Susan Anderson

Managing Director, 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 connected in North America. At the forefront of Alberta’s Electronic Health Record implementation, she helped steer the expansion of EHR data sources, deployment to users, integration for physicians and pharmacists, and introduced public access to EHRs.  Ms. Anderson has also worked with private healthcare companies to reduce operating costs, has aided in Canada Health Infoway initiatives such as clinical end user engagement including development of peer-to-peer clinical user support networks for Canadian jurisdictions, and has furthered the adoption and innovation of e-health within clinical practices across the country.