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Organizations: Health Publication Type: Reference Material

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January 21, 2019

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The Schedule of Medical Benefits, or SOMB, lists all the health services that physicians health practitioners are able to bill for their services and the rules that govern billing. (Amended January 21, 2019: see related tab for ACHIP Bulletin listing amendments.)


Views: 70
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January 14, 2019

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Intended for public health professionals, this document provides a summary of the exclusions and recommendations for microbiological clearance for cases and contacts of cases with enteric illnesses who work in sensitive occupations or situations based on a review of current best practices.


Views: 315
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January 1, 2019

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Intended for public health professionals, this resource presents the recommended practices for the management and reporting of rabies as a notifiable disease. Topics covered include: a case definition of the disease; information on reporting requirements; disease etiology; clinical presentation;...


Views: 46
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December 20, 2018

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Intended for public health professionals, this resource presents the recommended practices for the reporting of diseases in unusual form as notifiable diseases. Includes a case definition and reporting requirements for the diseases. The guidelines were developed by Alberta Health with input and...


Views: 658
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December 17, 2018

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The Alberta Immunization Policy outlines the policies for the provision of publicly-funded immunizations in Alberta. It contains a complete listing of vaccines and biologicals that are publicly-funded and indications for their use. PLEASE NOTE: These policies and documents are revised as new...


Views: 390
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December 1, 2018

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Reference list of reportable communicable diseases for medical officers of health and their designates.


Views: 145
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November 1, 2018

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Intended for public health professionals, this resource presents the recommended practices for the management and reporting of Botulism as a notifiable disease. Topics covered include: a case definition of the disease; information on reporting requirements; disease etiology; clinical...


Views: 79
Last Modified

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...


Views: 286
Last Modified

October 1, 2018

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This guideline describes the prenatal screening program as it relates to the screening targets for selected communicable diseases in Alberta. The goal of the prenatal screening program is to identify selected communicable diseases for which suitable interventions can be offered to protect and...


Views: 172
Last Modified

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...