BroHealth: Healthy Minds for Working Men

Early Identification and Prevention of Major Depression in Male Workers Overview The goal of this Movember funded research program led by Dr. JianLi Wang of the University of Calgary is to develop effective and sustainable strategies for reducing the risk of major depression in male workers, with a focus on 1) male workers’ needs, 2) […]
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ED Patient Care

Patients visiting the Emergency Department (ED) often experience communication challenges during their care journey. Health apps on smartphones and online resources can offer powerful and personal solutions to these challenges encountered in the ED journey. Research has suggested patients believe mobile health applications could reduce cost, save time, increase convenience, and improve communication (Sikka 2012). […]
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InterCultural Online Health Network (iCON)

iCON (InterCultural Online Health Network) is an eHealth Strategy Office research initiative that embodies excellence in innovation, evaluation and translation of best practices in health care. Purpose iCON is a community engagement initiative that brings together health practitioners and community members to learn and share about chronic disease prevention and management, including diabetes, heart disease, […]
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Learning for Life

UBC Faculty of Medicine’s Digital Emergency Medicine is proud to share the Learning for Life resources for educators teaching grades 4-7. These new teaching resources include an accessible and easy to use teacher’s guide with lesson plans. The cross-curricular content is matched to the new K-9 core competencies, related to the social emotional learning component […]
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South Asian eHealth Literacy

The South Asian eHealth Literacy Project is a research study funded by the Vancouver Foundation. This two-year project (September 2014 to August 2016) aims to understand what support members of Surrey’s South Asian community need in order to use eHealth tools to manage and prevent chronic diseases. The project is guided by a participatory action […]
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TEC4Home

TEC4Home:Telehealth for Emergency-Community Continuity of Care Connectivity via Home Tele-monitoring. TEC4Home is patient-centred home telemonitoring solution designed specifically for safety and quality of care during the patient’s transition from hospital to home, bridging the gap between hospital and community care. The solution uses sensors supplied by TELUS Health to collect biometric measurements (i.e., weight, blood […]
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