‚ÄčIf so, you can sign up for the Community Information Integration/Central Patient Attachment Registry program. There are already 12 clinics using PS Suite that are live, and another 11 clinics in progress to implement CII/CPAR and connect their clinic EMR to the rest of the health system. This article is the fifth and final in a series to highlight CII/CPAR implementation experience with the five conformed EMRs

For primary care providers, you can contribute your panels to CPAR and receive eNotifications when your patients have had a hospital admission, hospital or emergency department (ED) discharge or day surgery at an AHS facility. Telus is currently unable to represent encounters to the Community Encounter Digest (download a sample CED). That is expected later this year.

Interested in learning more or participating?

Primary care providers should contact their Primary Care Network if they are interested; or e-mail continuity@albertadoctors.org. You can also read more about getting started.

Specialist care providers in the community can now submit consult reports to Alberta Netcare through CII. There are already over 130,000 new consult reports in Netcare informing providers in EDs and hospitals of management plans already in place for patients from their community specialist.

Interested specialist care providers can check out CII for Specialists and should e-mail cii-specialty@albertadoctors.org.