Presenters

Meet the speakers

 

  • Taha A. Kass-Hout

    Taha A. Kass-Hout, MD, MS, is a senior leader at Amazon focusing on health care and AI-related initiatives, including Amazon Comprehend Medical. The expansion of Amazon Comprehend into Amazon Comprehend Medical is the first health care-specific machine learning service offered by AWS. Dr. Kass-Hout has a successful track record over the past two decades pioneering in health care and life sciences, digital health, big data, open science, precision medicine, crowdsourcing, and cloud.

  • Aaron Middleton

    Aaron Middleton, Chief Security Officer and Canada East VP – Ontario, Federal, Territories and Non-Governmental Organizations, Gevity Consulting Inc.

    Aaron Middleton has specialized in health information management and technology. His experience spans roles in privacy and security, strategic vision design, enterprise architecture, project management, business analysis and software development. He will participate in the Panel Discussion on Protecting Your Patients in a Digital World at 10:30am.

  • Shane Danaher

    Shane Danaher, Chief Operational Officer, Divurgent

    Shane Danaher’s vision and leadership are intrinsic to his ability to successfully deliver creative, effective, and efficient solutions that challenge and outdo the status quo for healthcare organizations nationwide. Innovation has been a key component of Shane’s drive to help providers evolve in payment and delivery reform, as well as patient engagement, providing higher quality of care, lower cost of care, and healthier communities. Shane will participate in the Panel Discussion on Protecting Your Patients in a Digital World at 10:30am.

  • Jason Ewing

    Jason Ewing, U.S.-based CIO

    Jason Ewing has been a leading healthcare technology executive and CIO for over 23 years. He has served as a CIO and VP of Strategy, VP, Regional CIO over 5 western states, and Virtual CIO, and he currently helps health systems through transitions as an interim CIO for Cottage Health.  Jason will participate in the Panel Discussion on Protecting Your Patients in a Digital World at 10:30am.

  • Emily O’Sullivan

    Emily O’Sullivan, KPMG, will lead an Interactive Session on The Digitally Empowered Patient with Darcy MacLean of Think Research at 11:15am.

  • Darcy MacLean

    Darcy MacLean, Think Research, will facilitate an Interactive Session on The Digitally Empowered Patient with Emily O’Sullivan of KPMG at 11:15am.

  • Dr. Rueben Devlin

    As an experienced healthcare executive with demonstrated success working in hospitals and the health care industry,Dr. Rueben Devlin became the Special Advisor in Healthcare and Chair of the Premiers Council on improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine in Ontario. He brings skilled leadership, change management, with experience in organizational redesign and healthcare information technology. The Council will provide quarterly progress reports.

  • Dr. Mohamed Alarakhia

    Dr. Mohamed Alarakhia is Managing Director, eHealth Centre of Excellence and CHIA Digital Health Executive of the Year 2019. Dr. Alarakhia will present ‘The Digital Health Toolbox: Enabling Integrated Care’ at 1:45pm.

  • Rob Bull

    Rob Bull, VP Finance, Technology and Innovation, CIO and CFO, Southlake Regional Health Centre will moderate the Panel Discussion on Establishing Data Governance for Ontario Health Teams: The Road Ahead at 3pm.

  • Justin Saindon

    Justin Saindon, Senior Project Manager, Digital Health Strategies, Southlake Regional Health Centre will participate in a Panel Discussion on Establishing Data Governance for Ontario Health Teams: The Road Ahead at 3pm.

  • Janet Daglish

    Janet Daglish, National Director, Business Development and Government Relations, Bayshore Healthcare will participate in a Panel Discussion on Establishing Data Governance for Ontario Health Teams: The Road Ahead at 3pm.

  • Eric Sutherland

    Eric Sutherland, Executive Director, Data Governance Strategy, Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) will participate in a Panel Discussion on Establishing Data Governance for Ontario Health Teams: The Road Ahead at 3pm.

  • Alvin Cheng

    Alvin Cheng, Director, Health Analytics and Innovation Toronto Central LHIN, will participate in a Panel Discussion on Establishing Data Governance for Ontario Health Teams: The Road Ahead at 3pm.

  • Karim Vellani

    Karim Vellani, Founder/Medical Director of MediCall; Family Physician, St Michael’s Family Health Team will participate in the Closing Presentation and Discussion on The Role of Digital Health Technology in Bringing Humanity Back to Healthcare at 3:45pm.

  • Anna Foat

    Anna Foat, Director of Global Digital Transformation for SunLife; Co-Chair of the Primary Care Digital Working Group for the SW OHT will participate in the Closing Presentation and Discussion on The Role of Digital Health Technology in Bringing Humanity Back to Healthcare at 3:45pm.

    Anna loves the power of possibility and the passion of entrepreneurs. She’s worked at a start up, grown with one of the countries’ most famous scale ups Research in Motion (Blackberry) and now works in the Digital Transformation Office at Sunlife Financial.

  • Ian Zenlea

    Ian Zenlea, Pediatric Endocrinologist, Trillium Health Partners; Project Lead for the KidFit Health and Wellness Clinic; Scientist at the Institute for Better Health will participate in the Closing Presentation and Discussion on The Role of Digital Health Technology in Bringing Humanity Back to Healthcare at 3:45pm.

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