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.More...
MSPEI is seeking nominations for the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Honourary Membership Award.
This CMA honour is presented annually to a person who has distinguished themselves in medicine, science, the humanities, or who has made significant contributions to the MSPEI. They exemplify the words of the CMA Coat of Arms “Integritate et misericordia” – integrity and compassion.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.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,…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...
The winter can be tough - even when we’re not going into month 12 of a pandemic! With our 24-hour help line, physicians or their family members can quickly connect with a clinical counsellor to get the assistance they need.
Visit https://t.co/6iEBoPGB3U to find out more. https://t.co/JmqIAYpfbW
Check out this fantastic new initiative called Music & Memory. This program allows Islanders experiencing memory loss to borrow MP3 players from the @PEILibrary to help them activate their memories through music.
More information can be found here: https://t.co/u3c1g6YXoF. https://t.co/7FMXqbHF0j
If Dr. Heather Morrison has taught us anything through the pandemic is that we should always find time for kindness.
So today, on #NationalRandomActofKindnessDay, do something nice for someone! Go out of your way just a little bit to make someone’s day brighter. https://t.co/neltHXiAQE