Schedule

Conference Locations

  • MaRS Centre

    MaRS Centre, 101 College Street, Toronto, ON Canada M5G 1L7

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    • CR2
    • CR3
    • Lobby

Conference Schedule


Thursday, September 4, 2008


08:30 AM - 09:00 AM Breakfast/Registration
 
09:00 AM - 09:30 AM Opening Talks
Greetings from the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), and CHIRAD, Peter J. Murray, IMIA Vice President for Strategic Planning

Welcome from the Conference Chair Gunther Eysenbach, Senior Scientist, Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Toronto; Editor/Publisher, Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR)
 
09:30 AM - 10:00 AM in MaRS Centre Auditorium
Topic: Building virtual communities and social networking applications for health professionals

Asklepios: The CMA's new social networking site for Canadian physicians (Practice Track)
Pat Rich*
Pat Rich* , Director CMA Online Content, Canadian Medical Association (CMA)
 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM in MaRS Centre Auditorium
Topic: Building virtual communities and social networking applications for patients and consumers

Social uses of personal health information within PatientsLikeMeTM, an online patient community: What can happen when patients have access to one another's data (Research Track)
Jeana Frost* , PatientsLikeMe
Michael Massagli , PatientsLikeMe
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Break with Refreshments + Poster Viewing
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM in MaRS Centre Auditorium
Topic: Blogs, Microblogs, Twitter

Inside the Health Blogosphere: Governance, Quality and the New Opinion Leaders (Research Track)
Neil Seeman* , School of Health Services Management, Ryerson University & IBM Healthcare

Medical Bloggers Panel (Practice Track)
Bertalan Mesko*
Peter Murray*
Bertalan Mesko* , University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
Jennifer McCabe Gorman , Health 2.0/Nexthealth
Keith J Kaplan*
Sam Solomon*
Peter Murray*
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM in MaRS Centre CR2
Topic: Consumer empowerment, patient-physician relationship, and sociotechnical issues
Chair: Joan Dzenowagis

Hesitative Introduction of E-mail consultations in General Practice (Research Track)
Robert Verheij* , Neth. Inst. for Health Services Reseach (NIVEL)
Carmen Ton , Neth. Inst. for Health Services Research (NIVEL)
Kiek Tates

Not every site needs a wiki: A conceptual framework for health Websites (Research Track)
Holly Witteman*
Holly Witteman* , Human Factors, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering; Health Care, Technology and Place, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Laura O'Grady* , Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine; Centre for Global eHealth Innovation; Health Care, Technology and Place, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

The Construction of Expertise in the Age of the Internet: Psychotropic Drug Knowledge in Consumer-Constructed Online Spaces (General Track)
Shannon Hughes*
Shannon Hughes* , School of Social Work Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
David Cohen , School of Social Work Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA

BioTIFF: Articulating Self-Documenting Personal Health Digital Information Artefacts (Developer Track)
Peter Pennefather*
Peter Pennefather* , Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto ON, CANADA
West Suhanic , Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON CANDA
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM in MaRS Centre CR3
Topic: Web 2.0 approaches for behaviour change, public health and biosurveillance
Chair: Derek L Hansen

E-epidemiology - adapting epidemiological data collection to the 21st century (General Track)
Christin Bexelius* , Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Jan-Eric Litton* , Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Personally Tailored Health Information: A Health 2.0 Approach (General Track)
Jason Bonander* , Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA USA

Preventive Medicine and the Allen Behavioral Change Model: A Collaboration for Health Behavior Change Using Web-based Interventions (Business Track)
Michael W. Allen , Medical School, U of MN, Minneapolis, USA
Edward Allan Murphy
David O. Wiebers*
Charles P. Bosmajian, Jr.
Will Thalheimer
Julie Dirksen

Biosurveillance 2.0: A Social Networking Approach (General Track)
Taha Kass-Hout* , Assistant Professor, Emory University, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Atlanta, GA, USA. InSTEDD, Director of Health Informatics, Palo Alto, CA, USA
 
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM Lunch
 
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM in MaRS Centre Auditorium
Topic: Building virtual communities and social networking applications for patients and consumers
Chair: Carol S Bond

Web 2.0 systems supporting childhood chronic disease management: a general architecture compliant with the WHA eHealth Resolution (Research Track)
Sam Nordfeldt*
Toomas Timpka* , Department of Computer Science, Linköping University, Sweden
Johnny Ludvigsson , Department of Pediatrics, Linköping University, Sweden
Henrik Eriksson , Department of Computer Science, Linköping University, Sweden
Joakim Ekberg , Department of Computer Science, Linköping University, Sweden
Lena Hanberger* , Department of Pediatrics, Linköping University, Sweden
Sam Nordfeldt* , Department of Pediatrics, Linköping University, Sweden

From Social Networks to Social Medicine: Exploring the role of online interventions (Research Track)
Sara Urowitz* , Oncology Education, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Netowork, Toronto, Canada

Expert Patients as Apomediaries (Research Track)
Judy Proudfoot* , Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
 
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM in MaRS Centre CR2
Topic: Web 2.0-based medical education and learning
Chair: Peter J Murray

Where can teens find health information? A survey of web portals designed for teen health information seekers (Practice Track)
Leanne Bowler* , School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh

Versatile, Immersive, Creative and Dynamic Virtual 3-D Healthcare Learning (Research Track)
Margaret Hansen*
Margaret Hansen* , School of Nursing, University of San Francisco, USA
 
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM in MaRS Centre CR3
Chair: Margaret M Hansen

e-health in a Remote and Rural Setting in the North of Scotland- An Evolving Success Story (Practice Track)
Grant Cumming* , NHS Grampian Scotland; University of Aberdeen
Andrew Fowlie , NHS Grampian
Adrian Baker , NHS Highland
Thomas Heneghan , NHS Grampian
Neil Hamilton , University of Aberdeen
Stefan Agamanolis

Planning the Development of the Singapore National Health Portal (Practice Track)
Handy Amin* , Active Health Management, Health Promotion Board, Singapore
Andy Tan , Active Health Management, Health Promotion Board, Singapore
Ping Ping Tan , Chief Information Officer's Office, Health Promotion Board, Singapore
Sau Chan Low , Chief Information Officer's Office, Health Promotion Board, Singapore
Shyamala Thilagaratnam , Active Health Management, Health Promotion Board, Singapore

Knowledge Exchange Nodes in Public Health: Two successful practical experiences (Practice Track)
Jaime Jiménez Pernett , Andalusian School of Public Health, Granada, Spain
Jose Francisco García Gutiérrez , Andalusian School of Public Health, Granada, Spain
Pablo Martínez Cabrero , Andalusian School of Public Health, Granada, Spain
Sergio Minué Lorenzo , Andalusian School of Public Health, Granada, Spain

Providing Online Access to Point-of-Care Information: Lessons from the OntarioMD.ca Physician Portal (Business Track)
Jason Aprile* , OntarioMD, Toronto, Canada
 
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM Break with Refreshments
 
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM in MaRS Centre Auditorium
Topic: Building virtual communities and social networking applications for patients and consumers
Chair: Judy Proudfoot

Patient Problem-Solving on the Web: How do Patients Use Web Forums to Cope with Chronic Disease? (Research Track)
Dorrit Billman* , Stanford CSLI and Palo Alto Research Corp
Diane Schiano , Palo Alto Research Corp
Lee Gugerty , Clemson, Psychology

Patient-initiated Online Support Groups: Motives for Initiation, Extent of Success and Success Factors (Research Track)
Cornelia van Uden-Kraan* , Institute for Behavioural Research, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands.
Constance Drossaert , Institute for Behavioural Research, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands.
Erik Taal , Institute for Behavioural Research, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands.
Erwin Seydel , Institute for Behavioural Research, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands.
Mart van de Laar , Institute for Behavioural Research, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands.

Living with HIV/AIDS and use of online support groups (Research Track)
Neil Coulson* , University of Nottingham

Moderated online social networking for smokers: Content of first posts from 2,562 members (General Track)
Trevor van Mierlo* , No University Affilliation, V-CC Systems Inc. (Toronto, Canada); V-CC Systems USA Inc. (San Francisco, USA)
Peter Selby MBBS, CCFP , Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Ontario Tobacco Research Unit
Danielle Parent (RN) , None (V-CC Systems Inc)
John Cunningham, PhD , Centre for Addition and Mental Health, University of Toronto
 
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM in MaRS Centre CR2
Topic: Wikis
Chair: Chris Paton

Using Wiki for a Large Medical Nomenclature Translation (General Track)
Saulo Bortolon , Dept. Informatics, UFES, Vitoria, Brazil
Roberta Gomes , Dept. Informatics, UFES, Brazil
Mariella Berger
Hilario Seibel Jr.* , CEFETES, Serra, ES.

Patient-Driven Content Creation: Effectively Introducing Wiki Repositories to Virtual Support Communities (Research Track)
Derek Hansen* , College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
Sean Munson , School of Information, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

Collaborative Knowledge Translation: Application of a Wiki Model for Primary Care Practitioners (Research Track)
Aviv Shachak* , Faculty of Information Studies; Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
Jamie Meuser , Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
Tupper Bean , Centre for Effective Practice, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
Stephen Hockama , Faculty of Information Studies, University of Toronto
Lena Salach , Centre for Effective Practice, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
Noah Ivers , Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
Michael Evans , Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
 
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM in MaRS Centre CR3
Topic: Web 2.0-based medical education and learning
Chair: Benjamin Hughes

Medicine 2.0 and Medical Faculty Development (Practice Track)
Deirdre Bonnycastle , College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan

Medical education and building an on-line reputation in the world of web 2.0 (Practice Track)
Bertalan Mesko*
Bertalan Mesko* , University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary

The use of Web 2.0 in teaching Medical Informatics to postgraduate medical students: first experiences (Research Track)
Panagiotis Bamidis*
Panagiotis Bamidis* , Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Stathis Constantinidis , Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Eleni Kaldoudi , Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
Nicos Maglaveras , Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Costas Pappas , Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

The potential and challenges of Web 2.0 in the education of healthcare professionals. (General Track)
Rod Ward*
Rod Ward* , University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Friday, September 5, 2008


08:30 AM - 09:00 AM Breakfast/Registration
 
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM in MaRS Centre Auditorium

Methodological Issues and Challenges in eHealth Research Panel (Research Track)
Judy Proudfoot* , Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Lisa Whitehead , Centre for Postgradute Nursing Studies, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
Caryl Barnes , School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Ausralia
Britt Klein , Faculty of Life and Social Sciences, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia
 
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM in MaRS Centre CR2
Chair: Neil Seeman

Consumers are not Patient(s) (Business Track)
Michael Martineau* , MED2020 Health Care Software Inc., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

RNAO eChampion Program (Practice Track)
Irmajean Bajnok* , Toronto

Representing and Processing Dynamic Healthcare Workflow (Research Track)
Dominic Covvey* , WIHIR, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada

MyOpenCare: Multicontent treatment paths to share medical knowledge and experience (Business Track)
Edoardo Narduzzi* , TechEdge, Rome, Italy
 
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM in MaRS Centre CR3
Topic: Web 2.0-based medical education and learning
Chair: Khaled El Emam

Online video-publication for biological research (Business Track)
Moshe Pritsker* , JoVE (www.jove.com)

Development of an RSS-based Current Awareness Service (General Track)
Allan Barclay* , Ebling Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA
Rebecca Holz , Ebling Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA

Implementation of Web 2.0-services in the Norwegian Electronic Health Library (Practice Track)
Øystein Eiring*
Øystein Eiring* , Norwegian Electronic Health Library, National Knowledge Center for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
Runar Eggen , Norwegian Electronic Health Library, National Knowledge Center for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
Magne Nylenna , Norwegian Electronic Health Library, National Knowledge Center for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway
 
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Break with Refreshments
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM in MaRS Centre Auditorium
Topic: Health information on the web: Supply and Demand
Chair: Holly O Witteman

Empowerment by Participation in Online Support Groups for Patients with Arthritis, Fibromyalgia and Breast Cancer (Research Track)
Cornelia van Uden-Kraan* , Institute for Behavioural Research, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Constance Drossaert , Institute for Behavioural Research, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Erik Taal , Institute for Behavioural Research, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Erwin Seydel , Institute for Behavioural Research, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Mart van de Laar , Institute for Behavioural Research, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

Will the development of Web 2.0 technology result in a preference for quantity over quality? (Practice Track)
Joanne Mayoh* , Health Informatics: Bournemouth University

Women Wading Through the Web: providing women with the tools to evaluate online health information (Practice Track)
Sheryl Mitchell* , Women's College Hospital

Study of the ePatient as a provider of health content in the Internet (Research Track)
Luis Fernandez Luque*
Luis Fernandez Luque* , NORUT AS, Norway
Ignacio Basagoiti , ITACA-TSB Research Institute, Technical University of Valencia (Spain)
Elin Johnsen , Norwegian Center of Telemedicine (Norway)
Randi Karlsen , Department of Computer Science, University of Tromsø (Norway)
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM in MaRS Centre CR2
Topic: Personal health records and Patient portals
Chair: Suzanne S Dickerson

Virtual Health Platform (Business Track)
Miguel Cabrer* , eHealth Advisor
Francisco Tous , IBIT Institute - Balearic Government
Debora Martinez , IBIT Institute - Balearic Government
Pedro Ferriol , IBIT Institute - Balearic Government

InfoWell Patient Portal: A Case of Patient-Centred Design (Practice Track)
Deborah Chan* , University Health Network
Selina Brudnicki , Shared Information Management Services

User-centered Design of a PHR: Traditional Web Forms vs. Wizard Forms (Research Track)
Barbara Purin* , Bruno Kessler Foundation (FBK), Trento, Italy
Emiliano Ricci , Bruno Kessler Foundation (FBK), Trento, Italy

Measuring Efficiency of Use in a Web-based EMR Developed for Malawi: Lessons Learned From Performing a Preliminary CogTool Analysis (Research Track)
Zach Landis Lewis* , Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
Gerald Douglas , Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
Valerie Monaco , Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
 
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM in MaRS Centre CR3
Topic: Building virtual communities and social networking applications for health professionals
Chair: Michael Martineau

Stop The World wide web I Want To Get Off. (Research Track)
Carol S Bond*
Carol S Bond* , Bournemouth University

New Media Medicine: A Social Network for Doctors and Medical Students (Business Track)
Chris Paton*
Chris Paton* , Health Informatics Programme, Department of Information Science, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Creating and Supporting a Community of Practice (Developer Track)
Shirley Fenton , WIHIR, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
Dominic Covvey* , WIHIR, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada

Facilitating Online Collaboration and Communication: A Groups Approach (Practice Track)
Ken Seto* , OntarioMD.ca
 
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM Lunch
 
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM in MaRS Centre Auditorium
Topic: Consumer empowerment, patient-physician relationship, and sociotechnical issues
Chair: Peter Pennefather

Evaluation of the use of an interactive web-based support program for optimizing the management of Diabetes Mellitus (Research Track)
Nicol Nijland*
Nicol Nijland* , Department of Psychology and Communication of Health and Risk, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences, University of Twente
Lisette Van Gemert-Pijnen , Department of Psychology and Communication of Health and Risk, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences, University of Twente
Saskia Kelders , Department of Psychology and Communication of Health and Risk, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences, University of Twente
Bart Brandenburg , Medicinfo
Erwin Seydel , Department of Psychology and Communication of Health and Risk, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences, University of Twente

Web and mobile solution for support of process of care: case of depression (Research Track)
Matic Meglic*
Matic Meglic* , UP PINT, Koper, Slovenia

Using Technology to Engage Patients and Clinicians in Electronic Cancer Symptom Assessment and Management: Lessons Learned and Implications for Practice (Practice Track)
Dafna Carr* , Cancer Care Ontario
Steve Hall , Cancer Care Ontario

Developing of a web-based application to facilitate patient treatment adherence in individuals with sleep apnea treated with Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) devices. (Research Track)
Suzanne Dickerson* , School of Nursing University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Grace Dean , School of Nursing, University at Buffalo
 
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM in MaRS Centre CR2
Topic: Semantic Web ("Web 3.0"), Open Source
Chair: Trevor D V Van Mierlo

Usage of Semantic Web Technologies (Web-3.0) Aiming to Facilitate the Utilisation of Computerized Algorithmic Medicine in Clinical Practice (Research Track)
Panagiotis D Bamidis*
Charalampos Bratsas , Lab of Medical Informatics, Medical Faculty, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Panagiotis D Bamidis* , Lab of Medical Informatics, Medical Faculty, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Evagelos Kaimakamis , Lab of Medical Informatics, Medical Faculty, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Nicos Maglaveras , Lab of Medical Informatics, Medical Faculty, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece

PESCA: Developing an Open Source Platform To Bring eHealth To Latin America and the Caribbean (Research Track)
Julio Lorca , Fundacion para la eSalud-FESALUD, Malaga, Spain
Francisco J Alcazar , Consejeria de Innovacion, Ciencia y Empresa, Andalusian Government, Malaga, Spain
Carlos L Sanchez , Consejeria de Innovacion, Ciencia y Empresa, Andalusian Government, Malaga, Spain
Miguel Romero-Cuevas , Fundacion para la eSalud-FESALUD, Malaga, Spain
Diego L Lopez , eHealth Competence Center, Regensburg, Germany
Sergio Ruiz , Revista eSalud, Spain
Pedro Garcia-Fortea , Fundacion para la eSalud-FESALUD, Malaga, Spain


"Nexthealth" - An Open-Source, Web-Based Tool Determining "What's Next" in the Evolution of Consumer-Centric Care Delivery (Practice Track)
Jen McCabe Gorman* , N/A
Maarten Den Braber* , University of Twente, Healthcare Technology and Management
 
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM in MaRS Centre CR3
Topic: Web 2.0 approaches for clinical practice, clinical research, quality monitoring
Chair: Aviv Shachak

MDPIXX: The Global Medical Images Repository (Practice Track)
Miguel Cabrer* , eHealth Advisor

Mobile Medicine 2.0 (Research Track)
Chris Paton*
Chris Paton* , Health Informatics Programme, Department of Information Science, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Muzaffar Malik , Health Informatics Programme, Department of Information Science, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Alec Holt , Health Informatics Programme, Department of Information Science, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

To 2.0 or not to 2.0 - have junior doctors already answered the question? (Research Track)
Benjamin Hughes* , dept of information systems, ESADE, Barcelona, Spain
Indra Joshi , North and East Hertfordshire PCT Trust
Hugh Lemonde , Department of paediatrics, King George Hospital, London

The potential of social computing for biomedical research on rare diseases (Research Track)
Marcelino Cabrera Giraldez* , Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (Joint Research Centre, European Commission)
José Antonio Valverde , IPTS
Dolores Ibarreta , IPTS
 
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM Break with Refreshments
 
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM in MaRS Centre Auditorium
Topic: Ethical & legal issues, confidentiality and privacy

Risk 2.0: The future of connected health (Panel) (General Track)
Kevin Clauson*
Joan Dzenowagis* , World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Shubhabrata Roy , Microsoft Corporation; London
Kevin Clauson* , Pharmacy Practice, Nova Southeastern University, Florida
 
04:30 PM - 05:00 PM Closing Talks
With Physician 2.0 Award, sponsored by Medting, presented by Denise Silber

* This author is registered to attend the conference.
† This presentation was highly rated by peer reviewers.


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