Event

28

January 2015

The Economics of Digital Health in Canada

11:45am-1:30pm | Hilton Hotel - 145 Richmond Street West , Toronto

Federal investments in Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) have helped ignite innovation in health care across Canada. These investments are delivering improved patient care, boosting efficiencies and taking advantage of trends and emerging technologies to improve the patient experience. At the same time, these investments are creating jobs and economic growth right across this country.

Join Michael Green as he talks about the numbers for digital health – the sector’s contribution to GDP and job creation, including the impact of the most recent federal grant to Infoway; the dollar value of benefits that have already accrued to Canadians and our health care system from telehealth, drug and diagnostic imaging systems and clinician electronic medical records; details about the growth of health information technology companies and their exports; and prospects for the digital health sector for 2015 and beyond.

Member Individual ticket price: $89
Individual Non-Member ticket price: $110
Tables of 10 available
Lunch will be served
Advance registration is required
– numbers are limited

The Economics of Digital Health in Canada

Michael Green

President and CEO
Canada Health Infoway

Michael Green

Michael Green is a strong leader and a creative, strategic thinker who has an international reputation and a proven track record of transforming health care through the use of digital health. He has leveraged international research and innovation to advance the digital health agenda, create jobs and stimulate economic growth in Canada. Michael has been President and CEO of Canada Health Infoway since August 2014.

Michael envisions a future where all Canadians can access their health information and interact with their providers from the device of their choice. As President and CEO of Canada Health Infoway, he is leading a national strategy called Driving Access to Care to realize this vision.

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