21 Alison Blvd
Fredericton, NB, E3C 2N5
(506) 458-9853 (Fax)
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Members are encouraged to contact the staff of the NBMS, Family Medicine New Brunswick or Velante should you have any questions or concerns pertaining to your practice.
The CEO’s office is responsible for the overall operations and function of the New Brunswick Medical Society; manages relationships with the Province of New Brunswick, Government of Canada, the Canadian Medical Association and other stakeholders and partners; and works in conjunction with the Board of Directors, leading initiatives to modernize the NBMS including the Provincial EMR program, promotion of healthy living initiatives, modernizing & enhancing services for physicians and promoting enhancements to the health care system.
Chief Executive Officer
Board Secretary & Executive Assistant
The Economics and Negotiations department works and negotiates with the provincial government and WorkSafeNB to set the fee schedules, benefits, reimbursement programs, incentives and physician remuneration, including Alternate Funding Plans (AFPs) for both fee-for-service and salaried physicians. The department is also responsible for ongoing contract management for all negotiated agreements and is the first point of contact for member inquires related to economic and negotiation matters.
Director, Economics & Negotiations
Manager, Economics & Negotiations
Senior Economics Officer
The Policy and Communications Department manages the NBMS media affairs, member communications (monthly NBMS eBulletin, OpusMD magazine, President’s letters) and leads or supports multiple health policy actions and initiatives through the development of briefing notes, presentations and policy papers.
Director, Policy & Communications
Policy & Communications Officer
The Corporate Services Department is responsible for the finances of the NBMS, Velante and Family Medicine NB, member funding programs, as well as member services.
Director, Corporate Services
Manager, Administration & Finance
Choosing Wisely Project Manager
Member Engagement Officer
Member Services Coordinator
Family Medicine New Brunswick (FMNB) is a Program run by the NBMS and funded by government. It encourages collaborative care among teams of family doctors and nurses. It offers a different payment model, other than fee-for-service or salaried options, support for establishing a practice, and aims to improve the work-life balance of doctors, including help with issues like finding a locum and sharing after-hours care. To learn more about FMNB and what Groups are operating across the province, visit www.fmnb.ca.
Director, Family Medicine New Brunswick
Bruno de Passille
Business Improvement Specialist
Physician Recruitment Specialist
Velante was established by the New Brunswick Medical Society to support the 2012 launch of an electronic medical record (EMR) program and provide the implementation, technology and infrastructure services that would bring EMR to the province’s physicians.
Velante has three lines of business that support the Provincial EMR:
1. Customer Care – Implementations and user training
2. Operations Support – Helpdesk and technical support for users
3. Solution Delivery – Enhancements and integrations between the EMR and Provincial systems
Managing Director, Velante
The Physician Wellness Service works with inConfidence, a national Employee and Family Assistance Program, to offer access to highly qualified health care professionals located across Canada. All information is kept in the strictest confidence and will not be shared with anyone.
This service is available free of charge to all members of the New Brunswick Medical Society and their families. Bilingual services are available 24/7/365. Confidentiality is assured; many health care professionals are located outside New Brunswick. There’s even the option to access the service at home over the phone. Click here for more information.