ITAC Health Advocacy Committee

Co-Chairs: Susanne Flett (Healthtech Consultants) and Barry Burk (Independent)

Dates for 2016 – 2017 year – remaining meeting dates for 2016 – 2017 year: April 20, 2017 and May 18, 2017 – – for more information about participation in any of the ITAC Health Committees please contact Elaine Huesing, Executive Director, ITAC Health,; (905) 602.8345 ext 2241


To promote investment in health ICT and the capabilities and interests of the Canadian health ICT industry to government, key decision makers and opinion leaders.


  • Meet one-on-one with Ministers of Health (Federal and Provincial) to promote investment in health ICT.
  • Support the Minister of Health by meeting with other Ministers, government officials, decision-makers and opinion leaders to promote the eHealth agenda.
  • Open up channels for dialogue between senior public servants, decision-makers in the broader health sector (e.g. regional CEO’s and CIO’s), opinion leaders (e.g. medical and hospital associations), and the health ICT industry.

ITAC Health Advocacy Themes