Canada resources

Also about the topics: telemedecine, IT and Healthcare.

Health Information Management, British Columbia Ministry of Health
Web site looks at the province’s health information management issues and some of the plans, councils, projects, and standards designed to support the management of health information.
University of Ottawa Heart Institute Telehealth Project
Pilot project to demonstrate that telehealth is a viable strategy to improve access to cardiac care in Ontario while also reducing costs.
Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre (MAGIC)
Research program at the University of British Columbia that focuses on computer graphics and animation, human-computer interaction and multimedia.
Canadian Network for the Advancement of Research, Industry and Education (CANARIE)
Membership organization that helps fund the development of advanced information network infrastructures and applications.
University of Alberta Telehealth Technology Research Institute
Conducts research and development on telehealth hardware and software applications, focusing on telehealth technology products such as satellite vans, portable nursing units, home consultation units, wearable computers, and other communication .
HealthLink Clinical Data Network Corporation
Secure health information network that links health care institutions and providers throughout the greater Toronto area and the rest of Ontario, Canada.
University of Calgary Telehealth Program
Purpose is to conduct applied telehealth research, evaluation, and dissemination and train researchers and skilled employees.
Physical Rehabilitation Distance Communication Initiative
Combines research, development, education, and clinical service to implement Internet computer video conferencing solutions for physical rehabilitation. Based in Ottawa, Canada.
Health Evidence Application and Linkage Network (HEALNet) (RELAIS)
Canadian national network of researchers from the health, social and applied sciences, whose common aim is to improve decision-making at all levels in the health care system.
Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information
Development of a health information system for the province. The system will link hospitals, long term care facilities, doctors, pharmacists, and health and community services within each health region.
Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) Gateway
Independent, nonprofit organization that brings programs, functions and activities from the Hospital Medical Records Institute (HMRI), MIS Group, Health Canada (Health Information Division) and Statistics Canada (Health Statistics Division) toge.
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