Pharmacy technicians — indispensable and 'incredibly appreciated'

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Pharmacy Technician Day celebrates their contributions to healthcare... Read more

Preventing post-op nausea a worthy goal

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Research Challenge team weighs approaches, sees study published... Read more

Colour me calm in the hospital

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Colouring-book project helps patients feel more comfortable... Read more

Red Deer ICU a top enroller of patients in clinical trial

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Study underway to combat kidney failure in the critically ill... Read more

Mom donates breast milk to babies in need

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

National Breastfeeding Week in Canada runs Oct. 1 to 7... Read more

New CT scan benefits Lac La Biche County

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Foundation-funded suite offers powerful diagnostic exams closer to home... Read more

EMS wins prestigious Air Medical award

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

AHS flight team recognized for leadership, coordination and safety... Read more

Indigenous art class brings out the writer in Waylon

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Chinook volunteer thrilled to see his work printed and bound... Read more

AHS kicks off 2019 United Way Campaign

Monday, September 30, 2019

Employees rally together to support communities across Alberta... Read more

Support meant success for employee with dementia

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

'System' devised by manager allowed colleague to keep working... Read more

Alberta Public Laboratories keeps eye on tapeworm

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Hygiene best defence against parasite spread by coyotes, dogs... Read more

Camp Explore blazes a trail to adulthood

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Glenrose gives teens the skills to master independent living... Read more

Nutrition too often overlooked

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Canadian Malnutrition Awareness Week builds awareness and understanding to tackle the problem... Read more

Major gift to have lasting impact on cardiac care

Thursday, September 19, 2019

University Hospital Foundation donates $10M to Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute... Read more

New initiative to advance brain care

Thursday, September 19, 2019

University Hospital Foundation backs fund to honour renowned neurosurgeon... Read more

Alberta doctor and partner win Amazing Race Canada

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Indigenous team takes top prize in national reality TV show... Read more

Young patient’s ‘toy’ far more than child’s play

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Specialist says 3D model will revolutionize heart treatment... Read more

Free Our Finest!

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Protective Services hits the roof for Wetaskiwin Special Olympics... Read more

Three Hills residents adore restored gazebo

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

New roof, paint, flowers and pathway beautify site, boost accessibility... Read more

Home sweet home for Maggie

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Aspire Homes shelters individuals with complex needs through partnership with AHS... Read more

Glenrose innovators get a federal boost

Friday, August 30, 2019

The spirit of innovation remains alive and well at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital (GRH) — and it's now attracted some major national support.... Read more

Working the weight loss journey

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

After raising kids, 'it was her time to look after herself'... Read more

Wheelchair Camp breaks down accessibility barriers

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Glenrose gives kids a chance to learn and adapt to their environment... Read more

Rainbow sidewalk welcomes all to South Health Campus

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Colours signal a space that promotes inclusivity and acceptance... Read more

Dr. Verna Yiu: Global News Woman of Vision

Monday, August 26, 2019

The Global News Woman of Vision program celebrates the accomplishments of outstanding Edmonton area women and on August 25, 2019, Global News celebrat... Read more

Preparing for a career in rural family medicine

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Seven newly graduated physicians arrive in Medicine Hat for two-year residency program... Read more

Donation boosts renal care

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Sutton family and BGE pledge $500000 to the University Hospital Foundation in honour of family member... Read more

Automated referrals transform healthcare

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

eReferral improving speed of information transfer... Read more

Painting a brighter future

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Student artwork aims to help those struggling with mental health addiction... Read more

Celebrating a milestone birthday

Friday, August 9, 2019

Numbers tell a tale of giving back... Read more

Pooch gets a second chance at life thanks to Mazankowski nurse

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Thanks to Pamela Heggie's cardiac rehab knowledge, Kai has shed 100 lb. and is living life to the fullest... Read more

In praise of pearly whites...

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Dental surgeon Clifford Tym has put smiles on Innisfail faces for more than 50 years... Read more

Being thankful for the Gratitude Tree

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Mural helps patients recognize the positive... Read more

Edmonton family physician stars on The Amazing Race

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

TV show gives doctor chance to share Indigenous culture... Read more

A very special volunteer shift

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

One woman's gift to AHS in honour of her mom... Read more

Heart failure patients find success in CardioMEMS

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tiny device offers big benefits... Read more

Mock crisis hones AHS skills

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Medicine Hat Regional Hospital participates in emergency exercise... Read more

New projects aim to ease transitions in care

Friday, July 19, 2019

CIHR funding supports three Alberta research teams... Read more

Sylvan Lake celebrates advanced care

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Advanced Ambulatory Care Service marks first anniversary... Read more

Provincial trauma care services benefit patients wherever they live

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Alberta Trauma Services sets out on journey toward Trauma Distinction accreditation... Read more

RAH Women’s Auxiliary celebrates 120 years

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Under sunny skies, the Royal Alexandra Hospital’s (RAH) Women’s Auxiliary celebrated its 120th anniversary in late June with a rooftop garden party at... Read more

Red Deer aims to end PJ Paralysis

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Patient feeling in the pink thanks to new mobility initiative... Read more

Gift boosts support for child and youth mental health

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

$5M given to Mental Health Foundation for integrated youth hubs across Alberta... Read more

Reno completed for Boyle Healthcare Centre

Monday, July 8, 2019

Building upgrades include new patio and generator... Read more

AHS pediatric dietitians hone checkup skills

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Workshops offer nutrition-focused physical exams to treat malnutrition... Read more

Hats off as Glenrose high school grads achieve milestone

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Hospital School Campus students look forward to a future of possibilities... Read more

Healthcare a family affair in Fort McMurray

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Foursome love coming to work together at Northern Lights... Read more

Firefly brings state-of-art care for gynecological cancers

Monday, June 24, 2019

Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society funds enhancement to da Vinci robot... Read more

Research study changes life of migraine sufferer

Monday, June 24, 2019

AHS supported studies advancing patient care... Read more

Routine testing for sickle cell disease now offered to all Alberta babies

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

AHS screening program works to improve newborn health and save lives... Read more

Lunch is on us!

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Adult Day Program team whips up meals for wildfire evacuees in Grande Prairie... Read more

White Rose adds compassion to palliative care

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Grande Prairie Regional Hospital Foundation partners with QEII to help grieving families... Read more

Blood Tribe, AHS celebrate their partnership

Organizations work together to add long-term care beds... Read more

Making hospitals a pain-free zone

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Initiative gives kids and families the tools to lessen pain during procedures... Read more

Latest in PET/CT scan tech coming to Royal Alex

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation gifts $1M to Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation to support new scanner... Read more

Edmonton service streamlines addiction, mental health care

Monday, June 17, 2019

Access 24/7 centralizes services for adults navigating complex system... Read more

Like father, like daughter

Friday, June 14, 2019

Medicine a family bond and inspiration for doctors Shaun and Jocelynn Gray... Read more

Remembering a loved one

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Erin Fingler honours dad through 10 years of Relay for Life... Read more

Seven decades with a stethoscope

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Beloved Vermilion doctor a big believer in the value of teamwork... Read more

New book shares history of EMS in Calgary

Monday, June 10, 2019

Medical history buffs will delight in a new book that documents the history of Emergency Medical Services in Calgary... Read more

Raise awareness to prevent childhood injuries

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Parachute Safe Kids Week puts focus on fall-prevention strategies... Read more

What Matters to You?

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Asking patients this simple question builds trust and brings comfort... Read more

Fidget quilts a healthy distraction for Three Hills residents

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Pieceful Stitchers community group donates handiwork to benefit seniors... Read more

Families praise Health Link dementia nurse service

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Help is only a phone call away for caregivers with questions... Read more

Construction starts on emergency room space for kids

Friday, May 31, 2019

$3.9M South Health Campus project fully funded by Calgary Health Trust... Read more

Stollery team rallies for Teddy Bear Fun Run

Friday, May 31, 2019

Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation salutes staff for their dedication to kids... Read more

Stroke program has rural Albertans covered

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Farming family grateful for integrated approach to care... Read more

Longtime employee shows heartfelt commitment to Glenrose

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

For more than 25 years, Mo Mnoholitny has backed Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation... Read more

Spin-A-Thon boosts sense of community at Peter Lougheed Centre

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Staff-led event rallies teams for June 5 in support of Calgary Health Trust... Read more

Halal meals now on menu in Fort Mac

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Diverse dietary options offered to patients at Northern Lights Regional Health Centre... Read more

Music like medicine for the mind

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

QEII's newest therapy space a creative outlet with musical instruments... Read more

Vivian Garden as inspiring as its namesake

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Royal Alex dedicates green space to honour longtime employee and volunteer... Read more

A paramedic for the ages

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

After 41 years of loving his job Raj Dattani reflects on his EMS career... Read more

Whitecourt dialysis clinic brings care closer to home

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Families and patients gather to celebrate new service... Read more

Immunize to prevent cervical cancer

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Naomi's story of survival inspires her support for HPV vaccine... Read more

Green thumb grows beauty for the Royal Alex

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Garden guru Colleen Bowers creates spaces of comfort and tranquility... Read more

Auxiliary boosts rehab in Cold Lake

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Equipment donations improve healthcare for area patients... Read more

Stollery unveils redeveloped pediatric ICU

Friday, May 17, 2019

Families of critically ill children will soon have more privacy and comfort with the opening of a redeveloped pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at ... Read more

Clinical trial helps give life back to couple

Thursday, May 16, 2019

While still reeling from a breast cancer diagnosis, Sharon Gower learned her husband was facing a cancer diagnosis of his own.... Read more

World Family Doctor Day celebrates dedication

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

High River writer gives thanks for 18 years of care from her family physician... Read more

Technology brings moms closer to ill newborns

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

When medical issues separate mothers from their newborns, technology is helping to bridge the emotional gap at the Misericordia Community Hospital thr... Read more

Longer clinic hours help patients avoid hospital stay

Friday, May 10, 2019

Some able to receive chemotherapy as outpatients... Read more

Excess weight projected to be second-leading preventable cause of cancer

Thursday, May 9, 2019

AHS UCalgary researchers find nearly 40 per cent of cancers can be prevented... Read more

Cardiologist follows in mom footsteps at Royal Alex

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Dr. Randy Williams draws inspiration daily from nurse's example... Read more

EMBRACE helps newborns ease into life after opioids

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

New program empowers moms and helps babies in withdrawal... Read more

Nimble nurse turns fancy footwork into fundraising

Monday, May 6, 2019

Red Deer's Vanessa Higgins-Nogareda takes home the trophy at celebrity dance off... Read more

Employee generosity boosts child care

Monday, May 6, 2019

Staffer shares why Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation matters to her... Read more

Stollery employee wins big while helping others

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Patricia Capito pockets grand prize in WinWin50.... Read more

Remembering Murray

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Westman family honours Dad with generous gift to Vermillion Health Centre... Read more

Goose, goose ... and six more on the way

Monday, April 29, 2019

EDMONTON — An exceptional family is causing quite the flap at the Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH).... Read more

Brotherly love a life-saver

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Living kidney donor program brought siblings closer across provinces.... Read more

Pairing up can be a lifesaver

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Kidney Paired Donation program lets couple give, and receive, the gift of life... Read more

Senior regains independence with Restorative Care

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Dedicated Mayerthorpe healthcare team 'wouldn't let me give up'... Read more

Comfort of moms newborns at heart of High River maternity unit

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

$1.4M project fully funded by High River District Health Care Foundation... Read more

Breaking down barriers to care

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

CancerControl Alberta ramps up web with more resources... Read more

Living kidney gift a life-changer

Monday, April 22, 2019

Friends share story for National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week... Read more

AHS Women of Vision celebrated

Monday, April 15, 2019

Cardiac surgeon, paramedic, and diversity champ honoured by Global TV... Read more

To Quito with love

Monday, April 15, 2019

Surgeon Marc Moreau and his wife Barb lead medical mission to Ecuador... Read more

Keep a healthy smile for life

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Oral Hygiene Policy promotes good oral health at any age... Read more

AHS a double winner at national healthcare awards

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Physician inclusion efforts earn kudos... Read more

Moving Past Illness

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

The Thrive Centre fitness programs ease the cancer journey... Read more

Never skip a colonoscopy

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Keeping that appointment can be a lifesaver in fight against cancer... Read more

New referral service boosts urology care

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Calgary patients and physicians benefit from Rockyview-based program... Read more

Dietitians Day celebrates our nutrition gurus

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

AHS dietitians give expert guidance to keep Albertans healthy... Read more

Revolutionary gene therapy gives new lease on life

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Clinical Trials Unit performs first-in-Canada procedure at Foothills... Read more

Exploring vulnerability in death and dying

Monday, March 18, 2019

Keynote speaker to share palliative expertise at Mary O'Connor Conference... Read more

She is my angel on Earth

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Living donor programs let Albertans give the gift of kindness... Read more

Taking time to reflect on biases can improve care

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Celebrated physician uses storytelling experiences to advance Indigenous medicine... Read more

Saluting the SPIRIT of Central Zone

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Awards recognize the everyday heroes of healthcare.... Read more

Dialysis care expands in Drayton Valley

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

More hours help more patients access treatment locally.... Read more

Fur babies bring joy to emergency

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Therapy dog program at South Health Campus grows to support emergency department patients and staff... Read more

Dialysis and deliveries ahead for High Prairie

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

New obstetrics program and renal funding bring care closer to home... Read more

Rutherford celebrates 10 years of service

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Southwest Edmonton health centre fosters healthy communities... Read more

Red Deer gets first neonatal nurse practitioner

Friday, February 15, 2019

Hospital’s NICU sees enhanced services for newborns and families.... Read more

Foothills project puts maternal safety first

Friday, February 15, 2019

Initiative ensures prompt diagnosis and care for women who experience blood loss after giving birth.... Read more

The most 'chill' place in Grande Prairie

Friday, February 15, 2019

New sensory room a soothing addition to youth mental health program.... Read more

AHS among partners advancing health research, services

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Members of military, veterans, public safety personnel to benefit... Read more

A new screening program for Alberta babies

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Alberta’s EHDI Program identifies permanent hearing loss as early as possible in a baby’s life... Read more

Walkers Gone Wild!

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Bows, ribbons and fun decor keep seniors mobile, safer and more independent... Read more

Centre for child and adolescent mental health set for Edmonton

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation commits $26M toward new facility.... Read more

AHS earns recognition for transformation of supply chain

Monday, February 11, 2019

AHS has one of the top health supply chain management programs in the world... Read more

Education stations keep emergency skills sharp

Monday, February 11, 2019

Clinical educators at Foothills create onsite modules, available around the clock, to bring knowledge to staff... Read more

Community gifts transform emergency department

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wainwright and District Health Foundation funds state-of-the-art equipment... Read more

The keys to better health

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

New pianos add to music therapy at Fort McMurray Recovery Centre... Read more

Barrhead farm mural stirs fond memories

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Continuing care residents take a shine to rural scenes that remind them of home... Read more

Zen Den deflates EMS stress

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Station creates a tranquil space to combat anxiety of distressing calls... Read more

Caffeine helps premature babies

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Follow-up study done on toddlers shows health benefits... Read more

Mobile health unit brings care closer to home

Monday, February 4, 2019

Rural Wood Buffalo communities to enjoy better access to immunization cancer screening and more... Read more

Rhapsody Awards celebrate Health Care Heroes

Monday, February 4, 2019

North Zone teams physician honoured for rural excellence... Read more

Research aims to improve Indigenous health outcomes

Thursday, January 31, 2019

South Zone research project receives $1.4M Alberta Innovates grant... Read more

Kipnes family pledges 10 million dollars to advance urology care

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Northern Alberta Urology Centre renamed to honour philanthropists... Read more

In the SPIRIT: North Zone celebrates excellence

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Awards program recognizes individual and team achievements for fourth year... Read more

Art for healing and safety sake

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Foothills nurses take up brushes, transform unit walls into canvases to improve patient experience... Read more

Connect Care kickoff energizes first wave

Friday, January 25, 2019

Edmonton zone sites ramp up their readiness for November launch... Read more

Moose Cottage serves up coffee and community

Friday, January 25, 2019

Former Red Deer councillor appreciates space he helped open 25 years ago... Read more

Expansion boosts cancer care in Medicine Hat

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre means residents no longer have to travel... Read more

Medical lead finds joy in helping the dying

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Dr. Dionne Walsh takes time to hear their stories share in their lives... Read more

I don’t think I’ve done one of these with a dry eye

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Providing Medical Assistance in Dying an honour for physician... Read more

Pete got his wish for death with dignity

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

We did not want him to suffer as he had for so many years... Read more

Making peace with mortality

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Navigator ensures patient aware of options in Medical Assistance in Dying... Read more

Lending a helping paw

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Furry friends in Sturgeon pet therapy program lift spirits for all... Read more

Helpers in healthcare for 50 years

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Lac La Biche auxiliary marks golden milestone... Read more

I just hope they see what the auxiliary does

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Raymond volunteer celebrated for half a century of service... Read more

New lift boosts mobility for patients

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Lacombe Health Trust funds LiteGait to help individuals get back on their feet... Read more

Mommy is not coming back

Monday, January 14, 2019

Chinook specialist finds right words to prepare children for loss of a parent... Read more

We must nurture the soul as we heal the body

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Reflection and Renewal Centre at Glenrose brings spirituality into the healthcare journey... Read more

Foundation builds on legacy of care in Claresholm

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

New technology benefits patients clinicians in community... Read more

Building bridges for children health

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Awasisak Indigenous Health Program provides cultural support for Stollery families... Read more

Foundation program furthers EMS research

Monday, January 7, 2019

Paramedic awarded bursary to support study of pre-hospital care... Read more

Mealtime companions prevent malnutrition

Monday, January 7, 2019

Volunteers at University of Alberta Hospital bring friendship and a helping hand for patients... Read more

Improving cultural safety through art

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Elders, AHS and Indigenous artist partner to enhance awareness in Red Deer... Read more

Gamma Knife puts end to years of headaches

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

'I haven't had a migraine since... it's nothing short of a miracle'... Read more

Alberta Hospital Edmonton marks World Mental Health Day

Friday, December 21, 2018

Speakers highlight care of troubled youth Ambition 2023 improvements... Read more

Grade 5 students craft cards to spread holiday cheer

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Dialysis patients at Royal Alex enjoy visit by McLeod Elementary kids... Read more

Vintage blueprints stir fond memories

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

University of Alberta Hospital decks the halls with time capsule treasure... Read more

Lethbridge garners praise for surgical outcomes

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Chinook Regional Hospital applauded by American College of Surgeons... Read more

Tom Baker initiative boosts capacity trims wait times

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

New processes improve radiosurgery for cancer patients... Read more

United Way campaign achieves healthy participation

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Leadership thanks staff and physicians for their time and generosity... Read more

Misha the therapy dog leaves precious memories at Royal Alex

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Sweet hound set to retire after happy years of helping staff and patients... Read more

Helping teens imagine a future in healthcare

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Take Our Kids to Work Day program partners with Big Brothers Big Sisters in Grande Prairie... Read more

Students enjoy a taste of rural medicine

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Skills weekends showcase the benefits of North Zone careers... Read more

Glenrose eases access for patients

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Hospital team embraces fresh strategies to improve flow and transparency... Read more

HeartMath for Healthy Schools launches in Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Students in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo now have even more access to mental health education... Read more

The Art of Healing

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Royal Alex patient shares his artistic gifts to promote healing and heritage... Read more

Eskimos ring the bell to honour Cross Cancer Institute

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Footballers raise over $20,000 to show the love for Alberta Cancer Foundation.... Read more

New smartphone app supports cancer patients

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

My Care Conversations helps keep track of medical and treatment details.... Read more

Survivor pays it forward after cardiac arrest

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Dragomir Vujnovic sponsors fundraiser, thanks good Samaritans who performed CPR.... Read more

Healthy Tools for Healthy Tots wins education award

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Fort McMurray’s team effort praised by Alberta Rec and Parks Association.... Read more

Calgary Zone public health completes migration to Meditech

Monday, December 3, 2018

All AHS public health records now on same clinical information system.... Read more

Bringing solutions to bariatric care

Monday, December 3, 2018

Photo shoot aims to dispel stigma for people living with obesity... Read more

Bin there done that

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Glenrose staff BigSteelBox team up to gather warm winter clothing for Edmonton needy... Read more

Country band pulls strings for Alberta Cancer Foundation

Monday, November 26, 2018

Caring comes naturally to many healthcare providers... Read more

Tina Giesbrecht joins community of iconic Canadian women leaders

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Women Executive Network names AHS General Counsel among Top 100 Most Powerful Women in 2018... Read more

Any addict can lose the obsession to use drugs

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Young mother steps up to share her victory story for National Addictions Awareness Week... Read more

Mom and daughter GLAD to get moving

Monday, November 19, 2018

Program helps participants manage osteoarthritis build up strength... Read more

Mechanical heart health gets a boost

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Ventricular Assist Device education day for patients and family... Read more

National recognition for AHS Chief Information Officer

Thursday, November 15, 2018

CIO of Alberta Health Services received national recognition for being one of Canada top women leaders in digital health.... Read more

Red Thread comes to Willow Creek

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Renovated gift shop keeps spirits bright in Claresholm care home... Read more

National Philanthropy Day celebrates healthcare giving

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Foundations recognize individuals and groups whose generosity makes a positive difference... Read more

Books for newborns build maternal bonds

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Welcome Baby promotes language and literacy for babies in neonatal intensive care... Read more

Brunch is on us folks

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Pharmacy team steps up to serve families Meals that Mend at Ronald McDonald House... Read more

New $24M neuro ICU to boost brain care at U of A Hospital

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Government of Alberta and University Hospital Foundation pledge $12M each... Read more

Kidney One on One program makes connections

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Newcomers befriend patients to navigate world of kidney care transplant... Read more

Grande Prairie auxiliary brings comfort to QEII

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

New mezzanine furniture and medical equipment improves patient experience... Read more

WestView keeps an eye on care

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

New slit lamp aids precision placement of replacement lens... Read more

First came the stroke then the inspiration

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Kelsie pays it forward with gift bags of comfort items for hospital patients... Read more

Access 24/7 to simplify process of getting help

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Royal Alex one door system to offer round-the-clock addiction and mental health services... Read more

AHS leader champions philanthropy in Wood Buffalo region

Monday, October 29, 2018

Lambert support of local foundation enhances patient experience... Read more

Hope for people with dementia and their caregivers

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Apple Talks offer support and advice for people dealing with Alzheimer and dementia diagnoses... Read more

Team Care Wednesdays a healing experience

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Fort McMurray caregivers take a moment for self-care... Read more

New hemophilia treatment lets young Jace play

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Drug therapy at Stollery reduces risk of prolonged bleeds... Read more

Flu permanently altered the lives of Edmonton family

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

McNamaras urge others to get immunized to protect against tragedy... Read more

Chinook youth volunteers score scholarships

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Four students pursuing healthcare careers given boost by Healthcare Professionals of Tomorrow awards... Read more

Hospice a home away from home

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Rivercrest Care Centre new beds means Fort Sask families can stay close... Read more

Community Paramedic Program a plus for Peace River

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Anne 98 loves the idea that hospital-quality care comes right to her home... Read more

Boyle benefits from community generosity

Monday, October 15, 2018

Waiting room amenities, loaner equipment funded by healthcare auxiliary... Read more

Northern Breastfeeding Clinic reaches out

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Remote moms receive guidance encouragement from lactation team in Grande Prairie... Read more

Pulling together for a great cause

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Team AHS places third overall in support of the United Way... Read more

Another patient group bounces back faster after surgery

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Enhanced Recovery after Surgery guidelines improving outcomes for women with gynecological cancers... Read more

Product adds protection for some prostate cancer patients

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Injectable gel creates buffer space for nearby healthy tissues during radiation therapy... Read more

Cystic Fibrosis Canada honours Stollery nurse

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Amanda Jober inspires compassion love and support for children in her care... Read more

Special camp gets show of hands

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Kids get help to strengthen limbs weakened by cerebral palsy... Read more

Brave kids boost research at Stollery

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Pediatric Clinical Investigations Unit creates friendly relaxed setting for families to take part... Read more

Volunteer marks half-century of giving to community

Friday, September 28, 2018

Two Hills Health Centre Auxiliary celebrates founding member Emily Lypka... Read more

New dialysis clinic celebrates grand opening in Hinton

Friday, September 28, 2018

Permanent facility provides increased service and convenience... Read more

Donor gift keeps on giving to advance research

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Seven recipients share nearly $700 000 in newly established Kaye Fund Competition... Read more

Swift intervention spurs positive outcome

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Grande Prairie addictions team averts fatal overdose through fortuitous phone call... Read more

New water quality test wins top marks for triathlon

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Environmental Public Health pilots faster method to ensure safety... Read more

Safety comes before paying final respects

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Environmental Public Health strives to educate funeral home industry across North Zone... Read more

Brooks safe-housing project reduces health risks

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Proactive work of South Zone health inspectors a highlight of Environmental Public Health Week... Read more

For a person to recover you have to keep them alive

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Moms Stop the Harm sponsors free symposium on supporting families affected by opioid crisis... Read more

Every bite counts for health and healing

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Malnutrition Week highlights how patients can be encouraged to eat... Read more

Light Up Your Life Society creates a place in the sun

Thursday, September 20, 2018

WestView hospice and long-term garden brings beauty comfort and tranquility to residents and families... Read more

Athabasca boy thanks Stollery Children Hospital with $1700 donation

Friday, September 14, 2018

Eight-year-old Roman says he wants to help every kid just like they helped me... Read more

One province, one healthcare system: A decade of healthcare transformation in Alberta

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

As we approach our ten year anniversary as one provincial health care provider, I am so proud of what we have accomplished together.... Read more

Stollery Women Network gives comfort to families

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Over 600 volunteers participate in Giving Comfort Campaign... Read more

Back from the brink of dependency

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

AHS program gave young father a new outlook after opioids... Read more

Ambulatory Care Building a big plus for Medicine Hat

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Expansion boosts cancer care day surgery neonatal ICU and more... Read more

Video welcomes parents to neonatal intensive care

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Stollery Children Hospital gives families knowledge comfort and support... Read more

Virtual reality eases pain for wound-care patients

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Rockyview General Hospital breaks new ground with novel therapy... Read more

Fort Mac mom makes a difference

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Breast milk donation helps many babies in need... Read more

Going paperless a worthy goal

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Award-winning project recognized for moving AHS closer to 'one patient, one record' across province... Read more

Royal Alex celebrates Indigenous health

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Open House showcases AHS' integration of culture and healthcare... Read more

Energize your commute

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

AHS wellness teams challenge you to get active en route... Read more

New Primary Care Clinic rises in Peace River

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Regional partnerships key to project slated for completion in 2019... Read more

Mobility to the max

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Home-based rehab restores independence to hip-fracture patients... Read more

Blanket exercise explores Indigenous experience

Friday, August 17, 2018

Edmonton staff physicians learn more about truth and reconciliation... Read more

Protective Services brings home the gold standard

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Alberta Health Serivces community peace officer training program achieves provincial accreditation... Read more

Bringing doctors to communities who need them

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Marlene Young knows first-hand that the bond between communities and their local doctors is an emotional one... Read more

Soldier journey inspires Walk at this year Fringe

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Glenrose helps local playwright bring authenticity to story of rehabilitation and a family’s emotional rebirth... Read more

Hearts in right place at special summer camp

Monday, August 13, 2018

For many, camping is a summer tradition — and now cardiac patients ages 8 to 14 have a weekend summer camp of their own located at Wabamun Lake where ... Read more

Decoding dementia

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Seniors health team develops course to boost communication skills... Read more

St. Paul lab service expands to 24/7

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Around-the-clock coverage a game-changer for physicians, emergency department.... Read more

Butti honoured for 40 years of service to healthcare

Friday, August 3, 2018

Olivia Butti has dedicated more than 40 years of her life to support healthcare in Edmonton.... Read more

Help for the healing journey

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Cultural liaison brings North Zone residents a blend of traditional practices and modern medicine... Read more

Healthcare shapes past and future for Red Deer’s Young Citizen of the Year

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

'Volunteering has helped me become more compassionate and enlightened'... Read more

Artistic souls soar at Chinook

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Patients find peace as they create Indigenous art and learn about the culture... Read more

Royal Alex immunization service marks first anniversary

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

ARCH and CDC teams celebrate successful collaboration... Read more

Seven years clean and sober

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Dennis Shinski credits family, friends and AHS for his story of hope and recovery from addiction... Read more

Complex Care Hub a home-grown option

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Program lets patients enjoy all the comforts of home plus hospital-quality care... Read more

Cross Cancer Institute celebrates 50 years

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Cross Cancer Institute has proven itself a leader cancer research, prevention, treatment and care initiatives since opening its doors in 1968.... Read more

One tissue donor can help up to 65 people

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Corneal transplants keep world in focus for accountant... Read more

Social worker helps ex-soldier defeat a different enemy PTSD

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Former soldier Dene Graskie says he has spent the last few years fighting a different war - this one with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).... Read more

Be Spa Safe

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

What you need to know before being pampered at the spa... Read more

Mackenzie Place residents on a roll

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

New bus lets seniors enjoy outings and greater sense of freedom... Read more

AHS ID program a perfect fit for volunteer

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Sofia finds satisfaction in helping people in need in Grande Prairie... Read more

Jars of gratitude

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Royal Alex ICU team jots down their reasons for joy... Read more

Taking the sting out of needles

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Kids put at ease as WestView creates Positive Immunization Experience as a model for all of Edmonton Zone... Read more

Order of Canada welcomes six associated with AHS

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Six people associated with Alberta Health Services are new appointments to the Order of Canada.... Read more

Canvases capture spirit of contemporary healthcare

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Artistically gifted Red Deer pharmacist donates her bold creations to brighten hospital stays for ICU patients... Read more

Not your typical P.A.R.T.Y.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Simulated car crash steers students away from the trauma of impaired driving... Read more

North Zone expands opioid dependency treatment services

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Clinics can treat up to 600 new patients annually... Read more

Alberta Health Services celebrates a culture of Pride

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

'Our diversity is a strength'... Read more

Indigenous Health Program builds culturally-safe spaces

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Important role in creating a bridge between western and traditional Indigenous medicine.... Read more

Cardiac pedal pushers get pumped

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Time is Muscle campaign funds stress echo bike for Red Deer... Read more

AHS gets supply chain boost

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Alberta Health Services is now the beneficiary of some cutting edge ideas for optimizing its supply chain following a design competition organized by ... Read more

Cardiac and neuro staff team up for charity golf tourney

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Hearts vs. Minds Charity Golf Tournament offers a great opportunity to have fun, build relationships and raise funds for a great cause.... Read more

Take a seat and stay the night

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Recliners let family and friends give more support to new moms.... Read more

Paying memories forward to fight cancer

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Friends of late Dylan Somers rally to raise money for research... Read more

Parachute helps keep kids safe

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Kids Week focuses on preventing concussions in children... Read more

Made to Respect

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Red Deer 'tees' up to support Sexual Assault Awareness Month.... Read more

Earlier palliative care goal of PaCES project

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Giving patients living with advanced colorectal cancer access to palliative care support.... Read more

New child and adolescent mental health centre coming for Calgary

Monday, May 28, 2018

Alberta Health Services, Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation join forces to bring new and improved services, more timely access to care.... Read more

Sparking simple connections

Monday, May 28, 2018

Red Deer coalition helps children develop qualities to succeed in life.... Read more

Senate celebrates volunteers at Cross Cancer Institute

Monday, May 28, 2018

150th Commemorative Medal recognizes more than five decades of service... Read more

AHS employee named Woman of Vision

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Marni Panas, who supports diversity and fosters inclusion at Alberta Health Services in her role as a senior advisor, is the Global News Woman of Visi... Read more

Mister McLennan marks 20 years in the heart of his community

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Since leaving his native South Africa in 1998, Dr. Pieter de Wet has become a beloved, respected rural physician in his adopted hometown... Read more

Shrinking waitlist a boon for Calgary GI patients

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Enhanced Primary Care Pathways bring faster access to specialists... Read more

Dialysis comes to Edson Healthcare Centre

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Three-station clinic brings privacy and comfort closer to home... Read more

Community paramedic brings care into home

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Program comes to Grande Prairie as part of provincial expansion... Read more

Mom daughter make for a dynamic duo

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Martina and Kristin fortify family bonds as part of Diagnostic Imaging team at U of A Hospital... Read more

Positive energy boosts peace of mind

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Cultural room at Red Deer Regional Hospital brings traditions, comfort to patients.... Read more

Trio of AHS nurses garner CNA Awards

Monday, May 7, 2018

Celebrate excellence in nursing during National Nursing Week, May 7 to 13... Read more

Get up get dressed get moving

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Leduc takes action, motivates patients to end PJ Paralysis... Read more

Taking a cue from the kangaroo

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Joeybands bring a snug security to babies... Read more

Parkinson patients power up in Grande Prairie

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Participants, volunteers welcome to join the fun in PWR!4Life exercise class... Read more

Technology brings better imaging, faster scans

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

New CT scanner goes online in Fort McMurray... Read more

Oncology nurses honoured in Alberta Legislature

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Health Minister Hoffman proclaims Oncology Nursing Day in province... Read more

Lamplighters feted for decades of old-time harmonies

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Beloved Grande Prairie musicians kept toes tapping for seniors staff in continuing care... Read more

Neuro suite improves odds for stroke patients

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Bruce Nelson, 70, believes his stroke may have been a blessing in disguise.... Read more

AHS garners Patient Experience Awards for inspiring positive change

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Health Quality Council of Alberta honours inner-city, community paramedic and kidney-care initiatives... Read more

Celebrating Volunteers Week

The Canmore Hospital recently celebrated the birthdays of two of its volunteers: Violet, who turned 2, and Helen, who turned 100. Despite nearly a cen... Read more

Fresh start for sickle cell patient

Monday, May 14, 2018

Stem cell transplant for adult one of first in Canada... Read more

Music therapist pulls strings for Foothills patients

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Gift of anonymous donor funds music program for two more years... Read more

Royal Alex pumps up the tunes

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Music therapy motivates patients to laugh, sing and dance... Read more

Royal Alex debuts supervised consumption service

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

North America's first hospital-based service offers safety, lessens harm from substance use.... Read more

Permanent dialysis unit opens in Lac La Biche

Monday, April 2, 2018

Residents living in Lac La Biche and surrounding areas now have access to improved dialysis treatment.... Read more

Baby steps and a huge smile

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Bedridden for a year-and-a-half, Paulette walks again thanks to her tenacious care team at Foothills Medical Centre... Read more

AHS hockey mom stickhandles Hockeyville drive for High River

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Town a finalist in bid to win $250 000 arena reno NHL pre-season game.... Read more

Improving the quality of surgical care across Alberta

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Albertans are spending less time in hospital after surgery.... Read more

Farewell quilt pays final respects in Westlock

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Continuing care centre moved by new Honour Guard program.... Read more

Shedding light on concussions

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

New study at Alberta Children’s Hospital to use portable brain imaging system developed by UCalgary team.... Read more

Delirium not just part of being sick

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

ICUs across Alberta tackle its root causes to improve patient outcomes... Read more

Unit makeover a revival for the human spirit

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Psychiatric team redecorates to bring beauty, conversation and joy to patients.... Read more

Breast-cancer survivors needed for research study

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Get Moving study sees AHS and UCalgary researchers probe link between physical activity and survival.... Read more

New home support aide serves Swan Hills

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

No two days ever look quite the same for Colleen Feduniak.... Read more

Celebrate Dietitians Day with a healthy meal

Monday, March 5, 2018

AHS dietitians translate the science of nutrition into better health for Albertans.... Read more

Expanded clinic injects hope for mental health patients

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Donors step up to improve care at Foothills Medical Centre.... Read more

Researchers study emergency department experiences

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

First Nations partnership key to coming up with ideas for improvement... Read more

There is a new voice at Alberta Health Services

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

AHS launches Alexa skill for Amazon's Echo products... Read more

Brain surgery without breaking the skin

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Instant results and no scar. These are words one rarely associates with brain surgery until now.... Read more

Calgary doctor narrowly misses qualifying for Winter Olympics

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Nothing in life is given to you — and nothing is guaranteed... Read more

Kidney team promotes quality of life across care spectrum

From early detection to dialysis to transplants the Northern Alberta Renal Program does it all with compassion... Read more

Dialysis nurse sweeps for gold in Pyeongchang

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

'I get inspired by my patients' says Team Canada curler Joanne Courtney... Read more

Photovoice exhibition shows the softer side of care

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

UAH staff, physicians and volunteers were invited last November to take part in a recent photovoice exhibition.... Read more

Teepee ceremony brings peace to Bassano patient

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Healthcare staff, Siksika Nation family work together on Celebration of Life.... Read more

Cancer victors experience reflected in design of new Calgary Cancer Centre

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

In advisory council role, Blair Makwana brings her voice to the planning table.... Read more

From homeless to happiness

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

AHS ID program is changing lives for the better.... Read more

Neonatal ICU coming to St. Albert

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Strengthened services to bring extra reassurance for families.... Read more

Gratitude that keeps on giving

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Hematology patient says thanks with $3M gift to University of Alberta Hospital... Read more

New cardiac equipment gets to the heart of the matter

Monday, January 15, 2018

'TEE echo' takes ultrasound images from inside a patient's body... Read more

Faster hip-fracture surgeries a homegrown solution for Central Alberta

Monday, January 15, 2018

Quality Innovation Fund empowers front-line care teams to drive quality improvement across the clinical spectrum... Read more

The wheels on the Radway bus go round and round

Monday, January 15, 2018

Having their own shuttle bus this past year has made a world of difference for the residents at Radway Continuing Care Centre... Read more

Order of Canada welcomes four from AHS

Friday, January 12, 2018

Richard Dicerni is among four people within AHS who are new appointments to the Order of Canada.... Read more

Making good-byes a little easier

Thursday, January 11, 2018

White Rose program brings compassionate care, resources to grieving families... Read more

Iron Man teen enjoys his robot rehab

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

When Hussain Alhussainy puts on a high-tech exoskeleton during therapy, he feels like Iron Man.... Read more

A prescription for success

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Preceptor of the Year Award celebrates AHS pharmacists who go above and beyond to guide students into new careers.... Read more

Breathing easier after 40 years

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Patients living longer as Edmonton’s Cystic Fibrosis clinic marks milestone anniversary.... Read more

Red Thread Gift Shops garner national glory

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Calgary Zone shops win award of distinction from Canadian Gift Association.... Read more

AHS hospitals hit top 40 list

Thursday, December 21, 2017

AHS research hospitals in Calgary and Edmonton placed in the top half of a national ranking – for the second year running.... Read more

Simulation lab hones skills in Fort Saskatchewan

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Karol Maschmeyer Practice Readiness Centre a loving husband’s tribute to his late wife... Read more

New Stollery ICU brings comfort, privacy to pediatric heart patients and families

First phase of $18M Stollery critical care expansion funded by Alberta Infrastructure and Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation... Read more

Pint-sized hero saves Mom

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Six-year-old Ronan Male is definitely the person you want around in an emergency.... Read more

Moving people in the right direction

Monday, December 18, 2017

Foothills Trailblazers help patients navigate the 16 buildings and 84 acres of the sprawling hospital site... Read more

Celebrating the ability

Monday, December 18, 2017

Fort Saskatchewan volunteer feted on International Day of Disabled Persons... Read more

Sleeper chairs boost patient-centred care

Monday, December 18, 2017

La Crete, High Level and Fort Vermillion enjoy more comfort during their hospital stay thanks to local hospital foundation.... Read more

Top Chef: Neuro Style keeps it tasty

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Kaye Edmonton Clinic patients with feeding challenges compete to whip up some mealtime pizzazz.... Read more

A life dedicated to public service

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Senate 150th Anniversary Medal presented to David Carpenter, former AHS Official Administrator.... Read more

Dr. Yiu kicks off festive season in Fort McMurray

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

AHS President and CEO Dr. Verna Yiu met with staff here and buoyed the Northern Lights Health Foundation during her visit.... Read more

Walking a few steps in the shoes of a cancer patient

Monday, December 4, 2017

Director of Tom Baker Cancer Centre experiences radiation therapy to gain valuable insight... Read more

Capsule transplant proves effective in treating infection

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Results of Alberta-led clinical trial published in Journal of the American Medical Association... Read more

Brain surgery without a scalpel

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Gamma Knife suite opens at University of Alberta Hospital... Read more

From bored to activity board

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Calgary nurse gets crafty to improve the lives of her elderly dementia patients.... Read more

Defusing workplace violence

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Provincial pilot develops tools to keep the peace, preserve safety of both staff and patients.... Read more

Free pointers on the fine art of parenting

Monday, November 20, 2017

Community Education Service offers credible, timely information and resources.... Read more

Partnership responds swiftly to family violence

Monday, November 20, 2017

Red Deer's Domestic Abuse Response Team gives immediate support in times of crisis.... Read more

Sandy Isaac legacy lives on

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Sandy Isaac was a devoted volunteer with an enduring commitment to patient and family centred care in the North Zone.... Read more

AHS mental health duo recognized with regal honours

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

This year's winners of the True Award from The Lieutenant Governor's Circle on Mental Health and Addiction are AHS employeesamela Spurvey and Dr. Kath... Read more

A salute from the heart

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Catch a glimpse of the shadow of a soldier over your shoulder this Remembrance Day,... Read more

AHS leaders visit Blood Tribe to apologize

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Dr. Yiu seeks a day of new beginnings between AHS, Indigenous Peoples... Read more

Magazine celebrates healthcare talent

We know our people excel in their fields.... Read more

Beloved Blue Bunny makes his way home

Monday, November 6, 2017

At age nine, Brooks Hoffos did not wake up on the morning of Christmas Eve... Read more

Multisensory stimulation improves quality of life for long-term care patients

Monday, November 6, 2017

Herman Stroeve loops strands of colour-changing fibre-optic lights about his hand like a coil of rope.... Read more

Keep active check eyesight review meds to prevent falls

Monday, November 6, 2017

Falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults.... Read more

Wabasca-Desmarais welcomes new EMS station

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

A new Emergency Medical Services (EMS) station is now open and operational.... Read more

Fort McMurray physician and AHS receive international recognition

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

A Fort McMurray psychiatrist and AHS program have recently been recognized by the Mental Health Innovation Network.... Read more

Turning a dark cloud into a silver lining for others

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Hearing the words you have cancer knocks the wind right out of your sails.... Read more

Quicker ticker surgery promotes swift recovery

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Racha Kamal, 27, was offered the opportunity to be the first patient at the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute to undergo a minimally invasive proced... Read more

Lucille making a difference in healthcare

Monday, October 30, 2017

Lucille Partington is living her passion for supporting local healthcare initiatives.... Read more

Ken Sheehan Wing unveiled

Monday, October 30, 2017

The Adult Psychiatry wing at the Centennial Centre for Mental Health and Brain Injury (CCMHBI) has been renamed the Ken Sheehan Wing.... Read more

Pharmacy staff Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Men of AHS Pharmacy Services raise $11,240 to end domestic violence.... Read more

Support comes in all shapes and sizes

Monday, October 16, 2017

Facility dog provides comfort to EMS staff experiencing psychological stress.... Read more

Making breast reconstruction part of the cancer conversation

Friday, October 13, 2017

Helping patients make informed decisions after mastectomy.... Read more

Adult Day program improves quality of life for seniors and caregivers

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

A new Alberta Health Services Adult Day Program is improving the quality of life for people like Kathy Chitrenia.... Read more

Garden cultivates community

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The establishment of a community garden on Montana First Nation has given moms-to-be like Potts-Chief access to fresh produce mere minutes from home.... Read more

Pedal pushers turn weekend warriors to combat cancer

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Epic adventure, breathtaking Rockies scenery and a cool fundraiser to keep cancer on the run.... Read more

Helping patients heal with healthy meals

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

When we think of malnutrition we rarely think it applies right here in Canada. But it does.... Read more

Treatment helps kidney-failure patients preserve quality of life

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Like many couples in their golden years, Tom and Chris McGee love to travel.... Read more

Oh Baby!

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Students here are learning lots about babies and the care they need to thrive.... Read more

Environmental Public Health Week 2017

September 25-29 is Environmental Public Health Week: an opportunity for us to learn more about - and better appreciate - the diverse and valuable work... Read more

Your EMS – Dave Van Wert

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Dave Van Wert is part of #YourEMS in Brooks and says great care is the result of great listening.... Read more

A marathon effort for awareness — in full uniform!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Crowds lining the route of the Edmonton Marathon may have been startled to see a participant run past them in a full paramedic uniform and bright pink... Read more

Art therapy instils pride lifts spirits

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Brad Pfeifle has always been artistic but didn't pick up a paint brush until he became a quadriplegic as the result of a spinal cord injury in 2008.... Read more

Dementia program opens mind through art

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The South Health Campus in Calgary recently held a public art sale — and the artists are inpatients with dementia. Meet the person behind the program,... Read more

Dog walking changes a life

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Make your pledge for Change Day 2017 to improve your health or the healthcare system.... Read more

Youth ER surveys aim to improve patient-centred care

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Emotional crises linked to mental health, drug abuse driving children, youth and families to emergency.... Read more

Investing in healthy futures

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Craig Heynen's twin boys Emmett and Lucas spent the first four months of their lives in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Foothills Medical Centre.... Read more

AHS assists with rehabilitation… and graduation

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

High school senior arrives 'so broken,' leaves a graduate... Read more

Overdose Awareness Day

Monday, August 28, 2017

Seven years ago, Graves lost her brother Josh, a skilled arbourist and talented athlete, to an opioid overdose... Read more

Taking charge of your tickers health

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

As a patient with congenital heart disease, Danielle Tailleur has traversed the healthcare system and speaks from personal experience.... Read more

Celebrating life one kilometre at a time

Monday, August 21, 2017

They are in their 80s and 90s and on the road biking the equivalent of a coast-to-coast ride to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday.... Read more

Solar Eclipse 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

On Monday, August 21, the shadow of the Moon will pass over Canada during a solar eclipse.... Read more

Newborns benefit from a familys good fortune

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Sharing is a word echoed many times by Lorne Heuckroth.... Read more

Primary Care saves golf game and a life

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

When Trevor Haunholter went to see his physician last fall, he thought he had a pretty mundane complaint — a sore foot.... Read more

Opioid substitution reduces cravings withdrawal symptoms

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

To address growing concerns about opioid use, Alberta Health Services' Addiction Recovery Centre here now provides Suboxone, an opioid substitution ma... Read more

How Charity saved a life

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

When Charity Bradfield learned that her friend's father, David Wright, was on the wait list for a new kidney, she didn't hesitate to make the most sel... Read more

Be prepared

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

When Jacqui Everson fled the wildfire that engulfed the city last May, she thought she was leaving for maybe a night or two, not a month and a half.... Read more

Opioid treatment expands across Central Alberta

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Opioid dependency treatment has been expanded to nine communities throughout Central Alberta.... Read more

More space, greater privacy for dialysis

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Dialysis patients in Medicine Hat have a new Kidney Care Centre (KCC) to call home.... Read more

Opioid dependency advice line boosts care options

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Primary care physicians caring for patients with opioid dependency will soon have access to expert consultation with a specialist over the phone.... Read more

Teamwork turns young lives around

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Logan was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), after his restlessness and disruptiveness in school was noticed.... Read more

Student Led Program leads the way for future caregivers

Monday, July 17, 2017

When Max Sharp was just weeks old hewas diagnosed with a severe visual impairment, causing him to develop a muscular condition in his neck called Tort... Read more

Renewed commitment bridges cultures

Monday, July 17, 2017

Mamowohkamatowin: a Cree word meaning 'helping one another' set the tone for an event held at the Two Hills Health Centre on June 28.... Read more

New Opioid Dependency Program opens in Grande Prairie

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Northern Alberta residents now have increased access to opioid replacement therapy, treatment and counselling services. ... Read more

AHS psychiatrist joins Order of Canada

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

In recognition of 48 years in addiction and mental health treatment, Alberta Health Services psychiatrist Dr. Nady el-Guebaly has been invested into t... Read more

Because You Cared: High River boy raises funds in mom’s memory

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Lemonade stand proceeds help expand High River Cancer Centre.... Read more

Restorative care gets patients home faster

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Josie Erickson's enthusiasm and zest for life is infectious she leads an active and independent life — something an unexpected fall and broken hip thr... Read more

Canada 150

In honour of this major milestone, please join AHS in taking a virtual walk through the history of health care in Alberta.... Read more

Dedicated team improves sexual assault services

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Individuals who have been sexually assaulted in the Bassano, Bow Island, Brooks, Medicine Hat and Oyen areas now have access to a dedicated team of ph... Read more

Inside job restores quality of life

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Barely a week after cardiologists at the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute bypassed his blocked heart artery, Keith Hutchings was back at work.... Read more

Supervised consumption services proposed for Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre

Monday, June 26, 2017

Supervised consumption services help save lives and build safer communities.... Read more

Goodbye paper hello electronic records

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Change is rarely easy but Emma Folz could see past the challenges and towards the benefits of the unit's transition from paper to eCritical electronic... Read more

Bugs and Drugs and Africa

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

When Calgary pharmacist Sharon Falk found herself on a hospital ship off the coast of equatorial West Africa, she soon realized she needed help from a... Read more

Taking a stand against falling

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Falls pose one of the greatest risks of injury to our patients.... Read more

You gave me my life back

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

It would be tempting to dismiss Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT), which in the plainest terms is the transfer of one person's poop to another, as a f... Read more

Caring for the caregiver

Monday, June 12, 2017

For staff providing care to our youngest patients, the stress of these challenging situations can take a psychological and emotional toll on even the ... Read more

Giving cancer patients more time with their care team

Monday, June 12, 2017

Kate Leyerzapf set out to ease pressures on crowded outpatient clinics and give patients more time with their care team during their initial visit to ... Read more

EMS unveils medical flight simulator

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The air ambulance team of Alberta Health Services (AHS) has come up with a novel down-to-earth way to perfect their skills.... Read more

Baby Journey just got better

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Having a newborn in intensive care is never easy for parents through the compassion and teamwork of their babies' caregivers, parents now have a littl... Read more

New car and booster seat safety guidelines protect Alberta kids

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

As a busy mom of two kids Susan Duff does a lot of driving — and that's a lot of time with kids in car seats, too.... Read more

Helping the most vulnerable

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

For more than 20 years Laura Devereaux has tirelessly advocated for vulnerable patients as a social worker in the healthcare system.... Read more

Because You Cared: Grateful family gathers toys for hospital

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Mom credits Alberta Children’s Hospital with saving son’s life after traffic accident... Read more

Putting patients and families first

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

How will my work affect my mother?... Read more

Trimming surgical wait times for children

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Mary Muir was surprised to learn she was a recipient of this year's Alberta Health Services' President's Excellence Award for Distinguished Service.... Read more

Dialysis patients roar for the rings

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Frank Brown can't help but tear up with pride as he relives the moment one of his dialysis nurses captured gold at the World Women's Curling Champions... Read more

Leading the Glenrose like a starship

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Isabel Henderson's views on innovative leadership parallel those of Star Trek's Captain Kirk.... Read more

A gift and a passion for physiotherapy

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

His unwavering desire to help others — and to dodge a lot of math — first propelled Nurudeen Amusat on his excellent journey towards a healthcare care... Read more

Bear Claw Woman steps into a new life

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The moment Nicole Madsen stepped barefoot onto a buffalo rug as a blanket was removed from her shoulders her journey of spiritual rebirth as Bear Claw... Read more

Playoff fever!

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Edmonton staff rally to celebrate their Oilers pride.... Read more

New initiative to benefit patients with complex needs

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Improving care for patients with complex health needs is the premise behind a unique new initiative called Patients Collaborating with Teams.... Read more

Two generations of care

Monday, May 1, 2017

Sarah Savard followed her mom to work in Grade 9 — and never left — ultimately going on to join her in the nursing profession.... Read more

Pay it forward with the gift of life

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

This is National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week an opportunity to honour organ and tissue donors and their families who have so graciously give... Read more

Taking a risk to help newborns

Monday, April 24, 2017

Hardeman saw none of the simple things in Afghanistan for the nine months she worked as a pediatric and neonatal intensive care (NICU) nurse with Doct... Read more

It is electrifying

Monday, April 24, 2017

Twenty-four students were shocked quite literally to learn just how electrifying the human heart can be.... Read more

Research changes how patients eat and heal after surgery

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

If you have had surgery you know your operation can feel like a sprint and your recovery can feel like a marathon. A growing body of research shows th... Read more

Me and my amazing volunteer shadow

Monday, April 17, 2017

Over the course of a year more than 13 620 volunteers fill essential roles throughout Alberta Health Services.... Read more

Pre-think your drink

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Mixing alcohol partying and friends can make a risky cocktail for post-secondary students with unwanted consequences.... Read more

Two new obstetrical operating rooms for Red Deer

Monday, April 3, 2017

Central Alberta families will benefit from quicker access to obstetrical procedures with the opening of two new obstetrical operating rooms.... Read more

Your EMS - Martin Brose

Monday, April 10, 2017

Fire and mud are just some of the unique challenges Martin Brose deals with working for #YourEMS in Wabasca.... Read more

Feeling in control again

Monday, April 10, 2017

Harvey Marchand was not sure he would ever feel comfortable wearing light pants again or riding a bike following a urethral reconstruction he is looki... Read more

Pearly whites for preschoolers

Friday, April 7, 2017

AHS offers free fluoride applications to youngsters across Alberta.... Read more

One Year Later

In the midst of an unprecedented disaster last May in Fort McMurray, Alberta Health Services staff, patients, friends and family members exhibited tre... Read more

Ryan remembers Vimy Ridge with flute crafted from battlefield oak

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Mighty oaks from little acorns grow and so will one man's heartfelt remembrance this weekend when Ryan Mullens plays a very special wooden flute on th... Read more

Airdrie Urgent Care opens 24/7

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Airdrie Urgent Care is now providing round the clock health services to the community.... Read more

At home till the end

Monday, April 3, 2017

When Roger LaPointe found he had metastatic lung cancer last July, he had had enough.... Read more

Soldiers salute AHS for support of Reserve Force

Monday, March 20, 2017

Provincial award lauds freedom given healthcare staff to pursue military training, deployment.... Read more

Second Helping serves up hearty meals

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

AHS partners with Food Bank and community chefs to prevent waste and feed the needy.... Read more

Alberta stroke care among fastest in world

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Time from onset of stroke to treatment, or door-to-needle time, halved to 36 minutes by AHS strategy.... Read more

Making a splash in Medicine Hat

Monday, March 6, 2017

Reconnecting people who live with chronic conditions and disabilities with the joy of social and leisure activities is the aim of therapeutic recreati... Read more

Improving emergency stroke care

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Red Deer mom Shelley Castor was having a stressful day. The family cars were in the repair shop, she had errands to run and the ATM in the bank lobby ... Read more

Addiction and Mental Health website friendlier than ever

Monday, February 27, 2017

A new user-friendly and easier-to-navigate website to help Albertans access addiction and mental health information is now available.... Read more

$20M technology takes precision aim at cancer

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A $20-million investment in new radiation therapy machines in Edmonton and Calgary will soon help to streamline cancer treatment and improve the patie... Read more

White Rose blooms with kindness for the dying

Friday, February 17, 2017

Red Deer intensive-care team adopts new program to support patients and families during end-of-life care.... Read more

Cross Cancer research spurs dramatic improvement

Friday, February 17, 2017

One-two punch of chemo and radiation helps certain brain-tumour patients live 5.5 years longer, study shows.... Read more

'Major step forward' in treating genetic illness

Friday, February 17, 2017

Calgary man first in world to undergo gene therapy for inherited Fabry disease.... Read more

Your EMS - Uniform Team

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Providing high quality EMS care is a team effort and every team needs a uniform. ... Read more

Daughter skill with CPR saves father life after heart stops

Monday, February 13, 2017

When Maslyn Dansereau elected to spend a quiet Friday night at home she got way more than she bargained for.... Read more

Guitarist pulls sweet strings for cancer patients

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Internationally acclaimed Pavlo treats Tom Baker families to Mediterranean magic... Read more

Safer transport for sick children

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Mobile outreach simulations help rural centres get kids ready for ride to Stollery.... Read more

50th anniversary of Alberta’s first kidney transplant

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

University of Alberta Hospital paved way for 2,800 transplants since 1967.... Read more

Woodworking creates solid connections

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Carpentry camaraderie and a cup of coffee they are all part of a special program for the men who reside in Long Term Care at the Rimbey Hospital and C... Read more

AHS EMS Dispatch receives international accreditation

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Alberta Health Services Emergency Medical Dispatch system has been recognized by the International Academies of Emergency Dispatchas an Accredited Cen... Read more

Building healthier babies

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

'You are what mom eats' pretty much says it all when you're an unborn baby who relies on mom's meal choices for all your nutrition and development.... Read more

Steps toward a safer workplace

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Community and rural hospitals in Edmonton Zone have challenged their teams to make safety part of their everyday work - and it's having a positive imp... Read more

Partnership a History Maker

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The Daytime Galt Workshop program - a partnership between Alberta Health Services' Therapeutic Recreation Services and the Galt Museum in Lethbridge -... Read more

New Year; New Nurse Practitioner for Slave Lake

Friday, January 13, 2017

Local resident says she is happy to be returning to work in her new role... Read more

PACT forms to help those in crisis

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Additional tool sees AHS and police partner, giving 'vulnerable population' support it needs... Read more

Bringing comfort to the end of days

Monday, January 11, 2016

Few of us like to dwell on how we'll die, but for the Palliative and End-of-Life Care (PEOLC) team, thinking daily about how to help patients and fami... Read more

Operation: Stocking Stuffing at Chinook Regional

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Volunteers stuffed almost 500 stockings for patients this year - continuing a 31 year tradition.... Read more

The stockings were hung next to newborns with care…

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Christmas came a little early to Sturgeon Community Hospital this year when art students from St. Albert Catholic High School illustrated and donated ... Read more

Rescue kittens bring joy to seniors

Monday, December 19, 2016

Long-term care residents at Didsbury Hospital purr-fectly content with wee furball friends.... Read more

You’re never too old to be active

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Home exercise program gets seniors moving to improve independence and well-being.... Read more

A lifeline for indigenous mothers

Friday, December 9, 2016

$1.3M pledged to improve maternal health in Edmonton, Maskwacis and Little Red River Cree Nation.... Read more

Getting fit and "feeling amazing"

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Exercise program making a difference in the lives of Grande Prairie residents.... Read more

Filling the Tank with Health and Wellness

Monday, November 28, 2016

Training courses in the Wood Buffalo area help people find ways to self-care and stress management.... Read more

Alberta home to Canada’s first Stroke Ambulance

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Specially equipped vehicle to bring hospital-level care to rural patients.... Read more

Your EMS: Jason Layton

Friday, November 18, 2016

Providing more care in the community to reduce stress on patients and hospitals.... Read more

Women’s health program expanded in Fort Sask

Thursday, November 17, 2016

New doctor specializing in obstetrical and gynecological care improves the patient experience for women and their families.... Read more

Walking Miracle Aizad Bilal announced as Alberta Children’s Hospital Champion Child

Monday, November 14, 2016

For Bilal Tanweer, describing the place his son, 15-year old Aizad Bilal, and their family has spent hundreds of hours over the last five years brings... Read more

AHS hospitals make national top-research list

Thursday, November 10, 2016

AHS research hospitals in Calgary and Edmonton have placed in the top half of a national ranking survey.... Read more

Stopping an outbreak before it starts

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

It happens every year. Influenza or gastrointestinal illnesses find their way into care facilities, making vulnerable residents sick – and perhaps the... Read more

New service a baby boon

Monday, November 7, 2016

Stollery neonatologists help rural, critically ill newborns.... Read more

Alberta Health Services recognized for Wood Buffalo wildfire response

Monday, October 31, 2016

Each and every member of Alberta Health Services (AHS) involved in the incredible response to the Fort McMurray wildfire was recognized and thanked to... Read more

Thankful to have survived

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Edmonton woman advocates for influenza immunization after almost dying.... Read more

Changing cancer care on a global scale

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Dr. Barry Bultz honoured with Alberta Order of Excellence, Arthur M. Sutherland Award.... Read more

More privacy, comfort and safety

Friday, October 7, 2016

Royal Alex's $3.8M newly renovated Emergency Department opens its doors.... Read more

Syrian Refugee finds welcome help in AHS EPH Team

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The heart of environmental public health.... Read more

Keeping seniors on track for superior health

Friday, September 30, 2016

New study employs free preventive meds, education to help seniors better follow their treatment plans.... Read more

LTC residents try their hands at new art program

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Express Yourself... Read more

Bob's Garden

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Staff at the Taber Health Centre are helping long-term care resident Bob Chenery.... Read more

Environmental Public Health Week

September 26 - 30 is Environmental Public Health Week: an opportunity for us to learn more about - and better appreciated - the diverse and valuable w... Read more

Turning silence to sound for 30 years

Friday, September 23, 2016

Glenrose Cochlear Implant Service marks milestone anniversary.... Read more

Mammography volunteer detects her own cancer

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Screen Test celebrates 25 years and 2,500 cancers caught early.... Read more

In Their Own Words

Monday, September 19, 2016

Health info given in native tongue.... Read more

New website helps parents manage common childhood illnesses and injuries

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Reliable information now online for minor childhood illness and injury not requiring treatment in the emergency department.... Read more

Sisters team up to boost diabetes research

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Alberta Children’s Hospital contributes to global TrialNet study.... Read more

Teenage fundraisers cover all the bases

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Strathmore Mental Health receives $3,700 donation.... Read more

Putting a positive face on stressful situation

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Volunteer makes wait times more comfortable for patients and their families.... Read more

Seniors enjoy comforts of home longer

Monday, August 29, 2016

CHOICE Program marks 20 years of teamwork for AHS, CapitalCare.... Read more

Stollery kids to benefit from new $36M operating suite

Friday, August 26, 2016

Family-friendly design improves surgical journey for young patients.... Read more

Superhero Grime Fighters visit Alberta Children’s Hospital

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Masked heroes bring sunshine and smiles to young patients.... Read more

Learning first aid for the mind

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Alberta Health Services volunteers lining up to get Mental Health First Aid certification.... Read more

Disability turns into ability

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Michael Burrows overcame a stutter to find he wanted to help others.... Read more

A place of pride

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Camrose welcomes LGBTQ alliance group with rainbow colours... Read more

Study looks at benefits of early exoskeleton use

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Researchers eye benefits for spinal cord injury patients.... Read more

Top marks for spinal care

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

AHS hospitals earn accreditation, recognition from Rick Hansen Institute.... Read more

Antipsychotic toolkit now available nationwide

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Alberta is the leading province in this work.... Read more

Babies chill out

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Cooling device protects brains of newborns at risk during transport.... Read more

Not your average first week on the job

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Safety advisor Veronika Harvey started her new job at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre in Fort McMurray one day before the massive wildfire ... Read more

Telehealth connects patients with specialists across Alberta

Monday, July 25, 2016

After James Heembrock shattered his kneecap falling on the ice near his home in Okotoks in February, he knew the road to recovery would be a long and ... Read more

For Manny, the beat goes on

Friday, July 22, 2016

EMS lauds workers for using AED to restart colleague's heart.... Read more

'Can I help?'

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Fear didn't keep Fort McMurray Continuing Care resident Frank Gibot from lending a hand post-evacuation.... Read more

Breathing easier with all the comforts of home

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Program helps patients with chronic lung disease cope better in familiar surroundings.... Read more

Spirit of invention alive and well at Glenrose

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

New technology hub puts rehab hospital at forefront of health-care innovation.... Read more

Recognition for Fort McMurray staff’s tireless efforts

Thursday, July 7, 2016

How Do You Say Thank You?... Read more

AHS leader elected Canadian Nurses Association president

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Shellian 'honoured and grateful,' will maintain AHS role... Read more

AHS Board Member awarded highest Canadian civilian honour

Monday, July 4, 2016

Glenda Yeates awarded by the Governor General as a Member of the Order of Canada.... Read more

AHS Board Chair awarded highest honour in Alberta

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Linda Hughes will become a member of The Alberta Order of Excellence October 19.... Read more

A brush with royalty for returning continuing care residents

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Fort McMurray continuing care residents were excited to attend a luncheon with Sophie Rhys-Jones, Countess of Wessex.... Read more

A Brighter Future for Women and Children

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Research that donors make possible is saving and improving the lives of women and children. And a historic donation means the future is even brighter.... Read more

A new life arrives

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Northern Lights Regional Health Centre staff help deliver the first baby born in Fort McMurray since the wildfire evacuations.... Read more

EMS scenario exposes dangers of distracted driving

Monday, June 20, 2016

P.A.R.T.Y. 'crashers' give Grade 9 students a shocking safety lesson... Read more

3D imaging cuts radiation dose for kids

Monday, June 13, 2016

Scoliosis patients safer with new diagnostic technology at Stollery Children’s Hospital.... Read more

Breathing easy and back on his feet

Monday, June 13, 2016

High-tech heart-valve fix heals seniors who are too weak for open-heart surgery.... Read more

102 reasons to celebrate a birthday

Friday, June 10, 2016

Born before the First World War, centenarian Else Lindberg takes the cake at CapitalCare.... Read more

New lease on life for kids with sickle cell anemia

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Novel therapy grows new immune system from transplanted family stem cells.... Read more

Foothills Hospital celebrates 50 years with week long celebration

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Opened in 1966, Foothills Medical Centre (FMC) has grown to be one of Canada’s largest hospitals.... Read more

Living Your Best Life with Cancer and Beyond

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

CancerControl Alberta event connects patients with survivors.... Read more

Saving young lives for two decades

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Dr. Daniel Garros marks milestone at the Stollery.... Read more

Watching over the water

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Public health inspector Kevin Jeroncic makes a splash for public health.... Read more

'I derailed that night'

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Thankful her suicide bid failed, EMS member shares her courageous journey back to mental health... Read more

Wellness Exchange program empowers Calgary man to change his life

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Partnership between AHS and the Drop In Centre provides mental health support to Calgary’s most vulnerable... Read more

Stroke centre in Westlock achieves timely recoveries

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Minutes and seconds. For Janna Ziegler, they made the difference between life as a stroke patient and recovery from stroke.... Read more

Revolutionary surgery protects young brains

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Alberta Children’s Hospital offers new procedure to ease pressure of hydrocephalus... Read more

Taking the pressure off moms-to-be

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Researchers test new way to predict risk of high blood pressure in pregnancy.... Read more

A mom’s shoes are hard to fill

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

A future in healthcare is a family affair.... Read more

Perking up parking at the QEII Hospital

Monday, May 2, 2016

Easing public and staff parking pressures in Grande Prairie.... Read more

'Cheaters' prosper sooner after rotator cuff surgery

Friday, April 29, 2016

New research shows not wearing a sling can speed up patients' return to mobility.... Read more

Immunization: Be Aware; Get Protected

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The week of April 25, 2016 isn’t only the last week of the month: it’s also Immunization Awareness Week, and Alberta Health Services (AHS) is encourag... Read more

Taking the drama out of trauma followups

Friday, April 22, 2016

Canada’s first nurse practitioner-led Outpatient Trauma Clinic cares for patients from bedside to post-discharge.... Read more

Something to smile about

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

With this in mind, Ulrich worked with AHS public health nurses and partnered with Banff dentist Dr. Christie Foreman dentist and Bow Valley Settlement... Read more

Putting lives back on track

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

To see Janet Schlinker out and about today, you’d never guess that just last year there was doubt that the Drumheller woman would ever walk again.... Read more

Caregivers take a tour in dementia patients shoes

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Alberta Health Services (AHS) staff at the Barrhead Continuing Care Centre have a newfound appreciation for some of the challenges facing some of the ... Read more

Stepping up to the plates

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Hospital patients and visitors in Medicine Hat and Lethbridge have a new way to pay for parking.... Read more

Mini-medi works marvels

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

As the child life specialist on pediatrics at Chinook Regional Hospital, Maria Malcolm is known for having a great rapport with kids, but lately she’s... Read more

Families get helping hands

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

When Scott and Becky Lindsay found out they were having triplets, they knew they would need some extra help.... Read more

Different strokes

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Robotic research aims to help kids with early brain injuries.... Read more

Centre makes wellness a new way of life

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Mike Gough moved to Calgary in 2014 in hopes of starting a new life.... Read more

Seniors help seniors through song

Monday, April 4, 2016

Marion Kadikoff doesn't think of giving back to seniors in her community as work. Instead, the Athabasca woman sees her volunteering as a rewarding pa... Read more

Oral Health: it’s about more than the Mouth

Monday, April 4, 2016

With April being Oral Health Month, it’s a great time to think about the importance of keeping your teeth and gums healthy.... Read more

Returning the favour

Monday, April 4, 2016

Grateful cancer patient paying it forward by becoming an oncology nurse.... Read more

Bringing camaraderie to the table

Monday, March 28, 2016

More than just food.... Read more

Every drop counts

Monday, March 28, 2016

Moms and babies benefit as Red Deer breast milk donation site opens.... Read more

Having a ball

Monday, March 28, 2016

Local hockey club scores fans by taking the game to residents.... Read more

AHS nurses named as Top 100 in a century

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) recently named the Top 100 nurses in 100 years as part of their centennial celebra... Read more

Young doc leads from the top

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Dr. Ryan Oland became Edmonton Zone’s youngest chief of medical staff when he took on the position at WestView Health Centre in 2012 at age 36. Since ... Read more

Inner city care growing

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Edmonton health care team recognized for inner city care.... Read more

A weekend of big wins

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Royal Alex video claims top honours.... Read more

Exercise a big plus in beating prostate cancer

Thursday, March 24, 2016

New AHS research shows physical activity after diagnosis helps men live longer.... Read more

New Recovery Centre Opens

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Estimates show one in 10 Albertans over the age of 15 will battle a drug or alcohol dependency, but many southern Albertans are hopeful a new addictio... Read more

Helping kids breathe easier

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Asthma research gives electronic care guide to family docs.... Read more

Helping kids who beat cancer get some shut-eye

Monday, March 21, 2016

New research aims to help young cancer survivors sleep easier.... Read more

Giving a baby’s brain the room to grow

Friday, March 18, 2016

Stollery’s first-in-Canada skull-shaping surgery marks 10th anniversary.... Read more

Babies, parents cosy up in new Family Care Unit

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Stollery neonatal intensive care makes rooms more comfortable for Moms and Dads.... Read more

Still going strong after half a century

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Fort Saskatchewan auxiliary marks milestone with special tea.... Read more

Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre launches its first Give Back Campaign

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

AHS inner city health centre collects shoeboxes filled with art supplies for children in need.... Read more

The gift of life

Friday, February 26, 2016

Record-breaking 144 liver and lung transplants performed in Edmonton in 2015.... Read more

Helping patients exercise while they dialyze

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Two years ago, Fred Sydor, 84-year-old Edmonton man, joined a pilot project to start exercising during his dialysis treatment. He’s been getting his p... Read more

Grande Prairie Milk Drop open for business

Friday, February 19, 2016

Karen Gilkyson was on bed rest at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton when she first heard about a program that offered sick or premature babies ... Read more

NODA volunteers comfort the dying

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

A unique Alberta Health Services (AHS) program in Calgary is offering support and kindness to patients in their final moments of life.... Read more

CT scans come home for Leduc residents

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Local couple donates $100,000 to help Black Gold Health Foundation buy equipment.... Read more

Practise makes for perfect OR care

Monday, February 8, 2016

Novice operating-room nurses polish skills in CAMIS simulation training.... Read more

Winter wishes do come true

Friday, February 5, 2016

Kids say thank-you for toys, hot lunch from Northeast Edmonton Community Health Centre.... Read more

Smoking and home oxygen a lethal mix

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Senior shares painful lesson for Burn Awareness Week.... Read more

Heart-rehab patients hit their local gym

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

AHS-City partnership promotes lifelong health, eases transition from hospital.... Read more

New beds make it easier to admit ED patients

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Sturgeon Community Hospital Foundation funds 14 new Medicine beds.... Read more

High River Community Cancer Centre expansion

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

When 63-year-old high school teacher Scott Forbes learned he had incurable stage four colon cancer in April 2011, he buckled down with a ‘can do’ atti... Read more

Sweet dreams are made of ZZZs

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

A poor night’s sleep can negatively impact daily functioning, the immune system and healing, and is linked to obesity, depression, diabetes and high b... Read more

Flu Champ takes a shot for good health

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

For Alexis Skeels, getting her annual flu shot is a no-brainer: 'You could say I saw the big picture; I had to stay healthy to help others.'... Read more

Rebel with a cause

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

To look at 6-ft 3-in hockey player Austin Shmoorkoff today, you’d never know he started life at barely 5lb. and premature.... Read more

Weighty issues given support

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Bariatric peer support group helps people improve their health and change their lives.... Read more

Crafts bring smiles to cancer patients in waiting room

Friday, January 22, 2016

Creativity and Kindness Cart a plus for the Cross Cancer Institute.... Read more

Positive texts daily encourage healthy outlook

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Northern Albertans can now enjoy supportive text messaging service.... Read more

Alberta to lead national ALS research team

Thursday, November 19, 2015

$2.94M grant drives hopes for better detection and cure.... Read more

Ready, set, run for Rockyview!

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Seventh annual fundraiser raises more than $46,000.... Read more

Cheers for a 50-year volunteer

Cardston Hospital Auxiliary celebrates 91-year-old Reeva Wilde.... Read more

The great ESCAPE

Thursday, February 12, 2015

New stroke procedure saves lives, increases positive outcomes.... Read more

Making strides to help buy patient lifts

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Lynn Steeves stepped up and met the challenge of a five-km run on Rimbey’s Run Around The Zone event on Mother’s Day, which helped to raise funds to b... Read more

Supporting students at Journeys

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Recognized for helping students transition back to regular school programs.... Read more

Give a backpack for Calgary homeless

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Mental health workers launch drive to give ‘security’ to city’s most vulnerable... Read more

Baby food’s on the menu

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Classes offer tips and information for parents.... Read more

Donor livers kept alive longer

Monday, April 6, 2015

New device helps Edmonton surgeons make transplant history.... Read more

Keeping a close eye on hearts

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Emergency department gets new central monitoring system.... Read more

Cardiac system doesn’t miss a beat

Monday, January 26, 2015

Fast response shown to prevent heart attacks... Read more

Researchers seek genetic cause for fainting

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Findings could lead to effective treatment for condition.... Read more

Edmonton art workshop embarks on a pet project

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Therapy dogs used as subjects for patient artwork.... Read more

An eye toward the future

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Child’s vision care inspires parents to donate testing device.... Read more

Santa's visit brings smiles to sick kids

Monday, December 14, 2015

'It boosts the kids' morale and makes them feel so special'.... Read more

Game-Changing new therapy heals foot ulcers

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

It’s taken a decade for Ian Irons to finally be cured of an ulcer on his foot but, thanks to a new cast treatment, he and his feet are a lot happier t... Read more

Getting the 'inside' view

Monday, March 16, 2015

New endoscopic cameras help more patients.... Read more

First-time unlucky with fentanyl

Friday, September 25, 2015

Bereaved mother highlights danger of killer drug.... Read more

Canada’s emerging leaders tour AHS sites

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Delegates see how technology is transforming health system.... Read more

Most x-cellent

Monday, November 16, 2015

Patients take starring role with mobile X-ray unit... Read more

Think FAST when it comes to stroke

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Recognize the symptoms and get help immediately.... Read more

Staff and public step up for South Health campus

Monday, September 21, 2015

Run and walk event raises more than $34,000 for hospital.... Read more

Closer together

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

PINCHER CREEK - A new modern, open design is bringing staff and patients closer together and fostering better communication thanks to recent renovatio... Read more

Exercise program lightens load on health system

Friday, October 23, 2015

Participants report fewer doctor, emergency department visits.... Read more

Government to fund additional midwife-assisted births

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

$1.8M will support up to 400 more expecting families.... Read more

Racing champ eyes return after leading-edge surgery

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Leg-lengthening procedure first of its kind in Canada.... Read more

Moving to a new level of care

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Seniors might worry about the prospect of moving from their own homes into supportive living or long-term care, but planning ahead can make the transi... Read more

Canadian Armed Forces salute AHS

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Support for reservists garners provincial award.... Read more

Spin doctors

Monday, August 10, 2015

Physician-led cyclists help raise millions in Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.... Read more

AHS staff harness horsepower for healing

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

'That visit went a long way in helping me get better.'... Read more

Kilimanjaro trek raises a mountain of cash

Brother’s cancer motivates climb for Calgary Health Trust.... Read more

Better care for kidneys

Friday, January 23, 2015

New online resource empowers family physicians, patients.... Read more

Awareness for premature babies and their families

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Celebrating NICU Grads in Grande Prairie.... Read more

AHS physician to receive prestigious medical award

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Dr. Tyrrell discovered first oral medication for hepatitis B.... Read more

AHS staff goes the extra mile ... per hour

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Paramedic uses passion for motorsports to fight childhood cancer.... Read more

Now hear this!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

New Glenrose remote, hi-tech hearing test for infants celebrated as Leading Practice by Accredition Canada.... Read more

Our brain thrives on connections

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Our brain is our most complex organ. It’s a command centre for everything we think, do and feel. We’re born with almost all the brain cells we’ll have... Read more

Seeing is believing

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Pioneering gene therapy takes aim at inherited blindness.... Read more

True Canadian love

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Anugool (Nook) Sawasdipanich had no idea that, as a new Canadian from Thailand, by taking a job as a registered nurse at Didsbury District Health Serv... Read more

A window into a child’s Stollery experience

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Art show displays works by pediatric patients and families.... Read more

Accessing health advice now as easy as 8-1-1

Monday, June 1, 2015

Getting trusted health advice around the clock just got simpler with the introduction of the new, 811 phone number for Health Link, Alberta’s free, 24... Read more

Tuning in to health care

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

A five hour trip to Edmonton in the dead of winter for a 15-minute routine appointment is a thing of the past for Ann Jamieson, and many others.... Read more

Getting in the SPIRIT

Friday, May 22, 2015

Every day staff at facilities and offices throughout the North Zone go to work, simply doing the job that’s required of them without realizing the imp... Read more

EMS makes homecoming possible

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Westlock community rallies around H1N1 patient.... Read more

A place for healing

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Aboriginal Cultural Room provides patients and families with a place for prayer and traditional ceremonies.... Read more

Registry drive boosts number of organ, tissue donors

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

AHS CEO among 2,000+ Albertans who signed up in one day.... Read more

A quarter-million-dollar day!

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

University Hospital Foundation pumps up Heart Pledges.... Read more

AHS nurse wins national award

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Educator named 2015 Oncology Nurse of the Year.... Read more

Musical tidings bring comfort and joy

Monday, December 21, 2015

Carollers at Tom Baker Cancer Centre help patients through holiday season.... Read more

Maintenance worker strikes the right chord

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Hiltz a hit with seniors when he picks up his guitar.... Read more

Laser keeps vision clear

Monday, January 12, 2015

Hi-tech precision treatment close to home.... Read more

Charity milestone for Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation is celebrating a milestone with their achievement of Accreditation from Imagine Canada’s Standard Program.... Read more

Let’s Talk Tanning

Monday, March 16, 2015

Parents urged to talk to kids about the dangers of indoor tanning, and reduce their risk of skin cancer.... Read more

ED nurse among AHS health providers off to Nepal

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Edmonton nurse Teresa Berdusco learned of the Nepal earthquake while watching the news, and her first question to her physician husband was: Are you g... Read more

Health system still makes house calls

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Community paramedics bring care to patients with complex needs... Read more

Hospital Auxiliary disbands

Thursday, November 26, 2015

After 121 years making life brighter for patients; thousands of volunteer hours logged; and more than $1 million raised for the hospital, the Medicine... Read more

Resistance is frugal

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Low-cost exercise may help people with Type 2 diabetes.... Read more

Getting men to open up

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Too much of the 'man's man' ideals of masculinity can act as a barrier to one of the simplest and most effective ways of dealing with mental health pr... Read more

Four-legged 'therapists' help kids heal

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

A waggin' train of canines keeps Stollery patients on the mend.... Read more

Whitecourt teens YOLO into active lifestyles

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

You Only Live Once Program educates youth on healthy living.... Read more

Children spread comfort and joy ... and cuddly toys

Friday, December 18, 2015

AHS long-term care unit visited by Santa’s little helpers.... Read more

Eliminating barriers for people with chronic diseases

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

As a doctor, Marcello Tonelli knows why he recommends medications and instructions to his patients. As a researcher, he’s come to understand why his p... Read more

AHS staff support Ethiopian women's health

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Experienced and delivery staff and physicians in Edmonton pass on their skills to Ethiopian health-care professionals.... Read more

Gift straight from the heart

Friday, February 27, 2015

Cardiac patients benefit from non-invasive technology.... Read more

A fresh look at autism

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Glenrose researcher named to new cross-Canada group.... Read more

Students offered firsthand experience in health care field

Monday, January 12, 2015

The real deal.... Read more

Help and healing for EMS staff

Friday, May 1, 2015

Colleagues offer assistance through Peer Support Program.... Read more

AHS Staff pull together wedding in a day

Friday, July 24, 2015

Dying man attends son’s wedding in his hospital room.... Read more

Relationships build good mental health

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

A child’s foundation for good mental health is built early in life through his experiences, including his relationships with his parents, family, care... Read more

Hazel steps up to help other kids

Friday, October 16, 2015

Diagnosed with rare kidney disorder, she joins national study... Read more

Staff go pink in support of cancer patient

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Hair Massacure a mass success.... Read more

A fatherly welcome

Monday, November 2, 2015

Paramedic delivers own baby at home.... Read more

Because You Cared: Former paramedic ‘forever grateful’ for nurse’s care

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Surprise ‘thank you’ a career highlight for 29-year health professional... Read more

New website helps Calgary-area patients Find a Doctor

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Patients looking for a family doctor in the Calgary area can now find one at the click of a mouse, thanks to the launch of an interactive new website.... Read more

New program tames wild heartbeats

Friday, March 13, 2015

One-stop shop cuts stroke risk, improves quality of life.... Read more

Oilers score one for the kids

Monday, September 14, 2015

New family room opens for pediatric mental health patients.... Read more

Needle and the damage undone

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Faster stroke treatment improves recovery.... Read more

Warm welcome greets tiniest arrivals

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Judi Groening couldn’t believe it when she went into labour 10 weeks before her expected due date.... Read more

Playtime for all ages

Monday, July 6, 2015

New program brings together the young, old and in between.... Read more

Healthy ideas transplanted into Tanzania

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Alberta delegation shares problem-solving strategies with masters of public health students.... Read more

A breath of fresh hope

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Lung cancer study aims for earlier detection and cure.... Read more

Battle against bedsores takes a promising turn

Friday, May 8, 2015

Reseachers first in Canada to test new monitoring technology.... Read more

Help for people living with drug and substance abuse

Friday, May 1, 2015

Health minister announces new cross-Canada research initiative at Royal Alex.... Read more

‘Fun-raising’ a class act in Edson

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Pie fight sweetens pot for Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation.... Read more

New equipment a legacy of care

Monday, July 27, 2015

Foundation support gives Bow Valley a boost.... Read more

Giving Back feels just great

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Alberta Hospital Edmonton group creates acts of kindness.... Read more

Cold Lake evacuation a cause for teamwork

Thursday, July 9, 2015

AHS staff step up in Cold Lake.... Read more

Small town stroke care on par with city hospitals

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Westlock one of 13 primary stroke centres in Alberta.... Read more

More than just a stuffy nose

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Researcher casts light on serious impact of sinus inflammation.... Read more

Hospital auxillary celebrates 50 years of service and three charter members

Monday, May 4, 2015

Three ladies reflect on the beginning of the Valleyview Hospital Auxiliary.... Read more

Stroke patient grateful for 'miracle' of research

Thursday, December 3, 2015

AHS strategy integrates research, innovation in health system... Read more

Dawning of a new ERAS

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Project improves recovery for surgery patients.... Read more

Residents help monitor Blue Green Algae activity

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Keeping an eye on the health of Alberta lakes.... Read more

Upgrades advance Stettler care

Monday, August 24, 2015

Highlights include endoscopy, laparoscopy equipment and OR lighting.... Read more

Spider-Mable KAPOWS cancer!

Friday, October 9, 2015

Six-year-old superhero gets final round of chemo at Stollery.... Read more

Spotting a heart attack sooner

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Cardiac research aims to improve care, shorten time in waiting room.... Read more

Pain-free brain surgery without a scalpel

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Edmonton centre to revolutionize neurosurgery in Alberta.... Read more

Road to recovery

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Recovery's hard work - and play.... Read more

Mike Weir Miracle Golf Drive raises $380,000 for kids

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Masters champ chooses Alberta Children’s Hospital as this year’s beneficiary.... Read more

Health-data portal a boon for researchers

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

50,000 Albertans do their part to fight cancer, disease.... Read more

Robot steps

Monday, June 29, 2015

Glenrose patients making great strides with exoskeleton.... Read more

Local physician recruitment committee successful in Bonnyville

Friday, June 5, 2015

Community effort to welcome new doctors.... Read more

Living dolls keep medical skills sharp

Thursday, June 4, 2015

You could say Claresholm General Hospital’s newest ‘patients’ are absolute dolls, and you’d be correct — they’re high-tech medical mannequins used to ... Read more

Hockey players score $1.1M for Alberta Cancer Foundation

Friday, February 20, 2015

250-hour hockey game breaks world record.... Read more

High-tech companions calm young patients

Friday, February 20, 2015

Robots comfort kids during medical procedures.... Read more

Kids true winners in Mother’s Day run

Sunday, May 10, 2015

The starting gun sounded at 9 a.m. Sunday as thousands of eager sons, daughters and their families sprinted into action for the SportChek Mother’s Day... Read more

Lights! Cameras! Action!

Monday, January 26, 2015

Ambulance simulates emergencies to polish EMS skills.... Read more

Ringing endorsement for Health Link

Thursday, June 25, 2015

New 811 number makes it easier to reach.... Read more

Program helps cancer patients overcome severe distress

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Alberta pioneers a global standard of care.... Read more

Hospital diners get star service

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Words of encouragement from local elementary school students.... Read more

Good tidings they bring

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Youth volunteers fill hospital halls with the sounds of the season.... Read more

Seniors put mettle to the pedals

Friday, April 24, 2015

MOTOmed bike promotes strength, mobility at Vermilion Continuing Care Centre.... Read more

Night moves

Friday, June 5, 2015

Service hours expand for dialysis in Wetaskiwin.... Read more

Smooth Operation

Friday, June 5, 2015

Surgical capacity continues to grow.... Read more

Let’s talk cancer

Friday, October 2, 2015

‘Living books’ raise awareness face to face.... Read more

Comedy Cares for kids

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Street performers go for the giggles at Stollery show... Read more

Heart in the right place

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Patient returns to thank entire cardiac care team.... Read more

Stroke care on wheels saves time and brains

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Canada’s first stroke ambulance gives best chance for recovery.... Read more

Spasticity experts flex muscles

Monday, March 16, 2015

Edmonton clinic eases suffering, improves patients’ lives.... Read more

Comfy cozy are we

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Handmade quilts bring holiday cheer to Glenrose patients... Read more

Coffee and a chat

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Group offers a place for aphasia patients to practice their conversational skills.... Read more

Calgary gets scarf blitzed

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

About 30 AHS staff and their partners, who work with some of Calgary's most vulnerable people, gathered a Saturday to help bring them some warmth this... Read more

Breastfeeding advocates win international acclaim

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

When new mothers in southern Alberta are frustrated by difficulties with breastfeeding, award-winning help is available.... Read more

Bowl for Cancer fundraiser scores $32,000

Friday, February 6, 2015

Barrhead Community Cancer Centre to benefit from month-long event.... Read more

Cancer patient has a brush with hope

Thursday, June 25, 2015

AHS art programs provide an outlet for emotions.... Read more

Seniors in Fort McMurray treated to a grand old time

Monday, November 30, 2015

Grand Ole Opry hits high note.... Read more

Young patients reap what snowbirds sew

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Quilting group deliver winter’s work to Stollery.... Read more

Edmonton ortho overdrive

Friday, January 30, 2015

More staff, OR times used to deal with surge in ice-related injuries.... Read more

Bringing comfort to palliative patients

Monday, August 10, 2015

Volunteer eases the pain on the palliative care unit.... Read more

Cardiac hybrid surgery buys time for Calgary newborn

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Mom grateful equipment, expertise available in Alberta.... Read more

Kids encouraged to sneak a peek at this exam

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Mock MRI helps young patients get comfortable within scanner.... Read more

Locum program lures nurses north

Monday, September 21, 2015

Nursing Locum program aiding rural recruitment.... Read more

AHS staff smashes hand-hygiene world record

Friday, October 16, 2015

Compliance rates on rise across the province.... Read more

Staying ahead of evolving oral health needs

Heather Hermanson had been unable to brush her teeth on her own for about three years due to muscle weakness.... Read more

Family finally gets chance to say thank you

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

EMS crew meets boy whose life they saved five years ago.... Read more

New equipment to help in fight against head, neck cancer

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Alberta researchers well-equipped to deal with rising rates.... Read more

Bursaries available for registered nurses

Friday, January 23, 2015

Training RNs to join CancerControl Alberta north and south.... Read more

Truce at the table

Monday, November 16, 2015

Program helps parents take the mayhem out of meals.... Read more

Strathcona Community Hospital celebrates first year

Friday, May 22, 2015

More than 43,000 patients seen in ED over past 12 months.... Read more

A decade of pearlier whites

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Foundation helps children achieve better dental health.... Read more

Linking generations in Lacombe

Friday, January 16, 2015

Intergenerational Program brings young families together with seniors.... Read more

Pleasing picture

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Art cart draws praise from patients.... Read more

Let’s douse again like we did last summer

AHS physicians help relaunch ALS Ice Bucket Challenge... Read more

Radiothon raises $15,000 for kids’ health

Monday, June 8, 2015

Hitting the airwaves for the first MYKids Radiothon proved a winning strategy that raised more than $15,000 to support children’s health at the Medici... Read more

Edmonton team performs 500th islet cell transplant

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Treatment reduces need for insulin in people with Type 1 diabetes.... Read more

Northern Lights shine more brightly than ever

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Northern Lights Health Foundation is celebrating its leadership after Executive Director Susanne Chaffey received an Executive Leadership Award, a... Read more

Give these high school students credit

Monday, November 9, 2015

Program helps teens with chronic pain to graduate.... Read more

Calgary radiothon raises more than $1.9M

Monday, February 9, 2015

Funds raised for Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary.... Read more

Bartenders donate $1k tip to Stollery

Sunday, July 12, 2015

It was a relief for bartenders Celeste Bouchard and Trent Schmidt when they decided to just give the $1,000 they’d just been tipped to the Stollery Ch... Read more

Highflying team comes in for a landing

Friday, July 17, 2015

Snowbirds fly in for afternoon of fun at Alberta Children’s Hospital.... Read more

Walking the Red Road: Destination, Sobriety

Friday, November 6, 2015

Local resident teams up with AHS to support National Addictions Awareness Week.... Read more

Compass guide book for parents of pediatric neurosurgery

Friday, March 20, 2015

Parents of young neurosurgery patients pen guidebook.... Read more

Megacode Kid keeps skills on track

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The newest teacher at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre here is a six-year-old who works for free called the ‘Megacode Kid,’ a pediatric medi... Read more

Year-long study for the faint of heart

Monday, July 20, 2015

ADHD drug might prevent sudden loss of consciousness.... Read more

AHS staff in Edmonton, Camrose collaborate for kids

Friday, March 6, 2015

EDMONTON / CAMROSE — Having easy access to the best of care for his two special- needs daughters means the world to Dustin Manchester.... Read more

A brush with creativity

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Fairview LTC residents find their inner artists.... Read more

Exercise reduces cancer risk in post-menopausal women

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Five hours of physical activity per week is best: study.... Read more

Stroke researchers eye high-intensity exercise for rehab

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Langdon woman credits study for her remarkable recovery.... Read more

Fewer patients will need surgery for esophageal cancers

Thursday, January 8, 2015

More Albertans able to undergo minimally invasive procedure.... Read more

Quadriplegic can breathe freely again

Monday, April 27, 2015

Leading-edge surgery reduces need for ventilator.... Read more

Vulcan sets a nutritious table

Friday, June 26, 2015

Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies gives families a great start.... Read more

On the run for mental health

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Ultramarathoners tackle Rockies to raise cash.... Read more

Medevac patient safety upheld after airport switch

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Health Quality Council of Alberta confirms high quality of care at new Edmonton base.... Read more

Giving families healthy directions

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Foothills Children’s Wellness Network connects kids with resources.... Read more

How teens with autism learn

Friday, January 16, 2015

Brain research aims to improve quality of life.... Read more

AHS program speeds surgical recoveries

Monday, November 23, 2015

ERAS gets mastectomy, breast reconstruction patients home sooner.... Read more

AHS staff supporting Saskatchewan evacuees in Cold Lake

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Caring at Cold Lake’s evacuation site.... Read more

Global Hand Hygiene Day - October 15 2015

Friday, October 16, 2015

October 15 was Global Handwashing Day (GHD) and at Foothills Medical Centre (FMC), clean hands took centre stage.... Read more

Edmonton surgical unit to meet specific needs of elderly

Thursday, August 20, 2015

‘Elder-friendly’ research study aims to improve outcomes... Read more

Emergency Preparedness

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Shelter in Place.... Read more

The Difference Between Care and Caring

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Small, thoughtful actions can make all the difference.... Read more

Slave Lake Family Care Clinic grows into new space

Friday, January 15, 2016

A new home is needed to help meet Slave Lake’s primary care needs.... Read more

Edmonton clinic aims to prevent kidney failure

Monday, December 21, 2015

Patients with rare kidney diseases can achieve remission within months.... Read more

Researchers seek evidence of ‘mini-strokes’ in blood

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Study could lead to simple test for TIAs.... Read more

New hope for hard-to-match kidney patients

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Donor registry makes transplants possible for more people.... Read more

Let’s talk Mouth Health

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Most of us know that diet and exercise play an important role in keeping us healthy.... Read more

Volunteens set course for future

Friday, June 5, 2015

Program offers scholarships to students.... Read more

World's longest hockey game

Monday, February 9, 2015

Alberta Cancer Foundation fundraiser.... Read more

Healing fields from the heart

Friday, October 9, 2015

WestView patients appreciate artist’s donation.... Read more

The message is clear protect yourself and others

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

A speech-language pathologist who is fluent in flu prevention.... Read more

Newcomers welcomed

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Bhutanese refugees have escaped persecution, left camps lacking even the most basic amenities, and fled half a world away to a new land, new language ... Read more

Cycling for a cancer-free future

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Teams to pedal hard on Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.... Read more

New disaster bus, trailers added to AHS EMS fleet

Friday, May 8, 2015

Resources can be deployed anywhere in the province.... Read more

HeartMath equals well-being

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Airdrie program teaches techniques to cut stress... Read more

Cancer survivor pays it forward

Monday, December 14, 2015

Volunteer shares courage, inspires new patients at Cross.... Read more