All posts by Elaine Huesing

Editor Publisher, HIM&CC

Digital Health Canada Faculty: The Backbone of the Core Health Informatics Education Program

Digital Health Canada education and certification programs are the first cross-disciplinary programs to be developed with volunteer health informatics experts and leaders operating in a variety of professional settings: healthcare organizations, provincial/national government agencies, vendors, consultants, and academia. These volunteer experts populate the Digital Health Canada Faculty and are the backbone of the Core HI … Continue reading Digital Health Canada Faculty: The Backbone of the Core Health Informatics Education Program

Canadian Health Informatics Award Winners

The Canadian Health Informatics Award (CHIA) honours the digital health leaders and visionaries who are reimagining healthcare delivery in Canada today. The following CHIA Winners were announced at the CHIA Gala in Vancouver on May 28, 2018:  Payal Agarwal, Innovation Fellow at Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care, was awarded … Continue reading Canadian Health Informatics Award Winners

ITAC HEALTH GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES 2018 – 2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ITAC Health announces appointment of Susanne Flett, President of Healthtech Consultants, as Chair and David Thomas, TELUS Health, as Vice Chair  Vancouver (May 30, 2018) – ITAC Health Board approved the Board of Directors Slate for the 2018 to 2019 term at their recent Board meeting held on May 30, 2018 in Vancouver, in conjunction … Continue reading ITAC HEALTH GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES 2018 – 2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Health Information Science, Faculty of Human and Social Development

Faculty of Human and Social Development | School of Health Information Science   The School of Health Information Science invites applications for the position of Assistant Teaching Professor effective July 1, 2018 or as negotiated. The successful candidate will: Teach a variety of courses in Health Information Science; Engage in curriculum development with the faculty; … Continue reading Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Health Information Science, Faculty of Human and Social Development

Connected Health Information Delivers Significant Value for Canadians and the Health System

$1 billion in health system savings in 2017, equivalent to 5.6 million emergency department visits April 4, 2018 (Toronto) – Thanks to investments in digital health, Canada’s health system is becoming less fragmented, allowing clinicians better access to more information.  This  growing access to connected health information in Canada is producing significant financial and time savings … Continue reading Connected Health Information Delivers Significant Value for Canadians and the Health System

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