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The British Columbia Alliance on Telehealth Policy and Research will hold its 6th annual workshop on Tuesday, June 18th, 2013, at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver.

The BCATPR is a joint partnership consisting of academic institutions and provincial health authorities committed to provide relevant evidence and capacity building for integration of sustainable telehealth care services into routine health care practices within British Columbia.

Through this annual conference, you have the opportunity to raise the profile of your organization by showcasing your products, services, research and other information to more than 200 professionals who work in the field of chronic disease management, including physicians, nurses, allied health care professionals, researchers, academics, health and community service administrators, government representatives, national organization executives, students, and patients.


Featured Speakers

Dr. Bonnie Spring, Professor, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Dr. Daniel Schwartz, Medical Director, Fraser Health Authority Renal Program

Ms. Michele Lane, Executive Director of Navigation Services, HealthLink BC

Dr. John Wu, Radiation Oncologist & Chief Medical Informatics Officer, BC Cancer Agency & Provincial Chair, Head and Neck Tumour Group

Mr. Jeff Barnett, Director of Clinical Informatics, BC Cancer Agency


Call for Abstracts

Abstracts for poster sessions are welcomed from all disciplines and all interests in telemedicine, telehealth, mobile health, remote monitoring and web-based programs for chronic disease management, including research, practice, policy and related work. Results and findings from upcoming, ongoing and completed projects are eligible. We are also pleased to offer poster competition awards for the following two categories: Regular (i.e., researchers, clinicians and decision makers) and Trainee (i.e., undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctorate).

Please submit your abstracts online at:

Abstracts are due by Friday, April 12, 2013. We will notify corresponding authors by April 30 via email regarding abstract acceptance. Please click here to access abstract requirements and guidelines.

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