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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,…More...
CBC News: Provincewide electronic medical record solution coming to PEI. MSPEI President sees it as an important step to improving patient care. Learn moreMore...
MSPEI is welcoming @Health_PEI's new leadership structure. MSPEI has advocated for change that allows front-line workers, like physicians, to be more involved in priority-setting and decision-making.
This is a move in that direction.
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Unhealthy habits are common in times of stress. If you started smoking again, be kind to yourself, & try again. You can do it. Call the Smoker’s Helpline at 1-877-513-5333 https://t.co/NBd4A9mbSr #smokefree #NNSW #PEI #quitsmoking @InfoPEI @PEIwellness @CCCSAtlantic https://t.co/T05TG1SR1v
January marks Alzheimer Awareness Month in Canada 💚
If you have a loved one struggling with Alzheimers there are supports you can take advantage of like guidance from @AlzheimerPEI or video education on Dementia from Health PEI, https://t.co/Bp2nIuABXt. https://t.co/EAvTxbwzkt