December 13, 2018

“We can absolutely succeed” is the message Dr Don Berwick brought to his inspirational keynote address last Monday, November 19 at the first-ever Physician Quality Improvement (PQI) Summit. 

Dr Berwick, who is one of today’s top health care thinkers and President Emeritus and...

Power of Togetherness
December 13, 2018

As physicians you are in a unique position to influence BC’s health care system as you care for patients, and listen and learn from their experiences. And many of you are already influencing care, in collaboration with colleagues, key partners, and patients and families, through your involvement...

Dr Yang
November 30, 2018

The Health Data Coalition (HDC) is encouraging BC physicians to join their secure data-sharing network where doctors can view aggregate EMR data to provide better patient outcomes and health system improvement. 

HDC is a data sharing initiative that encourages self-reflection and quality...

specialists in PCN
November 29, 2018

Primary Care Networks (PCNs) are being developed with the goals of providing greater patient access to long-term primary care and to give providers a foundation to deliver better quality care.  While the BC government is leading this work, in order to be successful  PCNs will require the...

November 26, 2018

Five hundred physician assistants are currently working in Canada - yet not one of them works in BC. Under the supervision of a physician, PAs complement existing services and improve patient access to healthcare. 

“Physician assistants can be an important addition to the team-...