Continuity of Patient Care Study

The HQCA’s Continuity of Patient Care Study identifies that current processes in Alberta’s healthcare system for managing the complex dealings between referring physicians and specialists or clinics offering specialized healthcare services are variable and may not always be sufficiently reliable to protect patients’ continuity of care.

By examining the continuity of care through the lens of a single patient’s journey, this report shines a light on opportunities to improve Albertans’ experiences when receiving specialized healthcare services.

Continuity of Patient Care Study

Read the full report which includes the HQCA's findings and recommendations. More →

View the news release

View a statement from the patient's family