By Judy Birdsell and Charlie Fischer Four years ago, the grassroots movement that became IMAGINE Citizens was born with Friday morning meetings at the O’Brien Institute for Health at the University of Calgary involving a small group of people passionate about health and health care. This past year has been one of our busiest. Here is […]
by Leslie Ayre-Jaschke Connect Care is a new clinical information system being designed to link Alberta Health Services facilities, programs and services. Learn more about this collaborative effort being launched in the fall of 2019.
Spotlight On: Gail MacKean, IMAGINE Citizens member who is driving change in patient-centred health care
By Margaret Ferguson Our series, Spotlight On, introduces you to the people actively involved with IMAGINE Citizens.This month features Gail MacKean, Operations Committee member and Evidence Support Working Group Co-lead, who cares a great deal about the health care system as a way of supporting people in having good health and good lives.
Attending and presenting at Alberta Health Service’s fourth annual Quality and Safety Summit in October, our guest columnist shares her experience as an IMAGINE Citizen promoting Healthcare 101.
In this series, Spotlight On, we introduce you to the people actively involved with IMAGINE Citizens. This month features Leslie Ayre-Jaschke, Governance Group member, Operations Committee Co-chair and Lead for the Theory of Change Project.
IMAGINE Citizens kicked off our Fall 2018 engagement activities on October 27 with a networking event at the Medicine Hat College, attended by a small and very passionate group of local citizens.
Our feature series, Spotlight On, introduces you to the people actively involved with IMAGINE Citizens. In this issue, we feature Charlie Fischer, Co-chair, founding member and health care advocate.
EDITOR’S NOTE: SCAN Health is a partner of IMAGINE Citizens. It is dedicated to advancing health systems to achieve the best possible experiences and outcomes for patients through supply chain transformation. Health systems can become more patient-centred by personalizing their structures, services and care delivery models. These changes enable citizens to be more engaged in […]
Join us on Saturday, October 27th for the Medicine Hat debut of the powerful short film Falling Through the Cracks: Greg’s Story. The day starts at 11:00 AM with a community conversation about health care (and lunch) hosted by IMAGINE Citizens, followed by the movie and then a panel discussion facilitated by Greg’s Wings Projects.
Editor’s Note: Jim Mann is a person living with a diagnosis of dementia. He is a member of VOICES – a citizen committee that is an important part of the Canada-wide research program called Translating Research in Elder Care (TREC). On June 13, 2018, the whole TREC team spent at day in Edmonton. The group […]
The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) is launching a 17-month collaborative to improve patient and caregiver experiences during transitions from hospital to home.