By Judy Birdsell We are often asked: What makes IMAGINE unique? To provide a clear answer to the question, we have crafted a simple statement that we call a value proposition. We want the statement to be concise – a sort of 30-second elevator speech for people who are just learning about us. What do […]
By Nancy Walter A year ago, IMAGINE Citizens Collaborating for Health completed a project in which we had an in-depth conversation with 28 Albertans over the course of several months on two topics that were top of mind to Alberta Health (government ministry responsible for health). The purpose of the project was to inform future […]
By Nancy Walter The Government of Alberta has recently launched a new portal that makes it possible for Albertans to access some of our health information online. This is a first important step toward making our complete health record a tool for us to use to ensure our care is seamless and effective. MyHealth Records […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.