Did you know that over 700,000 Albertans now have a Community Encounter Digest (CED) in their Alberta Netcare record? The CEDs contain information on over 3.5 million encounters for these patients?

Community Encounter Digests, which share select information from the physician office to Netcare, are increasingly informing care decisions in emergency departments and hospitals. Community Information Integration and the Central Patient Attachment Registry (CII/CPAR) are transforming the way healthcare information is shared in Alberta.

Dr. Chris Le is a family physician in the Edmonton Zone who participates in CII/CPAR. In this short video clip, he describes how he believes CII/CPAR improves and informs patient care:

If you’d like to join Dr. Le and hundreds of other physicians to directly contribute to your patient’s Netcare records, complete this form and we'll be in touch.

To learn more about how CII/CPAR, Netcare and Connect Care systems work together, see this Frequently Asked Questions document.