Primary Care News archive

The Primary Care Alliance brings you information about current initiatives, activities and events related to primary care in Alberta.

Click below to access archived issues of Primary Care News.

2019

  • May
    In this issue: ACPF Reminder I ACTT launches I Managing Opioid Use Disorder I New phase for CII/CPAR I Other news
    April
    In this issue: Proposed SGP name feedback I Opioid response updates I Celebrating PMH practices I CII CPAR early lessons I Other news
  • March
    In this issue: SGP vs. SFM I ACFP Awards I CII CPAR Update I AMA Opioid Change Package I Other News
  • February
    In this issue: Informatics update I Opioid workshop I PMH provincial report card I PaCT update 
  • January
    In this issue: Blended Capitation Project I Family Medicine Summit I  2019 PCN Board Governance Training I CII/CPAR Update

2018

  • December
    In this issue: Alberta Health and CII & CPAR I Family Medicine Summit I Integrating Patient Medical Records I Benefits of treating OUD
  • November
    In this issue: SOMB Update I Family Medicine Summit I Health Outcomes research I PaCT Update
  • October
    In this issue: The Primary Care Team will C U now | Tools for practice | Medical Informatics | PaCT first phase update
  • September
    In this issue: Could she be your patient? | Getting practical about your practice | PrEP | PaCT update
  • June
    In this issue: Primary health care and the opioid crisis | CPAR changes | CFPC releases family medicine professional profile | PaCT is innovating team based care
  • May
    In this issue: Provincial PCN Committee | Matching physician leaders with opportunities | APCC call for abstracts | A network for primary health care knowledge
  • April
    In this issue: Three Dimensions of Continuity | World Family Doctor Day | Obesity Management | New Food Guide | Primary Care Docs in Demand
  • March
    In this issue: The case for continuity | Income equity update | New CPG for medical cannibinoids | LeadFM conference | AHS rural opioid dependency program | Physician leaders` network | You GO girl
  • February
    In this issue: PCN Strategic Forum | Physician Resource Planning | LeadFM | Assisting Seniors in the community | Preparations for CPAR | Screening for Life | PaCT Launches
  • January
    In this issue: Provincial PCN Committee | Negotiations 2018 | Alberta Scientific Assembly | Primary care research | CPAR: LPR

2017

  • December
    In this issue: Season's Greetings!
  • November
    In this issue: Continuity and the Patient's Medical Home | Negotiations 2018 & Disruptive Physician Behavior | Don't miss the ACFP's ASA | CPAR rolls out in 2018 | PaCT Phase One has launched
  • October 
    In this issue: Patient's Medical Home is the common thread | Central Patient Attachment Registry | Accelerating Primary Care Conference | Patient's Medical Home award winners
  • September 
    In this issue: PCN Forum update on PCN Governance Framework | Income equity work to continue | Practising Wisely CPDs now available | CHANGE Cancer Alberta | Are you ready for CPAR | APCC program sessions now available
  • July
    In this issue: PCN governance framework implementation | Physician resource planning | PEIP conference October 20-21 | A partnership to tackle obesity | APCC call for oral presentation
  • June 
    In this issue: PCN physicians vote for change | Update from the special RF | ACFP shadowing program wants YOU! | Seniors hub demonstrates integrated care | Save the date for APCC
  • May 
    In this issue: Vote now on the PCN Governance Framework | Engaging Leadership Opportunities | PCN Governance Framework: Why should I care? | BedMed Clinical Trials are recruiting now
  • April
    In this issue: PCN Governance Framework | SGP Bulletin | CPD Opportunities | Better Wise
  • March 
    In this issue: PCN Governance Framework | Equity and the RF | Celebrating Excellence in Family Medicine | New AIM website | Get Out Get Active
  • February
    In this issue: New PCN governance changes | Equity and the Representative Forum | Celebrating excellence in family medicine | New primary health care website
  • January
    In this issue: PCN Governance discussions underway | Key activities from the AMA Sections of General Practice and Rural Medicine | Don’t miss out on ACFP’s two incredible CPD events in the majestic Rockies | Are you providing the right prescription? New studies suggest otherwise | PCN Strategic Leadership Forum takes place this weekend

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