$150-Million Investment in BC E-Health to Improve Patient Care

Canada Health Infoway will be allocating approximately $120 million to B.C. for eHealth initiatives between 2005/06 and 2008/09. The Ministry of Health is providing an additional $30 million over the same period.

B.C.’s eHealth strategy comprises 22 projects grouped into 9 areas:

  • primary care
  • hospital care
  • home and community care
  • public health
  • laboratories
  • pharmacies
  • diagnostic imaging
  • Telehealth
  • and foundational projects

that will build an integrated, electronic record of a patient’s journey through the health system.Read more


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