Innovation, Evidence & Impact Team

Research & Innovation

Our Team

The Innovation, Evidence and Impact team works closely with our partners to address specific healthcare needs and concerns of Albertans. We help outside agencies navigate the complexities of AHS, while supporting and empowering internal teams identify problems and solve them using evidence.

Paying close attention to how innovation is managed is part of being good stewards of healthcare and healthcare resources. It ensures that AHS remains a high-performing health system that delivers quality patient care to Albertans.

Our team is comprised of project managers and consultants, benefits realization specialists, analysts, health economists and admin support. To learn more about our team, contact us at

Our Services

Innovation, Evidence and Impact serves as facilitators for Alberta Health Services. We work with AHS staff to facilitate or provide:

  • Assistance with system and process navigation - identifying & prioritizing pressing needs, and innovation management advice.
  • Access and referrals to content experts & other key contacts - health innovator’s spot, reverse tradeshows, and value analysis committees.
  • Evidence review & decision-making support – scoping & evidence review, feasibility & financial assessments, ROI and value for money supports, environmental and market scans, and usability analyses.
  • Access to resources and tools – project initiation, planning, & change management support, and information for funding opportunities
  • Connection to a network of organizations that support health innovation – provide connection within the innovation ecosystem for entrepreneurs, industry representatives, legislation & policy makers, and researchers & students.