PRIHS Expression of Interest competition stage 2 – Results

Aug 14, 2018

In partnership with Alberta Health Services, we are pleased to announce the results of the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System (PRIHS) 2018/2019 Stage 2 Feasibility and Relevance Review competition.

June 2018 PRIHS Stage 2 – Results
Principal Applicant Project Title Affiliation
Chubbs, Katherine AHS South Zone Indigenous Patient Navigation Model: A Novel Approach Alberta Health Services
Forhan, Mary Adequately addressing bariatric care needs in home care and supported living University of Alberta
Grinman, Michelle The Complex Care Hub: Caring for seniors and patients with medical complexity beyond the hospital walls University of Calgary
Hair, Heather Improving Acute Care for Long-Term Care Residents: A Better Way to Care for the Frail Elderly in Times of Medical Urgency Alberta Health Services
 McBrien, Kerry ENCOMPASS: ENhancing COMmunity health through Patient navigation  Advocacy and Social Support University of Calgary
Mosher, Dianne Building Communities of Practice for Children and Adults with Arthritis – Project Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) for Arthritis in Alberta Alberta Health Services
Newton, Amanda Implementing Innovative Models of Acute Pediatric Mental Health and Addiction Care University of Alberta
Rittenbach, Kay Virtual Supervised Consumption: Using an evidence-based approach to impact more of Alberta’s Communities Alberta Health Services
Tandon, Puneeta  Alberta Cirrhosis Care Team (ACCT) Alberta Health Services

This list of the above successful applicants is provided for information only. The formal letters will serve as AI’s official decision should there be any discrepancy with the material on the website.

We will provide official letters, including feedback from the review process to all applicants. We will also provide those invited to apply to Stage 3 with the application and instructions about the process electronically.

Competition details and important dates

The competition takes place in three stages:

  1. April 27, 2018: EOI submissions. 100 EOIs received and reviewed. 20 selected to move forward.
  2. June 18: stage 2 submissions. A den-style review took place on June 26 and 27. 20 submissions received and reviewed. 9 selected to move forward.
  3. Stage 3: applications are due September 28, 2018.


The theme of the 2018/19 PRIHS competition is the implementation of high quality, evidence informed solutions to “Enhancing Care in the Community” to address performance gaps in the healthcare system that prevent optimal patient care, resource use, delivery, and access to affordable and sustainable health services.

PRIHS is a partnered funding opportunity between Alberta Innovates and Alberta Health Services. It is focused on supporting health research and innovation projects that will adopt and implement evidence to maintain or improve quality of patient care and services while substantially reducing costs in the health care system.

For more information, contact:

Sandra Stabel, Program Manager