Information about upcoming events at the eHealth Strategy Office.
September 25, 2015
UBC Faculty of Medicine eHealth Strategy Office, in partnership with the Provincial Patients as Partners Committee and the e-Patient/ eHealth Working Group, is hosting a public forum on November 19, 2015. This public and patient-focused event will introduce and showcase how eHealth – the use of modern technology for health management – is being used […]
September 23, 2015
Timed with the Medical Post’s 50th anniversary issue, the publication brought together a roundtable of physicians and thought leaders to discuss the current and future states of digital health. Kendall Ho, the director of the eHealth Strategy Office was one of those invited to contribute. The result: a call to action for Canadians, health care […]
June 10, 2015
On May 9th, 2015, we held our 2nd Annual BC eHealth and Innovative Technology Showcase (eHITS) at the UBC Life Sciences Centre. By welcoming over 300 health care professionals at the event this year, we were able to share how health information technologies are being actively used and integrated into health system improvement in BC. […]
Equity, Opportunity and Good Health: How Transportation Affects the Essential Qualities of Life In Metro Vancouver
April 21, 2015
The way transportation infrastructure is designed and the modes of transportation that we have access to impact our lifestyle and our health. While there are clear dividends in health for active transportation users, current transit infrastructure does not equally benefit all communities in Metro Vancouver. Access to transportation widens opportunity and is a significant equity […]
March 6, 2015
Read the summary report of the first analysis of Metro Vancouver respondents to the My Health My Community survey, examining the association between mode of commuting and health. My Health My Community is a non-profit partnership between Vancouver Coastal Health, Fraser Health and the eHealth Strategy Office.