team-based care

November 5, 2018

As we try to reconcile claims of fiscal responsibility with promises of support to improve healthcare, the question remains: What’s a doctor worth?

With unsustainable healthcare costs, frighteningly high rates of physician burnout and suicide, and a societal trend towards anti-science and...

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August 20, 2018

As BC moves forward with a team-based care approach to primary care, many family doctors are partnering with nurses in their practices to ease pressures and improve patient access to comprehensive care that best meets their needs. Teaming with nurses also means family doctors have less risk of...

May 22, 2018

New physicians in BC are keen to work in team environments where ‘someone has their backs’ – where they will benefit from collegial relationships in which experienced physician mentors can help them navigate those early practice years.

That was the key theme at a panel discussion of new...

March 12, 2018

Across the province, family doctors and their health care partners are working to improve patient access to primary care.  At the Fairmont Family Practice in Vancouver, an interdisciplinary group of health care providers is demonstrating how a team-based approach, where providers share...