VISION:  Improve the lives of all those affected by or at risk of traumatic injury.
Trauma Registry Information Specialists of Canada (TRISC)


Excellence in trauma information management, expertise and the provision of timely, high quality trauma information contributing to the reduction of the incidence, severity and consequences of injury in Canada.


As a subgroup of the Trauma Association of Canada, promote the utilization of timely, high quality trauma information for trauma system development, program planning, resource utilization, education, research, and quality improvement that strive for the improvement of trauma care delivery, patient outcomes and injury prevention practices in Canada.  Provide a national forum for Trauma Registry Information Specialists to network.  

  • Excellence
    • Promote and achieve excellence in trauma information management.
  • Quality
    • Strive for the highest quality of accurate and timely data.
    • Foster data and indicator development for quality improvements in patient care and outcomes.
  • Leadership
    • Provide leadership in information management and trauma coding systems.
  • Standardization
    • Advocate for consistency in coding and data collection practices across the country for injury analysis, reporting and research on a national and provincial level.
  • Communication
    • Share expertise, skills, and ideas to foster a team approach.
    • Provide a forum to discuss issues, and work towards solutions.
  • Team work
    • Interdisciplinary collaboration through the provision of trauma information, analysis and expertise to meet the needs of a comprehensive Trauma Program/System in areas of clinical care, injury prevention, education, quality improvement and research.
  • Education
    • Educational and professional development to promote growth in knowledge and skills related to the collection, coding, analysis and interpretation of information.
    • Maintain knowledge of relevant clinical practice patterns, as well as the latest trauma-related coding and scoring systems.
  • Technology
    • Knowledge and use of systems to ensure timely, accurate and available information.
    • Promote the use of current technology to support the efficient and productive use of time and information.
    • Collaborate with Trauma Registry Software vendors to ensure national data requirements are met and provide ongoing improvement of systems for collection and reporting of quality data.
  • Innovation
    • Strive to utilize the most current, state of the art coding classifications and database systems for collecting, coding, and report trauma data.


Ms. Deanna Fong


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