Bulletins

Communications

Additional novel coronavirus (COVID-19) information can be found on the AHS Staff and Health Professionals page.

Note: Please give the page time to fully load as updated content may not be immediately visible.


Date Implemented Bulletin Title Zone / Program
2021-01-11 Changes to ordering for cystic fibrosis molecular analysis in Connect Care Public Health, Genetics, Calgary, Central,Edmonton, North, South
view-all
2021-01-11 Pneumatic Tube System (PTS) for blood component and blood product delivery to ACH OR Calgary
view-all
2021-01-11 Decommissioning of Blood Storage Refrigerator at FMC Emergency Department (ED) Calgary
view-all
2021-01-11 New Transfusion Service Identification Number (TSIN) System Calgary, South
view-all
2021-01-15 Lab Test Changes – Rural Covenant Health Sites Central, South
view-all
2021-01-15 MyHealth Records Lab Results Online for Patients via My Personal Records Public Health, Genetics, Calgary, Central, Edmonton, North, South
view-all
2021-01-15 On-site COVID-19 Testing with the ID NOW Central, North, South
view-all
2021-01-15 Changes to Service at the Royal Alexandra, Grey Nuns and Misericordia Hospital Outpatient Labs Edmonton
view-all
2021-01-25 Change of Coagulation Blood Collection Tubes for Testing Performed by NZ North
view-all
2021-01-25 Urine Toxicology Panels – University of Alberta Toxicology Laboratory Central, Edmonton, North
view-all
2021-01-25 Discontinuation of Platelet Closure Time Calgary, South
view-all
2021-01-25 Changes to critical values for Acetaminophen, Ethanol and Salicylate North
view-all
2021-01-25 Discontinuation of Digoxin Testing at St. Mary’s Hospital in Camrose and Wainwright Health Centre Central
view-all
2021-01-25 Changes in certain reference intervals, test menu, and reportable ranges in rural Central Central
view-all
2021-01-25 Flagging Unaccounted Osmolal Gap Results > 10 mOsm/kg South
view-all
2021-01-25 Ionized Calcium (iCa) Measurement on CRH Inpatients South
view-all
2021-02-08 Vision-Tek M6 Digital Microscope Implementation Edmonton
view-all
2021-02-08 Rapid Identification and Susceptibility Results for Positive Blood Cultures Edmonton
view-all
2021-02-08 Medicine Hat and Brooks Lab Appointment Booking Line South
view-all
2021-02-03 Delays in Reporting First Trimester Prenatal Screen Results Edmonton, North, Central
view-all
2021-02-11 SARS-CoV-2 Variants of Concern Public Health; Genetics; Calgary; South; Edmonton; North; Central
view-all
2021-02-16 New Test Criteria and Locations for Acute Care On-site ID NOW COVID-19 Testing Central, North, South
view-all
2021-02-16 Nomogram changes necessitate complete switch from PTT to Anti-XA Heparin Level Edmonton
view-all
2021-02-22 Discontinuation of Blood Storage Refrigerator at PLC Day Medicine Calgary
view-all
2021-02-22 Discontinuation of Digoxin Measurement at Bonnyville Healthcare Centre North
view-all
2021-02-22 Methotrexate assay change for Calgary Zone, South Zone and Hanna Drumheller Calgary, Central, South
view-all
2021-02-22 Change in Therapeutic Range for Primidone Public Health, Genetics, Calgary, Central, Edmonton, North, South
view-all
2021-02-22 Addition of Nasal Bone to First Trimester Prenatal Risk Assessment for Aneuploidy Central, Edmonton, North
view-all
2021-02-22 Connect Care Identifiers for Immediate Use North
view-all
2021-02-25 COVID-19 POCT with ID NOW or Panbio Availability in Assessment Centres Across Alberta Public Health, Genetics, Calgary, Central, Edmonton, North, South
view-all
2021-03-08 Expired Blood Culture Bottles Calgary
view-all
2021-03-08 Discontinuation of Urine Hemosiderin Testing South
view-all
2021-03-08 Temporary Referral of Arylsulfatase A  Activity Testing Calgary, Central, South
view-all
2021-03-08 Discontinuation of Plastic Bag Use for Transport of Blood Products Calgary
view-all
2021-03-08 Updates to Transfusion Medicine External Resources Public Health, Genetics, Calgary, Central, Edmonton, North, South
view-all
2021-03-08 Updates to Reference Intervals and Reportable Ranges at Specified Edmonton Suburban and Rural Lab Sites Edmonton
view-all
2021-03-08 Changes in Reference Intervals Calgary
view-all
2021-03-08 Discontinuation of Glass 3.2% Sodium Citrate Tubes Calgary, Central, South
view-all