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Primary Care Networks Program Management Office
Toward Optimized Practice

2017 Fall Forum

The fall PCN Strategic Leadership Forum was held on Friday, September 8, and Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Calgary.


2017 Fall PCN Strategic Leadership Forum Agenda


Integration and the Public Experience
David Price, Health Arrows
Merwan Saher, Auditor General of Alberta
Dr. Brad Bahler, Medical Director, PCN Evolution; Senior Medical Lead, PHCIN
Rob Skrypnek, Senior Program Officer, Primary Health Care; Senior Provincial Director, PHCIN
Hospital to Home Discharges
Jessica Schaub, Evaluation Manager, Edmonton Southside PCN
Sheri Fielding, Clinical Director, Edmonton Southside PCN
Dementia Care and Community Geriatric Service Planning
Sharon Hamlin, Senior Planner, Provincial Primary Health Care, AHS
Charlene Knudsen, Practice Lead, Dementia Strategy, AHS
Specialist Integration: Forging New Links in the Chain of Patient Care
Dr. Rick Ward, Medical Director, Primary Care, AHS – Calgary Zone
Dr. Linda Slocombe, Medical Director, Calgary Foothills PCN
Dr. Christine Luelo, Medical Director, South Calgary PCN
Yolanda Martens van Hilst, Program Manager, Service Delivery, Calgary Foothills PCN
Dr. Mark Swain, Head, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Calgary

A Place to Stand: Continuity
Dr. Brad Bahler, Medical Director, PCN Evolution and Senior Medical Lead, PHCIN
Dr. Richard Lewanczuk, Senior Medical Director, Primary Health Care and Chronic Disease Management, Alberta Health Services
Charlene Morrison, Health Quality Council of Alberta

CPAR: Cornerstone for Continuity 
Dr. Tobias Gelber, Associate Clinic, Pincher Creek, President, Section of Rural Medicine, Chinook PCN
Barbra McCaffrey, TOP EMR Lead, Alberta Medical Association

CPAR Workshop
Chris Diamant, EMR Advisor, Alberta Medical Association
Dr. Tobias Gelber, President Section of Rural Medicine, Chinook PCN
Barbra McCaffrey, TOP EMR Lead, Alberta Medical Association

QI Member Support Planning
Mark Watt, Program Development Lead, Toward Optimized Practice
Angela Johnson, Alberta AIM

Governance Framework DIscussion
Andrea Atkins, Consultant, Practice Management Program
Sean Miles, Consultant, Practice Managenent Program