All posts by Elizabeth Keller

Vice-President, Product Management & Operations, OntarioMD, Board Director, COACH: Canada’s Health Informatics Association

Diversity as a Performance & Innovation Strategy for Digital Health in Canada

The importance of inclusion and diversity is clearly a hot topic – the #MeToo Movement, #NoMoreManels being promoted by the Globe & Mail’s Andre Picard, and even Digital Health Canada’s Top 10 Women Leaders Award – have all helped highlight the need for more to be done to support more women in leadership positions in … Continue reading Diversity as a Performance & Innovation Strategy for Digital Health in Canada

Celebrating Canada’s adoption of eSafety – 5 years in perspective – a volunteer’s journey

As a COACH Board Director and an active digital health leader in my day job, taking on the additional role for COACH of leading eSafety in Canada as a volunteer was not an easy decision. Hundreds of hours were dedicated to conceptualizing, strategizing, writing guidelines, crafting presentations and cajoling others to hop on the train, … Continue reading Celebrating Canada’s adoption of eSafety – 5 years in perspective – a volunteer’s journey

‘Leaning In’ for COACH’s Leaders in Health Informatics – Supporting the Next Generation of Health Informatics Leaders in Canada

Trying to lead your team, group, branch, task force, executives or board in the midst of some formidable ocean swells of health informatics delivery, development or daily operations? Feeling overwhelmed and wondering how, where and when you can lead from your present deck? Canada has a leadership challenge – and one that is not unique … Continue reading ‘Leaning In’ for COACH’s Leaders in Health Informatics – Supporting the Next Generation of Health Informatics Leaders in Canada

eSafety Trial Projects – Leading the Way in Canada on Guidelines Use to Mitigate Safety Risks in eHealth

One could say that as a COACH Board member and a foundational leader of the eSafety Program in Canada, I could not “opt out” as a potential volunteer trial user of the eSafety Guidelines – however, I saw it as a way to ensure fewer sleepless nights prior to the launch of our major provincial … Continue reading eSafety Trial Projects – Leading the Way in Canada on Guidelines Use to Mitigate Safety Risks in eHealth

Embracing Greater Diversity as Next ‘Catalyst’ for Change

In conversation with Alex Johnston, Executive Director, Catalyst Canada Back in October 2014, COACH’s Women Leaders in Health Informatics Toronto Forum had the opportunity to listen to Alex Johnston, Executive Director for Catalyst Canada, highlight the need for greater female representation at board executive tables across Canada. This article highlights some of the main themes … Continue reading Embracing Greater Diversity as Next ‘Catalyst’ for Change