BCCFP Family Medicine Conference: Together Towards a Better Future – Friday, October 9

  The BC College of Family Physicians (BCCFP) is excited to share the lineup for the 2020 Family Medicine Conference. Browse the online conference brochure and register today.  Dr. Mamta Gautam is the keynote speaker; she is a psychiatrist, executive coach, author, consultant and speaker who specializes in keeping well professionals well. She has created and conducted over 1,000 innovative seminars and is … Continue reading

How can Quality Team Coaching strengthen your rural health care team?

Both coaching and quality improvement are popular topics of conversation in healthcare settings in BC at the moment; however, many offerings available to BC providers focus on individual coaching or quality within teams and projects. Despite the movement in rural healthcare towards both interprofessional team-based care and quality evaluation in health care, few programs coach highly effective … Continue reading

IN PoCUS project to facilitate closer-to-home ultrasound-based assessment and diagnosis in rural BC

The Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc) is supporting and facilitating rural physician involvement in the Intelligent Network for Point of Care Ultrasound (IN PoCUS) project, a new initiative that seeks to train rural healthcare providers in PoCUS skills and equip them with a wi-fi enabled handheld ultrasound probe. In addition to building local imaging capacity … Continue reading

Final summary report from Provincial Health Care Partners’ Planning Retreat now available

  This past January 27-29, a Provincial Health Care Partners’ Planning Retreat was collaboratively planned by BC’s Joint Collaborative Committees (JCCs), the General Practice Services Committee (GPSC), the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), and the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc). Using an appreciative inquiry (AI) approach within the health … Continue reading

Update from the BC Emergency Medicine Network

submitted by the BC Emergency Medicine Network The BC EM Network connects BC emergency practitioners with each other and over 280 
BC-relevant clinical resources. Within the network you’ll find peers sharing knowledge and supporting one another with information to improve patient care. The Network currently has 729 members and is … Continue reading