Tag: health care

  • “Aspire, Inspire, and Transform” – CPHA UW Alumni Lunch (2010-06-15)

    Had an opportunity to attend an alumni event hosted by the University of Waterloo (UW). Apparently this is the first time event for Health Studies & Gerontology alumni. This event was taking place at the Sheraton Centre, Toronto during the Canadian Public Health Association’s (CPHA) Centennial Conference.

  • OHA Health Achieve 2007 – thoughts from day 1

    Just got back from day 1 of the OHA Health Achieve 2007 convention held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto. The motto for this year is “inspiring ideas & innovations”. As with each year, the OHA organizing committee tries to keep a light and fun atmosphere at the convention grounds – this year,…

  • Technological determinism and eHealth

    During a team meeting at the Centre for Global eHealth Innovation yesterday, a point was raised about an assumption that we may all unconsciously have regarding the use of ICTs to improve health and health care (i.e., technological determinism). I stumbled across an interesting quotation by a newly appointed VP to an “eHealth” company called…