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.

The links below a grouped by topic. For further information or to request additional resources, please email us at dtoinfo@doctorsofbc.ca

Team Based Care Resources

There are many groups and initiatives with a focus on enabling team-based care, and the ability to share a patient’s common care plan between providers. Below are some resources and reviews of technical approaches to help teams align, leverage and share learnings where possible.

Care Plan Technology Approaches

EMR Resources

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.

EMR Data Portability

Virtual Care

Emerging virtual care technologies complement and optimize patient-centered care and are increasingly important Primary Care Networks and Patient Medical Home initiatives. Virtual care, sometimes referred to as telehealth, is a dynamic and evolving field. 

The resources below will provide community physicians with tools and education addressing to support utilization and implementation of virtual care solutions within your practice. 

Videoconferencing in Private Practice:  
Privacy and Security Considerations
A starting point for physicians and teams exploring videoconferencing in private practice focusing on privacy and security requirements. Provides directions and links to samples of relevant agreements and tools.