Alberta’s SPOR SUPPORT Unit is dedicated to the integration of research into care, so that patients receive the right care at the right time. It focuses on innovative diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to ensure greater quality, accountability, and accessibility of care.

The Alberta SUPPORT Unit has seven platforms to support researchers who are conducting patient-oriented research:

  • Patient Engagement Platform
  • Data Platform and Services Platform
  • Method Support and Development Platform
  • Pragmatic Clinical Trials Platform
  • Knowledge Translation Platform
  • Career Development in Methods and Health Services Research Platform
  • Consultation and Research Services Platform 


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