Tele-homecare consultation workshop

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
CANARIE Inc.
Publisher: 
Office of Health and the Information Highway
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reports on the Tele-homcare consultation workshop held in Toronto, ON in August 1998. This report presents the views solicited through discussion and plenary sessions at the workshop. It addresses the current status of tele-homecare projects, activities, and inititatives; identifies obstacles, barriers and opportunities for development; explores trends and future directions and suggests potential federal initiatives. Fifty people participated in the consultation workshop, including representatives from industry, government, health care provider and academic organizations and institutions. The workshop concluded with recommendations for immediate federal government consideration.