October 2016

Visibility — The New Value Proposition for Health Systems

11:45am-1:30pm | One King West Hotel - 1 King St. W. , Toronto

At this Economic Club of Canada Event, the World Health Innovation Network (WIN), led by world-renowned thought leader Dr. Anne Snowdon, will unveil a Thought Paper, Visibility: The New Value Proposition in Health Systems.

Dr. Snowdon will highlight opportunities to improve patient safety by transforming supply chain in health care to reduce adverse events and “never events”. The paper examines the capacity to strengthen health system performance by improving visibility to create value for health systems, government, industry, and patients. WIN’s research has engaged four countries (Canada, US, UK and Australia), seven Canadian provinces, industry partners and leaders in the health sector. The paper’s recommendations have capacity to improve the delivery of safer, higher-quality, more efficient and sustainable health care by leveraging strategic supply chain innovation in Canada.

Member price:
Individual seat: $89 +HST
Table (seats 10): $800 +HST

Regular price:
Individual seat: $110 +HST
Table (seats 10): $990 +HST

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Visibility — The New Value Proposition for Health Systems

Dr. Anne Snowdon, BScN, MSc, PhD

Chair, World Health Innovation Network (WIN)
University of Windsor, Odette School of Business.

Dr. Anne Snowdon, BScN, MSc, PhD

Dr. Anne Snowdon is a Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and the Chair of the World Health Innovation Network (WIN), at the University of Windsor, Odette School of Business.

Dr. Snowdon leads the work of WIN, which partners with health system stakeholders to source innovation, create the evidence for value, and then develop models for scalability to embed innovative technologies, products and models of care into health systems to achieve value for consumers, and drive economic growth for innovators.

Currently, Dr. Snowdon is leading over 15 innovation research initiatives across seven Canadian provinces that collaborate with government, health professionals, private industry, foundations and families. She holds positions on a number of boards and committees, including a member of the Ontario Health Innovation Council, a member of Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Board of Directors, Chair of the Institute Advisory Board for the Institute for Human Development, Child and Youth Health, of the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR). She has also been appointed to the President’s Advisory committee on digital health innovation at CIHR.

She is also an Associate Professor to the adjunct academic staff of the School of Rehabilitation Therapy at Queen’s University, Adjunct Faculty at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Windsor, and Adjunct Faculty at the School of Nursing at Dalhousie University.

Dr. Snowdon has published more than 100 research articles, papers and cases, has received over $15 million in research funding, holds patents, and has commercialized a highly successful booster seat product for children traveling in vehicles. She holds a PhD in Nursing from the University of Michigan. She is a Fulbright Scholar and was awarded the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship for her research.

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