Albertans Should Not Freak Out About Ebola: Health Boss

Albertans Should Not Freak Out About Ebola: Health Boss

The Canadian Press  10.15.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's chief medical health officer is trying to reassure people that the province is ready to deal with potential cases...
In Hot Water Already..

In Hot Water Already..

The Canadian Press  10.14.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Health Minister Stephen Mandel, accused by the Opposition Wildrose of breaking campaign finance rules, says he is sorry...
How Prentice Plans To Put An End To Overcrowded Hospitals

How Prentice Plans To Put An End To Overcrowded Hospitals

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  10.14.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says the province is embarking on a new plan to get 700 seniors out of overcrowded hospitals and...
Nearly 250 Hospital Records Breached

Nearly 250 Hospital Records Breached

The Canadian Press  10. 7.2014
CALGARY - Alberta Health Services says it has no idea why a hospital employee in Calgary inappropriately accessed the personal health information...
AHS's Plan To Get People Protected, Not Infected

AHS's Plan To Get People Protected, Not Infected

John Cotter, The Canadian Press  10. 2.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta is gearing up for the flu season with an ambitious plan to almost double the number of people who get flu shots.Alberta...
Paralysis Cases Under Investigation For Link To EV-D68

Paralysis Cases Under Investigation For Link To EV-D68

10. 1.2014
Alberta Health Services (AHS) says it's investigating four cases of paralysis in children, but the patients have not been diagnosed...
Province To Review Rural Health Care

Province To Review Rural Health Care

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  09.23.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice ordered a sweeping review Tuesday to fix concerns in rural health care, but opposition members...
Hospital's Ebola Scare Response Troubling, Woman Says

Hospital's Ebola Scare Response Troubling, Woman Says

09.22.2014
An Edmonton woman says she is deeply concerned with how the Royal Alexandra Hospital dealt with what was originally suspected to be an...

Mandel to Play Giant Game of Health 'Whack-A-Mole'

09.22.2014
He'll learn, if he follows the money, that two thirds of health dollars spent are public dollars, yet two thirds of health dollars consumed...
Hospital ER Reopens After Ebola Ruled Out

Hospital ER Reopens After Ebola Ruled Out

09.22.2014
The Royal Alexandra Hospital emergency department is being re-opened after Ebola was ruled out as the cause of a patient's illness. The...
Alberta Hospitals Gets Average Results Despite Highest Spending

Alberta Hospitals Gets Average Results Despite Highest Spending

09.19.2014
Alberta is by far the biggest spender in the country on hospital care, yet the provincial health system is producing only middling results,...
Out-Of-Province Patients In Pain Seek Out Treatment In Alberta

Out-Of-Province Patients In Pain Seek Out Treatment In Alberta

The Canadian Press  09.16.2014
REGINA - Some residents of Regina are travelling to Alberta to have oral surgery rather than put up with dental pain for up to a year because...
Rare Respiratory Virus Cases Spike in Alberta Kids

Rare Respiratory Virus Cases Spike in Alberta Kids

The Canadian Press  09.15.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's medical officer of health says a recent spike in the number of children with respiratory illness is pretty normal...
Alberta's Growing Problem Of Chronic Diseases

Alberta's Growing Problem Of Chronic Diseases

09. 9.2014
Alberta must take dramatic action to address the growing demand for health services from people who have ongoing, incurable diseases such...