Projects

Posts relating to the project work going on at the eHealth Strategy Office.

InspireNet Final Report – Feb 2015

InspireNet Final Report – Feb 2015

Interviews were conducted with members and a focus group was held with the Evaluation Coordinating Team of InspireNet (Innovative Health Services & Practice Informed by Research & Evaluation Network). Read about the lessons learned, and the process and overall impact of using the electronic platform for research facilitation here

Five Things to Consider When Selecting a Health Smartphone App

Five Things to Consider When Selecting a Health Smartphone App

With thousands of health apps available on our smartphones for almost any health inquiry, the options can be overwhelming. “Many of my patients use smartphone apps to take charge of their health,” said Dr. Kendall Ho, emergency room physician at Vancouver General Hospital. “It’s important that Canadians understand how to select an app that is […]

Congratulations to iCON for successfully hosting its annual South Asian health forum

Congratulations to iCON for successfully hosting its annual South Asian health forum

This one-of-a-kind health forum drew 500 participants, allowing vital health information to reach both in-person attendees and remote viewers online. The forum held on Sunday, November 2, 2014 featured a panel of health professionals who spoke about diabetes and cardiovascular diseases – some of the most prevalent chronic diseases in South Asian populations. The health […]

iCON (Intercultural Online Health Network) in The Vancouver Sun

iCON (Intercultural Online Health Network) in The Vancouver Sun

The Vancouver Sun recently asked Dr. Ho about how a mufti-cultural approach connects ethnic people in B.C. to better health, and about the work of eHealth Strategy Office.

iCON Community Health Forum

iCON Community Health Forum

Join us on Sunday November 2nd at the Grand Taj Banquet Hall to learn about Diabetes related illnesses of the heart, kidneys, and eyes. Presented in Punjabi For more information click here

eHealth and Innovative Technology Showcase (eHITS) 2015

eHealth and Innovative Technology Showcase (eHITS) 2015

Please join us for the next: BC’s 2nd Annual eHITS(eHealth and Innovative Technology Showcase) http://ubccpd.ca/course/ehits-2015 Saturday May 9th, 2015 UBC Life Sciences Center Mainpro-M1 and MOC Section 1 credits FIND OUT WHAT’S HAPPENING IN eHEALTH THAT’S RELEVANT TO YOUR PRACTICE HERE IN BC TODAY! Course: http://ubccpd.ca/course/ehits-2015 Submit an Abstract: https://www.xcdsystem.com/ehits2015 Register: https://events.ubccpd.ca/website/index/110303 CALLING ALL HEALTH […]

You Check for Men - 10 minutes to see your next 10 years

You Check For Men – New Look

Developed by the eHealth Strategy Office in partnership with the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation, You Check For Men now has a new fresh look.

Dr. Gulzar Cheema Receives Health Promotion Award

Dr. Gulzar Cheema Receives Health Promotion Award

Congratulations to Dr. Cheema for his Doctors of BC award of Excellence in Health Promotion!

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