory domain
    • Available information:
      • The results of medical biology analysis produced by an institution or a private medical biology laboratory in Québec
  • Medical imaging domain
    • Available information:
      • The results of medical imaging examinations produced by an institution or a private medical imaging laboratory or a medical diagnostic radiology laboratory
  • Immunization domain
    • Forthcoming information:
      • Vaccines administered in Québec
  • Allergy and intolerance domain
    • Forthcoming information:
      • Allergies and intolerances
  • Hospitalization domain
    • Forthcoming information:
      • The hospitalization summary sheet written by the attending physician after a hospital stay

For the moment, only the health information of people who are registered with the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) is kept in the QHR information banks.

In addition to 6 clinical domains, there is:

  • An electronic prescription management system for medication that allows the health professional you consult to send prescriptions to the pharmacist who will fill the prescription
  • A register of users, where information about your identity is kept
  • A register of providers, where information about health and social services professionals is kept
  • A register of bodies, where information about bodies and locations that provide health and social services is kept
  • A register of refusals, for the management of refusals to allow information to be released through the QHR