First BC eHealth and Innovative Technology Showcase debuts May 9

UBC’s eHealth Strategy Office and UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) are co-organizing a new, BC-based eHealth technology and innovation showcase in Vancouver on May 9, 2014.

Whether you are an innovator, average user, novice or technophobe, this conference will showcase the most practical and applicable eHealth technologies and innovations relevant to BC’s busy healthcare providers.

The conference aspires to assist participants to identify at least one eHealth tip/approach that can be immediately used in professional practice to enhance patient care.

In the long term, conference organizers plan to engage health professionals by supporting them with tools and education to navigate the fluctuating technological landscape.

Key speakers:

Dr. Kendall Ho, Director, eHealth Strategy Office – “How is the Public Using Technology”

Ms. Maureen Charlebois, Chief Nursing Executive and Group Director, Clinical Adoption, Canada Health Infoway – “Interprofessional Collaboration and Practice Change”

Dr. Darryl Samoil, CMIO, Executive Medical Director-Informatics, FHA – “EHR and Meaningful Engagement”

Mr. Bill Dow, Dean of the School of Health Sciences at BCIT – “Teaching with Technology”


Call for Abstracts – deadline: March 25, 2014

Earlybird registration – deadline: March 28, 2014

To learn more about this exciting new conference, visit UBC CPD’s web site or download the brochure now.

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