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Online Supplement - June 2015

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In This Issue:

Elaine Huesing's picture
by Elaine Huesing

This issue is proudly dedicated to the celebration of the 40th anniversary of COACH: Canada’s Health Informatics Association. You will find many of the articles chock-full of interesting historical details and fun facts. It is somewhat hard to imagine that 40 years has passed...

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by Mike Barron

“I’m all for progress, it’s change that I hate.” Mark Twain

Over the last number of months we have spent considerable time celebrating the past 40 years of COACH: Canada’s Health Informatics Association. We will continue to do so...

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by Brendan Seaton

During the recent HIMSS conference in Chicago, I had dinner with several ITAC members, including the young COO of a Canadian start-up company developing mobile applications for health care. During the course of the conversation someone asked him who his “dream” employer would be...

Helene Clement - Don Newsham - Sabrina Shivji's picture
by Helene Clement - Don Newsham - Sabrina Shivji

Six members grew to over 2,000 and 50 delegates at the inaugural COACH Conference jumped to over 1,500 at the 2015 e-Health Conference. COACH has come a long way in the past 40 years, bringing the adoption and use of computers and technology in health...

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by David Wattling CMC I.S.P. ICD.D

Is it just me or is there more and more grey hair at every industry meeting nowadays? And there is more talk about aches and pains, and of the “r” word – retirement. Perhaps it is to be expected of an industry that is in its 40s.

Yes COACH is 40 this year. OMG Steve (RIP), did...

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by Gavin Tong

For many executives the process of selecting standards can feel like being set up for a card trick; uncertain how to analyze the options laid out in front of them and questioning if they are really being given free choice that will impact the end result.

This is not a new...

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Tuesday, June 09, 2015

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

On behalf of the Canadian Health Informatics Awards Gala Adjudication Committee, ITAC Health and COACH: Canada’s Health Informatics Association are pleased...

Thursday, May 28, 2015

COACH is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Casselman, a recognized Canadian digital health and innovation executive, as Chief Executive Officer (...

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