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

Overview No patient foresees the need to visit the Emergency Department (ED) for unexpected healthcare. Invariably, the journey to and through ED is anxiety provoking. Common questions include: What will happen during my ED visit? What am I waiting for? What’s my diagnosis?  What am I supposed to do after discharge? How can I prevent […]
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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 with you the Second Edition of Learning for Life program resources for educators teaching grades 4-7! Learning for Life is an education initiative that promotes healthy lifestyle behaviours and builds digital health literacy skills among intermediate elementary students and families, in BC. Learning for […]
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TEC4Home COPD

TEC4Home COPD is an evaluation of how home telemonitoring can support patients recovering at home following a COPD exacerbation. The aim is to improve patient outcomes and quality of life by reducing the number of unnecessary ED readmissions, hospitalizations and length of stay. TEC4Home COPD enables patients to receive monitoring and self-management support in the […]
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TEC4Home Heart Failure

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Home Health Monitoring for Patients with Heart Failure What is TEC4Home Heart Failure? TEC4Home Heart Failure is a research project studying how Home Health Monitoring can support the transition of care from hospital to home for heart failure patients. TEC4Home Heart Failure uses Home Health Monitoring equipment supplied by TELUS […]
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