Internet & Online Communities

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

How Digital Behaviour Change Interventions Work

Contents

I Introduction
II Discovering the psychology of persuasive digital interventions
III Paradigm shift on behaviour change technology
IV The persuasive communication model
V Resources
VI References

-- Submitted by Brian Cugelman, PhD

I Introduction

Why digital behaviour change interventions will transform public health

Contents

I Introduction
II It is more cost effective to promote healthy lifestyles than treat diseases
III Digital Interventions
IV Hybrid campaigns that encourage and support change
V Resources
VI References

--submitted by Brian Cugelman, PhD

Online Resources Related to Feature 738

The Health Communication Unit (THCU) website includes a variety of resources for health promotion practitioners including the Website and Publication Impact Analysis report at
http://www.thcu.ca/infoandresources/resource_display.cfm?resourceID=1343....

Webometrics: Qualitative Web Research for the Social Sciences informed the methodology of the Website and Publication Impact Analysis. More information is available at http://webometrics.wlv.ac.uk.

THCU Uses Internet Research to Understand Their Publications' Impact and Their Online Stakeholders

Contents

I Introduction
II Overview of web properties study
III Methodology
IV Summary of findings

--Submitted by Brian Cugelman. PhD, Online strategy and research consultant, AlterSpark Consulting

I Introduction

Sharing Practice-Based Knowledge - A Documentation of Regionally Organized Communities of Practice

Submitted by: Erika Steibelt (Team Lead for Knowledge Development & Exchange, PTCC), Laura McCammon-Tripp (Research Associate, PTCC) and Christine Stich (Junior Scientist, PTCC)             

I Introduction

II Documentation of Practice – sharing practitioners’ experiential knowledge 

Part I: Looking forward / looking back – reflections from across the province and the country on the year that was, and what lies in store

I Introduction
II Good King Wenceslas: An Annotated Carol for the 2010 Season
III Is the Renaissance of Health Promotion at Hand?
IV Public Health Agency of Canada – Canadian Best Practices Portal for Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention
V 100 Years of Public Health
VI Canadian Virtual Health Promotion – Marketing Risk Reduction or Collaborative Action?
VII  Reflections on Behaviour Change and Interventions that Work

I Introduction

Canadian Society for International Health - Global Health Forum on LinkedIn

The Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH) is expanding ways to involve CSIH members and others in the field of global health. CSIH has long collaborated with York University (host of the CLICK4HP and Canadian Network on Health in Development distribution lists).

CSIH is now launching a CSIH Global Health Forum on the Linkedin social networking site for professionals.

Online Resources Related to Feature 676

Use of Social Media for Health Promotion: An Overview of the Evidence-Webinar Preparation and Discussion
http://www.thcu.ca/infoandresources/resource_display.cfm?resourceID=1119...

This event archive includes the following:

Educational Opportunities Related to Feature 676

Overview of New Media Workshop

The Health Communication Unit, in partnership with Health Nexus, developed a workshop to explore social media and discuss information and ideas about a wide range of social media tools. These tools can help make health promotion work more effective, easier, and possibly even more fun including blogs, wikis, YouTube, Face book, instant messaging, Survey Monkey, online conferencing or Google's wide array of online tools.

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