On Thursday, September 28th, Dr. Verna Yiu, Alberta Health Service (AHS) president and CEO, announced that the AHS board had approved a deal that will see the implementation of an advanced clinical information system throughout Alberta. This information system will serve as an information hub for all of AHS’s clinical care areas, which include hospitals, ambulatory clinics and continuing care centres. Currently, there are approximately, 1,300 information systems being used, all of which will be consolidated by this one system. Click here to read more about this initiative and what it will mean to patients, providers and healthcare as a whole.
Suppose you are one of Canada’s health leaders who have been asked to identify the Canadian health care system’s most pressing need. Which three options, from the six provided, would you choose? Click here to read about the options being considered.
Using iPads and other technology, the Phoenix Children’s Hospital allows patients and families to connect, regardless of the number of kilometers/miles between them. Connecting through technology.
“AHS [Alberta Health Services] put out a nice video with a succinct description of how patients and families are at centre of their work. I quite liked it.. Have a look if you are interested.” – Troy, a member of the Pts4Chg community.