Recently, Emma, a member of our Pts4Chg community highlighted this group. If you or someone you know lives in a rural community, RISE may be of interest to you.
If you are interested in Patient-Oriented Research, why not join Beverley Pomeroy and Lisa Ridgeway for SPORCast? This bi-weekly podcast discusses the Standards for Patient-Oriented Research from the west coast of Canada. To listen to previous podcasts and more, including the conversation with Andre Picard, check out the SPORCast podcast page.
Pharmacies in locations such as Red Deer will soon be offering COVID-19 testing. This increase in testing availability is very timely, given that schools open in less than a month. Read more about this expanded testing here.
If you have not yet participated in this important conversation, you have until Monday, January 27, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (PST) to do so. Share your thoughts here
Visiting hours have been eliminated from ALL Calgary hospitals. Their removal reduces patient falls, medical errors and increases the patient experience. To learn more about this exciting change, click here
Researchers at BC Cancer and SFU are conducting a new study exploring Canadian cancer survivors’ preferences for using (not using) cannabis. If you are a cancer survivor interested in participating, please visit https://cc-arcc.ca/cannabis-survivorship-study-2019/ for more information.
• 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
In a recent article found in the Globe and Mail, the following was addressed. “One of my friends says she can do a video chat with her doctor, why isn’t this option more widely available?” If, like many others, you are wondering the same thing, you may wish to read the article here.