General Cardiology Clinic   at
Peter Lougheed Centre
Connect Care Specialty: Cardiology
Connect Care Department: CGY PLC CARDIOLOGY CL
Estimated time to routine appointment: Not Available
Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone
SERVICE DESCRIPTION
Provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care for people with cardiac (heart) issues.This service provides comprehensive diagnostic, assessment, treatment and follow-up services within cardiology subspecialties.
Provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care for people with cardiac (heart) issues.This service provides comprehensive diagnostic, assessment, treatment and follow-up services within cardiology subspecialties.
ROUTINE REFERRAL PROCESS
Fax General Cardiology referrals directly to the preferred Cardiologist. Refer to that Cardiologist's ARD profile (click on the respective hyperlink on the right of this profile) for the fax number listed within the "Notes" section. 

Referrals to a specific Cardiac subspecialty clinic should be faxed directly to that clinic.  Refer to that Service's/Clinic's ARD profile for the contact information.
Fax General Cardiology referrals directly to the preferred Cardiologist. Refer to that Cardiologist's ARD profile (click on the respective hyperlink on the right of this profile) for the fax number listed within the "Notes" section. 

Referrals to a specific Cardiac subspecialty clinic should be faxed directly to that clinic.  Refer to that Service's/Clinic's ARD profile for the contact information.
URGENT REFERRAL PROCESS
Please indicate 'urgent' on referral and call to discuss.
Please indicate 'urgent' on referral and call to discuss.
EMERGENCY REFERRAL PROCESS
Direct patients to the nearest Emergency Department if they are experiencing a serious illness or injury. Patients with potentially life threatening conditions should immediately phone 9-1-1.
Direct patients to the nearest Emergency Department if they are experiencing a serious illness or injury. Patients with potentially life threatening conditions should immediately phone 9-1-1.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
COMMUNICATION PROCESS
  • Communication of referral receipt to referral source will occur within 7 calendar days.
  • Communication of appointment details or wait list status to patient and referral source will occur within 14 calendar days.
  • Communication of initial appointment outcomes to referral source will occur within 30 calendar days.
 
CLICK + TO VIEW REFERRAL GUIDELINES
Routine Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Cardiology
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
 
Within 1 month

Past medical history
 
Within 1 month

If available please bring relevant lab results and cardiac diagnostics results
 
Current
Please indicate Cardiac history and current issues/concerns
PATIENT APPOINTMENT INFORMATION
 
MISSED APPOINTMENT GUIDELINES
Contact the clinic as soon as possible when needing to re-schedule an appointment. 
Contact the clinic as soon as possible when needing to re-schedule an appointment. 
 
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
   
 
ADDRESS
3500 26 Avenue NE
Calgary Alberta
T1Y 6J4
PATIENT APPOINTMENT INSTRUCTIONS
  • Bring your Alberta health care card and a piece of government issued photo ID.
  • Check in at reception 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time.
  • You may bring a family member or significant other during your consultation.
  • Please make sure to have someone with you if you are unable to communicate in English.
  • Bring your Alberta health care card and a piece of government issued photo ID.
  • Check in at reception 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time.
  • You may bring a family member or significant other during your consultation.
  • Please make sure to have someone with you if you are unable to communicate in English.
 
DIRECTIONS
Peter Lougheed Centre site information.
Peter Lougheed Centre site information.
 
PHONE
403-943-4960
VIRTUAL APPOINTMENT INFORMATION
 
 
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY
Yes

On major bus route an lifts on site.


The primary purpose of the All Locations list is to let the user easily access any location of a healthcare service without going back to the main search screen.

The locations listed have 3 background colors:
  • Green means the healthcare service@location has referral information attached to it.
  • Brown means the healthcare service@location never had referral information attached to it, or it has unpublished referral information.
  • Red means
    • IA changed the healthcare service@location's status to something other than Current
    • It was deleted if it is an ARD healthcare service@location.
Green  and Brown are always at the top of the list. These are the Healthcare Service@Locations with the status of Current.
The Red list at the bottom consists of non-current Healthcare Service@locations that once had Published referral information in the ARD.
If the referral information was never published in ARD the Healthcare Service@location will not show in the Red list.

The secondary purpose of the All Locations list is to allow ARD Administrators to recover (copy) referral information from the non-current Healthcare Service@Locations to ones that are current.

Common Scenario:
A Healthcare Service moves from one location to another. In this case the IA Healthcare Service@Location record will be made defunct (non-current) and a new Healthcare Service@Location record will be created with a current status. In this scenario the captured referral guidelines in ARD can become "orphaned" as they are not attached to any current IA healthcare service.

Categories of non-current or orphaned referral guidelines: INDIVIDUAL and COMMON.
The REFERRAL GUIDELINES section of the profile has the prefix INDIVIDUAL or COMMON to help you choose the method below when transferring referral guidelines from a non-current Healthcare Service@Location to a current healthcare service@location.

Individual referral process
  1. Click on a non-current (Red) Healthcare Service@Location at the bottom of the All Locations list.
  2. The non-current referral info is displayed with the link Copy this Referral Process to another Healthcare Service@Location link on the upper right hand corner. Click on the copy link.
  3. Choose a current location (Green or Brown) from the All Locations list. This will be the Healthcare Service@Location you are pasting the referral info into.
  4. The system will display the Edit Referral Info screen populated with the referral info from the non-current Healthcare Service@Location you viewed in the first step.
  5. Click Save and the referral info is transferred from the non-current Healthcare Service@Location to the current one.
  6. Repeat these steps for each Healthcare Service@Location that needs attention.

Common referral process - 2 sub cases.
Case 1: At least 1 current Healthcare Service@Location with common referral info is with current status for this healthcare service; One or more Healthcare Healthcare Service@Locations where replaced by new one.
  1. Click on any current Healthcare Service@Location whether it has referral info (Green) or not (Brown).
  2. The healthcare service location opens in the Edit Referral Info screen populated with the current common referral info.
  3. Save it. 
  4. All locations will be updated with the common referral information, including all the locations that don't have referral info yet (Brown). The non-current referrals (Red) will also be updated.
Case 2:  All Healthcare Healthcare Service@Locations for a healthcare service are set to a non-current status and replaced by new ones. In this case there is no current additional referral info to copy from, so the only alternative is to pick up the non-current common referral process (Red). Follow the steps described in the section Individual Referral Process above to copy/paste the non-current common referral info to the current healthcare service locations.
Generally we want to replicate current common referral info to new or replaced healthcare service locations. We only resort to copying non-current common referral info if there is no other option.

Remember: Some fields can be location specific with the common referral process:
Parking Instructions, Directions, Parking Map, Wait Time, Referral Phone or Referral Fax.
To update these items you have to edit each Healthcare Service@Location separately.

ADDITONAL NOTES:
  • The info icon after the All Locations drop down will be visible to ARD Administrators.
  • The system doesn't allow you to copy referral information from one non-current Healthcare Service@Location to another.

 

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