• May 28 Closing Keynote: A Parent’s Perspective on Advocacy in Healthcare for People with Disabilities

    April 1, 2024 | e-Health Conference

    Join us on May 28 at 3:45 PM for the e-Health 2024 Closing Keynote presentation. Closing keynote speaker Tamara Taggart learned how to be an advocate out of necessity. When her son Beckett was born with Down syndrome, healthcare providers were negative and dismissive of his potential. When her son was three years old, Tamara […]

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  • From HIMSS Global to e-Health: The Value of Professional Community

    March 22, 2024 | Mark Casselman

    I just returned from a week in Florida. The weather was great, yet I spent much of my time inside the Orlando County Convention Centre, taking in the HIMSS 2024 Conference and Tradeshow. After a slight pandemic dip, the HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition is back in full swing, with 30,000 attendees, more than […]

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  • Introducing e-Health 2024 Ambassador Zen Tharani

    March 22, 2024 | e-Health Conference

    We are excited to introduce Zen Tharani as an official e-Health 2024 Ambassador. Zen Tharani, based in British Columbia, is a leader in the digital health landscape, with over 25 years of extensive experience in management consulting, healthcare innovation, and informatics. As the CEO and Founder of Xenex Consulting Inc. (www.xenexconsulting.com), based in Victoria, Zen […]

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  • Meeting the person in the patient through digital health

    March 13, 2024 | Anne O'Riordan

    Although digital health has been part of our health system for decades, its widespread adoption during the pandemic led to considerable research and innovation that has helped us to understand its effectiveness and efficiency more deeply. Differences have been noted when considering the patient, provider, or systemic perspective. As a patient partner over the last […]

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  • Artificial Intelligence in Health Panel at e-Health 2024

    March 6, 2024 | e-Health Conference

    The e-Health 2024 May 28 Opening Plenary Panel will examine the transformative potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare and explore the ethical and regulatory accountabilities in leveraging AI for public health data and the critical importance of security measures in safeguarding health-related information. Titled ‘Artificial Intelligence in Health and Public Health Data: Balancing Possibilities […]

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  • CMA President Dr. Kathryn Ross to deliver Opening Keynote at e-Health 2024

    March 6, 2024 | e-Health Conference

    Canadian Medical Association president Dr. Kathleen Ross will open the e-Health 2024 Conference with a keynote presentation titled ‘Healthcare Human Resources: What Physicians, Nurses, and Healthcare Providers Need to Make Their Jobs Easier and Manage Burnout, Technology, the Administrative Burden of Health, and the Impact on Human Resources‘. Dr. Ross is a family physician in […]

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  • Health Journalist Avis Favaro to Emcee e-Health 2024

    March 6, 2024 | e-Health Conference

    e-Health 2024 is pleased to announce Canada’s longest-serving television Medical Correspondent Avis Favaro as e-Health 2024 Emcee. Avis specializes in health stories that can make a difference in the lives of Canadians. Avis Favaro has always had one mission—telling stories that help Canadians. Favaro began as a news writer at Global Television and then discovered […]

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  • Patient partnership is a shared journey of empowerment and collaboration

    February 12, 2024 | Jenna Kedy

    My name is Jenna Kedy, a 19-year-old chronic illness warrior from Nova Scotia, deeply engaged in the realm of patient partnership. Since 2019, at the tender age of 15, I embarked on a journey as a patient partner, collaborating with various organizations, including e-Health. As I reflect on my experiences spanning the pre-pandemic era to […]

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  • Abstract submission guidelines for e-Health 2024

    August 30, 2023 | e-Health Conference and Tradeshow

    Join us at 12PM ET on Wednesday, September 6 for an overview of the e-Health 2024 abstract submission process, with useful tips to help you submit an abstract that will be selected for presentation at e-Health 2024, taking place in Vancouver May 26 – 28. This webinar will cover what to write in your abstract […]

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  • It’s a medical practice, Jim – but not as we know it

    June 5, 2023 | Pat Rich

    Artificial intelligence (AI) – whether old school AI algorithms using “big data” or new normative models using large language models (such as chat GPT) – is already fundamentally changing how some Canadian physicians work and will impact the very nature of medical practice itself. But whether changing approaches to diagnosis and management augmented by AI […]

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  • CIHI: Moving towards e-Health 2023

    April 26, 2023 | David O’Toole

    It’s been years in the making — CIHI will be co-hosting the annual e-Health Conference and Tradeshow with Digital Health Canada and Canada Health Infoway in person for the first time since 2019. The past 4 years have shown us all the power of connection. The pandemic put a spotlight on the importance of digital […]

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  • A Bird’s Eye View of Virtual Care! 

    April 26, 2023 | Louise Bird

    Hi, everyone — I am Louise Bird, a Patient Partner who lives in southeastern Saskatchewan; Carlyle, to be exact. I am located on Treaty Four land, inherent land of the Cree, Sioux, Nakota and Métis People. As a Patient Partner I had the pleasure of being part of a Canada Health Infoway/Healthcare Excellence Virtual Care […]

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