Office Security
November 14, 2019
The transition from paper charts to electronic medical records (EMRs) in community-based practices has helped enhance patient care, improve clinical decision making, and facilitate better communication between care providers. But as clinics increase their storage of electronic information and...
BCP
November 14, 2019
As agreed to in the 2019 Physician Master Agreement, effective April 1, 2020 eligible physicians will be able to claim a new Business Cost Premium (BCP) on fees for Consultation, Visit, Counselling and Complete Examination services to help cover the rising rent, lease, or ownership costs of a...
Patient Attachment
November 8, 2019

With the development of a primary care network in the South Okanagan, 1100 people without a family doctor have been placed with a long term primary care provider.

“I feel so incredibly lucky,” says Jan Kostek, a former Edmonton resident who moved to the South Okanagan and was unable to...

Diversity and Inclusion
November 6, 2019

For the past year, Doctors of BC has been conducting a wide-ranging consultation with members to identify steps to encourage greater inclusion and to increase diversity within our governance bodies – the Board, Representative Assembly, and committees. With input from the Diversity and Inclusion...

GPSC Patient Experience
November 5, 2019

Family doctors and care teams in BC can now hear from their patients about their experiences and interactions within their practices using a new tool developed by the General Practice Services Committee (GPSC), a partnership of Doctors of BC and the BC government. 

The new GPSC Patient...