Alberta’s first steps in overhauling healthcare delivery
2023-11-18 from theglobeandmail.com
The Alberta government has taken its first concrete steps in its plans to overhaul how health care is delivered in the province after the newly appointed board of Alberta Health Services said six of the organization’s top executives have been removed from their positions.
The announcement comes just a week after Premier Danielle Smith announced that she was going to dismantle AHS, and divide service delivery into four separate organizations covering primary care, acute care, continuing care, and mental health and addictions. The four pillars will be connected by what the government calls an integration council.
Former Progressive Conservative cabinet minister and physician Lyle Oberg was appointed by Smith to run the AHS board last week. And an overhaul of the leadership team was inevitable.
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