On July 29, we released the report: Overweight and obesity in adult Albertans: a role for primary healthcare. This report provides an in-depth analysis of the prevalence, burden, and rates of use of a number of key healthcare services for overweight
Canadian Patient Safety Week (CPSW) 2015 will take place October 26-30, 2015. CPSW and Canada’s Virtual Forum aim to share information about best practices in patient safety with healthcare professionals, patients, and their families
Clean hands save lives – and STOP! Clean Your Hands Day is one way you can demonstrate your commitment to clean hands. The national event is hosted by the Canadian Patient Safety Institute and will take place on Tuesday, May 5. This year’s
Sign-up to receive your fresh copy of HQCA’s Quality Connection quarterly newsletter – featuring our latest activities and upcoming initiatives. Check out our spring 2015 issue here for news about our Board Chair, two successful education
The Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) has released results of the first provincial surveys that measure the experience of residents and families with the quality of care and services received at supportive living facilities in Alberta.
The Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) has released the findings and recommendations from a review of the transport and care provided to critically-ill and time-sensitive medevac patients since the March 2013 Edmonton City Centre Airport
This document captures the activities and accomplishments of the HQCA in 2013-14. “The work of the HQCA is not always an easy picture to paint, and so I hope this publication effectively illustrates who we are and how we work, and the
Review the technical reports here. Background What is it? The HQCA surveyed emergency department (ED) patients every two weeks between June 2010 and July 2013. Over the three year period 21,013 patients were asked about their recent
On December 11, 2014 we released the results of our biennial survey of Albertans’ satisfaction and experience with healthcare services. Overall, 66% of Albertans were satisfied with healthcare services they received, compared to 64% in 2012.
HQCA contributes to Global Patient Safety Alerts October 30, 2014 Posted Oct 30, 2014 The Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) and Alberta Health Services (AHS) have started contributing information to Global Patient Safety