Digital and technology applications for a more sustainable, integrated and patient-centric healthcare system
To create a more prepared Canadian Healthcare system, officials must prioritize longevity, resilience, data protection and seamless digital operations. Redesigning and upgrading your health infrastructure to adapt and leverage innovative technology is an ongoing journey that requires continuous improvement and cross-departmental collaboration. To better support the healthcare provider and patients, opportunities must be identified to leverage technology to evolve with the digital landscape with the goal to enhance delivery, accessibility and efficiency of healthcare services.
The Healthcare Infrastructure Conference, will provide opportunities to hear from key leaders in Canadian Healthcare as they share their journeys to successfully implementing digital and smart solutions throughout their healthcare organizations. Let’s embrace innovation and digitalization of healthcare services – Together, we can work towards a future-proofed Canadian Healthcare System for all.
The Public Sector Innovation Series feature the latest initiatives throughout Canada and share insights via keynote presentations, case studies, panel discussions, and fireside chats. To provide additional perspective – concurrent tracks will address more specific topics and challenges in the worlds of technology, people, data & process faced by public sector leaders today.
The Evolution of Canadian Healthcare Infrastructure
International Government Keynote:
The Future of Health Infrastructure – How COVID and Digital Transformation Have Redefined Priorities and Possibilities
Sacha Bhatia, Population Health and Value Based Care Executive, Ontario Health
The Pandemic Years in Review – How Can We Create a More Prepared Canadian Health System
Ted Scott, Vice President Research and Chief Innovation Officer, Hamilton Health Sciences
High-impact Digital Strategies to Improve Patient and Provider Experiences
Angela Tibando, Digital Excellence in Health Executive, Ontario Health
Alexandre Bourque, Director and Product Lead, Digital Product Management, VaccineConnect, Digital Transformation Branch, Health Canada
Identifying the New Cyber Vulnerabilities in Connected Health Ecosystems
Setting Your Project up for Success: Examining the Importance of Relationships During Complex Projects
Fast-Tracking Post-Pandemic Recovery – How Must Health Infrastructure Evolve for High Impact Health Outcomes?
- Understanding the needs of the community
- Incorporating community voice in infrastructure design and development
Dr. Adam Kassam, Faculty Lecturer, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto & Immediate Past President, Ontario Medical Association (OMA)
Eric Sutherland, Executive Director, Pan-Canadian Health Data Strategy, Public Health Agency of Canada
Dr. Payal Agarwal, Medical Director Virtual, Women’s College Hospital
Innovation by Necessity vs. Innovation by Strategy: Shifting Gears to Build a Sustainable Approach to Healthcare
- Defining the pillars for innovation: Demonstrate, evaluate, scale and sustain
- Rethinking approaches to innovation to evolve in-sync with the patients, clients, and customers
- Key learnings: The importance of the ‘test, fail, redo’ cycle
- Identifying new opportunities for improvement in healthcare
- Setting up for Success: How to create innovation by strategy within a governance structure
Mehdi Somji, Director, Innovation & Partnerships, Trillium Health Partners
Bonnie Scott, Regional Digital Lead and Director, Digital Transformation and Innovation, Ontario Health West
James Schembri, Director, Scarborough Ontario Health Team
Welcome from the Track Chair:
Smart Hospitals: Future-Proofing Canada’s Facilities for
Flexibility, Sustainability, Patient Centricity and Care Excellence
Improving Alignment Between Health Infrastructure and
Integrated Services Planning
Chief Planning Officer, Niagara Health
Project to Operations: Creating Sustainability and Embedding it into the DNA
President & CEO, TransForm Shared Services Organization
A Place to Heal – Creating Intelligent Environments to Support Patient Recovery
Smart Answers to Hospital Pressures – Improving Treatment, Efficiency and Outcomes Through Technology and Innovation
Smart Solutions for the New Normal
Hospitals must excel in the new normal, and digitalization is key. It will revolutionize the human experience, minimize exposure to risks and change both financial and operational aspects too.
- Addressing climate change for sustainable healthcare
- Given our current stage along the technology maturity journey, what opportunities exist to personalize, simplify, automate and streamline services to create value now, as well as in the future?
- Inclusive design experience – How can we co-create successful outcomes with patients, caregivers, employees and community partners
- Big picture vs business of today – How do we work towards our vision of a smart hospital whilst juggling the daily demands of running a facility
Executive Director, Planning & Integration, FM-PRO, University Health Network
Joanna Yang, Senior Director, Enterprise Architect, The Hospital for Sick Children
Dr. Carmine Simone, Vice President Medical Affairs, Michael Garron Hospital
Welcome from the track chair:
Improving Clinical Governance, Operational Efficiencies and Patient Outcomes through an Integrated Digital Healthcare Strategy
Chief Strategist, Red Hat
Enabling the Digital Patient: Patient Engagement Enabling Better Care Accessibility through Digital Health Innovationility through Digital Health Innovation
Chief Digital Officer, North York General Hospital
Accelerating Transformation in Healthcare – Enabling Shifts to Predictive, Preventative, Personalized and Participatory Care
Chief and Medical Director of the Emergency Medicine Program and Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Program, Mackenzie Health
Beyond the Walls of a Traditional Health Facility – Augmenting Capabilities to Deliver Care with Cloud-Based Enterprise Imaging
Nader Soltani President Sectra Canada Inc.
Intelligent Use of Healthcare Data to Improve Patient
Experience, Clinical Governance and Care Outcomes
Advancing Health in the Modern World: Where do we go next?
- Moving beyond patient medical records implementation to system value creation
- Navigating through the flooded digital health tools ecosystem for optimal patient outcomes
- Taking steps to integrate tools into the health system for a more connected system
- Making digital adoption more manageable for the patient, and care providers
- Sustainably scaling telehealth and new models of virtual care
Jeff Curtis, Chief Privacy Officer, Sunnybrook Hospital
Andriana Lukich, Director, Digital Solutions, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
Alexis Villa, Senior Program Director, UHN Connected Care & Altum Health
View the agenda for the full speaker lineup, sessions and event timeline
Chelsea Hotel Toronto
33 Gerrard Street West Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Z4 Canada
Keeping You Safe
Public Sector Network will closely monitor COVID-19 regulations in accordance with the advice from the Government and local health authorities to ensure the safety of everyone attending the event physically. In addition, we will be working closely with the venue to ensure precautionary measures are in place.