AMA dr2dr Secure Messaging

As of January 2018, the AMA has dissolved its dr2dr partnership with Microquest. View the details here.

Please see below for archived news and information regarding dr2dr.

AMA dr2dr news archive

dr2dr Final Report

January 24, 2018

In follow up to the fall 2018 AMA Board decision to dissolve its ongoing dr2dr relationship with Microquest, the AMA has prepared a final report to provide both a comprehensive summary/overview of the project and full disclosure and accountability regarding the process, outcome and financial investment.

Patient portals and secure messaging

September 12, 2017

Over the last decade or so, the advent of computer technology has ushered in a new age of health care in Alberta. From the transition to electronic medical records in community medical offices to the implementation of large-scale electronic health records and clinical information systems, the medical profession in Alberta is now at the crux of integrating the flow of digital health information across the health continuum.

Danger, Will Robinson! Danger!

July 12, 2017

Quality and efficiency are key elements of professional patient care and because many patients receive care from two or more providers, physicians need to communicate and consult quickly. When e-communicating, however, the last thing you want is for your message, often containing confidential patient information, to be “Lost in Space.”

Good: You’re communicating.

July 5, 2016

For Alberta’s physicians, secure messaging has arrived. And while you have some choice as to your preferred system, only one has been designed specifically with the needs of AMA members in mind, and that’s AMA dr2dr Secure Messaging.

Are you conducting a risky business?

July 4, 2016

E-communications have become ubiquitous in our busy lives and while you know that emailing, texting and faxing are not secure channels over which to exchange confidential information, you continue to use it, thinking (hoping) that you’ll never experience a security breach. Despite having set gold standards for yourself and your clinic staff, when undertaken in the context of a maxed-out-busy work environment, e-communications (such as texts and email exchanges) are fraught with the potential to be compromised.

Got your AMA dr2dr account? Don't get left behind!

June 23, 2016

The July provincial launch of AMA dr2dr Secure Messaging is fast-approaching! With the introduction of this secure e-communications system, general practice and specialty physicians and clinics in Alberta have the opportunity to lead a health care secure messaging movement gaining momentum across the country.

Red Deer Kicks-off AMA dr2dr

June 2, 2016

On Thursday, May 26, Red Deer started on the journey to axe the fax. Turnout was excellent at the three information sessions held to kick-off the Limited Production Rollout of the AMA dr2dr Secure Messaging System. Participants included physicians and office representatives from both specialist and general practice clinics.

Safeguarding patient data; secure messaging for Alberta physicians

March 24, 2016

The AMA and Microquest Inc. have signed an agreement to provide Alberta physicians with AMA dr2dr Secure Messaging (AMA dr2dr). Click to learn more.

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