Unlocking the Future of Healthcare: A Collaborative Approach for Interoperability in Canada

TECHNATION is pleased to host this exclusive webinar as we delve into the collaborative efforts of the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) and Canada Health Infoway (Infoway), who along with key stakeholders are spearheading efforts to modernize health information flows, forging the path towards a truly connected health system. At the heart of the mission is a commitment to working hand in hand with industry stakeholders to reshape the landscape of healthcare in Canada.

In this enlightening presentation, we will explore the critical importance and value of collaborating with industry stakeholders to drive digital health and data interoperability in Canada. Ann Chapman, Director, Spending and Primary Care, CIHI, and Attila Farkas, Senior Director, Interoperability Product Portfolio, Infoway will provide invaluable insights into the progress that has been achieved so far and the transformative journey that lies ahead.

Key highlights of the presentation include:

  • Progress in Digital Health and Data Interoperability: Discover the significant strides made in advancing digital health and data interoperability within the Canadian healthcare ecosystem. CIHI and Infoway will shed light on the accomplishments, challenges, and exciting prospects that lie on the horizon. 
  • The Pan-Canadian Interoperability Roadmap: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the shared, pan-Canadian interoperability roadmap. Learn how this strategic blueprint is guiding the transformation of healthcare information exchange and paving the way for a seamless, integrated healthcare system.
  • The Pan-Canadian Health Data Content Framework:  Explore one of the foundational building blocks of this monumental endeavor, the pan-Canadian Health Data Content Framework. Understand how this framework is shaping the standardization and harmonization of health data, ensuring accuracy and consistency in healthcare information.
  • Engaging Industry Stakeholders:  This presentation is not just about outlining the journey; it’s about involving YOU. CIHI and Infoway invite industry stakeholders to join the conversation and actively participate in shaping the future of healthcare in Canada. Discover opportunities to stay connected, collaborate, and play a pivotal role in this transformative journey. 

Whether you’re a healthcare professional, technology innovator, policymaker, or simply passionate about the future of healthcare, this webinar is your chance to be part of a visionary discussion that promises to redefine healthcare in Canada.  Together, we can make a difference!

Thursday, October 12, 2023 – 1:00 to 2:00 pm ET
Register now – virtual session

TECHNATION Member – Complimentary
Non-Member – $25.00
Government – Complimentary

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Ann Chapman is the Director of Health Spending and Primary Care at the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).  In her role, Ann is responsible for leading strategy development for CIHI’s health spending and primary care data within the Data Strategies and Statistics division, including a core focus on advancing digital health and data interoperability efforts in Canada. She has over 20 years of progressive leadership experience at CIHI driving innovation and spearheading the development of strategic initiatives aimed at enhancing data interoperability across the healthcare ecosystem. Ann holds a Master of Health Administration from the University of Ottawa.

Attila Farkas is the Senior Director, Interoperability Product Portfolio, Digital Health Interoperability Program at Canada Health Infoway.  Serving as the Interoperability Product Portfolio Lead at Canada Health Infoway, Attila is responsible for the definition, development and execution of the interoperability components represented in the Shared pan-Canadian Interoperability Roadmap. Tapping into decades of HIT product development experience in the private sector and some twelve years in the public sector, Attila is focused on evolving the state of Digital Health in Canada through programs that seek out and maintain alignment with international standards.

Event Details

Thursday, October 12, 2023
1:00 to 2:00 pm ET
Virtual Event