AHS eyeing expansion of cataract, ophthalmology surgeries

EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services is issuing a Request for Proposals as it seeks to increase the number of publicly-funded surgeries in the province. Today’s RFP is for ophthalmology chartered surgical facilities (CSF). “Cataract and ophthalmology surgeries have long waitlists with many Albertans waiting longer than is clinically appropriate,” says AHS vice president, Quality, and chief medical officer Dr. Francois ...

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Province seeking proposals to review COVID-19 response

EDMONTON, AB – The provincial government is seeking proposals to review its response to COVID-19. The third-party review aims to enhance Alberta’s capacity to respond to a potential second wave of the novel coronavirus and any other future health emergencies. “A strong, coordinated response can help save lives, prevent wide-scale spread of disease and help jobs and the economy bounce back ...

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