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Advancing Digital Health: Collaborate, Connect, Transform

BCHIMSS 2024 Spring Conference
May 3rd, Vancouver BC

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EVENT DETAILS

Overview

How might we improve health equity through digital enablement? What's the secret to building impactful, patient-centered digital health solutions that empower patients as partners while improving their healthcare journeys? Come hear insightful perspectives from industry experts and thought leaders, grow your knowledge and skills, network to build new relationships, and join us at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on Friday May 3rd 2024 to connect, collaborate, and transform the future of digital health in BC and beyond. 

 

Keeping with the BCHIMSS tradition, we'll greet you with a hot breakfast, keep you well-fed and caffeinated through the day, and hold our ever-popular networking social after the conference is done to celebrate a successful day of learning!

Agenda

Guest Facilitator: Cory Fry, AVP Client Success - Health and Hospital Systems, Teladoc Canada

7:30-8:15am: Registration and hot breakfast

8:15am-8:30pm: President's welcome; Land Acknowledgement

8:30am-9:00am: Sarah Hamilton - Patient Partner

9:00am-10:00am: Opening Keynote

Elizabeth Keller - National Canadian Business Development Leader for Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Public Sector (Healthcare)

10:00-10:30am: Networking coffee/snack break

10:30-11:30am: Dr. Mohamed Alarakhia, BSc(Hons), MD, CCFP, MSc - CEO, eHealth Centre of Excellence, Board of Directors of Digital Health Canada

11:30am-12:15pm: Alexandra (Lexie) Flatt - Executive Vice President, Data Governance & Analytics, Provincial Health Services Authority

12:15-1:15pm: Networking lunch

1:15-1:45pm: Panel Discussion - Future of Patient Digital Enablement

Dr. Shazhan Amed - Head & Clinical Professor, Division of Endocrinology, Dept of Pediatrics, UBC
Pediatric Endocrinologist, BC Children’s Hospital and UBC

Jeff Aitken - Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health | Health Sector Information Management/Information Technology (HSIMIT) Division

Dr. William Clifford - OBC, MD, FCFP, MScF, BMedSci, Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc)

Andrew Pacey - Executive Director, Program Development and Analytics, First Nations Health Authority

Patient Partner (TBA)

Moderated by: May Tuason - Executive Director of Clinical Architecture, Digital Experience and Innovation, Provincial Health Services Authority

2:45-3:15pm: Networking coffee/dessert break

3:15-4:15pm: Closing Keynote

Dr. Matthew Chow - Chief Mental Health Officer, TELUS Health

4:15-4:30pm: Closing Remarks

4:30-6:30pm: Post-conference networking social

May 5th: Optional Healthcare Design Thinking Workshop
Microsoft 155 Water Street Office, Vancouver

Workshop Leaders

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Erin Rohl

 

Erin Rohl has spent a lifetime collecting facilitation methods that deepen understanding, drive collaboration, and inspire creativity. She has nearly ten years of experience designing workshops that focus on health and wellness, most recently joining the team at the Ministry of Health's Innovation Hub.

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Zach Camozzi

Zach Camozzi is an interdisciplinary designer working across industrial, systems, and service design. He brings a playful and active approach to any deisgn challenge. He is currently teaching at Emily Carr University of Design as well as facilitating with the BC government.

May 5th Workshop Agenda

8:45-9:00am: Arrival & seating

9:00-10:00am: Welcome, icebreaker, & kickoff

10:00-10:10am: Coffee Break

10:10-12:00pm: Interactive workshop activities: problem definition and idealization

12:00-1:00pm: Lunch

1:00-2:50pm: Interactive workshop activities: group discussion and solution prototyping

2:50-3:00pm: Snack Break

3:00-4:30pm: Interactive workshop activities: prototype testing and feedback

4:30-5:30pm: Celebration, refreshments, & networking time!

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS, PANELISTS, & FACILITATORS

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Sponsors

VISIONARY SPONSORS

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