“Using modern information and communications technologies in the areas of health services, health education and health research.“
The World Health Organization defines eHealth as:
E-health is the transfer of health resources and health care by electronic means. E-health provides a new method for using health resources – such as information, money, and medicines – and in time should help to improve efficient use of these resources.
Health Canada defines eHealth as:
an overarching term used today to describe the application of information and communications technologies in the health sector. It encompasses a whole range of purposes from purely administrative through to health care delivery.
Wikipedia says eHealth is:
a relatively recent term for healthcare practice which is supported by electronic processes and communication.
If you would like to know more about how our office got its start in eHealth, visit the History page.