Posts relating to the project work going on at the eHealth Strategy Office.
By Tracy on July 27, 2015
Cultural minorities can be disadvantaged in accessing information and services to support them in their optimal self-management. Read more at http://bcmj.org/special-feature/icon-supporting-chinese-and-south-asian-bc-citizens-optimal-self-management
By Karena Yeung on July 14, 2015
Technology can get us what we need, the same tools can help you better manage your health – this is called eHealth. What are some ways you use technology to better your health? Check out our latest video on eHealth literacy below for some examples!
By Karena Yeung on 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. […]
By Karena Yeung on June 4, 2015
Did you know that on average, we spend more time engaging with technology than we do eating our daily minimum required intake of fruits and vegetables? Check out the My Health My Community community profiles to find out more regarding healthy behaviours in your local region! My Health My Community is a non-profit partnership between Vancouver Coastal […]
Equity, Opportunity and Good Health: How Transportation Affects the Essential Qualities of Life In Metro Vancouver
By Tracy on 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 […]
By Vivian Wong on April 17, 2015
It’s been another successful year and we’d like to take a moment to showcase iCON’s achievements, as well as to recognize the individuals and organizations that were integral to our success. Check out the many ways in which our volunteers, health professionals, community partners, program funders, and most importantly, our participants have contributed to the […]
By Tracy on March 31, 2015
Setting sail: CREST.BD’s (www.crestbd.ca) new online ‘Bipolar Wellness Centre’, and the cutting edge evidence and tools on quality of life (QoL) and self-management of bipolar disorder (BD) it houses, have been in preparation for over two years. The site http://bdwellness.com created in collaboration with the eHealth Strategy Office, is designed to support evidence-informed self-management in people with […]
By Michael Lim on 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.