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Health Technology Assessment & Innovation (HTAI) - provides expertise and skills in the areas of health technology assessment and appraisal, innovation, clinical epidemiology, project and knowledge management.
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Alberta Netcare -  Alberta's provincial Electronic Health Record.
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Alberta Netcare Portal (ANP) - a learning portal.
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Webinar 6: EMR Tips for Effective Use and Reporting (43:52) - ASaP podcast on using your EMR for screening & prevention.
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EMR Knowledge Resources - ASaP resources and tools for a variety of EMR systems.
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Healthquest EMR Resources - ASaP resources and tools.
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Information Sharing Framework (ISF) - establishes shared control of health information stored in designated Alberta Health Services’ operated EMR systems.
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Jonoke EMR Resources - ASaP resources and tools.
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Med Access EMR Resources - ASaP resources and tools.
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PS Suite EMR Resources - ASaP resources and tools.
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QHR-Accuro EMR Resources - ASaP resources and tools.
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Resources for Physicians and Clinic Teams - TOP resources for Panel, QI, CME and EMR.
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Telin EMR Resources - ASaP resources and tools.
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Wolf EMR Resources - ASaP resources and tools.
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Accelerating Primary Care Conference AIM Statistical Methods Poster - compares statistical techniques using patient experience data. Presented at the 2013 Accelerating Primary Care Conference.
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ACFP Overview of the Medical Home - introductory materials.
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Acts and Legislation - main links.
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Adding a Public Director to your PCN Board - a workbook providing tools and resources to assist with the recruitment, selection and orientation process.
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Advice to PCNs – Building Capacity for Panel - implications for business planning.
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Advisory Councils - an AHS overview of four types.
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AHS Health Plan and Business Plan 2014-2017 - AHS’s roadmap to the delivery of health care in Alberta over the next several years.
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AHS Improvement Way - a number of videos introducing the AHS Improvement Way (AIW) change management methodology to physicians.
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AHS In My Zone - Calgary - timely and informative web pages of “what is happening” in each zone.
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AHS In My Zone - Central - timely and informative web pages of “what is happening” in each zone.
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AHS In My Zone - Edmonton - timely and informative web pages of “what is happening” in each zone.
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AHS In My Zone - North - timely and informative web pages of “what is happening” in each zone.
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AHS In My Zone - South - timely and informative web pages of “what is happening” in each zone.
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AHS Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules - a compilation.
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AHS Medical Staff Website - AHS centralized information resource.
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AHS Professional Development – Providing Feedback - videos about providing feedback in a leadership role.
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AIM: Articles - search a variety of categories.
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AIM: Measurement - compilation of tools & resources.
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AIM: Measurement Examples - two examples.
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AIM: Measurement FAQ - current FAQs and opportunity to submit a question.
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AIM: Measurement Support - who to contact.
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AIM: Measurement Tools - the AIM suite.
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AIM: What to Measure - an overview.
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Alberta AIM Library Services - view library holdings or ask the Librarian.
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Alberta Netcare -  Alberta's provincial Electronic Health Record.
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Alberta Netcare Portal (ANP) - a learning portal.
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Alberta's Primary Health Care Strategy - Alberta’s Primary Health Care Strategy (Jan 2014) was developed by the Primary Health Care Strategy Working Group (supported by Alberta Health). Expert advisory groups were established for seven topics: innovation, cultural change, standards, health system integration, health home and attachment, social and community integration, and performance measures and evaluation.
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Analytics, Data Integration, Measurement & Reporting - resource to help health care providers and clients who need to collect and report information about health within Alberta Health Services.  
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Approved AHS Policies and Guidelines - organized into categories.
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ASaP Improvement Facilitator Sample Position Description - a generic template that includes purpose, qualifications and responsibilities.
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ASaP Improvement Facilitator Self Assessment Form - evaluates facilitation techniques, QI, panel maintenance & continuity, and screening.
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ASaP Model for Improvement - "Screening & Prevention" example.
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Certificate in Patient Safety & Quality Management -  HQCA partners with the Ward of the 21st Century (W21C) and the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine to provide a certificate course in patient safety and quality management.
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CFPC - Best Advice Guide: Rostering - advice on patient rostering.
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CFPC - Best Advice Guide: Panel Size - advice on panel size.
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CFPC - Best Advice Guide: Timely Access - advice on timely access to appointments.
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CFPC - Medical Home on the Prairie (4:48) - Dr. Werner Oberholzer, Family Physician, talks about applying the Medical Home model to a rural practice.
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CFPC - Patient's Medical Home in One Minute - describes the 10 pillars.
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CFPC – The Patient’s Medical Home - compilation of resources based on A Vision for Canada: Family Practice – the Patient’s Medical Home.
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CFPC - the Patient's Medical Home Patient Flyer - from the patient's point of view.
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CFPC Medical Home Goals - describes the 10 pillars of the Medical Home.
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Chief Medical Officer Forum Podcasts - RSS subscription and previous podcast episodes.
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Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Resource Centre - access for health professionals to the latest, evidence-based resources, tools and education. Includes Chronic Disease Management, Respiratory and Cardiovascular Disease, and Diabetes.
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Clinical AHS Policies and Procedures - organized into categories.
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Clinical Alternative Relationship Plan (ARP) - Alberta Health - a clinical remuneration model that provides an anternative to fee-for-service payment for service delivery.
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Clinical Alternative Relationship Plan (ARP) - ARP Program Management Office - a clinical remuneration model that provides an anternative to fee-for-service payment for service delivery.
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Clinical Innovation Strategy – Opportunistic and Outreach Screening Manual (Calgary Rural PCN) - A manual that includes:

  • The details associated with each preventative screening maneuver recommended by ASaP.
  • How to use major EMRs being used in Alberta every step of the way.
  • The various tools and resources available to patients and providers for screening.
  • Tips and tools for how to keep your EMR as up-to-date and accurate as possible.
  • How clinical processes can be streamlined or redesigned to ensure this important work happens as smoothly as possible.
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CMA Physician Management Institute Schedule - courses offered by the CMA’s Physician Management Institute (PMI).  
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The Community Engagement for PCNs document provides tools and resources including an eight step process to assist in successful community engagement.
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​​Community Member Compensation Policy 11.8. Link to PDF on PCN PMO website. Log on required.

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ED, EMS and 16 other Performance Measures - AHS data and statistics.
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EMR Knowledge Resources - ASaP resources and tools for a variety of EMR systems.
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Everything on Developing a PCN - from letter of intent to implementation.
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Evolving Primary Care Networks in Alberta - a companion document to the PCN Evolution Vision and Framework. Outlines objectives and initiatives.
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Four Cut Funding Methodology - how to use the Four Cut Funding Methodology to assign patients to one primary care provider in Alberta.
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​Grants Donations Gifts Policy 9.2. Link to PDF on PCN PMO website. Log on required.

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Guide to Panel Identification - a learning guide.
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HCQA Continuity of Patient Care Study - examines current processes between referring physicians and specialists or clinics offering specialized healthcare services.
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Health Information Act  - of Alberta.
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Health Technology Assessment & Innovation (HTAI) - provides expertise and skills in the areas of health technology assessment and appraisal, innovation, clinical epidemiology, project and knowledge management.
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Healthquest EMR Resources - ASaP resources and tools.
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Healthy U - a public information and education campaign to support and encourage Albertans to lead healthier lifestyles.
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HQCA Physician Patient Panel Report Sample - available upon request. Prepared by the HQCA and provided to physicians across Alberta. Includes panel characteristics, chronic conditions & frequent diagnosis, and descriptions of measurement methodology.
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HQCA-Alberta Quality Matrix for Health - the matrix has two components:

  1. Dimensions of quality, which focus on aspects of the patient/client experience.
  2. Areas of need, which divides the range of services provided by the health system into four distinct, but related, categories.
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IHI Open School for Health Professionals – Improvement Facilitators participating in the TOP IF training have access to online courses offered by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School.
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Important Contacts - Provincial and zone medical leaders.
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Improvement Facilitator Community of Practice - describes how to develop a CoP for PCN Improvement Facilitators.
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Improvement Facilitator CoP Guide - describes how to develop a Community of Practice for PCN Improvement Facilitators.
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Improvement Facilitator Training Sessions - outline of training sessions available from TOP. Includes registration information and links to additional Improvement Facilitator resources.
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Improvement Good News Story - Getting started as a panel manager – words of wisdom (5:44) - Panel managers, physicians and clinic teams from across Alberta share their experiences and “words of wisdom” about how to get started as a panel manager.
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Improvement Good News Story - How Screening Can Positively Impact Patients (2:46) - TOP podcast of screening processes at the Vulcan Medical Clinic (Calgary Rural PCN).
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Improvement Good News Story - Knowing your patient panel leads to better patient care (7:05) - panel managers, physicians and clinic teams from across Alberta use their EMRs to identify and manage their patient panels.
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