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.
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.
Hello! In addition to our two very important initiatives – Healthcare 101 and the Primary Health Care Engagement Project – here is an update about what we’ve been doing at IMAGINE:
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
Representatives from IMAGINE recently had the pleasure of meeting with Albertans in Stettler and Okotoks on the first two stops in a series of community discussions across the province.
We strongly believe that the experience patients and families have is extremely valuable and is needed to design a truly patient-centred health care system. IMAGINE wants to learn, share and work together so citizens-patients can be effective partners in shaping the health care system as well as being active partners in their own health 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 […]
This week, as part of a two day symposium, IMAGINE’s Ward Flemons, Judy Birdsell and Gail McKean will be discussing their paper titled “Are patient-centred care and integration achievable goals?” We are excited to share the full paper here.