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
Earlier this year a National Post article written by Sarah Boesveld on the role of failure in our children’s education served as “grist for the mill” during one of our early morning “Elgin Street Diner” think tank discussions. Entitled “In Praise of Failure”, Ms. Boesveld’s opinion piece makes the case that we should view failure … Continue reading The High Cost of (Not) Failing
Careers in health informatics (HI) are on the rise and the eHealth industry is offering exciting emerging job opportunities. HI professionals are expected to have expertise in various roles ranging from IT and project management to quality control and clinical informatics. How does one prepare for these challenging roles and unique job descriptions? In May … Continue reading HI Education Report Documents First State-of-the-Nation in Canada
Try an Infoway Standard Collaborative Membership at no cost! The Infoway Standards Collaborative (SC) is your Canadian source for key standards that help ensure that the right health information is available at the right time, to the right person – which can lead to improved patient safety, faster access to care, cost savings, and ultimately … Continue reading Investing in health IT solutions…Have you thought about health information standards?
I have had the privilege of teaching for over four decades. The first time I formally taught was as a graduate student, although I did a bit of teaching as an undergraduate. For whatever reason, I have loved teaching and used it to share my knowledge and my enthusiasm with students in classes, seminars, think-tank … Continue reading Teaching as Form