Menu
Top

Upcoming Events

Choosing Wisely Recommendations for Family Physicians

The Physician Learning Program and Choosing Wisely Alberta, supported by the AMA, have developed an innovative initiative addressing a problem across the health system; too many tests, procedures and treatments done when they have low value.

Learn More

Building Capacity

Developing a Data Dashboard for Calgary Anesthetists

Health administrative data dashboards have the potential to provide clinicians with timely information that can positively affect their practice. PLP is helping Calgary Anesthetists develop a continual practice feedback system using Tableau.

Learn More

Featured Data Story

Sepsis in the Emergency Department

Surviving Sepsis Campaign Recommendation: Administration of effective intravenous antimicrobials within the first hour of recognition of septic shock (grade 1B) and severe sepsis without septic shock (grade 1C) as the goal of therapy.

Learn More

Featured Data Story

Antipsychotic and sedative use in seniors admitted to Calgary hospitalists

Calgary Hospitalists reduce their use of antipsychotics and sedatives in seniors following education and data with feedback sessions.

Learn More

Data Story

Don’t repeat Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) scans more often than every 2 years

17% (62,525) were done less than two years apart

Highlighted Project

Tranexamic acid (TXA) use during Anesthesia for total joint replacements in Calgary

Does the use of intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) by Calgary anesthesiologists during total knee and hip replacement procedures affect blood transfusion rates in the 72 hours following surgery?

Upcoming Event

February 27, 2017

Choosing Wisely Canada National Meeting - hosted by Choosing Wisely Alberta

Our Email List

Stay Updated

Want to stay up to date with PLP project updates and announcements? Join our semi-regular newsletter list.

Current Projects

An Overview of Our active projects

TWEETS BY PLP
UofC - CME & PD @CME_UofC

Happy Friday! Early bird rate extended for Stroke Symposium on May 26. Register here: cumming.ucalgary.ca/cme/event/2017…

RETWEETED BY ALBERTA PLP
Alberta PLP @AlbertaPLP

Docs at FMC, ACH and across the province are doing an excellent job communicating with patients @EddyLang1twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

CMAJ @CMAJ

“What the hell are we doing wrong?” experts asked at #CADTHSymp session on inappropriate prescribing… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

RETWEETED BY ALBERTA PLP
Haydn @HaydnTL

It takes 17 yr to get high quality evidence to 14% of patients. We need to do more. - Dr Ken Milne #CADTHSymp

RETWEETED BY ALBERTA PLP
Hardeep Singh MD @HardeepSinghMD

No change in test order behavior when price shown in EHR (=showing stuff in EHR alone insufficient) jamanetwork.com/journals/jamai… @JAMAInternalMed

RETWEETED BY ALBERTA PLP