How did we develop GetCheckedOnline?

This week we published a description of what it took to develop GetCheckedOnline, BC’s internet-based testing program for STI and BBI.  There’s not a lot of information out there about how to develop complex e-health interventions that are fully integrated with clinical and public health services, so we hope that this will help shorten the […]

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GetCheckedOnline celebrates Pride!

GetCheckedOnline showed its LGBT Pride over the long weekend at the Davie Street Dance Party and Sunset Beach Pride Festival. At both events, party-goers visited our booth to learn about the GetCheckedOnline program and to play our popular “Don’t Gotta Catch’Em All” sexually transmitted infections game (featuring giant stuffed STIs that oddly resemble Pokémon Go characters…) […]

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New: Testing and vaccine reminders available on SmartSexResource!

SmartSexResource has a new feature: testing and vaccine reminders!  Now people can sign up to receive reminders by text or email.  The only information required is a phone number or email address. SmartSexResource now offers reminders for: Regular STI testing (every 3, 6 or 12 months) Re-testing following a diagnosis of chlamydia, gonorrhea or syphilis […]

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Got Checked Where? New Publication in BCMJ

While many patients have good access to testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) through their family physician or a sexual health clinic, this isn’t the case for everyone… Mark Gilbert, Devon Haag, and Troy Grennan discuss common barriers to clinic-based STI/HIV testing and introduce GetCheckedOnline as an additional testing option in this recent issue of the […]

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Research Themes

Digital Health Health Equity Health Literacy Health Systems Internet Based Testing Partner Notification Sexual Health Websites