Even though we are in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Luke was able to have a very special birthday. Thanks to the Calgary Fire Department for making this a possibility. Check out the full story here.
If you will be in Calgary or area on Friday, February 28th and would like to learn more about rare diseases, here is your opportunity to do so. https://twitter.com/HAnalyticsInc/status/1232361387709435904
@HAnalyticsInc will have a booth at the AB Rare Disease Event on Friday Feb 28. Come learn about life experience with rare diseases at Glenbow Museum. https://t.co/OitzGYBtdo @LEAD4changes #RareDisease— HAnalytics Solutions (@HAnalyticsInc) February 25, 2020
If you are free on Thursday, October 10th from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. MT, you may wish to attend this free webinar. Based on the description of the session, it is going to be time well spent. Register here.
Join patient partners and thought leaders in an engaging panel discussion on the value of patient and family partnerships. Learn first-hand about what works well for partnering with patients and families, what doesn’t and tips for collaborating on your system transformation and organizational quality improvement initiatives. This webinar features panelists who have a range of collaboration experience, including at organizational, health system and policy maker levels.
• Did you know that as an Albertan you now have access to your personal health record?
• Did you know access to personal health information and digital solutions could improve health care experiences and outcomes?
• Do you want to know how to become an active partner in shaping how technology will transform our health care system?
You’re invited to Partners in the Power of Information Sharing: Educate, Empower, Engage, presented by IMAGINE Citizens Collaborating for Health and the O’Brien Institute for Public Health.
This FREE day-long event is designed to inform citizens about the power of digital health, and provide engagement opportunities to shape Alberta’s rapidly expanding digital health landscape.
WHEN: October 3, 2019
WHERE: Red & White Club, Calgary
On September 17, we will recognize #WorldPatientSafetyDay with a viewing of a documentary "To Err is Human," alongside @Patient_Safety, Patients for Patient Safety Canada, @HSO_world & @CAEHealthcare.
— The Partnership (@CancerStratCA) September 13, 2019
What does PJ Paralysis mean?
- PJ Paralysis is a term used to describe the negative physical and psychological effects experienced by patients who spend lengthy periods of time being inactive, and in their pyjamas, while in hospital.
What is End PJ Paralysis?
- End PJ Paralysis is a global movement that aims to help people live the richest, fullest lives by reducing immobility, muscle deconditioning, and dependency, while at the same time protecting cognitive function, social interaction, and dignity.
How can you get Involved?
- Join the global online summit on July 10-12, 2019, and learn from and with others who are interested and involved in this movement.
Check out this website to find out more.
If you are interested in learning such things as:
- The methods researchers used to engage people from a variety of ethnocultural communities in relation to their healthcare experiences,
- Research findings: re: cultural-appropriateness of health services and resources,
- Specific recommendations for a healthcare project in Alberta relating to its codesign and content as viewed through cultural appropriateness lens,
consider attending this free one-hour webinar.
As you may recall, June 6th was “What Matters to You?” day. Although these four words are simple in and of themselves, when a member of our Pts4Chg community introduced them to her homecare team, something special came about. See the results here. Way to go, Emma!
National Volunteer Week is April 7-13, 2019! This week provides an opportunity to recognize the important role that volunteers play. Alberta Health Services is recognizing its over 14,400 volunteers. One of these individuals is also a member of our Pts4Chg community. Thanks for all you do, Gloria.
Gloria Wilkinson volunteers as a patient advisor with the Emergency SCN. Her perspective is considered equally with research and evidence. “It’s the only way to improve patient outcomes – the ones that matter to the patient,” says Gloria. pic.twitter.com/tkHBOS9hhF
— Alberta’s Strategic Clinical Networks (@ahs_scn) April 8, 2019