The Single Hub Access Referral Program for Gastroenterology (SHARPGI) is an initiative to streamline access for patients who need gastrointestinal specialist care. SHARPGI is an AHS funded multiphase improvement initiative between Primary Care and Edmonton Zone Gastroenterology.
SHARPGI’s goals are to:
The SHARPGI team is comprised of nurses, physicians and clerks who work together to process referrals and allocate priority quickly, ensuring all patients are triaged appropriately.
Navigate referring patients who need gastrointestinal specialist care in Edmonton Zone, view the Edmonton Zone Gastroenterology Referral Pathway.
All reasons for referral governed by a provincial pathway must have the entire pathway complete in order to facilitate a successful referral. Ensure that you provide evidence of each step when referring.
Access all digestive health patient and primary care pathways, visit Primary Care Supports, Digestive Health SCNTM.
Visit the Alberta Referral Directory: Single Hub Access Referral Program for Gastroenterology (SHARPGI)