In May of 2005, Keewaytinook Okimakanak in collaboration with Canada Health Infoway initiated a project to codify and document the processes and systems developed as part of the KO Telehealth implementation process and to summarize lessons learned and emerging best practices in delivering telehealth services the use of secure videoconferencing to improve and enhance access to clinical and health education and training services in isolated First Nations.

As Canada's largest and busiest First Nation governed telehealth network, this work anticipates widespread roll-out of Aboriginal and First Nations telehealth initiatives and supports shared objectives of improving telehealth coverage in isolated Aboriginal communities, increasing clinical utilization of telehealth services and supporting the adoption and diffusion of telehealth innovations by health service providers and First Nations and Aboriginal people in Canada.

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      CTC videos

The critical role that the Community Telehealth Coordinators (CTCs) perform in the development and delivery of community-based telehealth is captured in a 17 minute DVD video. This production, lead by Cal Kenny - K-Net's Multi-media Producer, is broken up into smaller chapters that are available on-line. Click here for the KOTH web page with links to these videos.

     Flash Presentation

The animation requires the latest version of Macromedia Flash to display properly on your computer. Click here to check out the Flash presentation providing you with a digital tour of a community telehealth station.

     Interim Evaluation Report

View the archived presentation of the Report

     Report

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