Andrew Neuner, CEO of the Health Quality Council of Alberta leaves his position this week after tendering his resignation a number of months ago. At some point in time, we will learn from him what was behind this for we
Thank you to those that responded our last post. It had been a little while since the previous one. During that time we were working on the development (with an amazing team of dedicated people) of a short, high-quality film
Today marks 4 years since the Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) released the Continuity of Patient Care Study. The HQCA used Greg’s journey to examine the continuity of patient care in our healthcare system. The report outlines 13 recommendations
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
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
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.