These topics are for PCN board and joint governance members, and executive directors who want to stay abreast of the ever-changing landscape of governance and primary care in Alberta.​

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Launching Now: Technology for Continuity – What do boards need to know?

Essential facts for PCN board and joint governance members about Community Information Integration and the Central Patient Attachment Registry.

Please join us at one of these webinars for PCN board and joint governance members, and executive directors.

Purpose:  To assist PCN board and joint governance members, and executive directors in building knowledge about the Community Information Integration/ Central Patient Attachment Registry (CII/CPAR) initiative and the benefits to the PCN, their physician members and patients.  

The Provincial PCN Committee endorses the CII/CPAR initiative and the AMA Section of General Practice has committed to working with Alberta Health to facilitate communication to physicians and clinics regarding IM/IT initiatives.

Participants will gain an overview of the initiative, benefits for Albertans, physicians and PCNs as well as rollout information.  Register early as these sessions are limited to 20 participants and designed to allow for questions and answers.

Presenters: Dr. Heidi Fell or Dr. Ernst Greyvenstein with the CII/CPAR project team from the AMA and Alberta Health.

​Wednesday, Feb. 6, Noon - 1 p.m.
​Friday, Feb. 8, Noon - 1 p.m.
Friday, Mar. 8, Noon - 1 p.m.
​Tuesday, Mar. 12, Noon - 1 p.m.
​Wednesday, Mar 13, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
​Tuesday, Apr. 9, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Participants will learn:

  • About the implementation timeliness for the rollout in the spring of 2019 – Webinar pre-read: letter from the chair of the Continuity Supports Rollout Steering Committee
  • How to assess the readiness of their PCN to adopt this technology for improved patient continuity
  • That Community Information Integration is a system that transfers select patient information between community Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) and other members of the patient's care team through Alberta Netcare
  • That the Central Patient Attachment Registry is a provincial system that captures the confirmed relationship of a primary provider and their paneled patients

For more information on the initiative, visit the CII/CPAR web page
or the tools and resources page.

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