Locally, the South Island and Victoria Divisions of Family Practice are working together on a collaborative regional approach to implementing the RCI, given the overlap in geography and physicians between the two divisions.
The South Island and Victoria regional RCI launched in August of 2015, with an emphasis on improving patient care, engaging and supporting physicians to meet the Best Practice Expectations, and facilitating collaborative system change with residential care sites and Island Health.
Many physicians already meet most of the RCI best practice; however, the RCI program team will support physicians to achieve all the best practice expectations where there are barriers:
Together, the RCI program team, physicians, and residential care facility teams are positively impacting system-level outcomes by:
Physicians who participate in the RCI will receive RCI payments of up to $325 per resident, as well as other Benefits and Incentives.
The Victoria and South Island RCI is governed by a Steering Committee with members from both the Victoria and South Island Divisions of Family Practice, and Island Health:
Want to opt in to RCI but don’t have any residents yet? Have residential care patients but need help with next steps?
For one-to-one support to opt in or find out more about the RCI please email us at VictoriaSouthIsland.RCI@divisionsbc.ca, call us at 778-265-3137, or contact an RCI Program team member: