The Doctors Technology Office has developed a number of resources and best practice guides to inform and educate physicians across the province in better navigating the health technology landscape.

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Electronic medical record systems can be challenging to navigate. Below are a number of resources and best practice guides to increase success and reduce frustrations for physicians and teams.

Physician’s Guide to EMR Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) A resource guide for physicians to address the most common questions on the use of EMRs in clinical practice and links to other guides to support adoption and implementation.
FPSC EMR Support Model A one-page, visual summary of EMR supports available to physicians through the DTO and PSP teams across the EMR continuum from guidance on selecting EMRs to EMR migrations, mergers and data portability. The teams have a number of resources to help you optimize use of your EMR.
Using Dictation Software in Medical Practices Guide that provides evidence for the efficacy of dictation in privacy physician practice, offering guidance on the different forms of dictation. Implementation and change management for dictation software at your medical practice, as well as questions to ask your vendor when finding the right dictation software are included.
BC Cancer Screening Titles Naming Conventions Reference document for naming convention of BC Cancer Screening Programs report titles to community EMRs.

Data migrations can be complex and challenging. Below are some resources to help guide you through the process, including how to prepare your EMR data and avoid common issues that may arise during the migration. Contact DTO to receive tailored guidance and at-the-elbow supports before you start your transition.

How To Prepare For An EMR Data Migration This guide provides an overview of common types of EMR data transfers and how to best prepare your data for a successful migration.
EMR Data Conversion Checklist This checklist is intended to help set expectations prior to switching EMR systems and highlight some of the key decisions and steps that should be taken prior to and during the conversion process.


These resources are intended to support physicians on the Longitudinal Family Practice (LFP) Payment Model use their EMR to enter LFP payment codes and develop and submit their list of empanelled patients.

Click here to find a list of upcoming EMR-specific webinars/drop-in Q&A sessions for physicians and their support staff.

Click here for EMR-specific drop-in sessions to submit your panel.

Click here to register to submit your panel.

To submit your panel using Dr.Bill, click here. Refer to this diagram here to find out whether you can use your EMR or Dr.Bill to submit your panel. Any physician may choose to use Dr.Bill instead of their EMR at no cost.

LFP EMR Orientation Guide - MedAccess

LFP EMR Orientation Guide - MOIS

LFP EMR Orientation Guide - OSCAR

These orientation guides outline how to enter the LFP payment codes using a step-by-step approach into the EMR application. Screenshots have been included to demonstrate how to use the EMR to complete each step.

Oscar: LFP Panel Report RBT

This report by template (RBT) can be uploaded into your Oscar EMR to export your patient list (LFP Panel Report). Click here for instructions on how to use the RBT.

Dr. Bill Spreadsheet Formatting Guide

This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to separate first and last names into separate columns in a spreadsheet, making it suitable for uploading to Dr.Bill.

How to guide: Accuro EMR Panel Submission Guide

Intrahealth Profile:
How to guide: Profile EMR Panel Submission Guide

How to guide: Med Access EMR Panel Submission Guide

Bright Health MOIS:
How to guide: MOIS EMR Panel Submission Guide

These guides and videos are intended to help you submit your list of empaneled patients using the bulk claiming functionality in your EMR.

How-to Guide: Accuro Empanelment Guide

Intrahealth Profile:
Video: Profile Empanelment Video

How-to Guide: Profile Empanelment Guide

Video: MedAccess Empanelment Video

How-to Guide: MedAccess Empanelment Guide

Video: MOIS Empanelment Video

How-to Guide: MOIS Empanelment Guide

How to Guide: Oscar Empanelment Guide

The LFP Payment Model requires physicians to develop and submit a list of empanelled patients. These videos and guides are intended to help you prepare your list of empaneled patients by updating your active patient list in your EMR.

Accuro and Wolf EMR Videos

Videos from Alberta Doctors to help prepare your list of empanelled patients. Navigate to the Panel Identification & Maintenance section of the EMR video libraries.