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Get Connected to Better your Health-Public Forum
November 19, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
eHITS is a public and patient-focused forum introducing how eHealth (the use of technology for health management) is being used in B.C. to support the health and wellness of B.C. citizens.
Speakers are confirmed for the eHealth Innovation and Technology Showcase (eHITS) event. eHITS Public Forum is a free event hosted by the UBC Faculty of Medicine eHealth Strategy Office, in partnership with the Provincial Patients as Partners Committee and the e-Patient/eHealth Working Group.
The evening will be moderated by Dr Kendall Ho, Director of the eHealth Strategy Office, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia. A panel of six speakers will be asked to discuss how technology, like mobile phones and computers connected to the internet, can be used to support health and wellness in British Columbia. The speakers have been selected to represent a diversity of viewpoints and experiences.
Meet the speakers:
- Dr. Jillianne Code, Patient Partner
- Dr. Soma Ganesan, Vancouver Coastal Health and UBC
- Dr. Gulzar Cheema, Family Physician
- Ms. Jennifer Hanson, Pain BC
- Ms. Iris Kisch, Patient Partner
- Ms. Judith Law, Anxiety BC
- Ms. Marie Root, HealthLink BC / 811
The audience will also be asked to join in on the conversation with a question/ discussion period, polling questions and live Twitter feed.
The forum is free and takes place on Nov. 19, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Alice MacKay Room on the Lower Level of the Vancouver Public Library (350 West Georgia Street), and will be webcasted live and tweeted out for anyone to join in!
|Register online now!|
eHITS is free to attend in person or via the online webcast. Space is limited so register early to secure your seat at the event. If you are unable to attend in person, register to attend via the online webcast and join the discussion.
Come along and hear what is happening in B.C. now and how you can use electronic tools and online resources to support your health. For more information and speaker biographies, visit the eHITS website.
In addition to hearing from the engaging speakers, participate in the discussion, network with other attendees and collect information from partner organization displays.