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ADR: An Early and Mutually Satisfactory Resolution

Reading time: 4 minutes For patients and doctors, we are finding that alternative dispute resolution can be a less stressful and more conciliatory process.

March & May 2020 Council at a Glance

Reading time: < 1 minute We provide an overview of the decisions and discussions around the Council table at our March and May meetings.

Minimize Conflicts about Custody of Records

Reading time: 2 minutes A new policy articulates the importance of having written agreements in place to minimize disputes about ownership of records.

The Risks of Pre-populated Templates

Reading time: 2 minutes Avoiding the use of pre-populated templates, where possible, can help ensure medical records are accurate, states a new policy.

Big Rewards in a Small Town

Reading time: 5 minutes Dr. Steven Griffin, who was recently presented with a Council Award, said his hectic life in Bancroft suits him just fine.

New Medical Advisor a Champion of Collaboration

Reading time: 4 minutes Dr. Saroo Sharda, the College’s newest Medical Advisor, discusses what she has learned about how health-care teams function.

Can AI Help Deliver Deep Medicine?

Reading time: 9 minutes The greatest opportunity offered by artificial intelligence is to strengthen the connection between patients and their doctors.

COVID-19 Raises Profile of Virtual Care

Reading time: 9 minutes The rise of virtual care may be one legacy of COVID-19. What are some of the lessons and advice from doctors delivering virtual care?

CPSO Proposes Flexibility in Advertising Rules

Reading time: 3 minutes Our proposed Advertising policy’s intent is to support physicians who wish to advertise their services, while ensuring the best interests of patients.

A Modern Approach to Lifelong Learning

Reading time: 4 minutes Our recently launched modernized quality improvement program will provide opportunities for self-directed learning at all stages of your career.

Professional Communication Concerns

Reading time: 4 minutes What types of complaints does the College receive? In this continuing series, we take a closer look at our data about professional communications concerns.

Physician Burnout and COVID-19

Reading time: 6 minutes A stressed and overwhelmed medical system can negatively impact physician wellness, and patient care even at the best of times. When the global pandemic arrived, it only made things even harder.