Online tool will show you Alberta’s health-care basics
If health knowledge is health power, then a new information program created by citizens and health providers is giving Albertans a valuable new tool.
Making Connections and Building Momentum for Improving Health Care in Alberta
Improving health care is more effective when citizens act together. IMAGINE’s April networking event in Calgary aimed at increasing collaboration. Over 40 people learned of our activities as well as participated in discussions about IMAGINE and how they could contribute to the organization.
The Better Together campaign’s first anniversary!
A policy that could revolutionize the relationship between healthcare providers, patients and family members is taking hold in Canada. The results have come not from a treatment or technology but from an important administrative change: adopting family presence policies.
A Patient’s Story: Family is waaaay more than a visitor
My brother Greg died on May 19, 2012. Since his death my family has been advocating for constructive, positive change in our health system hoping to prevent other families from going through the loss that we have (if interested see Healtharrows.ca). We have heard many stories and have had our own experiences that re-enforce our […]
The Better Together Campaign: Because families are more than visitors – they are partners in care
We are excited to announce that IMAGINE Citizens Collaborating for Health has signed on as an endorsing organization for the Better Together campaign. The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI), in partnership with the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care and other leading healthcare organizations across Canada, launched this campaign on November 10th. The Better […]