The Patient's Medical Home (PMH) is an integral part of Alberta’s primary health care strategy to foster transformation of
our health system. It
is recognized as a proven means to improve patient access and outcomes, and to
slow the rise of healthcare expenditures.
Learn about 2 local cognitive science studies
that address the challenge of spread and scale of the PMH and provide
actionable insights into how to support system transformation efforts.
between specialty and primary care is key to reducing unnecessary hospital
admissions, readmissions, medical errors and delays in receiving care.
about our local cognitive
science pilot study that sought to understand how family physicians and
specialists make sense of the referral/consultation process and our
recommendations to support better integration within our health system:
Liver cirrhosis is a leading cause of morbidity and premature mortality. Problems in coordination and transitions of care contribute to high rates of hospital readmissions and inadequate quality of care.
Learn about a sub-study focused on gaining an understanding of how primary and specialty care physicians and nurse practitioners think about and make decisions when faced with providing care for someone living with cirrhosis, including any key differences in how these groups approach this care:
ACTT is pleased to support the University of Alberta's Department of Family Medicine with the
work of EnACT. EnACT is an infrastructure to support and enhance Alberta's existing practice-based research networks. Supported by the AI Transitional Health Chair in Engaged Scholarship, awarded to Dr. Lee Green, its mission is two-fold: support research in practice, and support research on practice.