Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Practice Management Program
Primary Care Networks Program Management Office
Toward Optimized Practice

PCN Operational Resources

PCN Objectives

PCN objectives are established by an agreement between Alberta Health (AH) and Alberta Medical Association (AMA). The provincial objectives of AH and AMA are:   

1. Accountable & Effective Governance - Establish clear & effective governance roles, structures & processes that support shared accountability & the evolution of primary healthcare delivery.

2. Strong Partnerships & Transitions of Care - Coordinate, integrate & partner with health services & other social services across the continuum of care.

3. Health Needs of the Community and Population - Plan service delivery on high quality assessments of the community's needs through community engagement and assessment of appropriate evidence.

4. Patient's Medical Home - Implement patient's medical home to ensure Albertans have access to the right services through the establishment of interdisciplinary teams that provide comprehensive primary care.

PCN Policies

​Primary Care Networks (PCNs) are governed by the following policy document created by Alberta Health. Revised in March, 2018.

PCN Manuals and Templates

All PCN reporting and business planning documents are available with a ACTT or PCN template website login. You can request an account by contacting