Technology for continuity and integration, Community Information Integration (CII) – Central Patient Attachment Registry (CPAR) continues to advance in Alberta. .As of early August 2020, there were 326 family physicians and 130 community specialists live in the growing number of users of CII/CPAR.
In July, evaluators at the Health Quality Council of Alberta published a formative evaluation of the initiative so far. Key successes of the initiative include:
As of early August over 50,000 consult reports reside in Netcare from community specialists as a result of the new technology benefiting patients as well as the specialists and their teams. With over 91 clinics participating, more than 160,000 Albertans now have a CED in their Netcare record.
The evaluation report is available
here. The project team has already used findings to improve the participant experience in the initiative.
To learn more about the CII/CPAR initiative you can view the
website, family physicians can contact their PCN to tell them they are interested and community specialists may contact