Studies and Reviews

The HQCA conducts studies and reviews of various facets of Alberta’s healthcare system. This work helps us fulfill the following areas of our mandate:

  • Measure, monitor and assess patient safety and health service quality.
  • Identify effective practices and make recommendations for the improvement of patient safety and health service quality.
  • Assist in the implementation and evaluation of activities, strategies and mechanisms designed to improve patient safety and health service quality.
  • Assess or study matters respecting patient safety and health service quality.
  • Appoint a panel and provide administrative support for public inquiries relating to the health system, as directed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

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