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May 30, 2019 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm

Distinguished Speakers Dinner Series: BC’s Digital Health Strategy

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BC’s Digital Health Strategy: What it Means to Providence Physicians

Join colleagues for an enlightening evening, featuring dinner and an interactive panel discussion about BC’s provincial Digital Health Strategy.

Goal: Collaborate with physicians, provide advice and innovative ideas to create solutions, and incorporate advice and recommendations into decisions to the maximum extent.

Learn about the provincial Digital Health Strategy (DHS)

  • Consider actions needed (now and over the next 12 months) through DHS to enable successful PHC initiatives & projects
  • Define how PHC physicians can leverage opportunities and support from the BC Digital Supercluster to implement ideas.
    ◦ What needs to be improved within clinical areas?
    ◦ What are the technical requirements?
    ◦ What are PHC’s priorities?
  • Roadmap: How will we get there?
  • Hear about the recently consolidated IMIT services and what it means for physicians.
  • Discuss how we can position ourselves in leading the Digital Health Strategy and leverage the opportunities from the BC Digital Supercluster.

Guest Panelists

  • Dr. Douglas Kingsford – Chief Medical Information Officer, Provincial Digital Health Initiative
  • Dr. Damian Claydon-Platt – Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO), IMITS, VCH, PHC, and PHSA; Executive Leadership Team CCIO at CST
  • Dr. Eric Grafstein – Head of Emergency Medicine, VCH/PHC/UBC; Chief Medical Information Officer, VCH/PHC
  • Brian Simmers – Chief Financial Officer, PHC


Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7 Canada