CODI — New Rural BC Healthcare App

From Telehealth to CODI   Dr. John Pawlovich, a family physician living in Abbotsford, BC, has a thriving practice in Takla Landing, a rural and remote aboriginal community located approximately 400 km north of Prince George. Like many physicians providing rural and remote healthcare, he flies or drives by 4X4 into Takla Landing once a month Continue reading

CODI Assists Rural BC Physicians

CODI — which stands for Critical Outreach & Diagnostic Intervention — allows rural physicians to instantly reach out to specialists, who are able to provide support and guidance, instantly. This made-in-rural-BC iOS app is in the field across rural BC. If your local healthcare provider isn’t aware of CODI, be sure to share this video! Continue reading

Rural Health Initiatives in BC

Introduction   Providing adequate — let alone excellent — health care in rural and remote BC communities, regions, and First Nations presents a set of unique challenges, including vast distances, lack of transportation infrastructure, staffing difficulties, scattered populations, poor or no bandwidth, and a range of socio-economic conditions that impact on health and well-being. In Continue reading