Insights from EPiC data can help users to consider their practice and inform targeted interventions or quality improvement initiatives. To help with data interpretation, and to illustrate key messages, focus points are provided for each data story.
Presentation of large data sets in a series of interactive charts allows EPiC users to easily compare medicine use across different populations and demographics with age, gender, ethnicity and socioeconomic deprivation filters. Data can be viewed for both the practitioner’s patients – anyone who has been dispensed medicine from a prescription provided by the practitioner in any setting – and for patients enrolled at their practice. National data can also be viewed, allowing comparison with peers at practice and national levels.
Additionally, EPiC Reflect activities give guidance for reflecting on both the data and practitioner’s practice, providing a starting point for continuing professional development activities.
View EPiC at epic.akohiringa.co.nz; personal and practice data require a free He Ako Hiringa account