DocTalks podcast: primary care change in BC

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 physicians.

DocTalksIn the first episode of the DocTalks podcast, we explain and explore the direction for BC’s primary health care system, with a focus on the development of patient medical homes (PMH) and primary care networks (PCNs). Host and Doctors of BC President-Elect, Dr Matthew Chow interviews Drs Shelley Ross and Brenda Hefford, taking a deep dive into the current primary care landscape. Topics include:

  • How patient medical homes and primary care networks relate to and work with one another.
  • What it means to adapt to system-wide change.
  • The benefits of a multidisciplinary, team-based care model of care and
  • The role of the Urgent and Primary Care Centers in enhancing enhance PCNs and increase access.

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