2020 brings with it the opportunity for substantial positive and needed change in Alberta’s health “system”. An opportunity if pursued properly, will show the rest of the country how it can be done well. Much has been said and indeed
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 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
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.
April 5, 2015 Greg would have been 34. He likely would have celebrated his birthday enjoying his family and friend’s company. He would have talked to each of us, showing genuine interest in our lives and our pursuits and always
We would like to start by indicating that while many of us in different sectors of the economy are used to dealing with electronic records and digital systems, we were amazed to learn that for our health system, there is