Public Health and Web-Based Mapping La Collectivité ingénieuse Péninsule acadienne inc. November 22, 2005
CIPA:A non for profit organisation recognized as a national and international centre of excellence in lasting rural developmentthrough smart use of information and communication technologies.
Surface: 2 825 km2 4 towns, 10 villages, 47 LSD 57 000 inhabitants
Rural Development Model • Community empowerment • Bottom-up approach • Enhance community capacity • By and for the community • Development of local expertise • Transferable and exportable
Enhancing community e-capacity • Business and economy • Governance • Access • Learning • Health and Wellness
Goal • To develop smart Telehealth services by using ICTs, through which the Internet becomes a basic instrument where it is possible to: • Search for information • Learn new skills • Find solutions
Collaborative partnerships • More than 100 service provider alliances • Most regional health authorities of N.-B. • 13 provincial organisations • Provincial Health, Family and Community services • Atlantic francophone health networks • Private sector collaborations in N.-B. • National partners: Francommunautés virtuelles (Industry Canada), Web Accessibility Office and Health Canada
Franco-Tech 2005 • Theme: Health at the Heart of a Virtual Community • Over 125 Participants from eastern Canada • Highlight contribution of ICTs’ in Health reform and sustainability • Topics covered: Virtual Therapy, E-management of cardiovascular risks, 24/7 health decision-making, Outreach of Health Portals, Geomatics and Health, and others • Launching of national project with Industry Canada: Le CyberVillageSanté
cybervillagesante.cipanb.ca A telehealth modelby and for rural communities
Key features • Unique single-entry 2D & 3D interface • Integrated community approach • Online databases/geomatics applications • Actions for healthy living • Interactive prevention strategies • Smart self-care applications • Telecoaching, consultation and support • e-Learning, training and research • Collaboration extranet • Planning and evaluation framework • Web accessibility and inclusion
Health Centre • Healthy lifestyles strategies • Illness prevention • Réduction of consequences of at risk behaviour • Development of self-care plans • Multiple telehealth services
Grocery • Promotion and education of healthy eating habits • Capacity to establish special diets according to age, condition and revenu
Development of life skills, self-esteem and insight on personnal strenghts.
Current projects • The CyberVillageSanté, a health portal • Directory of services (PA) • A 12 hr skills training program for future parents A New Life • A workplace health and wellness model Jouer à l’équipe gagnante • Provincial network of Web-4-All workstations • 30 access sites to free Internet (PA) • 10 Health-Info kiosks (PA)
Other related projects • On-line Regional Emergency Response Plan • Collaboration Extranet
Benefits • Focus on promotion and prevention. • More accessible, higher-quality services. • Unique gateway. • Network of Web networks. • Affordable and sustainable solutions. • Alternative primary health care delivery model of best practices. • Portable and exportable models. • Time and money savings. • 24/7 Access.
La Collectivité ingénieusede laPéninsule acadienne(CIPA) inc. November 2005