About the Primary Care Network
The Calgary Rural Primary Care Network, operating since early 2006, is agreement between local rural physicians and Alberta Health Services in the communities of Black Diamond, Bragg Creek, Chestermere, Claresholm, Eden Valley a community of the Stoney First Nation, High River, Lake Louise, Nanton, Okotoks, Siksika First Nation, Strathmore and Vulcan.
The Primary Care Network represents 27 Clinics, 92 physicians and serves more than 89,000 residents in the area.
The Calgary Rural Primary Care Network works to sustain and improve community health status and primary health care services. The Calgary Rural Primary Care Network will feature “local” multidisciplinary primary care teams that work together to coordinate existing services, lead new initiatives and monitor performance.
The Primary Care Network encourages ongoing dialogue between family physicians and Alberta Health Services as they collaborate to enhance primary health care for patients and communities.
The Calgary Rural Primary Care Network provides new ways for health professionals to work together in improving health, preventing illness and providing access to appropriate health services.
The Primary Care Network works closely with Alberta Health Services to support health care programs.