9:15-10:15

Panel: Overview of the Issues

9:15-9:35

Overview of eHealth. Presentation will address:

  1. What is eHealth

  2. What is the value of eHealth

  3. Definitions and status of

    1. Internet use for health

    2. Personal Health Records

    3. Electronic clinical use (e.g., monitoring)

 

Janet M. Marchibroda

eHealth Initiative and eHealth Foundation

9:35-9:55

Skills Essential for eHealth

  1. What is eHealth literacy?

  2. What fundamental skills are needed to benefit from eHealth?

 

Cameron D. Norman

University of Toronto

9:55-10:15

Communication Inequalities and eHealth—challenges for populations with low health literacy and limited English proficiency

 

Anthony Rodgers

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System

10:15-10:30

BREAK

10:30-11:00

Discussion

11:00-12:00

Panel: Outcomes and Challenges—Some Examples

Each panelist will discuss the project in which they are engaged, describing both outcomes achieved and the challenges encountered in addressing low health literacy or language barriers to the use of eHealth approaches.

11:00-11:20

Internet Approaches for eHealth in Low Literacy/LEP populations

 

Rita Kukafka

Columbia University



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