Science. Technology. Health Care. Welcome to the Ward of the 21st Century.

W21C is a health systems research and innovation initiative based in the University of Calgary and the Calgary Zone of Alberta Health Services. W21C serves as a research and beta test-site for prototypical hospital design, novel approaches to health care delivery, human factors research, and innovative medical technologies.

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Using Pressure Imaging Technology to Prevent Bedsores

W21C researchers are examining how technology can help prevent bedsores in hospital patients.

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Certificate Course in Patient Safety & Quality Management

It's back! Our yearly certificate course in partnership with HQCA and the University of Calgary's Cumming School of Medicine is now open for registration.

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Registration is now open!

2015 W21C Innovation Academy

The W21C Innovation Academy competition is coming on September 24, 2015.

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