SPECIALIST SERVICES COMMITTEE (SSC) improves patient care by engaging physicians to collaborate, lead quality improvement and deliver quality services with SSC supports and incentives. SSC is one of four joint collaborative committees of Doctors of BC and the BC government and includes regular representation from health authorities.
Doctors of Innovation: “Preparing for surgery is like preparing for a race”
Over 100 participants from multidisciplinary teams were welcomed by Doctors of BC’s president-elect Dr Kathleen Ross at the launch of the new Surgical Patient Optimization Collaborative (SPOC) on May 6, 2019.
Like many doctors, Dr Kelly Mayson had mentors as she pursued her medical degree in the mid-eighties. It was during a rural rotation that she met a GP anesthesiologist, who mentored her and ‘opened her eyes’ to the potential of anesthesiology.
The Exchange is an online searchable database of quality improvement (QI) projects across British Columbia supported by the SSC. This tool was developed to facilitate sharing of QI ideas and project information in order to avoid duplication of services/activities, align efforts and resources, and find ways to effectively work together.