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President’s Letter March 2017

President's Letter March 16, 2017 åÊ Fellow POABC members, The past three months have been very busy and productive for our association. We have reached the end of our contracted ‰Û÷Strategic Plan jumpstart boot camp‰Ûª with Outlook Consulting. The Board of Directors as well as each of the 5 strategic plan committees are preparing for…

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FNHA-Pharmacare Transition Update

First Nations Health Authority Clients - PharmaCare Transition Update October 16, 2017 On October 1, First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) clients joined the BC PharmaCare program under the PharmaCare First Nations Health Benefits Plan (Plan W). More details about this transition can be found in the September 2017 BC PharmaCare Newsletter. åÊ åÊ

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Expert Advisory Committee Call For Volunteers

Expert Advisory Committee in P&O: Call For Advisors June 27, 2017 The BCåÊMinistry of Health's Pharmacare program is seeking volunteers for the Expert Advisory Committee in Prosthetics and Orthotics (EACPO). Note that POABC members on this committee are not there as representatives of POABC - they are there as independent representatives of their profession. Please…

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2017 Elections

Elections 2017 July 1, 2017 The Elections Process In past practice, all election activities occurred at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Nominees attended and were nominated at the meeting however, this information was not available to the whole membership until after the meeting. Votes were also cast solely at the AGM limiting input from members…

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PharmaCare 2017 Deadline Reminder

PharmaCare 2017 Deadline Reminder October 22, 2017 The end of the 2017 benefit year is fast approaching. PharmaCare must receive the applications for this benefit year before November 9, 2017. Please see the linked letter from Pharmacare for more information. åÊ åÊ

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POABC Annual General Meeting 2017

POABC Annual General Meeting 2017 August 27, 2017 AGM Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017 9:00am Rotary Center for the Arts Salloum Room421 Cawston Avenue Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Agenda Approve Agenda Approve Previous Minutes Accept and Approve Financial Report/2018 Budget Receive Directors‰Ûª Report on Activities and Decisions since last AGM. Election of BOD members. Special…

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MSDSI – Health Professional Contact Sheet

MSDSI - Health Professional Contact Sheet June 16, 2017 Please see the link below for the Ministry of Social Development & Social Innovation (MSDSI) Health Assistance Contact sheet for health professionals and suppliers. åÊ This document is intended to guide clinician and clinical administrators. It provides an overview of all of the program areas managed…

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General Meeting – April 29, 2017

POABC General Meeting Saturday, April 29, 2017 8:30 - 4:30 pmBCIT Royal Oak Boardroom (SE 40)Wayburne Drive, BurnabyDocument Links POABC Spring Meeting Agenda April 2017 POABC Executive-Committee Recommendations - March 2017åÊ POABC 2016 Treasurers ReportPOABC 2016 Treasurers Report attachmentPOABC STRATEGIC PLAN - September 2016POABC AGM Minutes September 24 2016åÊåÊåÊåÊåÊåÊ Committee Documents: Strategic Plan Committee Sphere…

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Strategic Plan Committees

POABC Strategic Plan Committees Updated July 4, 2017 (NEW Committee Updates below) The POABC Steering Committee presented the POABC Strategic Plan at the 2016 AGM in Kelowna. The plan outlined 18 key needs, with five top priorities. These five priorities form the following committees: Communications Governance Leadership Public and Private Partner Relations (formerly Government Relations)…

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Welcome to the Member’s Only POABC area

Welcome to the Members Only POABC area We are happy to launch the members-only area of the POABC website.Please select the links in the top banner to learn more about our association. You can also link the Latest News on the module to the right of any webpage. The purpose of this website is to…