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The University Health Network. An illustrative chest-pain scenario. What is possible with the technology we have today, but is unlikely to happen. A review of today's health-care system. Consumer expectations. A definition of eHealth. Business ehealth, clinical eHealth and consumer eHealth and what is meant by each. A video clip that shows what it is like in most hospitals. Reasons for slow progress. Some real drivers for change, with examples. Advantages to testing and evaluation in the city of Toronto. Where we go from here. Some concluding remarks.