Driving Access to Care: Infoway’s Strategic Focus
Infoway has developed a strategy to improve access to care and access to health information for all Canadians, especially those who are most vulnerable and have the greatest need. Over the next four years, our Driving Access to Care strategy will focus on large, multi-jurisdictional or pan-Canadian digital health projects to empower Canadians and strengthen their care teams. Join Michael Green, President and CEO and Lynne Zucker, Vice President, Clinical Systems Integration of Canada Health Infoway, as they describe the new strategy and the important role that partnerships with industry will play in driving its success.
|DATE||Wednesday, April 4, 2018|
|TIME||7:30 am – Registration / Breakfast|
|8:00 am – Presentation Begins|
|10:00 am – Event Concludes|
Beanfield Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd, Exhibition Place,
Room 201 ABC, Toronto Google Map
|COST||ITAC Members $80, Non-Members $95|
President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Health Infoway
Michael Green has an international reputation and proven track record of transforming health care through the use of digital health.
As President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Health Infoway, he works with Infoway’s jurisdictional partners and other key stakeholders to accelerate the development and adoption of digital health in Canada, which will provide clinicians and patients with information they need to support safer care decisions and a more modern and sustainable health care system for all Canadians.
Prior to his role at Infoway, Michael was President and CEO, Americas Region with Agfa Healthcare Inc. In this capacity, he led the transformation of radiology from film to digital in many jurisdictions across Canada and globally, making him an early visionary in the way digital health solutions can help make public health systems more sustainable and improve the patient experience.
Michael has strong leadership and communications skills; he is a strategic thinker with a proven track record of bringing the best international research and innovation to Canada to advance the digital health agenda, create jobs and stimulate economic growth.
Michael has a diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences from the London Metropolitan University and spent his early career working at King’s College Hospital in the UK. In 2012 he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his contribution to the Canadian Health IT industry. He served as Chair of the ITAC Health (Information Technology Association of Canada) Board of Directors from 2009-2012. He was also a Board member of MITA, the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (USA), first as director from 2004-2009, then as Chair from 2009-2014.
As Vice President, Clinical Systems Integration, Lynne Zucker is responsible for the Digital Health Alliance, a collection of programs, tools and services associated with digital health standards and clinical interoperability. She also has executive responsibility for the electronic medical record and clinical adoption programs.
Prior to joining Infoway in 2009, Lynne worked for more than 20 years in the IT industry, including leadership roles at Sun Microsystems and Apple Computer.
She is a professional engineer, holding a BASc in systems design engineering and a MASc in the management of technology, both from the University of Waterloo. Lynne also serves as a director for IHE International