E-Health is a global term that encompasses the use of all information and communications technologies in supporting health, healthcare, and health-related education and research. Within the context of the conference, convergence means to integrate, align, and come together to produce better outcomes. The conference highlighted the impact of convergence in making e-Health mainstream at many strategic levels (e.g. technology, policy, administration, education, research).
Bell; Tandberg; Polycom; McKesson; Halifax Global Inc.; Health Canada: Office of Health and the Information Highway; Hewlett Packard (Canada) Co.; PRIVA-C; University of Calgary; and xwave.
Canadian Society of Telehealth. 2003. E-Health: Converging to Mainstream. 6th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Telehealth. Canadian Society of Telehealth: Kingston, ON. 1-144.