Internet use

Internet use

National conference on health info-structure

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines how Canadians fear that in the future there will be no health care system when they will need it.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAI.N38 1998

CANARIE

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Training
Formation

Works to accelerate Canada's advanced Internet development and use by facilitating the widespread adoption of faster, more efficient networks and by enabling the next generation of advanced products, applications and services to run on them. // Travail pour d’accélérer l’aménagement et l’utilisation de l’Internet évolué au Canada en encourageant l’adoption généralisée de réseaux plus rapides et plus efficaces et en habilitant la prochaine génération de produits, d’applications et de services évolués.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(613) 943-5454
Email Address: 
info@canarie.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(613) 943-5443
Street Address: 
110 O'Connor Street
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5M9
Internal Notes : 
multiple languages found - // in abstract

Studio XX

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Services d'information et de références

Forme un centre d'art Web et de ressources médiatiques pour femmes à Montréal. // Provides a web art and media resource centre for women in Montreal.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
514-845-7934
Email Address: 
grrls@studioxx.org
Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
201-4001 rue Berri
City: 
Montréal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H2L 4H2
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Bureau de la santé et l'inforoute

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Policy development
Services d'information et de références
Élaboration de politiques

Works collaboratively with its Health Canada partners, Government of Canada departments, provincial/territorial governments, and other stakeholders to: develop policies/guidelines; contribute to the development of standards; research domestic/international developments; provide strategic advice; develop awareness about the benefits of adopting technology; and, identify/share best practices and lessons learned. Provides a e-resource centre that gathers and disseminates information on health-related ICTs, and provides information about the work of OHIH and its partners. // Travaille en collaboration avec ses partenaires à Santé Canada, dans d'autres ministères fédéraux ainsi qu'avec les gouvernements provinciaux et territoriaux et les représentants d'autres paliers de compétence régionaux pour : élaborer des politiques et des lignes directrices; contribuer à l'établissement de normes; documenter les progrès accomplis au pays et à l'échelle internationale; donner des conseils stratégiques; faire connaître les avantages de l'adoption des technologies; et, relever et partager les meilleures pratiques et les leçons retenues. Fournit accès à un centre de ressource sur la cybersanté qui recueillit et diffuse l'information sur l'utilisation des TIC dans le domaine de la santé, et offre de l'information sur le travail du BSI et de ses partenaires.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-957-0706
Email Address: 
ohih-bsi@hc-sc.gc.ca
Fax Number: 
613-952-3226
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-636-9897
Street Address: 
Pièce 1342, Édifice Vanguard
Addt'l Street Address: 
171, rue Slater
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1A 0K9
Internal Notes : 
url (http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ohih-bsi/) does not appear valid multiple languages found - // in abstract Updated February 1, 2010.

How Canadians find health information on the Internet

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English
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Online
Author: 
Vancouver Public Library
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents demographic details of Canadians accessing the Internet for health information. Discusses the concerns surrounding the credibility of such information and describes a number of initiatives created to help consumers assess the quality of their search results.

Buying drugs over the Internet

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English
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Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the risks of buying drugs over the Internet, the legal status of internet drug companies in Canada, and ways to minimize risks.

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Notes: 
Series: It's Your Health

The eHealth landscape: a terrain map of emerging information and communication technologies in health and health care

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Thomas R. Eng
Publisher: 
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Princeton, NJ

Provides a general overview of the status of eHealth in the United States. Summarizes the major players, issues, and emerging trends and technologies in the eHealth arena so that stakeholders can make informed decisions in this area. Provides a general discussion of major eHealth-related issues and emphasizes those aspects of eHealth that may be most amenable to philanthropic and other noncommercial interventions.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0942054148

LLRX.com

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Provides a free Web journal dedicated to providing legal and library professionals with the most up-to-date information on a wide range of Internet research and technology-related issues, applications, resources and tools.

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Website/URL: 

Adolescents searching for health information on the Internet: an observational study

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English
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Online
Author: 
Derek L. Hansen
Holly A. Derry
Paul J. Resnick
Caroline R. Richardson
Publisher: 
Journal of Medical Internet Research
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents the findings of a study that examined how adolescents search for health information using the Internet. Discusses the implications for constructing realistic simulations of adolescent search behaviour, improving distribution and usefulness of Web sites with health information relevant to adolescents, and enhancing educators' knowledge of what specific pitfalls students are likely to encounter.

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ISSN 14388871

Researching medical literature on the Internet: 2005 update

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English
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Online
Author: 
Gloria Miccioli
Publisher: 
Law Library Resource Xchange, LLC
Publication Date: 
2005

Provides a guide to searching for medical literature on the Internet. Includes a listing of reliable web sites.

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