CPCSSN Alberta

The Primary care Data Network for Alberta

15th Annual Family Medicine Research Day

Friday June 9th is Family Medicine Research Day at the University of Alberta and several SAPCReN staff will be there to present their work. Please join us if you are on campus Friday!

"Risk Factors for Dementia in Canadian Primary Care Settings" - Anh Pham

"Improving Care and Outcomes for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Managed in Primary Care" - Cliff Lindeman

"Validation of a Case Definition for Speech and Language Disorders in Community-Dwelling Older Adults" - Rebecca Miyagishima

Join us at the 2017 CAHSPR Conference: Towards an Accord for Change

The Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) is holding their annual conference May 24-26, 2017 in Toronto, ON. 

Presentations by SAPCReN staff and affiliated researchers include:

  • Validated Case Definitions using Linked Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Administrative Databases: A Systematic Review (Stephanie Garies)
  • Using Machine Learning Methods to Create Chronic Disease Case Definitions in a Primary Care Electronic Medical Record (Cord Lethebe)
  • Defining and Describing High System Use in Primary Care (Tyler Williamson)

ACFP 62nd Annual Scientific Assembly (March 3-5, 2017)

We presented a number of posters featuring diverse research topics including

  • Alberta Strategy for Patient Oriented Research Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovation Network (AB SPOR PIHCIN) Families' Panel (Cliff Lindeman)
  • Risk Factors for Dementia (Anh Pham)
  • Speech and Language Disorders in Older Canadians: Epidemiologic Primary Care Based Research Using the CPCSSN Database (Rebecca Miyagishima)


Welcome to CPCSSN-AB!

We are very excited to launch our new site! The purpose of this site is to keep our members and the primary care community in Alberta appraised of our activities as well as opportunities for engagement. Our goal is to assist primary care clinicians in optimizing their practice, improving quality care for patients and facilitating innovative, community based research.