In BC, all but two specialities now have a fee code for telehealth service. The Specialist Services Committee has funded three telehealth projects under the Quality and Innovation Initiatives.
With more than 150 disease conditions that they diagnose and treat — including arthritis, lupus, gout, vasculitis, scleroderma and other systemic autoimmune conditions — BC's rheumatologists have "fascinating patients with complex problems that often require digging to solve a mystery," says Dr. Jason Kur, president of the BC Society of Rheumatologists.
Dr. Chester Morris knows about healthy eating and it’s not just because he’s a doctor. It’s because along with his wife, Nicky, and their nine year-old daughter, Mara, he runs Morris Farm in the Port Alberni area.
SSC conducted a survey and identified that Telephone Fees are easier for a Specialist to use when the primary physician sends over patient information to the Specialist’s office.
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A reminder that this fee is available to bill for the most responsible specialist physician coordinating a complex patient’s hospital discharge.
How can the Specialist Services Committee (SSC) best support you in improving the services you provide to patients across BC? In 2013 the SSC will be reviewing its current initiatives and creating
The Specialist Services Committee has approved an additional $3M in one-time funding, bringing the total to $8M, to support 21 physician-led local projects over the next several years. A total of
A group of BC specialists and health care executives recently traveled to Cleveland, Ohio to find out the secrets of success at one of the US’s top medical centres. Organized by the Practice Suppo
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This article, written by Ken Seethram, MD, FRCSC, FACOG, appeared in September 2012's issue of the BC Medical Journal.
These two fees have been changed into time-based fees payable per 15 minutes, or portion of.
These two initiatives implemented by the Specialist Services Committee (SSC) support specialist physicians providing enhanced care planning for patients. Both fees are...
Earlier this year, the SSC made up to $5 million available on a one-time basis (i.e.
This article, written by Ken Seethram, MD, FRCSC, FACOG, appeared in the May 2012 issue of the BC Medical Journal.