patient medical home

GPSC Patient Experience
November 5, 2019

Family doctors and care teams in BC can now hear from their patients about their experiences and interactions within their practices using a new tool developed by the General Practice Services Committee (GPSC), a partnership of Doctors of BC and the BC government. 

The new GPSC Patient...

November 14, 2018


The acronyms are a familiar sight for many physicians around the province. They stand for patient medical home and primary care networks, concepts that form the foundation of primary care renewal. 

For many physicians, it can be challenging to understand what they mean...

October 12, 2018

The expansion of physician networks is a key part of the work underway to improve the primary care system for patients and providers. In networks, doctors work together to support each other and their patients, and to provide cross-coverage and continuous care.  

One group  of family...

August 20, 2018

As BC moves forward with a team-based care approach to primary care, many family doctors are partnering with nurses in their practices to ease pressures and improve patient access to comprehensive care that best meets their needs. Teaming with nurses also means family doctors have less risk of...

May 22, 2018

New physicians in BC are keen to work in team environments where ‘someone has their backs’ – where they will benefit from collegial relationships in which experienced physician mentors can help them navigate those early practice years.

That was the key theme at a panel discussion of new...