ITAC Online - The Health Informatics Issue - December 2010

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Recognizing excellence

The Canadian Health Informatics Awards recognize excellence in the application of information and communications technology in health care. Co-sponsored by ITAC Health and COACH, Canada's Health Informatics Association, the awards recognize the demonstrable achievements of individuals, health care organizations and companies.

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Technology that makes a difference

Paula Hucko – Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, GoldCare

Paula Hucko – Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, GoldCare

The Canadian ehealth sector is characterized by passionate people who are heavily invested in the end-users of their products or services. But, even in that group, Paula Hucko, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for GoldCare, stands out for her enthusiasm. “The rubber hits the road at the client and patient level for us. When you hear parents talk about what technology means to the care of their children, and what integrated care has meant to their journey in the healthcare system, that’s when it resonates and makes a real difference.”

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Driving clinical transformation

Terri LeFort – Vice-President, MEDITECH Division, Healthtech

Terri LeFort – Vice-President, MEDITECH Division, Healthtech

One of Canada’s most experienced vendors of MEDITECH healthcare information systems, Healthtech Consultants is a company that knows technology alone is not enough to guarantee success.

“We have very deep expertise in terms of implementation,” says Terri LeFort, Healthtech’s Vice-President, MEDITECH division. “We blend strong project management and an understanding of change management in a way that actually leads to clinical transformation. We understand what it takes to be successful and make the shift—the true shift—that leads to clinician adoption of technology in healthcare.”

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