All posts by Elaine Huesing

Editor Publisher, HIM&CC

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

Striving for Gold – Laying the Groundwork for the Olympic Healthcare Interoperability Initiative

Las Vegas, Nevada., March 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The spirit of health and well-being is core to the founding principles of the Olympic Games and heralds the tenets of sustainable social development within each host and participating country. With the ambitious goal of integrating advanced digital health information sharing into health services provided before, … Continue reading Striving for Gold – Laying the Groundwork for the Olympic Healthcare Interoperability Initiative

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