All posts by Leon Salvail

Leon Salvail, President & CEO, Gevity Consulting Inc., has been at the helm of COACH as the President and Board of Directors Chair since late June. In this interview, Leon shares his vision for COACH and insight into the health informatics (HI) profession and digital health with CEO Mark Casselman. Leon, a COACH Board member since 2014, brings extensive industry background to the President’s role.

The future of digital health and the people who are shaping it

The theme of the Toronto e-Health Conference and Tradeshow aligns neatly with the conversations we’ve been having at the COACH Board level lately. I’m sure we aren’t the only health informatics professionals discussing the future of digital health, the people who will benefit, and where we fit in. As COACH members, we may have a … Continue reading The future of digital health and the people who are shaping it

Keeping pace in an evolving industry

“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” Stephen Hawking COACH was formed in 1975 by a visionary group of health professionals and healthcare industry vendors. They recognized that significant sharing of ideas, exchange of emerging best practices, and collaborative work effort are necessary to enable Canadian health institutions to effectively use information technology and … Continue reading Keeping pace in an evolving industry

Meet the COACH President: In Conversation with Leon Salvail

Q. What has been the most significant or surprising thing you have learned in your first few months as President? A. “I have been surprised by how much the small, but extremely talented and dedicated staff secretariat does, augmented by the critical member volunteers … talk about leverage!” Q. The President’s role is a major … Continue reading Meet the COACH President: In Conversation with Leon Salvail