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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 […]

The Journey to Precision Medicine via Personalized Care Plans

May 11th, 2016

There is significant attention and funds invested around the world in pursuit of personalized and precision medicine. What is precision medicine, what role will it play in routine clinical practice and how close are we as Canadians to realizing significant benefits and value? What is precision medicine? Precision medicine is an emerging field in which […]

Susan Anderson - Managing Director for Canada, Orion Health

Ms. Anderson is an accomplished e-health strategist with more than 20 years of experience in healthcare informatics. Most recently, she was the Assistant Deputy Minister and CIO for the Health Information Technology and Systems Division at Alberta Health where she played a pivotal role in transforming Alberta’s healthcare system into one of the most digitally […]

Data Protection for the Healthcare Industry

June 16th, 2015

Data Protection for the Healthcare Industry 2014 was the year of mega breaches with over 1 billion records compromised (according the Breach Level Index). Healthcare was no exception and accounted for one quarter of all the breaches reported last year. Due to the highly sensitive information collected by healthcare providers, it is no surprise that […]

Carey Daley - Field Marketing Manager - Identity & Data Protection, Gemalto