EMRs news archive page

Browse below or look in the right-hand column of this web page for an archive of EMR news stories by month of publication.

Archived News

Specialists’ EMR Requirements Project Report

January 28, 2014

Alberta specialists are invited to share insight on how electronic medical record (EMR) solutions can meet the distinct clinical and business needs of their practices.

EMR Support Services - Update September 1, 2014

September 1, 2014

Alberta Health and the Alberta Medical Association (AMA) have been working together to develop a continuance of basic EMR support services through the Alberta Health EHR Deployment team. These are a subset of the services previously offered by the Physician Office System Program (POSP), and have been provided by the AMA on an interim basis. AMA interim EMR support services will end September 1, 2014.

Consolidate referral info with the Alberta Referral Directory

November 21, 2013

Attention all specialists and consultants: The Alberta Referral Directory (ARD), an online database that centralizes physician referral information across the province, can help you save time and money.

Protecting personal health information: Do you have a disaster recovery plan?

November 8, 2013

On October 24, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) released its investigation report into the outage that resulted from a fire at the Shaw Court building in Calgary.

Clinical input guides Alberta's EHR

October 25, 2013

Alberta's electronic health record (EHR) continues to evolve, guided by the clinical advice of the Integrated Clinical Working Group (ICWG) and its Subgroups. With membership drawn from a range of medical and clinical professions and locations, these groups meet regularly to advise on EHR directions and initiatives.

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.