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Apr 122019

Leaders in innovation for the Alberta Bone and Joint Health Registry

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As part of the Expression of Interest process that ran from December 2018 to January 2019, ABJHI received many high-quality submissions. The level of interest in the Alberta Bone and Joint Health Registry Governance Committee and Shoulder Expert Group reflects the need for clinicians, researchers and the Alberta public to have access to robust ...

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Apr 122019

Workshop for ‘Managing Bone Health in Older Adults’

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The Bone and Joint Health Strategic Clinical Network (BJH SCN) and the STOP-Fracture Research Team will deliver a workshop entitled ‘Managing Bone Health in Older Adults’ on April 29, 2019, on appropriate bone health care and secondary fracture prevention programs in Alberta. This workshop is directed towards all healthcare providers and ...

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Apr 122019

Clinical Champions for the Alberta Bone and Joint Health Registry

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ABJHI is honoured to announce the Clinical Champions for the Alberta Bone and Joint Health Registry: Dr. David Sheps and Dr. Raj Sharma. With their guidance and insight, the Alberta Bone and Joint Health Registry will enable access to a complex, integrated bone and joint data system, leading to the creation of new knowledge and innovations, ...

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Jan 312019

Dr. David Sheps Appointed ABJHI Medical Director

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Dr. David Sheps has been appointed Medical Director of ABJHI, effective immediately. As Medical Director, Dr. Sheps assumes responsibility of ensuring ABJHI has appropriate structures and processes to access medical opinions and advice, and of developing strategic partnerships in medical settings in promotion of ABJHI and its services, with a ...

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Dec 052018

Expression of Interest for New ABJHI Initiative: Alberta Bone and Joint Health Registry

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ABJHI is pleased to announce the launch of a new initiative—the development of an Alberta Bone and Joint Health Registry (‘ABJHR’).  The ABJHR will build the technical platform to enable an integrated dataset to create new research, knowledge and innovations to improve Albertans’ quality of life and function. Over the timespan of ...

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Nov 282018

Chisholm Industries Charity Poker Tournament a Win for ABJHI

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The Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute (ABJHI) was honoured last Thursday evening as the charity of choice for Chisholm Industries’ 1st Annual Charity Poker Tournament. Held at the Deerfoot Inn and Casino in Calgary, over 150 guests showed their support by competing in the friendly tournament. Nearly $9,000 was raised through silent ...

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Nov 212018

Get ‘GLA:D’ Through Exercise-based Program for Hip or Knee Osteoarthritis

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Albertans have the opportunity to attend a rewarding eight-week exercise-based program, currently offered in 39 clinics in 18 communities across Alberta, to help manage hip and/or knee osteoarthritis. The group education and exercise sessions enable people to learn how, through exercise and lifestyle choices, osteoarthritis pain can be ...

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Sep 052018

Announcing Our New Edmonton Satellite Office

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ABJHI is pleased to announce the opening of a satellite office in downtown Edmonton. The new office, located at Suite 251 10113-104 Street NW, will provide a dedicated space for staff’s Edmonton activities in a collaborative work environment. We look forward to this new expansion and the opportunities it will afford. Google maps: 10113 ...

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Aug 242018

‘Mobility to the Max’ in Grande Prairie – Fragility & Stability Program

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The Alberta Health Services’ Hip Fracture Home-Based Rehabilitation Program in Grande Prairie, Alberta, is in the spotlight for their efforts in aiding hip fracture patients in restoring independence post-fracture. For the full news article by Diana Rinne, click here. The program is part of the Bone and Joint Health Strategic Clinical ...

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Aug 082018

Cy Frank Legacy Lecture Sept. 12, 2018 in Calgary

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On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, Professor Dame Sally Davies—the 2018 Cy Frank Legacy Lectureship distinguished speaker—will deliver a lecture titled “Compression of Morbidity: The Role of Big Data. Are There Lessons for Canada?” The lecture will begin at 4:00PM at the Libin Theatre, Health Sciences Centre, 3330 Hospital Dr ...

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