Connect Care Manual

This online manual gathers tips, guides, resources and norms for prescribers using the Connect Care clinical information system (CIS). The focus is essential information addressing the particular needs of physicians and other prescribers.

A separate Physician Handbook supports clinician informaticians. An eHealth Glossary can help with new terms and concepts. Other physician resources are listed at

Connect Care Physician Manual is developed by clinicians for clinicians. There is no claim that the information provided is institutionally endorsed.

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The "Concierge" button ( offers a single point of capture for help, feedback, and requests.

The "CMIO" button ( exposes additional physician resource links.

Requests for additions and corrections, and alerts to any broken links, are welcomed. Please contact:

Chief Medical Information Office Editorial Board (

CMIO, Alberta Health Services (