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Welcome
Medical Students
October 3, 2011
Why Are We Here?
• Promote Manitoba opportunities for medical
students and future doctors
• Provide an overview of the hea...
Background
Manitoba’s Office of Rural and Northern Health
(ORNH) became fully operational in early 2003.
It was establishe...
• RHA Presentations
• Return of Service Template
• Manitoba Medical Students Rural
Interest Group (MMSRIG)
• Family Medici...
OVERVIEW
Health Care System in Manitoba
Who is involved in the delivery of
Health Care?
1. Federal Government  Funding, Canada
Health Act
2. Provincial Government...
Who is involved in the delivery of
Health Care?
4. Communities/ health
foundations
Fundraising for equipment and
recruitme...
• Physicians deliver medical services directly
to patients.
• Their relationship with the medical system is
often very dif...
Remuneration
Fee For Service
Physician operates as an independent business person
and bills Manitoba Health for each patie...
What organizations provide
support to physicians?
http://www.cpsm.mb.ca/
College of Physicians & Surgeons
of Manitoba
The principal functions of the College are:
Qualificat...
Doctors Manitoba (formerly, Manitoba
Medical Association)
Doctors Manitoba is a professional
association of physicians
rep...
www.rham.mb.ca
Regional Health Authorities
• Granting privileges
• Recruitment an retention
• Maintenance of facilities
• ...
http://www.parim.org
Professional Association of
Residents & Interns of Manitoba
The Professional Association of Residents...
http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/
Manitoba Health
Insured Benefits
– How a claim is processed
– Queries
– Rejection
– Role of t...
What are the future practice
opportunities?
• Many opportunities in rural/northern
regions
– Family practice
– Family prac...
Why should I practice in
Manitoba?
• Remuneration levels are competitive
across the country
• Manitoba has a very competit...
ORNH Contact Information
Wayne Heide, ORNH Administrative Director
Unit D – 101 1st
Avenue NW
Dauphin, MB R7N 1G8
Phone: 2...
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Medical Students Manitoba Overview

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Medical Students Manitoba Overview

  1. 1. Welcome Medical Students October 3, 2011
  2. 2. Why Are We Here? • Promote Manitoba opportunities for medical students and future doctors • Provide an overview of the health care system in which you will be working once you are licensed. • Promote assistance (financial & non-financial) that is available to you if you are interested.
  3. 3. Background Manitoba’s Office of Rural and Northern Health (ORNH) became fully operational in early 2003. It was established as a component of the Manitoba Rural Physician Action Plan, a commitment by Manitoba Health with the following goal in mind: Increase the number of graduating physicians andIncrease the number of graduating physicians and other health care professionals who choose ruralother health care professionals who choose rural and northern Manitoba as a place to live andand northern Manitoba as a place to live and practise their professions.practise their professions.
  4. 4. • RHA Presentations • Return of Service Template • Manitoba Medical Students Rural Interest Group (MMSRIG) • Family Medicine Residents’ Retreat & Job Fairs • Path-Finding Service ORNH Initiatives
  5. 5. OVERVIEW Health Care System in Manitoba
  6. 6. Who is involved in the delivery of Health Care? 1. Federal Government  Funding, Canada Health Act 2. Provincial Government Funding, standards, administration 3. Regional Health Authorities Created in 1995 & reorganized in 2012, service delivery, administration, granting of privileges to physicians, employing health care workers (support staff, allied health, nursing and in some cases physicians).
  7. 7. Who is involved in the delivery of Health Care? 4. Communities/ health foundations Fundraising for equipment and recruitment 5. Health care professionals Service delivery and administration
  8. 8. • Physicians deliver medical services directly to patients. • Their relationship with the medical system is often very different from that of other health professionals in that the majority of physicians operate as independent business people or contractors. What about physicians? What is their role?
  9. 9. Remuneration Fee For Service Physician operates as an independent business person and bills Manitoba Health for each patient they see based on the provincially negotiated fee schedule. Independent Contract Physician receives a designated contract amount from the RHA for a negotiated amount of work. Salary Physician is an employee of the RHA and provides services within the context of an employment contract.
  10. 10. What organizations provide support to physicians?
  11. 11. http://www.cpsm.mb.ca/ College of Physicians & Surgeons of Manitoba The principal functions of the College are: Qualifications & Licensure defines those requirements necessary for the safe practice of medicine and the capabilities required for the performance of various clinical procedures. Evaluation of Competence and Maintenance of Standards through the educational process, standards can be established against which performance is measured and objectives of good patient care met. Rules of Conduct establishment of rules and minimum standards enable the profession to self-govern and take action where there is a failure to comply with guidelines of ethical or clinical practice.
  12. 12. Doctors Manitoba (formerly, Manitoba Medical Association) Doctors Manitoba is a professional association of physicians representing physicians, medical students and residents. It advocates for the interests of Manitoba physicians and trainees. Varied economic, social and political issues important to practicing physicians of Manitoba are represented and promoted. Services offered: • Health Policy Advocacy • Negotiation Services • Health Promotion • Personal Insurance Services • Liability Insurance (CMPA) and CME Rebate Programs • Maternity/Parental Benefits Program • Physician Retention Program • Physicians at Risk Program • Communication www.docsmb.org
  13. 13. www.rham.mb.ca Regional Health Authorities • Granting privileges • Recruitment an retention • Maintenance of facilities • Equipment purchase • Employing support staff
  14. 14. http://www.parim.org Professional Association of Residents & Interns of Manitoba The Professional Association of Residents and Interns of Manitoba endeavours to: • REPRESENT the concerns of all residents in Manitoba • PROTECT the physical and mental well being of our members • PROVIDE an atmosphere conducive to the study of medicine • PORTRAY our interests at a national level through CAIR • LIAISE with other health care organizations within Manitoba • PROMOTE excellence in patient care.
  15. 15. http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/ Manitoba Health Insured Benefits – How a claim is processed – Queries – Rejection – Role of the Medical Review Committee Labour Relations (Negotiation) Planning Other Departments (RSS) Reporting Structure Manitoba Medical Student/Resident Financial Assistance Program (MSRFAP) – Support in Med 1,2,3 or 4 and residency (1 year for FM or 2 years for other specialties) – Total of up to $68,000 for FM and $88,000 for other specialties
  16. 16. What are the future practice opportunities? • Many opportunities in rural/northern regions – Family practice – Family practice with an additional 3 months to 1 year of training (anesthesia, obstetrics, ER, palliative care) – General specialties (internal medicine, general surgery, radiology, ob/gyn, psychiatry, pediatrics,…..)
  17. 17. Why should I practice in Manitoba? • Remuneration levels are competitive across the country • Manitoba has a very competitive cost of living • Provincial government tuition tax incentive • Quality of life • Opportunity
  18. 18. ORNH Contact Information Wayne Heide, ORNH Administrative Director Unit D – 101 1st Avenue NW Dauphin, MB R7N 1G8 Phone: 204-622-6210 Fax: 204-622-6211 Toll Free: 1-866-244-6764 (ORNH) Email: wheide@ornh.mb.ca or info@ornh.mb.ca Dr. Don Klassen, ORNH Medical Director Associate Dean of Distributed Medical Education, University of Manitoba Boundary Trails Health Centre 385 Main Street Winkler, MB R6W 1J2 Phone: 204-331-4703 Fax: 204-325-4594 Email: drdon@cwwiebemedical.ca Dr. Holly Hamilton, ORNH Medical Associate • Box 190; 44 Rogers St. Notre Dame de Lourdes, MB ROB 1M0 Phone: 204-248-2252 (clinic) Email: hhamilton@rha-central.mb.ca Web: http://www.ornh.mb.ca

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