The province has selected TELUS Health as the EMR provider for PEI to give health care providers a powerful new tool to help manage how they care for their patients. An EMR allows for safe and secure sharing of patient information between physician offices, hospitals, laboratories, and pharmacies providing a comprehensive digital view of a patient’s health history.Read More
PEI Palliative Care Physician Megan Miller assumed the role of Chief Physician Recruiter for the Medical Society of PEI in January 2021 for a two-year term.
Dr. Miller has been a Palliative Care Physician and Clinical Associate at the Cancer Treatment Centre in Charlottetown since 2013.Read More
We’re pleased to announce a new Member Portal designed to ensure the membership renewal and dues payment process is simple, quick and painless. It is another effort for MSPEI to both improve how it serves it’s members and to modernize the process. In time, the portal will also become a repository for members to view all…Read More
As we adjust our lives to respond to COVID-19, Islanders are showing gratitude to our many essential workers who are working tirelessly to keep us safe. Who is your hero? Visit Heroes to Us to show your gratitude. Visit HeroesToUs.caRead More
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Last Updated: March 24, 2020 (4:30 p.m.)
- Fee codes extended for telephone, video and email
Certain fee codes are extended to include care by telephone (as previously communicated) AND secure email or video. Physician Compensation
- Respiratory Assessment Clinics
Physicians are asked to coordinate efforts to create clinics to care for patients requiring assessment and treatment for respiratory illness (both those not at risk for having COVID-19 and those at risk). Contact Gail Scott if interested in a clinic in your community. See Memo: March 21, 2020
“We see patients waiting too long for care and too many people who simply don’t have access to a family doctor,” said Dr. David Bannon, MSPEI President. “We can do better. We are accepting Health Minister James Aylward’s request to recommend a new recruitment model with enthusiasm.” Medical society to recommend new physician recruitment…Read More
In November 2019, eight more PEI physicians graduated with the Master’s Certificate in Physician Leadership. This robust eight-month program was designed to teach new strategies to support physicians in solving chronic health-system problems. As part of the program each graduate tackled real system issues and opportunities; topics ranged from emergency medicine to collaborative primary care.…Read More
Working with various education experts, MSPEI is now offering a suite of education opportunities to support physicians and help you feel more equipped when it comes to shaping your work environment—a proven way to help prevent burnout and boost professional satisfaction.Read More
Physicians can put forward funding requests to its Negotiations Team. The form is designed to be broad enough to consider everything from specific fee requests to contract changes to new funding programs. Learn MoreRead More