Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry Announces Public Hearings

CALGARY, Feb. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - The Lieutenant Governor in Council has ordered a Public Inquiry to be held pursuant to Section 17 of the Health Quality Council of Alberta Act concerning the possibility of improper preferential access being given to publicly funded health services in Alberta.

The Honourable John Z. Vertes, Commissioner of the Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry, will hold Public Hearings in Calgary in February, 2013 on the dates and at the locations listed below.  The purpose of these hearings is to receive evidence pertinent to the Order in Council's Terms of Reference.

Attached is the tentative schedule of witness appearances.

       CALGARY                

February 19 and 20, 2013
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Room #E1
Macleod Hall (Lower Level)
The Telus Convention Centre - South Building
120 - 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB  T2G 0P3


Additional information regarding the public hearings is available on the Commission's website:  www.healthaccessinquiry.com.

  HEALTH SERVICES PREFERENTIAL ACCESS INQUIRY
WITNESS SCHEDULE
  February 19 and 20, 2013
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
18 19

Kyle Crindland, Foothills
E.R. Nurse

LeahTschritter-Pawluck,
HELIOS Clinic Operator

Dr. Caine, HELIOS
Physician

Dr. Fong, HELIOS
Founder
20

Darlene Pontifex, CCSC
Clinic Manager*

Dr. Ron Bridges, CCSC Founder*

Kelly Hawkin, Nurse

Statement of Heather
Stubley- CCSC Nurse*

Statement of Dr. Terry
D. Sosnowski
21




Inquiry set to
resume Monday,
February 25, 2013
22




Inquiry set to
resume Monday,
February 25, 2013

*CCSC- Colon Cancer Screening Centre 

 

 

 

SOURCE: Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry

For further information:

Samantha Beckett
Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry
Phone:  (403) 270-2059
Email:  sbeckett@abhealthinquiry.ca