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Transition/Transfer of Patients to Adult Care

Four 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!

These tools are based on feedback received from BC community paediatricians and other physicians during provide-wide consultations.

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

The BC Pediatric Society (BCPS) developed these tools based on feedback from BC community pediatricians and other physicians during province-wide consultations. Click on the links below to start using these tools in your own practice.

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)
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)
Community Resources Supporting Transition
  - list by Health Authority & category
Transition Guidelines for Youth Experiencing Mental Health Disorders

To hear what physicians say about the MTS tool, review the "Timeline Tool" or read Executive Summaries of final project reports, please click here.
We welcome your feedback, concerns, or comments regarding the transfer project:
Stephanie Stevenson, Executive Director, BC Pediatric Society
t. 604.875.3101 | e.

Transitioning Patients from Community Pediatricians into Adult Care is a project supported by
the Specialist Services Committee (SSC) a partnership of Doctors of BC and the BC government.

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