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Prescription for Improvement – Family Presence in Action

Thursday, November 29, 2018 10:10 AM

Join rural healthcare leaders Angie Mann and Ashley Schefter as they discuss how they took family presence form concept to action, and listen to ... More

Prescription for Improvement – Family Presence: Overcoming Myths and Barriers

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 2:04 PM

To help mark Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC) Week (Nov. 5 – 9, 2018), come listen in on a discussion about family presence with Registere... More

Prescription for Improvement – Bringing Family Presence to Life

Friday, November 2, 2018 1:21 PM

Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC) Week is Nov. 5 – 9, 2018.... More

Helping one another and improving Indigenous health outcomes

Friday, July 28, 2017 10:32 AM

The communities of Two Hills and Saddle Lake Cree Nation are working together to promote understanding and improve health outcomes.... More

Restorative Care: Safe Returns Home

Friday, July 28, 2017 10:25 AM

Sundre Resident Josie Erickson discusses her experience with Restorative Care and how it helped her regain strength and maintain her independence... More

Healthier Canadians: Empowering by Informing

Friday, July 7, 2017 9:59 AM

The Canadian Institute for Health Information’s (CIHI) existence speaks to the value that Canadians place on their healthcare system. ... More

Improving emergency care for gastrointestinal bleeding

Friday, September 30, 2016 11:38 AM

Dr. Kerri Novak and Dr. Eddy Lang talk about a provincial initiative to improve the way emergency departments treat gastrointestinal bleeding.... More

Making strides to address patient-to-worker violence

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:48 AM

Terri Fortunaso discusses a collaborative effort in AHS’ South Zone to address an increase in violent incidents in continuing care.... More

Prevent Patient Handling Injuries

Thursday, September 15, 2016 11:15 AM

Michael Smeland talks about the challenges health care workers face when moving and transferring patients, and what Alberta Health Services is do... More

U.K. chef makes mealtimes matter for hospital patients

Thursday, April 28, 2016 2:05 PM

Andy Jones talks about how hospitals must have the highest standards in place for food preparation and service in order to ensure patients who co... More

AHS Vision: Dr. Verna Yiu

Friday, January 29, 2016 4:40 PM

Dr. Verna Yiu, Interim President and CEO of Alberta Health Services, talks about her first few weeks in the new position, as well as an initiativ... More

Study shows some CT scans unnecessary

Friday, January 29, 2016 4:37 PM

More than 380,000 computed tomography (CT) scans are performed in Alberta every year. A provincewide research study is examining whether this pow... More

Introducing Interim President and CEO Dr. Verna Yiu

Monday, January 11, 2016 7:32 AM

Dr. Verna Yiu, Interim President & CEO od AHS, discusses her personal background, her leadership style and her to-do list for the organizati... More

Talking Turkey about Palliative and End of Life Care

Monday, December 21, 2015 3:29 PM

The holiday season is a time when family members, loved ones, and those most important to us get together and share great food and conversation.... More

Talk to your children about alcohol and other drugs

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 5:29 PM

Cheryl Houtekamer shares her insights on how to talk to your kids... More

Change Day

Monday, November 9, 2015 4:57 PM

The origins of Change Day and how everyone can have an impact on their health or the health system.... More

Implications of physician-assisted death legislation

Monday, November 9, 2015 4:03 PM

Dr. Jim Silvius — Medical Director for Seniors Health at Alberta Health Services — discusses the Supreme Court's ruling on physician-assisted dea... More

Patient and Family Centred Care

Monday, October 5, 2015 5:32 PM

Deb Runnalls explains what patient- and family-centred care is, why it's important, what it looks like to patients and families... More