Technology Enabled Knowledge Translation for eHealth

Technology Enabled Knowledge Translation for eHealth

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Rapid progress in health research has led to generation of new knowledge and innovative practices in management of illness. This has resulted in a significant challenge for health professionals: if today we discovered a new therapy through research, when will this discovery be regularly prescribed or utilized to treat all patients suffering from this condition? Knowledge translation is the non-linear and often complicated process of translating knowledge into routine health practices. Technology enabled knowledge translation (TEKT) is the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) to accelerate knowledge translation. With the ubiquity of the internet, the proliferation of different approaches in communication and social networking, and the continuously improving technologies from netbooks to smartphones, there are rich opportunities for TEKT in health education, service delivery, and research.... in adapting to local practice, (4) and assisting IMGs in meeting the terms and conditions of their provisional registration. ... The AFMC educational modules were designed for individuals who provide IMGs with educational opportunities ... This workshop was developed and offered by the University of British Columbiaa#39;s Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD), under the auspices ofanbsp;...

Title:Technology Enabled Knowledge Translation for eHealth
Author:Kendall Ho, Sandra Jarvis-Selinger, Helen Novak Lauscher, Jennifer Cordeiro, Richard Scott
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-06-12


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