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“5 Things Physicians Should Know About Lymphedema”
Home to Hospital to Home Transitions: A New Guideline is Coming
Patients need support when they transition from community, to hospital and then back home again. A new guideline coming in 2020 hopes to unite acute, primary and community care so patients feel supported through every step of their journey. Want to know how the guideline will affect you?
Ask a question between Dec. 11-20 on the Home to Hospital to Home Transitions Guideline engagement site and an AHS leader will respond.
Influenza Immunization in Adult and Pediatric Cancer Patients: Resources Now Available
Being vaccinated for influenza annually is strongly recommended for healthcare providers and family members as the best way to protect vulnerable patients with cancer. The inactivated flu vaccine may be appropriate for most adults and pediatric patients with cancer, to help give more protection.
What is Connect Care?
Continuity of Care is about a patient and provider healthcare experience that is coherent, connected, coordinated and consistent with patient goals.
Connect Care will support continuity in healthcare across Alberta. Its integrated clinical information system (CIS) will replace most of the over 1,300 health information systems currently in place across Alberta Health Services (AHS) and affiliated organizations…
Responding to the Syphilis Outbreak in Your Practice
July 16, 2019, the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, declared a provincial outbreak of infectious syphilis and the activation of the Alberta Outbreak Investigation Coordinating Committee (OICC)…
AHS – New Mammography Request Form
To help ensure that DI receives all necessary and pertinent patient information related to performing breast imaging, a new AHS Mammography Request form has been created. This form is now available for healthcare providers to use when requesting diagnostic or screening mammography exams, including interventional breast procedures.
The Mammography Request form is also available on the external website on the main DI page: www.albertahealthservices.ca/diagnosticimaging
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