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Colleagues, With one call to RAAPID you can access timely consultation, referral, admission, discharge, and repatriation for all patients in Alberta. Now a provincial entity, RAAPID provides a single point of contact for coordinating seamless transitions of care. RAAPID stands for Referral, Access, Advice, Placement, Information & Destination (formerly SARCC/CCL/UCL/RPTO). One call does it all. To contact RAAPID, call: NORTH 1-800-282-9911 SOUTH 1-800-661-1700 RAAPID can help you: • Access critical and/or urgent consultation with a specialist, and if necessary facilitate transfers to a tertiary care facility; • Arrange repatriation to return the patient to their sending institution or closest health care facility within their community following an acute episode; • By archiving calls to serve as a legitimate medical record. With plans to tour rural sites around Alberta in the next couple of months, watch for the RAAPID team to come to a site near you. When adding us to your newsletters, you might say: With one call to RAAPID you can access critical or urgent consultation, referral, admission, discharge, and repatriation for all patients in Alberta. One call does it all. To contact RAAPID call: NORTH 1-800-282-9911 or SOUTH 1- 800-661-1700. For more information email us at email@example.com Best Regards, Dr. Bruce MacLeod, Dr. Eddie Chang, Medical Director, RAAPID South Medical Director, RAAPID North
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