BCATPR Knowledge Translation Event Brings together Researchers, Knowledge Users and Patients

On June 14th the eHealth Strategy Office presented early findings from the CIHR funded Home-Based Telehealth for Chronic Disease Management to over 30 participants, including patients, patient advocates, clinicians, policy makers, researchers and representatives from the health information business community. This interactive and user-driven session was an important opportunity to hear from the future users of the knowledge synthesis.
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Global Health Summit Series: China-Canada Health Academic Forum

On June 6th 2011, the eHealth Strategy Office hosted the inaugural event of it's Global Health Summit Series. Held at UBC Health Care Diamond Centrer, a delegation of 17 guests from China consisting of senior hospital executives, administrators and provincial government officials, attended an Health Academic Forum focused on hospital management issues, hospital infection control and eHealth.
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eHIPP Rounds, June 16, 2011: Practicing Social Media in Health and Medicine

Social media have entered professional practice in many sectors, and health care and research are no exception. This discussion will introduce some of the most commonly used social media -- Blogs, Twitter and Facebook -- and provide examples of their use in health care practice and research.
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Spaces filling fast! Last chance, eHealth summer campers!

Our camps are filling fast and the early-bird discount ends next week! The eHealth Summer camp is designed for high school students entering grades 10-12 in September 2011.
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Home-Based Telehealth for Chronic Disease Management: An interactive presentation of early findings

Please join us on June 14th from 8:00-11:30am for a presentation of our early findings from the CIHR funded Home-Based Telehealth for Chronic Disease Management Knowledge Synthesis, led by Principal Investigator Dr. Sandra Jarvis-Selinger. The goal of this participatory knowledge synthesis project is to develop recommendations and findings that are directly applicable to a wide variety of users.
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