PCN Operational Resources

PCN Objectives

PCN objectives are established by an agreement between Alberta Health (AH) and Alberta Medical Association (AMA). The provincial objectives of AH and AMA are:   

1. Accountable & Effective Governance - Establish clear & effective governance roles, structures & processes that support shared accountability & the evolution of primary healthcare delivery.

2. Strong Partnerships & Transitions of Care - Coordinate, integrate & partner with health services & other social services across the continuum of care.

3. Health Needs of the Community and Population - Plan service delivery on high quality assessments of the community's needs through community engagement and assessment of appropriate evidence.

4. Patient's Medical Home - Implement patient's medical home to ensure Albertans have access to the right services through the establishment of interdisciplinary teams that provide comprehensive primary care.

PCN Policies

​Primary Care Networks (PCNs) are governed by the following policy document created by Alberta Health. Revised in March, 2018.