2022 Feature Archives

Strathmore community honour loved ones with Tree of Hope

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Strathmore District Health Foundation campaign raises funds for palliative care... Read more

New Lois Hole Hospital operating room advancing women's health

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Additional women's operating room helps reduce wait times for general, urogynecology & cancer surger... Read more

Medical breakthrough a boon for cancer care

Thursday, December 15, 2022

Patient trials begin for revolutionary imaging & treatment technology... Read more

'I never felt more loved or cared for'

Thursday, December 15, 2022

Red Deer moms-to-be healthier & drug-free thanks to EMBRACE program... Read more

Devon General Hospital celebrates holiday cheer

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Long Term Care residents enjoy festive fun with community support... Read more

Mock emergency tests preparedness in Oyen

Monday, December 12, 2022

Big Country Hospital, community firefighters mount evacuation exercise... Read more

Virtual toolkit puts families in touch with resources

Friday, December 9, 2022

Glenrose highlights services for children with neurodevelopmental differences... Read more

Cardiac device improves quality of life for Greyson

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Three-year-old first in North America to benefit from new heart technology... Read more

Many hands helped pave the road to Bea's recovery

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Lethbridge woman gets a fresh start & 'good life' at 60... Read more

'Sometimes, it's pure magic'

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Pet Program sees four-legged visitors bring joy to patients & staff... Read more

New Canadians play soothing songs for patients

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Korean son, daughter & music-teacher mom gaining new fans... Read more

Students earn as they learn in new HCA training program

Monday, December 5, 2022

Health care aide initiative brings opportunities to rural & remote communities... Read more

A Brush With Art builds confidence

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Mental Health partnership with art gallery boosts creativity, sense of well-being... Read more

Cardiac care package heads for Ukraine

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Heart surgeon rallies team to ship medical supplies to war-torn country... Read more

Taber Health Centre welcomes water-birth baby

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

New AHS policy makes mom happy in South Zone’s first immersion birth... Read more

Community comes together to honour and remember

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Centennial Centre ceremony marks National Day of Truth and Reconciliation... Read more

New surgical program expands access in North Zone

Monday, November 28, 2022

Hinton Healthcare Centre team steps up to take on hip surgeries... Read more

‘Quick discovery can save your life’

Friday, November 25, 2022

Mobile Mammography promotes early cancer detection for women across Alberta... Read more

Knitting ‘Twiddle Muffs’ can be tough, but it’s a labour of love

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Westlock volunteers craft sensory experience for people living with dementia... Read more

Research to revolutionize COPD care for Albertans

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

New transition checklist improves patient outcomes, saves healthcare dollars... Read more

Taking charge of cancer treatment with technology

Friday, November 18, 2022

Avid user of MyAHS Connect embraces new method of information sharing... Read more

‘Virtual hospital’ treats patients in comfort of home

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Complex Care Hub an award-winning alternative to traditional hospitalization... Read more

Pressure-injury prevention a family affair

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Retired nurse shares her personal story to raise awareness... Read more

Grassfire put out by Protective Services team

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Officers jump into action to safeguard hospital grounds & community... Read more

National Philanthropy Day celebrates gifts of healthcare boosters

Monday, November 14, 2022

Foundation partners recognize exceptional generosity of Alberta donors... Read more

A ‘community of caring’ made all the difference

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Couple grateful for help on their journey of recovery from addiction... Read more

Reaching across the language barrier

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Work with refugees helps Lethbridge doctor connect more deeply with patients... Read more

Keep it simple to build understanding and better healthcare

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

A passion for plain language keeps the MyHealth.Alberta.ca team on their grammatical toes... Read more

Breast-cancer survivor’s donation ‘close to my heart’

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Gift of specialized X-ray unit aids surgery, gives peace of mind for Red Deer patients... Read more

Grande Prairie Hospital design wins international award

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Natural light and patient-friendly features reflected in modern architecture... Read more

Research Coordinators Champion Connect Care’s Potential

Monday, April 4, 2022

Connect Care's research potential is exciting for clinicians and researchers alike. Pediatric oncolo... Read more

Connect Care rolls out in Calgary Zone

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

MyAHS Connect has hit a milestone, surpassing 100,000 patients who are using this new patient portal... Read more

Royal Alex crosswalk honours Indigenous peoples

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Symbols of First nations, Métis & Inuit culture provide a warm welcome... Read more

Opening Minds through Art

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Seniors living with dementia find their ‘voice’ through hands-on creativity... Read more

Community Health Hub celebrates grand opening

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

AHS & Edmonton North PCN pool programs, collaborate at new site... Read more

Neurosurgeon garners provincial honour

Friday, October 14, 2022

For his decades of dedication, compassion and surgical excellence, Dr. Keith Aronyk has been recogni... Read more

Upgraded suites boost surgical care

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

New minimally invasive suites taking shape along with renovations at Northern Lights... Read more

Cancer Care nurses achieve recognition

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Dedication to learning earns AHS duo de Souza Nurse Associates designation... Read more

Alberta Children’s Hospital enters second century

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Calgary centre marks 100 years of caring for southern Alberta’s children... Read more

Wetaskiwin opens Indigenous Healing Room

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

New gathering space offers comforts of home... Read more

Looking sweet upon the seats of a bicycle built for four

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Legion donation funds adaptive e-bike for Fort McMurray seniors... Read more

Support best practice with the best evidence

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

No question too big or small for Knowledge Resource Service... Read more

Heart-attack survivor thanks life-saving Lac La Biche team

Monday, September 26, 2022

'If it wasn' for their quick response, wouldn' be here today'... Read more

Getting patients the right care in a timely manner

Friday, September 23, 2022

Integrated Operations Centre brings teams together like a mission control... Read more

Lilah listens up with her new ‘ears’

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program screens newborns for hearing loss... Read more

Simulation practice makes perfect sense

Friday, September 16, 2022

Staff develop life-saving skills through lab technology, medical mannequins... Read more

Community celebrates new Grande Prairie Regional Hospital

Monday, September 19, 2022

Residents join staff and volunteers for tours, barbecue and entertainment... Read more

Hands-on practice builds skills and confidence

Friday, September 2, 2022

Critical Care Simulation Lab at Stollery boosts care through education... Read more

Willow Square residents, staff celebrate first anniversary

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

'Our staff treat our people like they would their own mom & dad'... Read more

Calgary program helps patients manage neurological disorders

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Care revolves around patients in weeklong intensive session... Read more

Optimizing nutrition needs for critically ill patients

Thursday, August 25, 2022

New equipment calculates caloric needs with precision... Read more

AHS increases number of cancer surgeries

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Survivor advocates for others diagnosed with cancer... Read more

Scholarships celebrate youth volunteers

Friday, August 12, 2022

Friends of Chinook gives boost to future healthcare professionals... Read more

Virtual MD connects Health Link callers directly to physicians

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Pilot reflects AHS' goal to support Albertans in their communities... Read more

Calgary-led trial changing stroke treatment around the world

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Heart-attack drug sets new standard for restoring blood flow to brain... Read more

Barrhead Elks support local childhood development

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Gift boosts educational program for Child & Youth Health Team... Read more

Local simulation training boosts town's healthcare

Friday, July 22, 2022

Sundre eSIM teaches real-life scenarios to AHS, town staff & community... Read more

Olivia expands her palette of possibilities

Friday, July 22, 2022

Budding artist gains freedom to create through brain-computer interface... Read more

Alberta Cancer Registry achieves top rating

Friday, July 22, 2022

Complete, accurate & timely data once again earn gold certification... Read more

Dedication of Olds Hospital Auxiliary spans generations

Friday, July 22, 2022

Community says thank-you for more than 80 years of giving... Read more

A place to walk with Pride

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Rainbow flooring promotes diversity at Peter Lougheed... Read more

AHS garners global awards for innovation

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Intelligent automation 'frees people to do what they're good at'... Read more

Partnership brings refugees much-needed healthcare support

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

AHS teams up with New Canadians Health Centre to ensure their well-being... Read more

Breast Cancer Pathology Recognized by HQCA

Friday, July 15, 2022

Edmonton Zone’s Breast Cancer Pathology recognized with 2022 Patient Experience Award. ... Read more

Reg keeps a lively tune for four decades

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Volunteer fiddler, 98, still rosins the bow to delight High River patients... Read more

Royal Alex makes a rainbow connection

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

New Pride crosswalk welcomes all to Edmonton hospital... Read more

Easing financial strain vital to well-being

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Healthcare teams aim to address financial worries as a barrier to health... Read more

Protein packs a punch during cancer treatment

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Dietitian publishes cookbook with recipes to bolster muscle health... Read more

Melvin inspires his community with a sweet fundraiser

Monday, June 27, 2022

Three Hills resident sells homespun honey for healthcare... Read more

Indigenous art therapy helps to heal hearts & minds

Friday, June 24, 2022

Lethbridge inpatient forges connections, finds peace & support... Read more

Fort Mac team ready to respond to all emergencies

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Plans in place ensure healthcare during wildfires, floods and disasters... Read more

Sturgeon Adult Day Program pushes the pedals for kids

Monday, June 20, 2022

Clients take on cycling challenge to support children's hospitals... Read more

Building strength, independence & better lives

Thursday, June 16, 2022

South Zone’s Home Rehabilitation Team celebrates five years of healing... Read more

No reindeer needed to deliver these gifts

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Peace Officer trainees gather dozens of toys for Alberta Children's Hospital... Read more

Edson cataract-surgery program marks anniversary

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Closer to home surgery benefits 380 patients in first year alone... Read more

Speaking in one’s own voice vital to well-being

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Glenrose program helps patients tailor how they communicate... Read more

Carmen goes above & beyond to share Indigenous history

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Teammates welcome weekly presentations on culture, truth & reconciliation... Read more

Carnat Centre promotes recovery, independence

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

'Shelter in the storm' for people facing mental health challenges... Read more

Meet a team that CARES

Monday, June 6, 2022

Red Deer Nuclear Medicine goes above & beyond to win award... Read more

Connect Care strengthens nutrition links to patient health

Friday, May 27, 2022

Meal manager looks forward to collaboration on a provincial scale... Read more

AHS picks up two awards for nursing excellence

Thursday, May 26, 2022

U of C Faculty of Nursing celebrates successful student placements... Read more

Faces of the Foundations

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Meet Susan Ritter of WestView Health Centre Foundation... Read more

Research study empowers cancer patients on chemo

Friday, May 20, 2022

Patients avoid hospital visits by giving themselves injections... Read more

Women's Health Clinic expands services in Calgary

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Colposcopy clinic at Foothills improves care and convenience... Read more

Kids growing stronger at Chadi Centre

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

New pediatric rehab centre at Glenrose a family-friendly space... Read more

Teddy Bear Parade brings smiles to kids in hospital

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Donations of stuffies and cash bolster Child Life Program at Chinook Regional Hospital... Read more

Grande Prairie duo spark awareness, personal growth

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The Virtues Project 'goes straight to the heart and spirit of all of us'... Read more

WestView brings more comfort to patients

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Emergency Department creates sensory kits to calm people sensitive to overstimulation... Read more

Green thumbs work for a good cause

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Dana takes healing power of gardening beyond her backyard... Read more

More support for sexual-assault survivors

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Red Deer nurse's expertise improves care, compassion, choice... Read more

A truly special delivery from the Northwest Territories

Monday, May 16, 2022

Lois Hole maternity team welcomed northern moms-to-be to Edmonton... Read more

Faces of the Foundations

Monday, May 16, 2022

Meet Ken Jackson of Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital Foundation... Read more

When Shaun's heart stopped, swift action restarted it

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Healthcare workers step up, save a life at golf tournament ... Read more

Faces of the Foundations

Monday, May 9, 2022

Meet Phyllis Loewen & Dale Shippelt of Rocky Mountain House & Area ... Read more

Space at Royal Alex to honour Indigenous culture

Friday, May 6, 2022

'The Cultural Room' to be given new meaningful name... Read more

Volunteer makes a difference in Emergency Department

Friday, May 6, 2022

Chinook equipment donation improves patient care, saves time for staff... Read more

Giving back at new Calgary Cancer Centre

Monday, May 9, 2022

Battles with cancer inspired new career for former paramedic... Read more

Lethbridge grocer serves up a tasty thank-you for healthcare workers

Monday, May 9, 2022

More than 400 frontline workers enjoy virtual cooking class with Umami Shop... Read more

Earth angels a blessing for children & parents

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Families moved by compassionate, end-of-life care at Rotary Flames House... Read more

Faces of the Foundations

Monday, May 2, 2022

Meet Kristen Pauch-Nolin of Canmore & Area Health Care Foundation... Read more

EMS making healthy progress on 10-Point Plan

Monday, May 2, 2022

New initiatives aim to create more capacity, improve service... Read more

Sher puts passion into building new cancer centre

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Calgarian who fought her own battle feels blessed to be part of team... Read more

How about a bag of carrots with your hemodialysis?

Monday, April 25, 2022

Dietitians, social workers put a little fun & education on the menu... Read more

The loving gift of a lifetime

Monday, April 25, 2022

AHS performs record number of organ transplants despite pandemic challenges... Read more

Teens turn to Indigenous program to heal after dad’s death

Friday, April 22, 2022

Youth enjoy meaningful options to move forward, connect with culture... Read more

Messi shakes a paw to bring smiles to cancer patients

Monday, April 18, 2022

Aussie labradoodle leads the pack in pet therapy at Cross Cancer Institute... Read more

Lethbridge team shines a light on inpatient mental health care

Monday, April 18, 2022

Partnership with Schizophrenia Society of Alberta shares day-to-day life on psychiatric unit... Read more

Chinook's spontaneous art walk brightens the day

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Porter picks up paintbrush, transforms blank wall into smiles for patients & staff... Read more

Having an advance care plan takes burden off loved ones

Thursday, April 14, 2022

'If you have that conversation now, it will give you comfort'... Read more

AHS garners award for diversity & inclusion

Monday, April 11, 2022

Canadian College of Health Leaders bestows national honours for second time... Read more

New pilot aims to increase Albertans' access to surgeries

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Anesthesia Care Team model boosts role of respiratory therapists.... Read more

National nursing award honours leadership at AHS

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Canadian College of Health Leaders celebrates achievements of Sean Chilton... Read more

Cory's building hope for longer, healthier lives

Monday, April 4, 2022

Construction role in new Calgary Cancer Centre honours his late dad... Read more

Faster surgical recoveries benefit patients, boost capacity

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Alberta leading the world in applying ERAS guidelines... Read more

The moment Mike’s heart stopped, his miraculous care began

Monday, March 28, 2022

Calgary couple grateful to Lethbridge ED team for swift life saving action... Read more

Greeters bring a warm welcome, safety for all

Monday, March 28, 2022

Protection, service and smiles begin at the doors to Alberta hospitals... Read more

Help shape the future of EMS

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Albertans invited to take survey, give feedback on ambulance services... Read more

It’s something you need to do

Monday, March 21, 2022

Easy two-minute test could save your life, says colorectal cancer survivor... Read more

Great food, healthy eating a goal all can enjoy

Monday, March 21, 2022

Healthy Eating Environment Policy inspires nutritious menu options... Read more

Redeployment a valuable learning experience

Monday, March 21, 2022

Trading desk job for scrubs on a COVID-19 unit an eye-opener... Read more

Pandemic Response Unit came together quickly

Monday, March 14, 2022

Redeployed staff created exceptional care team at Kaye Edmonton Clinic... Read more

New mom cuts ribbon at brand-new hospital

Monday, March 14, 2022

Leaders gather to celebrate opening of Grande Prairie Regional Hospital... Read more

Cold Lake generosity boosts home and continuing care

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Community gifts funds specialized walkers & new activities... Read more

Community partners improve access to vaccine

Monday, March 7, 2022

AHS joins Calgary groups to raise awareness boost vaccination rate... Read more

Vital signs clear for Fort Mac patients

Monday, March 7, 2022

Northern Lights Health Foundation funds non-invasive monitoring technology... Read more

Social work students gain northern exposure

Monday, March 7, 2022

New approach to practicums sees rural communities roll out welcome mat... Read more

Teens build self-esteem, learn coping skills

Monday, February 28, 2022

Step Up, Step Down boosts mental health for Red Deer youth... Read more

New High Prairie dialysis unit a lifesaver

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Close-to-home care eliminates hours of costly travel... Read more

Fort Mac handibus brings mobility to Willow Square residents

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Dedicated transportation to boost social outings, rides to medical appointments... Read more

Building bridges to reach at-risk populations

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Lethbridge teams earn trust by meeting people where they are... Read more

Donated cord blood can be the gift of life

Monday, February 14, 2022

Lois Hole Hospital for Women celebrates seven years, 8,200 donors... Read more

New lifeline for people experiencing domestic violence

Monday, February 14, 2022

Domestic Abuse Response Team help now available in dozens of Alberta communities... Read more

Hospitals step up for Choosing Wisely Canada challenge

Monday, February 14, 2022

Global movement sees healthcare teams reduce unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures... Read more

AHS expands Text4Hope in multiple languages

Monday, February 7, 2022

Tool offers support for more Albertans experiencing stressful times... Read more

Small gestures of appreciation have huge impact

Monday, January 31, 2022

Lethbridge public health team boosts morale with thoughtful gift... Read more

New Addiction and Mental Health program supports youth in crisis

Monday, January 31, 2022

Acute at Home team helps teens recover away from hospital... Read more

ED gets by with a little help from their friends & furballs

Monday, January 31, 2022

Red Deer peer-support program helps staff through pandemic stress... Read more

Prevention of pressure sores a priority

Monday, January 24, 2022

Education and awareness give patients a higher quality of life... Read more

Innisfail team hailed as Healthcare Heroes

Monday, January 17, 2022

Trio garners Rural Health Professions Action Plan award for dementia care... Read more

Calgary psychologist joins Order of Canada

Monday, January 17, 2022

Dr. Barry Bultz of Tom Baker Cancer Centre recognized for global impact in psychosocial care... Read more

Let’s Connect brings seniors together

Monday, January 17, 2022

Innisfail team making friends across Alberta... Read more

Radiation therapy comes home for Grande Prairie patients

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Care team at new hospital eliminates long wintry drive to Edmonton... Read more

Steady as she goes

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Remote-monitoring program keeps ticker on time for Red Deer man... Read more

Donation funds wish list for Chinook pediatrics

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Southern Alberta Bikers raise $2,500 for children & adolescents... Read more

Hospital moving day a marvel of EMS logistics

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Paramedics team up in Grande Prairie for largest coordinated patient move in AHS history... Read more