policy statement

September 8, 2020

The range and volume of personal health data collected and accessible through a variety of sources, including administrative claims, mobile devices, social media, and electronic medical record systems (EMRs), is rapidly growing. There is widespread agreement that EMR data is valuable for...

July 12, 2017
With an estimated one in five British Columbians living with chronic pain – a number that is expected to grow with our aging population, effective pain management is crucial for improving these individuals’ everyday quality of life.   Doctors of BC believes our health care system is lacking with...
July 10, 2017

Doctors of BC believes any Health Information Management & Technology (Health IM/IT) system introduced in BC must: 

Support quality care and enable clinical excellence. Support the one patient, one record principle.  Ensure the physician voice is considered early and often on all IM/IT...
July 6, 2017

In British Columbia and across Canada, it is estimated that one in five adults are living with chronic pain – and as people age, that number is expected to grow. For people with chronic pain, effective pain management is crucial for improving their quality of life. As such, Doctors of BC...

June 30, 2017

Everyone, no matter where they work or who they work with, should be able to speak out, offer feedback, or introduce new ideas without fear of reprisal, embarrassment, or ridicule. Psychological safety is best described as an environment where people feel safe to speak up about workplace...