The inaugural issue of Collaborate on Health in BC is available online at https://bit.ly/3aFnZib. The magazine curates stories about how doctors have worked with health care partners to champion and innovate ways to deliver the best care to patients across BC in 2020, all while navigating the challenges of a global health pandemic.
Featured stories include:
- Patient care toolbox expands with virtual care
- Hospital at Home: Physicians lead the way to bring program to BC
- COVID-19 and mental health: Advocating for children and youth
The magazine is presented by the Joint Collaborative Committees (JCCs), a partnership of Doctors of BC and the BC government. For nearly 20 years, doctors have been leading and advocating to improve BC’s health care system through the four JCCs: Joint Standing Committee on Rural Issues, General Practice Services Committee, Shared Care Committee, and Specialist Services.
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