Last Friday we had the opportunity to talk to Heather Yourex from Global News about the 5th anniversary of Greg’s death and the current state of our health system. Heather also reached out to Alberta Health, which triggered the following
Organizational culture is the third priority that we want to talk about on the 5th anniversary of Greg’s premature death. When we think about culture we see it as a group of individuals with common beliefs and a consistent approach.
This Friday, May 19 will be the fifth anniversary of Greg’s death. Memories and his presence are felt every day but at the same time a lot has happened in the last 5 years. Like on most anniversaries and milestones now are an appropriate
We thought we would provide some of our own analysis on the Alberta Budget for 2017-2018 that was presented a few weeks ago. Highlights Cuts to Acute Care and Ambulance Services while Administration, Ministry Support Services and Physician Compensation & Development increase
The Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) plays a critical role in our health system. As an independent body that takes a system level view and whose efforts promote and improve of patent safety and health service quality across Alberta
We are now early into 2017 and at a time when it is tradition to reflect on what was significant during the past year and what is expected and hoped to be accomplished in the upcoming year. 2016 Highlights For us,
Today marks the third anniversary of the release of the Health Quality Council of Alberta’s (HQCA) public release of the Continuity of Patient Care Study. It was their investigation of our son Greg’s tragic journey in Alberta’s health treatment “system”.
Throughout 2016 the College of Physicians and Surgeons have been working to address one of the recommendations from the Health Quality Council of Alberta’s 2013 Continuity of Care study (Recommendation #2). Starting in January 2017, physicians will have to meet new timeframes
The Alberta Legislature is now back in session after a number of months of the MLAs being away. While the Legislature was quiet, some important events came to light. On the health system front, there are some outstanding questions that
On July 18th, Alberta Health Services issued a report resulting from a joint investigation by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and Alberta Health Services “into inadequate reprocessing and sterilization of medical devices” in the North Town Medical