By Troy Stooke If health knowledge is health power, then a new information program created by citizens and health providers is giving Albertans a valuable new tool.
In 2017, IMAGINE recruited 28 Albertans from across the province to be part of a unique and important Citizen Dialogue about the future of primary healthcare.
Coming soon! Watch for the launch of Healthcare Basics for Albertans on MyHealth Alberta this spring. Healthcare Basics for Albertans is the first module of Healthcare 101, a new online information series about the healthcare system in Alberta. The content and design are in the final review cycle by our co-design stakeholders
Have you ever been frustrated when a doctor you were seeing didn’t seem to have all the information he/she needed about your history? The Alberta government has committed $400 million over four years towards a new AHS Provincial Clinical Information System (CIS). Currently, patient health information is stored in more than 1,800 disconnected systems across […]
Health Quality Council releases new report Imagine being able to sit down at your computer and see your own health record – to check on test results, see whether referrals have been made, check upcoming appointments. This would be connected to a single electronic health record system in Alberta so that no matter where you […]
Several members of the IMAGINE Citizen Steering Committee have had the opportunity to attend or listen in on a recent presentation by Dr. Carl Amrhein, Deputy Minister of Alberta Health. The presentation was held at the O’Brien Institute for Public Health and was titled Health System Transformation in Alberta.