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Oct 112017

Cy Frank Legacy Lecture Draws 200 in Edmonton and Calgary — Watch the Video

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Approximately 200 people turned out in Edmonton and Calgary on Oct. 6 to hear the second of three lectures in the 2017 Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship featuring distinguished speaker Dr. Tom Noseworthy. In his lecture, titled “Innovation in healthcare: Lines of sight to policy and practice,” Dr. Noseworthy focused on 12 characteristics of high-performing healthcare systems, citing examples from Alberta Health Services’ Strategic ...

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Sep 142017

ABJHI Launches Motion-Evoking Logo as Part of Evolution and Strengthening of Brand

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  Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute today launched a motion-evoking logo using a combination mark with icon and text, marking a dramatic transformation of its visual identity. The icon uses sweeping curved lines to suggest a free-flowing human figure containing discreet depictions of bones and joints. The figure is accentuated by an arc of discs conveying fluidity of movement. The institute’s name is set in a serif typeface ...

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Sep 142017

Dr. Chris Eagle Joins Board of Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute

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Dr. Chris Eagle, a distinguished health care leader in Alberta, has joined the board of directors of Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute, effective immediately. Dr. Eagle is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Calgary Health Trust and the former President and CEO of Alberta Health Services. “Dr. Eagle is a highly respected health care leader,” Ian Robinson, the board’s chair, said. “His lifelong dedication to bettering ...

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Aug 172017

BJH SCN Seeks Pathway to Better Care for Obese Patients with Osteoarthritis

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Alberta’s first workshop on how to improve care for osteoarthritis sufferers who have the added burden of being obese revealed that patients and their care providers need new evidence-informed guidance. “What we heard over the course of two days is that we need to shift patient perception of the role of surgery, adapt OA treatment strategies to reflect the unique needs of obese patients, and develop provincial-level treatment guidance ...

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