I’m glad we’ve done this project. It will definitely improve patient care. The form helped me modify what I usually do, and do it with more clarity.

Dr. Manoj Parameshwar

 

New tools and resources are available from the BC Pediatric Society (BCPS) to help with transferring patient information when a youth ages out of paediatric care!

The BC Pediatric Society (BCPS) developed these tools based on feedback from BC community pediatricians and other physicians during province-wide consultations. Click here for interviews with physicians who have used the tools in practice and for a helpful timeline supporting transition to adult care.

Click on the links below to start using these tools in your own practice:

 

  1. BCPS Medical Transfer Summary (MTS)
    Print fillable form or guide to dictation (EMR access in process)
    8 EMRs: Accuro, Intrahealth*, MedAccess*, MOIS, Osler, Oscar, Plexia, Wolf* (*EMR access in process)

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  2. Locating a Family Physician or Adult Specialist for a Transferring Patient
    Family Physicians – list of family physician attachment mechanisms by Divisions of Family Practice
    Adult Specialists – list of Divisions of Family Practice that have Pathways set up to include specialists
    Specialists interested in accepting transitioning patients (3 Specialty areas)

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  3. Community Resources Supporting Transition
    List by Health Authority & category

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  4. Transition Guidelines for Youth Experiencing Mental Health Disorders
    Developed in collaboration with the BC Ministries of Health and Children and Family Development, this short document is a first step toward assistance to community paediatricians transitioning patients with mental health conditions.

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  5. Transition Fee-for-Service Codes
    The BC Pediatric Society/Section of Pediatrics has applied to Tariff/MSP for a new fee item to cover community pediatricians transitioning complex patients into adult care.

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  6. Transition Project Interviews, Timeline, and Project Reports
    The BC Pediatric Society/Section of Pediatrics has applied to Tariff/MSP for a new fee item to cover community pediatricians transitioning complex patients into adult care.

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We welcome your feedback, concerns, or comments regarding the transfer project:
Stephanie Stevenson, Executive Director, BC Pediatric Society
t. 604.875.3101 | e. sstevenson@cw.bc.ca