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Feb 112016

Alberta Researchers to Present Findings on Crucial KPIs for Central Intake

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Alberta researchers will present to rheumatologists on Feb. 19 a crucial set of indicators for revealing how centralized intake methods are performing for people with arthritis. They are believed to be the first set of key performance indicators (KPIs) tied to centralized intake for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA), the two ...

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Feb 082016

Martin Ferguson-Pell: Infusing Innovation into the Health System

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Albertans are going to have to become more inventive if they are to avoid declines in health services as world oil prices and the Canadian dollar continue to slide, ABJHI’s Executive Director, Martin Ferguson-Pell, writes in the National Post. The province has already seen increases in wait times for hip and knee replacements – one of the ...

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Feb 042016

Gain Sharing in Hip and Knee Replacements

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The 10,000 Albertans who will have a hip or knee replaced this year are going to be up and mobile sooner after surgery, have less pain and better physical outcomes, be home from hospital sooner, and express greater satisfaction with their care than those who had the same surgery five years ago. These improvements won’t cost taxpayers any ...

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