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Physician Resources

2506, 2015

College of Physicians and Surgeons – Social Media Standards

By |June 25th, 2015|Categories: Physician Resources|0 Comments

College’s Position Registrants are undoubtedly aware of the need to maintain professional boundaries to safeguard the patient‐physician relationship. Many of this College’s publications, as well as other guides for physicians, speak to issues of professional [...]

2506, 2015

Physician Tweet Thyself – BCMJ

By |June 25th, 2015|Categories: Physician Resources|0 Comments

Status update: Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, marries Dr Priscilla Chan. Their marriage represents the ongoing integration of social media and medicine—for better or worse, for richer or for poorer, in sickness and in health. [...]

2506, 2015

Social Media Use – CMA Guidelines

By |June 25th, 2015|Categories: Physician Resources|0 Comments

Social media provide a unique set of opportunities and challenges for physicians. There is ongoing debate about whether the medical profession should use platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to communicate more effectively with patients [...]

2105, 2015

Primary and Community Care in BC: A Strategic Policy Framework

By |May 21st, 2015|Categories: Physician Resources|0 Comments

Learn more about the Ministry of Health's Primary and Community Care Strategy for BC. " It is expected the BC population will grow at an annual rate of 1.3% per year to 5,229,463 by 2022. After [...]

2105, 2015

Rapid Access to Consultative Expertise (RACE)

By |May 21st, 2015|Categories: Physician Resources|0 Comments

RACE is a novel strategy to enhance patient care.  For traditional referrals, patients often wait months to see a specialist, however minor advice may be all that is needed.  An educational interaction with knowledge transfer [...]

202, 2015

BC Medical Service: 8-1-1

By |February 2nd, 2015|Categories: Physician Resources|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

8-1-1 is a free-of-charge health information and advice phone line available in British Columbia. The 8-1-1 phone line is operated by HealthLink BC, which is part of the Ministry of Health. By calling 8-1-1, you [...]