​Articles, information and postings on the latest updates to Referral & Consultation and Alberta Surgical Initiative (ASI)


July 2022
The launch of a central access and intake program for specialist referrals called Alberta FAST (Facilitated Access to Specialized Treatment) will be commencing  this summer for Urology and Orthopedics.

July 2022
The launch of a central access and intake program for specialist referrals called Alberta FAST (Facilitated Access to Specialized Treatment) will be commencing later this summer for two specialties, Urology and Orthopedics. There will be one FAST Program per geographic zone.

June 2022
Changes are coming soon to the referral and consultation process. For the past several months, primary care champions have been co-designing, with specialty care champions, several process and program improvements.