All posts by Laura Copeland

Dr. Laura Copeland is the Chief Medical Information Officer at Healthtech Consultants- a Partner of Nordic Consulting Group in Toronto, Ontario.

Hello, I’m a Medical Informaticist…

While attending a social function, you’ve probably been asked, “So, what do you do for a living?” It’s a common question among new acquaintances at these gatherings. You may find it’s becoming more challenging to answer this question, especially as our roles in healthcare evolve. These days, people might get more than they bargained for when they … Continue reading Hello, I’m a Medical Informaticist…

Healthy Transitions – Change in the Face of Health Technology

Healthcare is changing to meet current and future demand. How can we weather change successfully? What does a healthy transition look like? Take a few moments to reflect on change. What words come to mind when you think about changes in your personal life? If it’s a change you’re choosing for yourself, you may be … Continue reading Healthy Transitions – Change in the Face of Health Technology

Governance in Health IT Transformation

Governance is a hot topic these days. In the past few months, organizations across Canada have asked me to speak about physician governance in the context of health IT transformation. At first, I thought I understood what people wanted. I imagined explaining the importance of physician engagement, physician advisory committees, education for physicians on their … Continue reading Governance in Health IT Transformation