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Clinical Articles / BY: Courtney Young, MBA, MD, FRCPC December 2017
... attention was focused on how QI could favorably affect the issue of medical errors. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) was the catalyst ... shared care that was built on the encouraging results from a 2008 PHC pilot project where FPs could page a cardiologist and connect usually ... report: Transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Accessed 1 April 2017. ...
GPSC / BY: Bill Cavers, MD April 2013
... “A GP for Me.”  Funding will be available as of 1 April on two levels: to divisions of family practice to begin the work of ... Practice Services Committee (GPSC) began work on this issue in 2010 and initially provided funding to three divisions of family ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Alison Granger-Brown, MA, December 2012
... mother health initiative have returned to prison.  In April 2008 the infant and mother health initiative was discontinued; ... 25 ]  Infant safety has not been reported as an issue in numerous countries where prison infant and mother health initiatives ...
Obituaries / BY: James E Parker, MB June 2011
... of Dr Leslie Glass noted in the obituary column of the April issue of the BCMJ has relevance to our spanking new hospital with its ...
Letters / BY: Sandie Braid, CEBS January/February 2010
Dr Frimer has raised an issue relating to the extension of coverage under the Physicians’ Disability Insurance (PDI) Plan to age 70 that took effect on 1 April 2008.  Prior to this change, coverage under the PDI Plan terminated at age ...
News&Notes / BY: Kashmira Suraliwalla July/August 2008
... of General Practitioners of BC for their patience on this issue. Dr Bryan Norton, president of the Society of General Practitioners ... raised the subject of BCMA governance referendum. Though April’s referendum did not achieve the 75% approval rate required for any ...
Letters / BY: David J. Brant, MD, July/August 2008
... Dr Ian MacDonald’s comments in the letter published in the April issue of the BCMJ resonate with my own [ 2008;50:123-124 ], and more ...
Editorials / BY: Brian Day, MB December 2008
... on health care. The timing is right to win on this very issue. With 68% support, no political party need fear the opposition. There ... a ceiling above which none shall rise. It was introduced on April Fool’s day, 1984, and was based on the Sas­katchewan Medical Insurance ...
Letters / BY: Richard Beever, MD June 2008
... for your recent and excellent series on COPD in the March issue of BCMJ [ 2008;50:78-102 ]. Many excellent points were raised. I am looking forward to the April issue. Recent studies seem to “hyper-inflate” the benefit and ...
Letters / BY: Jack Burak, MD November 2008
We refer to the ICBC article in the April 2008 issue of the BC Medical Journal, 2008;50:127, titled “Inquiring minds: ...