Developing ehealth
capabilities for practice
in a rapidly changing
healthcare environment

Building Connections

The major knowledge content areas in this theme are:

  • Service providers letting go of ownership of clients and their information, and instead entering into a collaborative partnership
  • Empowering consumers to manage their health care, and drive activity that will address health problems.
  • Enabling care through collaboration

The theme Building Connections described taking advantage of digital media to enable seamless communication and connectivity between consumers, all of their healthcare providers, and various sources of information. It includes sharing with other consumers with similar conditions to empower them to contribute to or take control of their health care.

Click here to read about the interviews that informed the development of this theme.

Capability levels

BASIC LEVEL

Applies existing skills to new digital tools and spaces.

MEDIUM LEVEL

Selectively chooses digital tools and spaces to communicate with others who have a shared interest in the content.

ADVANCED LEVEL

Selectively chooses digital tools and spaces to share content students have created or collated to meet the needs of specific target health care professionals and/or consumers.

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