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Mar 312015

Choosing Wisely: Do I Really Need that Test, Treatment or Procedure?

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Patients and members of the Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) have collaborated to make recommendations for curbing diagnostic tests and treatments that may be overused or inappropriately ordered. The recommendations are made under Choosing Wisely Canada, a national campaign organized in partnership with the Canadian Medical Association ...

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METRO NEWS: Return of Alberta health-care premiums could have an ‘unintentional’ planning benefit
Mar 272015

METRO NEWS: Return of Alberta health-care premiums could have an ‘unintentional’ planning benefit

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METRO NEWS: On Tuesday night, Premier Jim Prentice announced a plan to reinstate health care premiums in Alberta, sparking debates across the province. In an online budget survey conducted by the province, only 28 per cent of the population supported the return of health care premiums. However, in his pre-budget televised speech, Prentice ...

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ABJHI Mourns the Loss of Dr. Cy Frank
Mar 062015

ABJHI Mourns the Loss of Dr. Cy Frank

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Cy Frank, surgeon, researcher, innovator, visionary, passed away suddenly on March 5, 2015. His was a life of continuous journey in pursuit of medical knowledge, health care innovation, and visionary public health policy. Cy’s unabashed passion and confident resoluteness inspired others to join him on his journey. Continue reading » Share:

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