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Implementing Digital Health Solutions at Ontario Hospitals

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Implementing Digital Health Solutions at Ontario Hospitals

Strategic Food for thought for software providers looking to understand how to sell to hospitals

Agenda:
12:00 - 1:00 snacks / networking
1:00 - 2:00 Panel Discussion
2:00 - 3:00 Q & A
3:00-4:00 Networking and closing remarks


Moderator for the event will be:

Dr. Luke Brzozowski who leads Techna’s Technology Development Team, comprising over forty technical project managers, engineers, software developers, as well as operational, quality, regulatory, marketing, and financial professionals who lead, manage, and carry out health technology productization programs and projects in a hospital environment.Prior to joining Techna at its inception (then as Director of Operations and Engineering), Luke held management positions in the development, marketing, legal, and regulatory departments in the health technology industry and pharmaceutical CRO. Luke is the recipient of the 2003 Governors General’s Gold Medal for his Doctorate.


Meet the Panelists:

Dr. Dante Morra is a transformational leader who serves as the Chief of Staff at Trillium Health Partners; one of Canada’s largest academically affiliated hospitals serving Mississauga, West Toronto and the surrounding communities. Dante is a specialist in internal medicine and also holds a Master of Business Administration. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and an Adjunct Professor at the Rotman School of Management. Dr. Morra is an internationally recognized leader in hospital process improvement, healthcare innovation, and effective allocation of resources. His work in system transformation has been recognized with numerous individual and team awards including the 3M National Quality Award and the Goldie Award for Leadership. His research has received national and international attention including recent articles in The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, Maclean’s and the New York Times. Dr. Morra is an award winning teacher and serves as the Manager Theme Director for the undergraduate curriculum in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. He has a passion for teaching clinical medicine and health system transformation.

Helen Edwards, RN, BA, MNDirector, Clinical Informatics and Technology Assisted Programs, Hospital for Sick Children Ms. Edwards has worked at SickKids for more than 35 years, in a variety of roles and describes the focus of her current role as providing leadership and influencing clinical transformation through the adoption of clinical information systems/technologies. In addition she is the director of the Ontario Poison Centre, Telemedicine and Motherisk programs, where enabling-technologies extend the reach of specialty care. Her current major focus is the implementation of the Epic EMR – due to go live on June 2, 2018.

Patrick Clifford is currently the Director of Research and Innovation, at the Research Institute of Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket Ontario and CreateIT Now the Southlake owned and operated on campus health innovation centre. Patrick’s responsibilities include 1/oversight of research operations and infrastructure (including the REB) and 2/ advancing innovation and commercialization activities along with culture building, through strategic collaborations with industry, academia, funders and other key partners. Currently Patrick is charged with leading the development and implementation of Southlake’s research agenda and advancing the innovation and commercialization strategy which includes growing partnerships and collaborations with private sector ventures wishing to test and/or validate wide ranging health focused technologies with Southlake clinicians in an acute care, large community hospital environment. Patrick is also engaged in Southlake’s health sector leadership role in innovative, outcome based, procurement practices. Patrick brings 30 years of health care experience in acute care to his current role. He holds an MSW, a BA, BSW and BEd. and continues to practice as a clinician on a periodic basis in an emergency mental health setting.

Dov Klein is currently serving as Director, Innovation and Strategic Partnerships, Dov supports Plexxus member and customer hospitals in continuously achieving their common objective of excellent patient care and outcomes. In this new role, Dov works with a wide array of stakeholders to enable the acquisition of products and solutions to support patients through value based healthcare, innovation procurement and the development of new business models and partnerships. Previously, Dov was a Director in PwC's Canadian healthcare practice with a primary focus on healthcare strategy, finance and operations – serving as PwC’s healthcare finance and procurement lead. Dov was also the Ontario Hospital Association’s Program Leader for Financial Management, with a focus on Health System Funding Reform and the changing patient-based funding landscape. Dov received his MBA from the Rotman School of Management as well as an M.Ed from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) with a focus on policy, leadership, diversity and change.


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