Telehealth in BC – Vancouver meets Fort Nelson

August 30, 2006

Take a look at this interesting map showing all BC communities with telehealth facilities:


It would be even more interesting to find out specifically what telehealth facilities are available at each location.

Telehealth is defined as the “use of communication and information technology to deliver health services and exchange information when distance separates the participants”.

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Medicine’s Front Line

August 29, 2006

The Ottawa Citizen published an interesting project recently.“The Residents: Medicine’s Front Line” is an extensive look at local doctors-in-training, complete with loads of multimedia, puzzles, a quiz, and a doctor’s blog. It also featured separate Q&A discussions with a reporter, photographer and editor.

The Real Grey’s Anatomy

August 10, 2006

The Knowledge Network is currently airing a series called Med School. This series follows the lives of 10 medical students at every stage of their medical training in the University of Maryland. It’s a interesting series that shows just how tough and traumatic medical school is. Real lectures and real labs are featured giving you a great sense of the materials that are taught and have to be learned. (Plus just how close and how much time you have to spend next to a cadaver)

The show airs on the Knowledge Network every Wednesday at 9pm.