November 29, 2019

Wendy Alston believes her mother died prematurely as a result of severe delirium. Alston remains convinced that despite the health care team’s best intentions, her active 90-year-old mother’s death was hastened by a misdiagnosis of her original symptoms, the lack of baseline information, and...

DocTalks
November 22, 2019

Doctors of BC is introducing the first podcast in a new multimedia series called DocTalks. In the series, featuring podcasts and videos, physicians offer presentations and promote dialogue on timely, relevant topics impacting the BC medical community — and the patients and families cared for by...

November 21, 2019

This October, BC’s physicians visited kids in elementary schools around the province to challenge them to be active for at least 60 minutes every day. The Doctors of BC 8th annual Be Active Every Day public health campaign ended, with more than 6,600 students – the highest number ever...

Code of Conduct
November 21, 2019

The Board of Directors has approved a Doctors of BC Code of Conduct to support a culture of respect, civility, and collegiality for all members carrying out work on behalf of the Association. The document is aspirational, and encourages members to treat others with dignity, to value diversity,...

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...