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Expert’s Corner: Healthcare Q&A with John Matheson

May 31st, 2016

What is your prediction for healthcare technology in 2016? Technology will continue to make a sizeable impact on two broad fronts.  Firstly, most health organisations are still in the process of removing their dependency on paper records and joining silos of information. Organisations will continue to invest heavily in technology that will enable them to […]

John Matheson - Director of Health Finance, eHealth and Analytics, Scottish Government

John Matheson was Director of Finance, eHealth and Analytics within the Scottish Government Health & Social Care Directorates (SGHD) (£13bn budget) from July 2008 until his retiral in January 2016. Prior to that he was Director of Finance within NHS Lothian for 20 years. He was awarded the prestigious title of Finance Director of the […]

Expert’s Corner: Healthcare Q&A with Dr. Catalina Lopez-Correa

May 31st, 2016

What is your prediction for healthcare in Canada in 2016? Canada has a great opportunity to be one of the world’s leaders in implementing innovative approaches and cutting edge technologies, such as genomics, into the healthcare system. Having a single-payer system is key to coordinating the implementation of genomics into the healthcare system. Over the […]

Dr. Catalina Lopez-Correa - Vice President, Sector Development and CSO, Genome BC

In January 2016, Dr. Catalina Lopez-Correa joined Genome BC as Vice President, Sector Development and CSO. With over 18 years of international experience in both the academic and private sectors, Dr. Lopez-Correa brings her deep understanding of genomics to the Genome BC leadership team. Dr. Lopez-Correa holds an MD from UPB University in Colombia, a […]

Expert’s Corner: Healthcare Q&A with Dr. Diane Finegood

May 27th, 2016

In anticipation of the 16th Annual Healthcare Summit, Reboot is excited to present “Expert’s Corner”, a series of blog posts featuring outstanding healthcare leaders and professionals who will be speaking at the summit in June. Watch for a glimpse of what the Healthcare Summit is all about…We had the opportunity to ask Dr. Diane Finegood, […]

Dr. Diane Finegood - Professor, Simon Fraser University

Dr. Diane T. Finegood is an experienced research leader and strategic visionary with an exceptional track record of heading provincial and national leading-edge health research organizations. She served as President & CEO of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (2012-2016) and inaugural scientific director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Institute of Nutrition, […]

Expert’s Corner: Healthcare with Ross Davidson

May 16th, 2016

In thinking about the upcoming 16th Annual Healthcare Summit, I’m excited about engaging in a dialogue on how to transform the quality of BC healthcare delivery in order to produce more effective and efficient healthcare solutions. I want to focus on how technology can help organizations transform in order to thrive in the new ideas […]

Ross Davidson - President, HP Advanced Solutions, VP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Ross Davidson is the Vice President and General Manager for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) public sector services in British Columbia (BC). In this role, he is responsible for the operations, implementation, and growth of business in BC. Additionally, he serves as the President of HP Advanced Solutions, a subsidiary of HPE, which serves as a […]

Shaken, Not Stirred: Why the Healthcare Industry is Ripe for Disruption

May 16th, 2016

In health IT, we often frame our goals as a checklist of technologies to be acquired rather than focusing on the impact our work has on patients. Impacts that can transform the system, like involving the patient in their care and care planning, reducing wait times, enabling faster and more accurate diagnoses and improving medication […]

Gary Folker - Executive Vice President, Orion Health

Gary Folker is responsible for the strategic planning, ongoing development and growth of Orion Health in Canada. He draws from more than 30 years of experience pioneering healthcare technology in Canada and is ideally positioned to guide business development for the leading eHealth provider. Prior to joining Orion Health in May 2011, Gary was Managing […]