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Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry Announces Public Hearings in Calgary

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Jan. 3, 2013) - 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 January, 2013 on the dates and at the location 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.



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January 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 and January 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18, 2013
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Room #E1
Macleod Hall (Lower Level)
The Telus Conference Centre
120 - 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0P3
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Additional information regarding the public hearings is available on the Commission's website: www.healthaccessinquiry.com.

HEALTH SERVICES PREFERENTIAL ACCESS INQUIRY
WITNESS SCHEDULE

January 7-11, 2013



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MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
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7 8 9 10 11

Application by Capital Health Surgery/OR Sports Donna Towers
Commission (former
Counsel for Wendy Kinsella Shawn Hillhouse Dr. Bill Liaison
disclosure (former (Manager, Anderson (AHS: Officer,
Capital Health Stollery JLW) Capital
Harry Chase Director) Childrens' Health)
(former Hospital) Capital Health
Liberal MLA) Nick Juric Calgary Flames
(former nurse, Skyla Lungren Neil Wilkinson
Capital Health UAH) (Manager of (former Board Lori Anderson
Operating/ Chair, Capital (former VP,
Lori Jobsen Debbie Woodill Bookings, FMC) Health) Community and
(former triage (nurse, UAH) Rural Health)
nurse, UAH) Janice Stewart Min. Fred
Deb Gordon (Executive Horne Min. Ken
Sheila (former VP & Director, (Minister of Hughes (former
Weatherill COO, UAH) Surgery, Health) AHS Board
(former CEO, (recall Rockyview) Chair)
Capital witness)
Health) Jill Woodard
Brigette (Executive
McDonough Director,
(former Sr. Emergency &
Operating Surgery, Alta
Officer, UAH) Childrens'
(recall Hospital)
witness)
Dr. Nicholas
Mohtadi
(orthopaedic
surgeon,
Calgary)
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry
Samantha Beckett
Media Contact
(403) 270-2059
sbeckett@abhealthinquiry.ca
www.healthaccessinquiry.com

 

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