The proliferation of electronic health information technology (e-health) tools is crucial to progressive and responsive health reform. However, while more comprehensive electronic health records and more efficient health care delivery are important, e-health implementation must also focus on reducing stark health disparities and ensuring equitable access for all to e-health tools and the quality improvements that they bring. This paper by the Wellesley Institute’s Matt Kanter analyzes how equity needs to be built into e-health tools so that all Ontarians can realize e-health’s potential for health promotion, self-management and improved health outcomes.
E-Health, Health Promotion And Health Equity
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