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
Supporting patient engagement in health research: The Alberta Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR)
IMAGINE Citizens Collaborating for Health’s vision is: “A health system that is designed, and care that is delivered, in partnership with citizens, achieving the best possible experiences and outcomes for patients.” One strategy for making progress on our vision is to ensure that more health and health services research is conducted that address priorities identified […]
Join us as a member of The Canadian Patient Engagement Network. IMAGINE Citizens Collaborating for Health is a member of the Action Team who contributed to its development. We believe that The Network can develop into a valuable place to provide and receive information and support in real-time.
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.