January Messenger 2019

Melissa Campbell CPSA, Messenger

From the new Council President: a new brand on the horizon? Medical Matters Ensuring patients are protected New two-part TPP Alberta form coming this spring Giving patients the tools to take a more active role in their health care What do my annual fees pay for? Hearing Tribunal Decision Optimized Prescribing with Seniors An update on how the College will …

A new brand on the horizon?

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta Council, CPSA, Messenger

Dr. John SJ Bradley It is with great pleasure that I write to you as the 2019 CPSA President. I have been practising medicine in Alberta for the last 14 years and this will be my fourth year on Council. Based on this experience, I believe the CPSA has an issue with its brand. For many physicians in Alberta, including …

The inevitable requirement for change in health care

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta CPSA, Latest News Archive, Medical Matters, Messenger 4 Comments

Well, it’s the beginning of another year and 2019 certainly has the potential for some significant changes in health care. Things like the upcoming provincial election, the roll out of Connect Care within Alberta Health Services and the advancements of health technology, such as augmented and artificial intelligence (AI), will all impact how Albertans receive health care in the coming …