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AHS- Alberta Health Services
Who We Are
•Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canada’s first and largest provincewide, fully-integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to the more than 4.3 million people living in Alberta, as well as to some residents of Saskatchewan, B.C. and the Northwest Territories.
•Alberta Health Services (AHS) has more than 102,700 direct AHS employees (excluding Covenant Health staff) and over 11,700 staff working in AHS wholly-owned subsidiaries such as Alberta Precision Laboratories, Carewest and CapitalCare Group. We are also supported by over 14,100 volunteers and almost 11,600 physicians practicing in Alberta, more than 8,400 of whom are members of the AHS medical staff (physicians, dentists, podiatrists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons).
•Students from Alberta’s universities and colleges, as well as from universities and colleges outside of Alberta, receive clinical education in AHS facilities and community locations.
•106 acute care hospitals, five stand-alone psychiatric facilities, 8,483 acute care beds, 27,163 continuing care beds/spaces and 249 community palliative and hospice beds, 2,772 addiction and mental health beds plus equity partnership in 41 primary care networks.
•Programs and services are offered at over 850 facilities throughout the province, including hospitals, clinics, continuing care facilities, cancer centres, mental health facilities and community health sites.
•The province also has an extensive network of community-based services designed to assist Albertans maintain and/or improve health status.