albertapatients

Alberta’s doctors, through the Alberta Medical Association, have established albertapatients – an online, members-only health care forum – to engage in dialogue about health care in our province.
Here you can find resources and associated materials to promote or learn more about albertapatients.

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Current news

Help Albertans have a say in health care

May 19, 2016

We've created an easy way to spread the word about albertapatients.ca! Just visit our Spread the Word referral form, then enter your email address in the box provided. From there we will send you an email with information about albertapatients.ca that you can forward to your contact list. It's that easy!

Seniors caregiving a growing concern for Albertans

October 21, 2015

As Alberta’s population ages, a growing proportion of the province will be faced with caregiving for their aging relatives and friends according to a recent poll by ThinkHQ Public Affairs Inc.

Perspectives on seniors’ health care in Alberta

October 20, 2015

The burdens of an aging population on the province’s health care system is an issue weighing heavily on the minds of Albertans today, according to a recent survey by ThinkHQ Public Affairs, Inc. Further, the survey finds that Albertans’ confidence in the health system in relation to seniors’ care is troublingly low, and that most provincial residents are relatively uninformed about what supports and services are available for seniors.

Albertans’ concerns and expectations about aging

October 15, 2015

When it comes to getting older, health and money are the biggest concerns for Albertans, and they are relatively pessimistic about their prospects for the future according to recent ThinkHQ Public Affairs Inc. poll.

Aging population changing perceptions of aging in alberta

October 14, 2015

Canadians, Albertans, are living longer than ever before, and as a result are having profound impacts on society, the social safety net, the economy, and according to a recent ThinkHQ Public Affairs poll, perceptions of aging itself.

Alberta Medical Association seeks patient input on health care system through innovative online community

June 16, 2015

The Alberta Medical Association wants to hear from all Albertans about the health care system, and is seeking public input through an innovative, new online community – Albertapatients.ca. The new online community will be open for all adult Albertans to join, providing them with an opportunity to give input on the current system, and to shape the future of health care in Alberta through regular professionally executed survey research. Albertapatients.ca will also act as a conduit for Alberta’s doctors to update patients about what’s going on in health care delivery, and report on findings from the survey research.

The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members, providing leadership & support for their role in the provision of quality health care.