North Shore Division of Family Practice

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Inside the June 2019 Issue:

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1. Upcoming Division Events
2. North Shore Physician Feature
3 New PMH & PCN Videos: Overview for Family Doctors
4. Are You Accepting New Patients?
5. Residential Care Initiative
6. Suboxone and Methadone Mentorship Program
7. Billing Tip: Goodbye, CL19!
8. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch
9. Share Your Feedback

Inside the May 2019 Issue:

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1. Choose the Right Care at the Right Place on Victoria Day
2. Upcoming Division Events
3. North Shore Urgent Primary Care Centre
4. New Sessional Rates Effective April 1, 2019
5. Billing Tip: Personal Health Risk Assessment
6. Recruitment and Retention Update
7. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch
8. Share Your Feedback

Inside the April 2019 Issue:

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1. Choose the Right Care at the Right Place Over the Easter Long Weekend
2. Upcoming Division Events
3. North Shore MDs4Wellness Video Featuring FNW Division
4. Issue With LGH E-Notification System
5. How Does Panel Management Work? Dr Bruce Hobson Describes His Journey
6. Billing Tip: GPSC Billing Webinars
7. Accessing UpToDate Through the Division Website
8. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch
9. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the March 2019 Issue:

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1. Vancouver Measles Outbreak Updates from the Medical Health Officer
2. Upcoming Division Events
3. PMH/PCN Member Consultations Feedback
4. Physicians Greatly Affected by Rising Commercial Assessments: Letter by Dr. Holowenko in the North Shore News
5. Recruitment & Retention Update
6. Billing Tip: Changes to GPSC fees
7. CME Tracking with UpToDate
8. Electronic Medical Record Data Gathering Tools
9. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch 
10. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the February 2019 Issue:

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1. Choose the Right Care at the Right Place on Family Day Long Weekend
2. Upcoming Division Events 
3. Recruitment & Retention Update 
4. Patient Medical Home/Primary Care Network Update
5. New Sessional Rates Effective February 1, 2019
6. Residential Care Initiative Physicians
7. Billing Tip: GP Advice to Nurse Practitioner or Registered Midwife
8. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch 
9. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the January 2019 Issue:

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1. Billing Tip: GPSC Portal Codes (formerly known as Attachment Participation Code) 
2. Are You Accepting New Youth Patients?
3. HIV/AIDS Training & Webinar Learning Series 
4. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch 
5. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the December 2018 Issue:

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1. Happy Holidays from the North Shore Division!
2. Choose the Right Care at the Right Place During the Holidays
3. Save the Date: Upcoming Division Events
4. Physician Remuneration for Event Attendance
5. What Does It Mean to Be a GP With the Residential Care Initiative?
6. Patient Medical Home/Primary Care Network Updates
7. MRI Central Intake Office Has Launched
8. Billing Tips & Upcoming Webinars 
9. Mainpro+ Certified GPSC Workbook to Help with Managing Patient Panels
10. How to Lower Practice Stress and Get Home Sooner - Part 5
11. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch 
12. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the November 2018 Issue:

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1. Choose the Right Care at the Right Place on Remembrance Day 
2. Upcoming Division Events
3. Member Engagement & Consultation Event Dates
4. Are you Looking for Locum Coverage?
5. More News on Block Fees - Individual and Group Rate Suggestions
6. Electronic Medical Record Data Gathering Tools
7. How to Lower Practice Stress and Get Home Sooner - Part 4
8. BC Paediatric Asthma Network Workshop
9. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch 
10. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the October 2018 Issue:

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1. Message from Board Chair
2. Upcoming Division Events
3. Consultation Session Dates & Member Engagement Event Summary - Thanks for Coming Out!
4. Block Fee Template - List of Uninsured Services & Sample Letters
5. MDs4Wellness Kick-off Event Summary
6. Changes to Division Website and UpToDate
7. How to Lower Practice Stress and Get Home Sooner - Part 3
8. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch 
9. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the September 2018 Issue:

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1. Upcoming Division Events
2. Primary Care Homes on the North Shore 
3. Opioid Crisis and Chronic Pain Management Initiative 
4. How to Lower Practice Stress and Get Home Sooner - Part 2
5. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch 
6. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the August 2018 Issue:

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1. Patient Medical Home...Team Based Care? What's It All About?
2. North Shore Division of Family Practice and MAAP-BC Collaborative Survey
3. Coming Soon: New Panel Development Incentive
4. How to Lower Practice Stress and Get Home Sooner - Part 1
5. Are You Looking for a Physician to Join Your Practice?
6. GP & Hospitalist Cell Phone Directory: Quick Tips
7. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch
8. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the July 2018 Issue:

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1. Patient Medical Home...Team Based Care? What's It All About?
2. MAAP-BC and North Shore Division of Family Practice Collaborative Survey
3. Primary Care Home on the North Shore
4. Past Event Presentation Slides and Updates
5. Complex Care Management Project: A GP for Me Division Project
6. Recruitment and Retention Working Group Updates
7. Government Announcements Re: Primary Care and Primary Care Networks
8. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch
9. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the June 2018 Issue:

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1. Upcoming Division Events
2. Have You Experienced a Rent Increase or Facing Building Demolition for Your Practice? We Want to Hear from You!
3. Project Manager - North Shore Primary Care Homes & Networks
4. North Shore Primary Care Homes & Team-Based Care
5. Are You Planning on Leaving Your Medical Practice?
6. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch
7. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the May 2018 Issue:

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1. Message from the Chair
2. BCCFP College Coin Recipient: Dr. Dean Brown
3. Upcoming Division Events
4. Past Event Presentation Slides and Resources
5. GP & Hospitalist Cell Phone Directory: Quick Tips 
6. Choose the Right Care at the Right Place on Victoria Day 
7. Primary Care Networks
8. Supporting Locum and Physicians Seeking Locums on the North Shore
9. BC Family Doctor Day - May 19
10. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch
11. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the April 2018 Issue:

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1. Upcoming Division Events
2. Past Event Presentation Slides
3. GP & Hospitalist Cell Phone Directory Now Available on Pathways
4. North Shore Primary Care Home
5. Retirement and Succession Planning
6. HealthConnection Featured in CFPC's Innovation in Primary Care
7. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch
8. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the March 2018 Issue:

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1. Past Event Summaries, Presentation Slides & Resources
2. What Can You Do to Support Physician Wellness on the North Shore? 
3. Have You Considered Becoming a Board Member? 
4. Notice of Retirement: Dr. Mark Seger
5. North Shore Primary Care Home - A New and Different Experience
6. "Accepting New Patients" Feature Discontinued in CPSBC Directory
7. BCCFP Award Nominations Due March 31
8. Health Equity Series
9. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch
10. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the February 2018 Issue:

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1. Upcoming Division Event
2. Past Event Summary and Presentation Slides
3. Have You Considered Becoming a Board Member? 
4. New Sessional Rates Effective February 1, 2018
5. Primary Care Home on the North Shore
6. Choose the Right Care at the Right Place on Family Day
7. New Member: Dr. Mischa Snopkowski
8. EMR Forms Now Available via Pathways for Intrahealth and OSCAR Users on the North Shore
9. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch
10. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the January 2018 Issue:

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1.Upcoming Division Events 
2. Have You Considered Becoming a Board Member? 
3. Effective January 1, 2018: Changes to GPSC Incentive Fees
4. Influencing 2019 Physician Master Agreement Negotiations 
5. 7 Numbers Every North Shore Senior Needs
6. BC Patient Safety Quality Council - Annual Quality Forum 
7. UBC Continuing Professional Development 
8. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch
9. Share Your Feedback 

Inside the December 2017 Issue:

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1. Upcoming Division Events
2. ​Primary Care Homes on the North Shore 
3. ​Add Variety to Your Practice with a Residential Care Panel
4. ​In the News: LAT and Mental Health Literacy in Schools 
5. Notice of Family Practice Closing: Dr. Hayley Broker  
6. Use Your ER Wisely 
7. ​Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch 
8. ​Share Your Feedback 

Inside the November 2017 Issue:

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1. ​Message from the Chair
2. Upcoming Division Events
3. Palliative Care Dine and Learn: Event Summary and Presentation Slides  
4. ​Accessing a Radiologist - Corrected Phone Number 
5. Your Input for a New Physician Master Agreement 
6. Health Equity Series 
7. ​Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch 
8. ​Share Your Feedback 

Inside the October 2017 Issue:

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1. ​Message from the Chair
2. Upcoming Division Events
3. We want to Hear Your Innovative Ideas! 
4. Effective October 1, 2017, Some of the GPSC Incentives are Changing
5. Pathways - Book a Training Session
6. HealthConnection Clinic Has Expanded Its Hours
7. Adult Community Mental Health and Substance Use Central Intake Referral From on EMR
8. Are you Accepting New Patients? 
9. Community Call Groups
10. Billing Tips from SGP Series - When Do You Bill 0120? Specifically, it is OK for ADD? 
11. ​Remembering Dr. Tom Calder
12. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch 
13. Share Your Feedback

Inside the September 2017 Issue:

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1. ​Upcoming Division Events 
2. ​Primary Care Homes on the North Shore 
3. Billing Tips from SGP Series: When Can you Bill the 0190?  
4. Accessing a Radiologist 
5. Health Equity Series 
5. Access to telephone interpreting service to support patient care - Ministry of Health/PHSA pilot starts October 1, 2017 
6. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch
 

Inside the August 2017 Issue:

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1. ​Save the Date: AGM on September 23, 2017
2. Billing Tips from SGP Series: Billing for CPX - When Is It Insured? 
3. electronic Consultative Access to Specialist Expertise (eCASE): Early Progress and Results 
4. Accessing Past Mental Health and Substance Use Education Sessions Materials 
5. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch
 

Inside the July 2017 Issue:

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1. ​Save the Date: AGM on September 23, 2017
2. Upcoming Incentive Changes and GPSC fee G14074 Ending as of October 1, 2017
3. ​June 2017 Dine and Learn Summary and Presentation Slides: Avoiding Audit Pitfalls 
4. Pathways Updates: Family Physicians with Special Interest 
5. Health Equity - Series 
6. Overdose Information Campaign Material 
7. ​New Members 
8. PSP Pain Management Learning Module 
9. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch
 

Inside the June 2017 Issue:

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1. Message from the Board Chair
2. Dine and Learn: Avoiding the Audit Pitfalls
3. WorkSafe BC Chronic Pain and Opioid Use Workshop
4. Pathways User Tip
5. Physician Job Posting for Youth Primary Care - Foundry North Shore
6. electronic Consultative Access to Specialist Expertise (eCASE)
7. Provincial Division Update: Divisions Dispatch
 

Inside the May 2017 Issue:

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1. Upcoming Division Events
2. April 2017 Dine and Learn Presentation Slides
3. Pathways Survey: Complete by May 19 and Win a Prize!
4. Increasing Access to Dermatologists: Teledermatology 
5. Video Highlights the Rapid Access to Consultative Expertise (RACE) Program
6. BC Medical Journal Highlights Opioid Prescribing Resources for Doctors
7. Mental Health and Substance Use Supports from Divisions, CYMHSU Collaborative, Practice Support Program 
8. CYMHSU Collaborative Wrap-up: Ongoing GP/Specialist Partnerships
9. DTO update: Physician Engagement IM/IT Webinar Series
 

Inside the April 2017 Issue:

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1. Message from the Board Chair
2. Recruiting a New Colleague? Our Website and New Video Can Help!
3. Upcoming Division Events
4. Can't Attend an Event? Just Let Us Know!
5. Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative: Legacy Magazine
6. GP Link Helps Physicians Round Out Their Patient Panels
7. HealthConnection App Update
8. Pathways on Mobile Devices
9. Billing Tips
10. New Sessional Rates Effective April 1, 2017
11. 2016 Tax Changes Affect Some Incorporated Doctors 
12. DTO Update: Increase in Ransomware Cyberattacks Targeting doctors
13. Partner Events
 

Inside the March 2017 Issue:

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1. Upcoming Division Event
2. Save the Date: Medical Apps and Technology
3. Dine and Learn Summary and Presentation Slides
4. Mainpro+ Direct Credit Entry
5. Walk with Your Doc Registration Now Open
6. Strengthen Your Ability to Care for Trans Patients
7. New Members
8. Get in Touch with Us!
 

Inside the February 2017 Issue:

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1. Upcoming Division Events
2. North Shore Division's Strategic Priorities 2017/2018
3. New Sessional Rates Effective February 1, 2017
4. LGH E-Notification of Admission and Death: FAQs
5. Call Groups
6. Pathways Update
7. New Member
8. JCC Event on March 1, 2017: "Simplifying the Journey”
 

Inside the January 2017 Issue:

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1. Upcoming Division Events
2. In the News: New program provides mental health education to North Shore youth
3. Updated ROCC Form - Intrahealth
4. Pathways Newsletter
5. Reminder of Payment Policy for Committee and Board Members
6. New Member
7. Urgent Coverage Required in Whistler
8. Introducing new recruitment portal PracticeinBC.ca
9. BodySense Program - North Shore Chronic Disease Services
10. Information Session for Parents and Caregivers of trans, Two-Spirit & gender creative children and youth
11. Partner Education Opportunities