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Edmonton Zone Virtual Hospital

The Edmonton Zone Virtual Hospital (EZVH) delivers acute care services in the home for individuals living with chronic or complex diseases.

Provides hospital - style care in the home for individuals with chronic or complex diseases.

Services include:

  • complex case management: home monitoring, health assessments, and hospital care at home
  • medication management: medication review, education and support
  • self-management support: health education and support for patients and families to direct their own care
  • provider linkages: coordinate connections between family doctors, specialist doctors and other health team members
  • confirmation of family doctor and other primary care services

Contact Details

Edmonton Zone and Area

Telephone
780-407-7905
Fax
780-407-7868
Email
ezvh@ahs.ca
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Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Note

Office hours above - with after hours support for patients admitted to the program.

Access
Service Providers May Include
pharmacists, physicians, paramedics, registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility

Adults over 18 years of age who live in Edmonton Zone

Referral Needed

Referral by phone or email ezvh@ahs.ca

Meet one of the following referral criteria:

  • 3 or more Hospital Admissions or Emergency department visits in the past year
  • LACE score >10
  • MRC breathlessness Scale 4-5
  • moderate-severe frailty
  • low acuity health problem; clinically and hemodynamically stable; functionally and medically safe for care at home
  • specialist support for practitioners caring for patients who are primarily home-bound
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


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