Frequently Asked Questions from Physicians about MedRec

From a physician perspective, view MedRec FAQs.

Evidence and Research

For an overview on the basic concept of MedRec, including an analysis of the evidence for its use and the variability of models we invite you to look at:

Olavo Fernandes, Kaveh G. Shojania Medication Reconciliation in the Hospital: What, Why, Where, When, Who and How? Healthcare Quarterly, 15(Special Issue) April 2012: 42-49
Available here;

Educational links on the concepts of MedRec

Within Alberta

Nationally in Canada

Medico-Legal issues

Listen to Dr. Brisebois, Surgery Site Chief at the University of Alberta Hospital, speak about MedRec.

Resources for your patients to get involved

How you can help and get more involved or obtain more information?

AHS would like to ask for your help in supporting and shaping this vital initiative. To find out more on how you can help we invite you to share your questions, experiences and suggestions by contacting your local MedRec zone physician representative or the AHS medrec team at

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