Canada Health Infoway

Canada Health Infoway

May 27, 2011 13:37 ET

Media Advisory: New National Report Evaluating the Value of Telehealth in Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 27, 2011) - Canada Health Infoway will release a new report evaluating the impact Telehealth (virtually connecting patients with clinicians far away) use across Canada has had on Canada's health care system, health providers and patients. The report, conducted by Praxia Information Intelligence and Gartner, defines how Telehealth use is improving access to care for patients across Canada, saving money and eliminating millions of kilometres of travel.

WHO:Dr. Jennifer Zelmer
Senior Vice-President, Clinical Adoption and Innovation
Canada Health Infoway
Liz Loewen
Director, Coordination of Care, Manitoba eHealth and
Chair of the Canadian Telehealth Forum (CTF) Advisory Committee
WHEN:Monday, May 30, 10:30 a.m.
WHERE:Access the teleconference by dialing 416-340-2216 / 866-226-1792 beginning at 10:30 a.m. You will be asked to identify your full name and media outlet.
WHAT:Qs & As (The news release will be issued at 10 a.m. along with the report summary and full report).

Video News Release will be available via satellite on Monday May 30, 2011 at 10:00 – 10:30 and again at 14:00 – 14:30 Eastern.

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Video News Release also available via download Monday, May 30, 2011.

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