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ITAC Health breakfast event: “Update on Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) IM and IT Initiatives”

May 13, 2010

ITAC Health is pleased to present this breakfast event: “Update on Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) IM and IT Initiatives.”

Rick Skinner, Vice-President and Chief Information Officer for Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) will update attendees on CCO’s current and emerging IM and IT initiatives, and invite the vendor community to provide input on CCO’s 2011-2015 strategic IM/IT directions.

Access Mr. Skinner’s presentation here.

When: Thursday, May 13, 2010
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Registration and breakfast (a light breakfast will be provided)
8:30 a.m. - Presentation by Rick Skinner, Vice-President and Chief Information Officer for Cancer Care Ontario
10:00 a.m. - Adjournment

Where: Allstream Centre, Room 201, 105 Princess Blvd, Toronto, Ontario

Cost: $60:00 - ITAC Members; $120.00 - Non-Members

Note: ITAC memberships are corporate - if uncertain, inquire before you register by visiting the member page of the ITAC website.

To Register, click here.

For more information, contact Micheline Levesque, Manager, Programs and Events, ITAC - Tel: (613) 238-4822 x. 245, or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Looking forward to seeing you on May 13.


Rick Skinner Biography:
Rick Skinner is the Vice-President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Cancer Care Ontario (CCO). Rick has over 25 years of experience in healthcare information systems, including positions as the CIO for hospitals, a medical research laboratory, and an independent consulting firm, and as the project manager for the development and implementation of the U.S. Department of Defense’s global medical information system. Prior to CCO, Rick was the Director at Navigant Consulting, a global professional services firm specializing in healthcare and litigation support. In 1994, Rick was the recipient of the Healthcare Information Executives Forum, Crystal Award for Excellence. He also received the John Gall Award for Healthcare CIO of the Year at the 2002 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference.