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Organizations: Health Audience: Government

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February 4, 2019

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Building Communities of Care includes two funding components that specifically address the continuing care needs of Indigenous communities: business case development grants and competitive capital grants. This guide provides information about how to apply for business case development grant...


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January 30, 2019

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Cyanobacteria (also referred to as blue-green algae) are common photosynthetic bacteria that live in surface waters. Under favorable conditions, such as warm water and high nutrient content, these bacteria can form nuisance “blooms”. The presence of blooms in recreational water causes unpleasant...


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January 1, 2019

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This manual has been developed through a partnership between Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services, the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch – Alberta Region, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, and Alberta Environment and Parks to provide guidance to public health and veterinary professionals...


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December 3, 2018

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The compensation plan for pharmacy services, first established in 2012, aims to improve patient access to health professionals, increase efficiency in health care delivery, provide incentives for patient-focused pharmacy care in the community, and increase the capacity of the health care system...


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October 19, 2018

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2018 Data standard definition for the collection of provider data elements in the context of the Alberta Provider Registry. A Provider is defined as a person that performs services or provides goods of interest to the health sector.


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October 18, 2018

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In rural Alberta, 90 per cent of people use private well water supplies for domestic use (e.g. drinking, cooking, bathing or cleaning). Domestic well water systems are not regulated by either the provincial or federal governments. The Government of Alberta along with Alberta Health Services...


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October 10, 2018

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2018 specification package defines standards used for laboratory information systems to send results using a standardized message including transforming data, normalizing with appropriate terminology, and leveraging an HL7 message and an optional CDA-compliant clinical document. The summary...


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September 9, 2018

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Degree Days are a measurement of heat accumulation. For the purpose of this report, Degree Days are calculated by subtracting the threshold temperature for West Nile Virus development (14.3 degrees celcius) from the daily mean temperature. Calculating the cumulative Degree Days over a season can...


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September 1, 2018

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In June 2018 the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate released an investigative review examining the lives of twelve youth who died from opioid poisoning between October 2015 and September 2017. The review identified opportunities for system improvements in five areas, with five corresponding...


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August 27, 2018

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2018 data set definition for the operation of the Newborn Metabolic Screening (NMS) Program in the province of Alberta. The elements included in the data set are related to an infant’s demographics, birth record, laboratory record and information collected during the screening pathway...