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
We certainly appreciate very much the work that the team with the Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) did to investigate what has been accomplished since the recommendations made in the first report the Continuity of Patient Care Study.
Last fall, the Deputy Minister of Health, Carl G. Amrhein, asked the Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) to do an assessment and report on what progress had been on the recommendations in the original Continuity of Patient Care report.
4 years ago today, we lost Greg to a health system that failed him in many different ways. Since we have tried to honour who Greg was by attempting to match his positive outlook, his honesty and integrity, his sensitivity and
Our background and experience is in agriculture, food production, processing and retail. In our world, we are not allowed to (nor would we want to) produce or process food in a federally inspected (and now more often provincially inspected) facility
Previously, we posted the first of three priorities that we shared with Deputy Premier and Health Minister Hoffman, Priority #1 Vision & Culture, today we highlight Priority #2: Establishment of a Universal Electronic Medical Record for Albertans. First, it is important to realize that
Today Greg should be turning 35. Instead we are left with fond memories of him and the pain of missing the many wonderful things he brought into our lives. Greg died after many failures and gaps in the Alberta health
A few weeks ago we were lucky to have had the opportunity to meet with Health Minister Sarah Hoffman (now Deputy Premier). The meeting went well and we had a chance to provide information and suggestions based on our experiences
30 day countdown! Change Day Alberta is a grassroots initiative that provides Albertans with the opportunity to come together and harness collective energy, creativity and ideas to make a positive impact on our health care system. Our small actions can
This week, we were invited to be part of the launch of a website called ezReferral. Family physician Dr. Denis Vincent identified gaps in the health system through experiences with his own practice as well as through Greg’s Journey and