June 16 & 23, 2015: 12:00 – 1:30 PM ET
Worm-Rate Deadline: May 15
Early-Bird Deadline: May 29
This two-session series will cover Canada’s approach to implementing a pan-Canadian electronic health record and the current state of development of digital health and the implementation of electronic health records in Canada. It will give a short overview of health records and the impact on quality, safety and access that eHealth strategy solutions have. It will focus on eHealth strategic planning: how planning works, planning models, key components of an eHealth strategy, supporting infrastructure required, lessons learned and best examples of eHealth–integrated healthcare systems in Canada. It will cover the key steps of building a shared infrastructure which facilitates integration and enables collaboration which incorporates acute and primary care, diagnostics, self care, business system, culture of analytics and coordination of care.
The sessions will be given by one of Canada’s leading eHealth experts, Roger Girard. Mr. Girard, an expert in health information integration and former CIO in many healthcare jurisdictions across Canada, will give both the theory and a practical perspective on eHealth strategic planning.