May 20, 2020

The GPSC and Doctors Technology Office (DTO) continues to provide support sessions and create resources to help physicians integrate virtual care into their practices. Recent supports include tips for getting patients back into the practice, new Zoom for Healthcare resources, and virtual care support sessions.

For support or information about the following webinars or resources, contact DTO: 604 638-5841,, or visit the DTO website.

Getting Patients Back to the Practice - webinar and resources

A recent DTO webinar and Getting Back to Practice Guide will help physicians prepare to re-open their clinics and offices. The resources provide suggestions on rebuilding clinic patient volumes using virtual care, operating in a hybrid virtual/in-person model, and best practices for communicating with patients.

Zoom for Healthcare resources

Family physicians, specialists, and nurse practitioners are eligible for a one-year no-cost Zoom for Healthcare license, provided by a partnership between DTO and the Provincial Health Services Authority‚Äôs (PHSA) Office of Virtual Health. Read more in the Zoom for Healthcare registration instructions. The following resources will help practices educate patients and to integrate Zoom for Healthcare into their workflows.

DTO virtual care webinars - feedback and support discussion

DTO is hosting Virtual Care Huddles including GPSC Liaisons and staff from Practice Support Program and other partner programs. This webinar was created in response to requests for real-time to discussions about technology and support needs.

The next webinar is on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 from 8:00-8:50 am. Register for the webinar.