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  • Important reminder about antivirals for influenza | Alberta Medical Association
    password Login help Alberta Medical Association Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help About the AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First Home News News archives Important reminder about antivirals for influenza Important reminder about antivirals for influenza January 15 2014 The Alberta Medical Association was asked to distribute the following brief reminder Given the prevalence of H1N1 in this year s influenza season and how it more severly affects younger age groups than usual we would like to remind you that the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious AMMI Disease Canada recommends antiviruals be used this way DO use antivirals for influenza patients with risk factors or with moderate to severe disease In general DO NOT use antivrials for patients with mild influenza and no risk factors In general DO NOT use antivirals for influenza prophylaxis execpt fo the management of outbreaks in closed settings See www ammi ca media 60810 Flu Algorithm pdf for details An app by AMMI is also available on the Apple app store Website feedback News News archives October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 2015 16 Winter Holiday Hours Introducing your Member Dashboard Procedured during the two business days following issuance of IFHP eligibility The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members providing leadership support for their role in the provision

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  • "Support each other," MDs told at meeting on physician health | Alberta Medical Association
    Medical Foundation CMF and co chair of the conference said in acknowledging the resident s suicide This is our house this is our community this is our tribe We support each other because that is what we do best The conference presented by the Canadian Physician Health Institute and co hosted with the Alberta Medical Association AMA and the AMA Physician and Family Support Program is held every two years This year s theme was harnessing wisdom across generations to promote physician health and much of the discussion focused on enhancing health in the medical education system as well as in bringing forward intergenerational perspectives to improve physician health and the workplace culture The opening plenary speaker psychiatrist Dr Michael Myers noted the many important innovations Canada has brought to the physician health field Dr Myers a pioneer in the field in Canada who is now vice chair of education and training in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn New York also acknowledged the ongoing challenges medicine faces in recognizing and treating physicians who have mental health issues Speaking on behalf of the Canadian Medical Foundation Dr Ruth Collins Nakai a CMA past president and the foundation s current chair noted that despite the strong network of physician health programs across Canada access to resources varies and many doctors remain unaware of the help that is available to them Much more needs to be done to ensure access to quality programs she said The interface between mental health and behavior was discussed during a plenary session on ways to address the issue of disruptive behavior by physicians throughout the career cycle The session made extensive use of recent work in this area by the Canadian Medical Protective Association In his closing

    Original URL path: https://www.albertadoctors.org/news/news-archives/support-each-other-phys-health (2016-02-01)
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  • Help us honor our members! | Alberta Medical Association
    Website and login help Media Publications Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help Alberta Medical Association Member Sign in AMA member number Password Forgot your password Login help About the AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First Home News News archives Help us honor our members Help us honor our members January 10 2014 Alberta Medical Association AMA members are invited to nominate an AMA member for Member Emeritus distinction The Member Emeritus award recognizes significant contributions to the association and long term membership 20 years Nominees must be unanimously approved by the AMA Board of Directors Please submit nominations by February 15 Download the nomination form from the AMA website Full details including the criteria for awarding Member Emeritus and a list of previous recipients are available on the AMA Member Emeritus webpage Questions Email Ava Butterworth Administrative Assistant Public Affairs T 780 482 0312 Toll free 1 800 272 9680 ext 312 Website feedback News News archives October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 2015 16 Winter Holiday Hours Introducing your Member Dashboard Procedured during the two business days following issuance of IFHP eligibility The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members providing leadership support for their role in the provision of quality health care About the AMA We are the AMA Mission and Vision Careers

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  • Get involved: Volunteer to serve on AMA committees | Alberta Medical Association
    password Login help About the AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First Home News News archives Get involved Volunteer to serve on AMA committees Get involved Volunteer to serve on AMA committees January 10 2014 The strength and effectiveness of the Alberta Medical Association AMA depends in part on the depth of expertise on its committees Members are invited to volunteer to serve on a standing committee or governance group The application deadline is February 15 For more detailed information and to obtain an application form visit the Committees webpage Website feedback News News archives October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 2015 16 Winter Holiday Hours Introducing your Member Dashboard Procedured during the two business days following issuance of IFHP eligibility The Alberta Medical Association stands

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  • Scheduled maintenance will result in AMA website outage | Alberta Medical Association
    Forgot your password Login help About the AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First Home News News archives Scheduled maintenance will result in AMA website outage Scheduled maintenance will result in AMA website outage January 10 2014 Please note The AMA website and AMA email addresses will be unavailable on Saturday January 11 due to a sheduled maintenance window to install and configure a new battery backup system for the AMA datacenter The outage will be five hours in duration 9 a m to 2 p m MST Website feedback News News archives October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 2015 16 Winter Holiday Hours Introducing your Member Dashboard Procedured during the two business days following issuance of IFHP eligibility The Alberta Medical Association stands as an

    Original URL path: https://www.albertadoctors.org/news/news-archives/planned-network-outage-011114 (2016-02-01)
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  • Last call: Have you renewed your AMA membership? | Alberta Medical Association
    archives Last call Have you renewed your AMA membership Last call Have you renewed your AMA membership December 20 2013 If not renew today If you have not renewed by December 31 you risk losing your membership and all the benefits that come with it These benefits include Your medical liability reimbursement Continuing medical education allowance Retention Benefit AMA insurance programs CMA financial services And much more Renew today via one of the following methods Online Log in to the AMA website go to the top right of the AMA homepage For assistance with your log in to the website visit our online login help Mail your completed membership form to the AMA in the postage paid return envelope that was included in your membership package Fax all pages of the form to 780 482 5445 This year we ve added to the membership form a brief questionnaire for clinical physicians practicing in Alberta We ve done this to help us gather more data to ensure we develop a fair and equitable process for allocation The questionnaire can also be completed online Membership questions Contact Kirsten M Sieben T 780 482 0323 Toll free 1 800 272 9680 ext 323 Email Kirsten M Sieben Website feedback News News archives October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 2015 16 Winter Holiday Hours Introducing your Member Dashboard Procedured during

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  • Your president's view on the year ahead | Alberta Medical Association
    Forgot your password Login help About the AMA Leaders Partners Member services Patients First Home News News archives Your president s view on the year ahead Your president s view on the year ahead December 20 2013 This fall Dr Allan S Garbutt a family physician based in Crowsnest Pass became the Alberta Medical Association s AMA s president for 2013 14 In the video below Dr Garbutt speaks about his priorities for the year including the changes he sees coming in Alberta s health care system Website feedback News News archives October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 2015 16 Winter Holiday Hours Introducing your Member Dashboard Procedured during the two business days following issuance of IFHP eligibility The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate

    Original URL path: https://www.albertadoctors.org/news/news-archives/year-ahead (2016-02-01)
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  • December 19, 2013, President's Letter | Alberta Medical Association
    too often fails to provide continuity and support for the vulnerable sometimes with tragic results I admire and respect this Alberta family for their courage in bringing the story forward in a way that can help make things better for others who follow I also want to recognize the HQCA for a constructive approach that looks to fix the system rather than seeking to fix the blame The Alberta Medical Association AMA is mentioned in two recommendations within the report We are being asked to work with the College of Physicians Surgeons of Alberta Alberta Health Services Health Link and others in several areas to explore ways to better support patients with time sensitive health conditions We will carefully review the complete study report and are fully prepared to work with others to implement the recommendations I am optimistic that there will be opportunities for improvement flowing from the AMA s ongoing work with the government to evolve primary care networks under the Primary Medical Care Primary Care Networks Consultation Agreement There are further possibilities in linking primary care more effectively with Strategic Clinical Networks The Provincial Electronic Medical Record Strategy Consultation Agreement will be pivotal to help ensure that we have the information technology infrastructure that is essential if we are to deliver patient centered continuity focused care The end result of all this work should create a health care environment in which all the components and providers work together to provide continuity of care rather than a fragmented sequence of care episodes The patient must be supported and provided with guidance throughout the continuum of care We can however only achieve this by involving all members of the health care team including our patients themselves I will write to you again soon with the latest news arising from

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