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​Articles, information and postings on the latest updates to the Community Information Integration/Central Patient Attachment Registry (CII/CPAR) initiative.

Note of acknowledgement: We are aware that these are extraordinary times and we understand COVID-19 is the priority for physicians and PCNs right now. CII/CPAR continues to offer an opportunity for enhanced continuity and remains available to physicians as their situation evolves.

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October 2021
Ronda Ryder was at a long-term care facility when she was asked to see an unscheduled patient who had fallen and felt faint. Read more to find out how the AHS community paramedic used the Community Encounter Digest in Netcare to learn of the patient’s relationship to her PCN physician and was able to provide follow up calls that supported the patient getting the care she needed.



September 2021
Today over half a million Albertans have a Community Encounter Digest in their Netcare record. The program continues to break ground.



September 2021
In a time with high unpredictability, CII/CPAR can bring some planning and predictable work to the provider and team. More than one thousand community physicians now have their EMR integrated with in over 230 clinics across Alberta



July 2021
At his Calgary family practice, many of Dr. Barney Truong’s patients are immigrants who do not speak English. Language barriers are challenging for patients and medical professionals, and Dr. Truong is acutely aware of the information gaps in our health care system that can result from these challenges.
Read more to find out how participating in CII/CPAR can help overcome communication barriers.

You can sign up right now 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. 



Are you an Accuro user?
If so, you can sign up for CII/CPAR There are already over 120 providers in 20+ clinics using Accuro that are fully live and another 145 in 25 clinics in progress to implement CII/CPAR and connect their clinic EMR to the rest of the health system. 



If so, you can sign up for CII/CPAR. There are already 373 physicians in 70 clinics using Med Access that are fully live and another 150 physicians in 32 clinics in progress to implement CII/CPAR and connect their clinic EMR to the rest of the health system. 



If so, you can sign up for CII/CPAR. There are already 189 physicians in 40 clinics using Wolf that are fully live and another 108 physicians in 23 clinics in progress to implement CII/CPAR and connect their clinic EMR to the rest of the health system. 



April 2021
If so, Microquest Healthquest EMR has a straightforward implementation of CII/CPAR. “Healthquest users will experience a fast and easy implementation”, according to Michael McDermott, Project Director, Community Information Integration at Alberta Health.



March 2021
The number of community physicians sharing select information from their community EMR with Alberta Netcare grows weekly. 



February 2021
For Edmonton family physician Dr. Janet Craig, eNotifications from Community Information Integration/Central Patient Attachment Registry (CII/CPAR) have proven to have potentially life-saving impacts.



January 2021
Growing participation in Community Information Integration and the Central Patient Attachment Registry (CII/CPAR) is making a difference to continuity of care for Albertans.



December 2020
A young woman is admitted to hospital suffering a hemorrhagic stroke. She is quickly operated on but following surgery hospital staff are puzzled when the woman’s blood pressure remains very high. 
Read more to find out how a CED helped hospital staff find the answers they needed.



November 2020
The Community Information Integration/Central Patient Attachment Registry program is connecting community providers with the rest of the health system through Alberta Netcare and it has exceeded some exciting milestones. 



November 2020
For one family doctor, signing on for the Community Information Integration/Central Patient Attachment Registry initiative (CII/CPAR) offered too many advantages to ignore. Learn about his experience.



November 2020
A letter to PCNs from the Interim Chair of the Continuity Supports Rollout Steering Committee



October 2020
An eNotification delivered through the CII/CPAR initiative can lead to better care coordination and an improved patient outcome. 



September 2020
How a family physician who provides maternity care, through participation in CII/CPAR was able to quickly get two patients the care they needed. 



August 2020
Technology for continuity and integration continues to advance in Alberta.


June 2020
How eNotifications are making major differences in patient care



June 2020
Report supports emergency care for cardiac patient.


Continuity Success Stories
May 2020
Podcast highlights from a specialist and primary care physicians using CII/CPAR.