Edmonton citizens connect with IMAGINE Citizens

By Stephanie Montesanti and Alexandra Harrison On June 14, IMAGINE Citizens hosted an energetic networking event at the Edmonton Intercultural Centre. It was an opportunity to connect with colleagues and make new friends. About 20 participants from diverse backgrounds joined half a dozen IMAGINE Citizens volunteers for an evening of conversation and making connections.

Making Connections and Building Momentum for Improving Health Care in Alberta

by Alexandra (Alex) Harrison 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.

Making Connections and Building Momentum: A Calgary Networking Event

Register at Eventbrite Are you interested in what’s happening with healthcare in Alberta? At IMAGINE, we’re not only interested, but actively working to improve it. Would you like to be part of the conversation? Your voice matters to us. IMAGINE is always looking for ways to involve more Albertans in the discussion. We invite you […]

Healthcare Basics for Albertans

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

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 […]