The COVID-19 pandemic changes the way physicians work. Some are required to self-isolate. All promote social distancing at clinics and facilities. Work needs to continue when remote from offices, clinics or facilities. Implications of these changes for physician responsibilities are acknowledged by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and other groups.
All physicians contemplating remote access to Alberta Health Services information assets must have valid AHS credentials, a RSA Security FOB and an ability to use Citrix Workspace to run applications through myapps.ahs.ca.
A guide describes and instructs about three strategies for working remotely: