The Physician Office System Program (POSP) enables physicians to
adopt and use electronic medical records (EMRs). POSP provides
funding, information technology services and change management
services to help physicians automate their practices.
Over half of Alberta's practising physicians are using EMRs to
improve patient care and support care delivery within Alberta's
electronic health environment.
In addition to financial support, POSP helps physicians with
change management, data management and privacy obligations as they
implement EMRs into their practices.
POSP has four goals for the 2012-13 fiscal year.
- Goal 1: Community physicians in Alberta adopt a VCUR 2008 EMR
solution (750 community physicians adopt a VCUR 2008 EMR solution
- Goal 2: EMR solutions offered by the qualified service
providers (EMR vendors) are continuously improved and
- Goal 3: Physicians use VCUR 2008 EMR solutions to provide
effective and efficient care to Albertans.
- Goal 4: EMR vendors and POSP provide high quality services to
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