Marketing and Communications Coordinator at UBC eHealth Strategy Office. For more for more information about Daniel, please view his staff bio page.
By Daniel Hooker on October 4, 2012
The interCultural Online Health Network (iCON) project presents a FREE public health forum in Punjabi entitled Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Cardiovascular Health. This event is produced by the eHealth Strategy Office in partnership with health and community organizations. The purpose of this forum is to help change and support the behaviors and [...]
By Daniel Hooker on August 9, 2012
We are proud to announce the publication of a new book, edited by members of the eHealth Strategy Office and Richard Scott from the University of Calgary, entitled Technology Enabled Knowledge Translation for eHealth.
By Daniel Hooker on May 9, 2012
“Living the Language – Canada: The Ktunaxa” is a 20-minute documentary about the Ktunaxa Nation. The video showcases how the Ktunaxa are documenting and preserving their traditional language, a language isolate that only a few Elders speak fluently.
By Daniel Hooker on May 5, 2012
According to a recent article in the Vancouver Sun, there are a number of BC-based initiatives working to make mobile health care more relevant to our lives.
By Daniel Hooker on April 30, 2012
From the New England Journal of Medicine’s 200th anniversary essay contest: Our 200th anniversary celebration highlights medical accomplishments over the past two centuries. In the last twenty years, there have been profound changes in how information is communicated. The internet and social networking have enabled everything from romance to revolution. In the healing arts, this change has [...]
By Daniel Hooker on April 26, 2012
This month’s issue of the British Columbia Medical Journal (BCMJ) includes a publication by a group of BC physicians and researchers including our director, Kendall Ho, on the topic of improving management of sepsis in emergency departments in BC. The article contains a literature review and an examination of two provincial initiatives targeting the incorporation of best evidence [...]
eHIPP Rounds, April 19, 2012: Health care, technology, and startup culture at #sxsw. Recording Available.
By Daniel Hooker on April 16, 2012
At this month’s professional development eHIPP talk, Dan Hooker, Marketing and Communications Coordinator at eHealth Office, presented a recap of the South by Southwest conference that was held in early March. South by Southwest Interactive is an annual conference that encompasses a large sector of technology-minded individuals, including developers, marketers and community managers. As health [...]
#ThinkHealthBC: a provincial initiative focused on care, community building and improving efficiency
By Daniel Hooker on April 13, 2012
Last week, the BC Minister of Health hosted a conversational and interactive event on the future of health care in British Columbia, which focused on broad initiative being launched called ThinkHealthBC. As described at the event, the plan has four parts: “Keeping you healthy.” The first goal of ThinkHealthBC is improving community health by focusing on [...]