eHealth

Nurses and eHealth

eHealth and Canadian nurses: Just getting acquainted

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) Editor in Chief eHealth is a quickly growing medium for health care practice that can be used in diverse settings, to support holistic and person-centred health care. Broadly speaking, eHealth is any use of information and communication technology (ICT) to augment health care or promote health. This includes (but is not limited to) using… Read more →

Informatics and Primary Health Care: Reflections on the Biennium

Informatics and Primary Health Care: Reflections on the Biennium

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) CJNI Editor in Chief Introduction From June 19 to 22nd, I had the pleasure of experiencing the Canadian Nurses’ Association Biennium Convention in Saint John, New Brunswick that focused on the theme, Nurses: Driving the Shift to Primary Health Care. As both a presenter and a participant, I felt right at home with these… Read more →

The Guide to the Future of Medicine

Download the White Paper with Infographic by Bertalan Meskó (MD, PhD) An interesting infographic and white paper is available on Dr Meskó’s site with tips and predictions on where technology in health care is headed. The author writes: “Being a medical futurist means I work on bringing disruptive technologies to medicine & healthcare; assisting medical professionals and students in using… Read more →