All posts by Shiran Isaacksz

President & Board Chair, Digital Health Canada

Socializing healthcare – Let’s get our systems to talk

What do you think are the primary influences on the health of Canadians? Most of us might say advanced medical treatments, leading-edge surgery, or access to expensive pharma treatments. But we would only be partially  correct: in fact, it’s becoming clear that a broad range of social factors are the most critical indicators in determining an … Continue reading Socializing healthcare – Let’s get our systems to talk

Bucking the trend: why is Digital Health Canada experiencing growth?

Different factors are cited as the reason professional associations in some sectors are experiencing a slight decline in membership.1 Industries change and shrink, associations lose relevance, or people find they don’t have time to spare for professional development in addition to work and personal commitments. These trends don’t seem to apply to Canadian digital health … Continue reading Bucking the trend: why is Digital Health Canada experiencing growth?

Quadruple Aims and digital health in Canada: We all have a role to play

Did it seem like January just flew by? This feels like a good time to take a moment and refocus on priorities and what we want to achieve in 2019, both for ourselves as individuals and for digital health and healthcare. One of my priorities as a digital health professional will be to maintain a … Continue reading Quadruple Aims and digital health in Canada: We all have a role to play

As the industry grows, so does Digital Health Canada

My first term as Digital Health Canada Board President is off  to a great start. Strong attendance at the CHIEF Fall Symposium on October 19 and 20 and Driving the Future of Digital Health on October 22 meant I had a wealth of opportunities to speak directly with many Ontario-based members about the topics that … Continue reading As the industry grows, so does Digital Health Canada