The AHS app keeps you in touch with health resources and information no matter where you are. Find healthcare locations, influenza clinics, medication list resources and support for personal care planning through the AHS app. Real-time wait times are also available for emergency departments in Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, and Red Deer.
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Albertans, including patients, families and the public now have greater flexibility when wanting to get valuable information from Alberta Health Services (AHS). Voice activated personal assistants Amazon Alexa, and the Google Assistant application are now available to answer AHS specific voice commands, that include providing up-to-the-minute estimated emergency department wait times, influenza immunization clinic times and locations, and the latest AHS news.
If you have either smart-home system, Amazon Alexa or the Google Assistant, you can ensure to stay current to better manage and maintain your health.
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The My Care Conversations app is a smart phone application that will allow patients to record their conversations with their cancer care team to help reduce the stress and assist with recall and understanding. Patients and families that use the app will be empowered to take a more active role in their healthcare by being able to record and re-listen to their conversations.
My Care Conversations app is available for iOS and Android.
Bugs & Drugs provides practitioners with the latest recommendations for the appropriate use of antimicrobials and the optimal treatment and prevention of infectious diseases. It is also a key component of antimicrobial stewardship efforts. This reference can optimize patient outcomes and minimize the unintended consequences of antimicrobial use, including: toxicity, superinfections, resistance and unnecessary treatment costs.
Bugs & Drugs is available for iOS and Android.
The Alberta Health Services Emergency Medical Services Medical Control Protocols app for iOS devices provides emergency medical providers access to easy-to-use Alberta Health Services Protocols (Medical Control Protocols and Critical Care Medical Control Protocols) specifically designed for use in the pre-hospital environment.
MedHF is a tool designed to assist clinicians caring for patients with heart failure. Developed by Alberta Health Services’ Cardiovascular Health & Stroke Strategic Clinical Network (SCN), the MedHF iPhone app utilizes algorithms that support healthcare professionals in the initiation, titration, assessment and monitoring of 4 drug classes commonly used to treat heart failure.
WorkTrax captures time spent providing standardized categories of patient care activities and also identifies how the pharmacy staff member interacted with the patient and/or their family. No patient identifying information is captured in the WorkTrax application. Interfacing between the web and mobile applications of WorkTrax allows users to report clinical workload data in either platform and view data in full.
The ACATs codes have been developed to help surgeons, booking office staff and operational leadership understand the prioritization of wait times for surgical patients based on disease progression, pain and functional impairment.
ACATS is an online app.
CKM is a treatment option for managing advanced chronic kidney disease. This pathway is a resource for patients and healthcare professionals with a focus on quality of life, symptom management, and living well without dialysis.
CKM is an online app.
This app is based on content from the Toward Optimized Practice Clinical Practice Guideline “Primary Care Management of Headache in Adults.”
HeadachePro is an online app.
This is used by the Edmonton and Calgary Genetics clinics to allow patients to enter in their family history which was traditionally mailed out in the form of a questionnaire. This is used by patients in the comfort of their own home after they have been referred to the Genetics clinic and have been given a user account. This app is available only as part of a referral to the clinic.
AHS is dedicated to quality assurance in infection prevention and control. Infection Prevention and Control uses this app to observe moments of hand hygiene. For example, it tracks what clinicians are doing with respect to hand hygiene before and after a surgery. This app is not available to the public.