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Alberta wellnet
Alberta wellnet is coordinating efforts to build an integrated health network in Alberta. The site offers more information about telehealth, as well as project profiles, milestones and project partners.

http://www.albertawellnet.org 

American Medical Development
AMD is a supplier of medical devices to telemedicine programs worldwide.

http://www.americanmeddev.com 

American Telemedecine Association
ATA is a non-profit organization that promotes telemedicine and its ability to provide greater access to medical care.

http://www.atmeda.org 

Association of Telehealth Service Providers
The ATSP promotes the telehealth industry on behalf of its members. The site offers industry and government news, resources and information on telehealth conferences.

http://www.atsp.org 

Australian Collaborative Health Informatics Centre
CHIC is an Australian non-profit organization focusing on IT applications in the health sector. The site offers industry news and events listings, as well as project information.

http://www.chic.org.au 

Australian New Zealand Telehealth Committee
The Committee was created to investigate telehealth issues in Australia. The site includes reports and documents on telehealth projects and activities across Australia and New Zealand.

http://www.telehealth.org.au 

Calgary Regional Health Authority (CRHA)
The CRHA website provides visitors with information on their health plan for 2000-2003, on the health services offered within the region, as well as information on their purchasing department.

http://www.crha-health.ab.ca  OR

 http://www.crha-health.ab.ca/supp/matman/purch.htm

Canadian College of Health Services Executives
 www.cchse.org 

Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society
 www.ches.org 

Canadian Institute for Health Information
The CIHI is a not-for-profit organization that collects data on health issues, sets standards and policies and identifies health information needs and priorities. Their site also features the Roadmap Initiative, a four-year action plan to modernize Canada's health information system.

http://www.cihi.ca 

Canadian Society of Telehealth
The Canadian Society of Telehealth is a non-profit health association which promotes telehealth, and its use of IT to deliver health care over long distance. The site features a library, a newsletter, information on funding opportunities, on meetings, activities and conferences, as well as a member section.

http://www.ucalgary.ca/md/CST/index.html 

COACH
COACH is Canada's Health Informatics Association, otherwise known as the Canadian Organization for Advancement of Computers in Health, and its members include health executives, professionals, researchers and IT managers and vendors. The site includes member services, a list of allied associations with Canada and worldwide, as well as resources, publications and job opportunities.

http://www.coachorg.com 

Congress on Telehealth
This site for the 1999 International Telehealth Congress held in Alberta also features a page of healthcare links.

http://www.telehealthcongress.com 

Dalhousie Medical School - Telemedicine
The Nova Scotia TeleHealth Network is a partnership between the Nova Scotia Department of Health, Dalhousie Medical School, TecKnowledge Healthcare Systems Inc. and MTT. This site also features other innovative programs at Dalhousie, including environmental health, bioethics, health law and medical humanities.

http://www.mcms.dal.ca/home/innovprog/telemedicine.htm 

European Health Telematics Observatory
EHTO is a website aiming to overcome fragmentation in the health telematics information and decision structure in Europe, by providing one location to collect valuable information on issues relevant to health telematics. The site features information on European standards, as well as regulatory and ethical issues.

http://www.ehto.org 

Finnish Society of Telemedecine
The Society works to promote healthcare through telecommunication, and seeks to disperse information through the healhcare industry.

http://www.fimnet.fi/telemedicine/engindex.htm 

Global Telehealth
Global Teleheath is working in conjunction with the Victorian Healthcare Association to create TeleHealth Victoria, a public health initiative in the Australian State of Victoria.

http://www.globaltelehealth.com.au 

HealthPro Procurement Services Inc.
 www.healthpro-ont.com 

Industry Canada Strategis - Telehealth
Industry Canada's Strategis information mega-site includes a section on telehealth and e-health which includes market studies, initiatives, company listings, events and reports on the industry.

http://strategis.ic.gc.ca/SSG/it0555/e.html 

International Society for Telemedecine
The ISFT works to promote the development of telemedicine, telecare and telehealth worldwide. The Society offers an international conference, publishes an online newsletter, maintains a database of telemedicine professionals, projects and regulations, as well as supporting national societies worldwide.

http://www.isft.org 

NASA Telemedecine Technology Gateway
The site offers information on the telemedicine industry, sources of funding and resources, as well as a look at NASA's contribution to telemedicine, both historically and with a look to future activities.

http://iridium.nttc.edu/telemed.html 

Nova Scotia Department of Health
The site offers information on healthcare transition within the province of Nova Scotia, policy and reports produced by the department, as well as health-related links.

http://www.gov.ns.ca/health 

The Ottawa Hospital
 www.ottawahospital.on.ca 

TecKnowledge
TecKnowledge is a Halifax-based company currently partnering with the Province of Nova Scotia, Dalhousie Medical School and MTT in providing telehealth services in the province. Their website includes telehealth news stories, information on the industry and links to other websites.

http://www.tecknowledge.com 

Telehealth Association of Ontario
TAO works to promote excellence in telehealth in Ontario. The site includes news, professional development opportunities and listing of industry events.

http://www.rohcg.on.ca/tao/index.html 

TelehealthNet
This information site serves organizations, associations, professionals and vendors involved in the telehealth and e-health industry.

http://www.telehealth.net 

Telehealth Technology Research Institute
TTRI is a research institute located on the University of Alberta campus, where it develops and tests new telehealth products. The website includes information on the industry, current telehealth activities and links to other telehealth and vendor sites.

http://www.ualberta.ca/~ttri 

Telemedecine and the law
Arent Fox, Attorneys at Law, offer this site with e-health and telemedicine news, legal information and key links to other sites.

http://www.arentfox.com/quickGuide/businessLines/e-health/e-health_telemed/e-health_telemed.html 

Telemedecine legal issues
Though slightly dated, this site takes a look at legal issues in the telemedicine and healthcare informatics fields, and offers a list of other resources on the topic.

http://www.netreach.net/~wmanning/telmedov.htm 

Telemedecine Today
This internet newsmagazine focuses on eHealthcare, with articles, a digital library, links, a discussion area and a newsletter.

http://www.telemedtoday.com 



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