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e-Health 2022 announces sponsor symposia

Pictured: Christine Grimm, VP, Strategic Advisory Services & Digital Health of Healthtech Consultants will moderate “Don’t let hackers steal your health information,” Wednesday, June 1, 3:15 to 4:00 p.m. EDT

Digital health industry experts share innovative projects on virtual services, data, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity

For immediate release
TORONTO, ON: 31 May 2022

The annual e-Health Conference & Tradeshow announces its sponsor symposia on digital health, taking place during the conference on June 1 and 2, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

Each symposium aims to create a setting for clinicians, policymakers, health and IT professionals, patient partners, students, and academics to learn about innovative projects within the digital health industry. 

This year, the overarching topics are virtual services, data, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity. 

Nine presentations will be led by Beazley, Calian, Google Cloud Canada, Healthtech Consultants, Logitech, Petal, Philips Canada, ServiceNow, and Teladoc Health, along with invited industry experts.

Sponsor symposia

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
3:15–4:00 p.m. EDT

Don’t let hackers steal your health information: Tips on how to improve digital resilience with cybersecurity
Hosted by Healthtech Consultants

With 782 breach reports affecting 9 million Canadian accounts in 2021, it is apparent that our healthcare system continues to be under attack with no end in sight. Healthtech will provide strategies for building digital resilience, with a specific focus on cybersecurity and what you can do to protect yourself, your patients, and your organization.

MODERATOR: Christine Grimm, VP, Strategic Advisory Services & Digital Health, Healthtech Consultants
SPEAKERS: Jeff Buss, Chief Information Officer and Dr. Laura Copeland, Chief Medical Information Officer, Healthtech Consultants

Platform to productivity: ServiceNow’s enterprise strategy for healthcare
Hosted by ServiceNow

Learn about the digital health platform and why it’s relevant, case examples — expanding on the digital platform, and the roadmap of where healthcare is headed.

SPEAKER: Vishakha Sant, Global Head of Healthcare Provider, ServiceNow

Improving the patient journey with better use of the data found in existing systems
Hosted by Petal

Healthcare leaders need data to facilitate access to primary care. But which data? And how to use it? The key lies in better aligning medical offers with patient demand. Interested in becoming a change leader yourself? Learn from health technologies experts and create collaborative opportunities.

MODERATOR: Elliot Desilets, Director, Market Development & Partnerships, Petal
SPEAKERS: Patrice Gilbert, CEO, Petal and Dr. Darren Larsen, Senior Fellow, Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions & Virtual Care (WIHV)

Thursday, June 2, 2022
12:15–1:00 p.m. EDT

Precision healthcare: Using AI to revolutionize breast cancer screening
Hosted by Calian

The Canadian Cancer Society estimates that every year, 1 in 8 women in Canada is diagnosed with breast cancer, and 1 in 34 will die from the disease. Learn how AI is driving innovation in breast cancer screening and how a new digital health platform is providing a critical foundation to administer rigorous clinical trials, ensure patient safety, and gather important real-world evidence.

MODERATOR: Sue Koch, Director, Health Segment Marketing, Calian
SPEAKERS: Bob Shepherd, Co-founder, President & CEO and Kristina Rinker, Co-founder & Chief Scientific Officer, Syantra Inc.; Jeff Smith, President, Allphase Clinical and Kaytlin Sadler, VP, Alio Health Services

Virtual care is care: How Canada can seize a once in a decade opportunity to democratize access — at scale
Hosted by Teladoc Health

Jason Gorevic, CEO of Teladoc Health, will outline Teladoc Health’s vision for becoming the ‘front door’ to whole-person care and share how care online and in the community is already being integrated seamlessly to create a 21st century experience for patients and clinicians.

MODERATOR: André Picard, Health Reporter & Columnist, Globe and Mail
SPEAKERS: Jason Gorevic, CEO and Joby McKenzie, Managing Director, Canada, Teladoc Health

Secure, efficient, and scalable enterprise informatics solutions in a world affected by COVID
Hosted by Philips Canada

The post-onset COVID world has amplified the need for solutions that address staff shortages, access to care, and remote diagnosis. Learn how Philips views these challenges from a customer-focused lens and how data-driven actionable insights can be used to address the needs of the Canadian healthcare system.

MODERATOR: Palma Petrilli, Senior Marketing Manager, Philips Canada
SPEAKER: Nathan Bluvol, Business Leader, Enterprise Diagnostic Informatics, Philips Canada

Thursday, June 2, 2022
3:30–4:15 p.m. EDT

Deploying scalable, repeatable researcher workspaces with simplified chargeback: Health Data Nexus
Hosted by Google Cloud Canada

Many data environments for research and education in medicine have restrictive data access controls to ensure compliance with laws governing protected health information. Learn how SickKids and Google Cloud developed an extensive governance framework to build a secure platform that delivers transparency, enabling researchers to access data easily, securely, and with the greatest compliance measures in mind.

SPEAKERS: Dr. Alistair Johnson, Scientist, Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children and Mohamed Nofal, Customer Engineer, Google Cloud Canada

Risks and rewards of virtual services
Hosted by Beazley

While telemedicine and telehealth have existed in Canada and around the world for several decades, the COVID-19 pandemic has really pushed them to the forefront of peoples’ minds. Take a look at the digital health industry and what the insurance landscape looks like today, including claims considerations and specific telemedicine claims examples, concluding with a deeper dive into privacy concerns.

SPEAKERS: Heather Pfeffer, Claims Manager and Derek Dow, Focus Group Leader, International Miscellaneous Medical & Life Sciences, Beazley; Imran Ahmad, Partner, Head of Technology, Co-Head of Information Governance, Privacy & Cybersecurity, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Tele-health or tele-headache? The new logic of collaboration and care
Hosted by Logitech

With virtual care here to stay as part of Canada’s overall hybrid care model, join Logitech as they discuss the evolution towards collaboration for healthcare workers, the evolving experience of telemedicine for patients and providers, and key findings from a global virtual care experience study conducted by Escalent.

SPEAKER: Temmuz Arslan, Account Executive, Logitech Canada

Conference info

e-Health Virtual Conference & Tradeshow
June 1 & 2, 2022
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EDT (UTC -4)

Conference program
Register for e-Health 2022
Contact: info@e-healthconference.com


About e-Health:

Hosted by Canada Health Infoway, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), and Digital Health Canada, the e-Health Conference is devoted to improving Canadian health and healthcare delivery through collaboration, innovation, and advancements in information technology and data management.

The conference provides unique learning and networking opportunities for Canadian digital healthcare professionals who are trying to make a difference. Since its inception in 2000, e-Health remains a vital epicentre of Canadian digital health discussion and debate.


Meditech, Amazon Web Services, Orion Health, Medtronic, Aetonix, Beazley, Calian, Chronically Simple, Google Cloud, HealthHub, HealthTech, Lanier Healthcare Canada, Logibec, Logitech, Lumeca, Medavie, Microsoft, Norima Consulting, Novartis Biome, OpsGuru, Petal, Philips, Quest Diagnostics, SailPoint, Semantic Health, ServiceNow, Tableau, Tegria, Teladoc Health, TELUS Health, and Thrive Health.

Supporters & Media Partners:

Caversham Booksellers, Canadian Healthcare Technology, Healthcare Information Management & Communication Canada, HealthTech Magazines, Healthcare IT Today, Hospital News, and The Hill Times.

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