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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Patient Safety Podcast

Episode 40

Dr. Wes Jackson discusses how to recognize criteria for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) targeted testing, and how to utilize the online CKD Clinical Pathway.

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2015 W21C Innovation Academy

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

Don't miss the special workshop session on June 24 about validating ideas and taking them to the next level. 

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