PMH/PCN News

February 22, 2023

The PCN Governance Transition Working Group (TWG) is meeting regularly and actively developing recommendations to support the refresh. The group is working towards a deadline of March 15th. While the TWG completes their work, PCNs should not pause work underway. PCN...

November 05, 2021

Nelson family physician Dr Lee MacKay found immediate benefit to his patients after medical office assistant Julie Northfold completed the GPSC Panel Management for Family Practice program. Putting newly acquired skills to work, Julie evaluated the office electronic medical...

October 26, 2020

Primary care networks (PCN) have enabled the Burnaby Division of Family Practice to implement programs and supports that address the health care needs of both the homeless and underhoused population and those who suffer from opioid use disorder. In March of this year, the...

October 21, 2020

With many community doctors turning to virtual care to keep patients and staff safe during the pandemic, one of the questions raised was:  “What can we do to help vulnerable patients who don’t have access to technology?” Dr Pardeep Dhillon and the Maple Ridge Division...

January 23, 2020

More than 2,300 family physicians have completed the GPSC’s Patient Medical Home (PMH) Assessment at least once since it was introduced in 2017. Based on feedback from family physicians and from local divisions, the GPSC has made improvements to the PMH Assessment. These...

March 20, 2018