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Alberta Poiltics: Bananas Over Bed-blockers

The reason that these acute care beds are filled is because we have not funded long term beds in Alberta. The long term policies have given rise to these systemic crises. Between the privatization of home and long-term care, the province's avoidance of fixing its broken fiscal structure and the lack of a long-term vision for long-term care, the problem is less with the people in the beds and more with the people who long term policy of this government.
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Health Care Wait Times in Alberta Improving

Alberta is building a culture of continuous improvement in health care. This culture is founded on more and better data, innovative thinking, an extraordinary effort to share information, and unprecedented action on the front lines. Wait time reports cards need to examine performance at this level, and Canadians should have this kind of information to grade their health system.

Taxpayers Billed For Cancer Care

EDMONTON - Calling the situation "offensive," Alberta Health Minister Fred Horne said Tuesday there is no way to recoup more than $7,000 in public funds spent in 2007 to send a former health executive...

Wanna Skype, Doc?

More Albertans are meeting with doctors through video conferencing. The technology, which allows patients to see, hear and speak with their health-care providers without leaving their own community, h...