Posts related to the InterCultural Online Network project at the eHealth Strategy Office.

eHIPP Rounds, January 19, 2011: iCON Knowledge Sharing Session

eHIPP Rounds, January 19, 2011: iCON Knowledge Sharing Session

The iCON Project Team and their stakeholders held a Knowledge Sharing Session as a part of our eHIPP series.  Over the past year, the iCON project team has engaged multicultural communities, delivered current and relevant programming, and mobilized patients, caregivers and other stakeholders to raise public awareness in the prevention and self-management of chronic disease. The […]

live-pollilng in chinese forum

iCON Forum technologies attract Chinese media attention

We had a successful iCON forum on Nov. 26, 2011, that offered the Vancouver Chinese-speaking community information about preventing chronic disease. Three technologies (webcasting, live polling and simultaneous interpretation) were used in this forum to better serve the public. Live audience polling (via mobile phone and internet) really caught the attention of media; the Chinese […]

Some media highlights from 2010

Yet another use for the iPhone – treating patients features our very own Dr Kendall Ho talking about the BC Guidelines project. A Diabetes Health Forum in Punjabi was held June 26 2010, as part of the interCultural Online Network (iCON) project.