RIHPA is committed to keeping our medical membership up-to-date with important information and updates regarding the COVID-19 situation. We are aware that you may be receiving this information from multiple sources, but we believe it is important to communicate this out to ensure all members are receiving this important information and links.
Please Join Us Virtually On Wednesday Evenings
Starting at 6:30 pm
FE Financial Management for Covid-19
Click here for examples of some MSA COVID activities
Click here to access COVID FEI Funding Best Practices
- Financial Management Session: Budgeting in a COVID Environment FE Budgeting Module Recording – click here to download
- Financial Management Session: Budgeting in a COVID Environment FE Budgeting Module PowerPoint Presentation – download slides
- Budget Tool Example – click here to download
- COVID FE Funding Best Practices Document – click here to download
- Survey Link – click here to access
Specialist Services Committee Members:
DoBC is advising that physicians speak to their accountants about their eligibility for government COVID funding relief programs. The CMA MD Management tool is a useful tool for physicians: https://www.cma.ca/cma-update-coronavirus
COVID-19 testing expanded for COVID-19 were released on April 23, 2020. Click here. They suggest testing should be done on everyone with new respiratory or systemic symptoms compatible with COVID-19, however mild. Physicians and other health care providers can also order a COVID-19 test for any patient based on their clinical judgment.
HOW OUR DOCTORS OF TOMORROW ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19
We did something a little different in our Doctors Making a Difference series of physician profiles. We are highlighting the work of medical students who are going above and beyond to support health care workers who are on the front lines of patient care during COVD-19.
Thank you to the Divisions who have been a
very valuable resource for information!
Kamloops Primary Care Respiratory Assessment Clinic now open
The Thompson Region Division of Family Practice and Interior Health have collaborated on a Primary Care Respiratory Assessment clinic located in the Northills Centre. As per COVID-19 processes, most primary care providers are now talking to patients by phone or video link before seeing them. If you feel that certain patients have significant respiratory symptoms and should be seen by a provider wearing PPE this clinic is an option. There are several memos included as links below: