Horizon Family Medicine News

The "Horizon Joint Rejuvenation Centre" offers a more natural solution to people who suffer from joint and muscle pain

Horizon Family Medicine has recently opened the new Horizon Joint Rejuvenation Centre with medical services being offered beginning March 2017. The new Horizon Joint Rejuvenation Centre offers a more natural solution to people who suffer from joint and muscle pain. This area of regenerative medicine includes treatment for sports injuries, rejuvenates arthritic joints, bone, tendon and ligament regeneration, reduction in pain as well as helping relieve tendonitis and muscle pain. For more information, please read the following news story or visit https://www.hjrcentre.com

Dr. Katherine Atchison - Women of Excellence nominee

The Red Deer & District Community Foundation Women of Excellence Awards Program (WE) is a celebration of innovation, leadership, achievement and talent as demonstrated by women throughout Central Alberta. Each year the foundation recognizes contributions and achievements of the women nominated in the Women of Excellence awards categories.

For 2016, Horizon Family Medicine’s very own Dr. Katherine Atchison has been nominated in the Business and Professionals Category. For more information visit http://rddcf.ca/initiatives/women-of-excellence-awards-program/ or download the news release.

Horizon Vein & Cosmetic Centre

Horizon Vein & Cosmetic Centre logo

The new Horizon Vein & Cosmetic Centre will be offering cosmetic and related medical services starting in May 2014. In addition to treating skin issues, the centre will offer sclerotherapy, and Botox treatments for both cosmetic purposes and medical problems like headaches, TMJ (temporomandibular joint) pain and excessive sweating. For more information, please read the following news story.

"Horizon Family Medicine physicians in Haiti"

Horizon Medicine helping out in Haiti

In early February 2014, four family physicians from Horizon Family Medicine travelled to Haiti for one week to help in the medical efforts currently provided through a local medical clinic sponsored by Haiti Arise. This humanitarian project is part of the ongoing efforts of Horizon Family Medicine in helping to provide relief for Haitians who require basic health care and disease prevention. For more information, visit www.haitiarise.org/medical-clinic, February 2014 Red Deer Advocate Horizon article or March 2014 Sylvan Lake News Horizon article.

Haiti Arise

"Horizon Family Medicine family physician recognized"

Ray Comeau with child

Horizon Family Medicine family physician Dr. Raymond Comeau was recently recognized, via the Alberta Medical Association's "Many Hands" program, for his and his wife Deryl's international medical missions involvement in leading a team of physicians to Kenya. For more information on this, please visit https://www.albertadoctors.org/advocating/many-hands/family-tradition.

Alberta Medical Association

"Committed to an EMR from the get-go"

Horizon Family Medicine was highlighted in an EMR case study that appeared in The Medical Post magazine.

Med Access

Horizon Family Medicine profiled

Horizon Family Medicine was profiled in Alberta Netcare newsletter for effective adoption of new health care technologies including the Alberta Netcare Electronic Health record.

Alberta Netcare Electronic Health records

Successful transition to electronic medical records

Horizon Family Medicine highlighted was on Alberta's Physician Office System Program (POSP) website for successful transition and clinic opening on computerized electronic medical record.

Physician Office System Program (POSP)