Virtual Care
April 3, 2020

B.C.’s doctors are now available to provide care to patients using telephone or video during the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to providing in-person care when necessary.

The increased use of virtual care allows patients to receive medical care from their own doctor while practicing...

April 1, 2020

Doctors of BC and the BC government have created new temporary fee codes to support COVID-19 related work and ongoing patient care. Effective March 27, there are new GPSC fee codes for family physicians and new SSC fee codes for specialist physicians. Full details on the new and updated fee...

Physician Peer Support
April 1, 2020

During this challenging time, physicians are working hard to care for patients, their families and communities.

The burden of this responsibility is taking its toll, with increased stress, anxiety, and risk of burnout.

Talking to other physicians can help.


March 30, 2020
Doctors of BC and the BC government have agreed on temporary billing changes to enable physicians to better utilize virtual care, reducing the need for people to attend physician offices in person. New, temporary fee codes have also been introduced to address added costs of treating patients with...
March 26, 2020

Research shows that using dictation software to prepare medical records results in more accurate, detailed, and concise documentation compared to manual data entry using a keyboard and mouse. A new resource – Using Dictation Software in Medical Practices – provides support for physicians who are...