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Digital Health Canada Breakfast in Regina

14 November 2023 - 1919 Saskatchewan Drive
Regina, SK S4P 4H2 Canada

Details

Date:
November 14, 2023
Time:
8:00 am - 11:30 am CST

Venue

Delta Hotels Regina
1919 Saskatchewan Drive
Regina, SK S4P 4H2 Canada
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MEMBER PRICE / NON-MEMBER PRICE
$95 / $115


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Continuing Education
Attendance at this event equals 2 CPHIMS-CA Continuing Education Units and 2 CHIMA CPE credits.

Registration
Registration fees shown are before tax. HST will be added at checkout.

Cancellation
Registration cancellations received before 5:00 PM CT on Oct 13, 2023, will be eligible for a full refund. Registration cancellations received after 5:00 PM CT on Oct 13, 2023, are non-refundable. An alternate attendee’s name may be substituted until Nov 14, 2023 (please request substitutions in writing). Registrations transferred from a member to a non-member will be adjusted to the non-member rate.

Sponsorship
To inquire about sponsoring this event, contact Dino Falvo.

Digital Health Canada Breakfast in Regina

Details

Date:
November 14, 2023
Time:
8:00 am - 11:30 am CST

Venue

Delta Hotels Regina
1919 Saskatchewan Drive
Regina, SK S4P 4H2 Canada
+ Google Map
MEMBER PRICE / NON-MEMBER PRICE
$95 / $115

Let’s discuss the future of digital health in Canada over breakfast. Digital Health Canada Breakfast in Regina will identify common challenges and opportunities from across Canada, with a focus on Saskatchewan innovation. Learn about local innovation programs and opportunities, and gain insights into digital health partnerships and collaborations from other provinces to spark new ideas and drive progress in Saskatchewan and beyond. Digital Health Canada’s Breakfast in Regina will feature panel discussions and presentations focusing on Advancing the Patient experience in a digital health world.

The Breakfast will take place at the Delta Hotels Regina – Umbria Room, on Tuesday, November 14, 2023.


Sponsors

Thank you to our Breakfast in Regina Sponsors

Speakers

  • Charles Bighead

    eHealth Advisor - Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority (NITHA)

    Charles has been involved with Saskatchewan First Nations eHealth systems since 2000 where he began as the Regional Network Administrator for First Nation Inuit Health Branch (FNIH).

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    Early on most of his duties were providing network and application support at First Nations health centers. In 2005 Charles joined the Northern Health Strategy for a two-year multi-jurisdictional project called “Shared Paths”. The purpose of the project was to address Federal, Provincial, and First Nations jurisdictional barriers to advance common eHealth solutions for northern Saskatchewan health organizations. In 2007 joined the Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority (NITHA) where he is presently positioned as their eHealth Advisor. Charles’ main duties involve building First Nations capacity for eHealth systems. Charles is a member of the Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation and resides in Prince Albert, SK. His background includes Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Computer Science (UBC) and Silviculture.

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  • Marianne Penner

    eHealth Project Coordinator - Indigenous Services Canada

    Marianne Penner is the eHealth Coordinator for Indigenous Services Canada, First Nation Inuit Health Branch (FNIH) based in Regina.

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    She has over 30 years of experience working with various funding agencies such as the Public Health Agency of Canada, Tobacco Program, Drug Strategy Community Initiative Program and is currently with FNIH eHealth. Her role is working with First Nation partners to implement technology at on reserve Health Centres.

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  • David Hebb

    Client Development Executive – Canada - Altera Digital Health

    David Hebb is a Client Development Executive with Altera Digital Health – a global healthcare solution provider that has been serving Canadian clients for over 35 years.

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    David maintains strong relationships with clients by engaging key stakeholders to drive value and coordinate high-quality services and support. David has been supporting healthcare clients in private, public and government sectors in varied roles for over 25 years.

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  • Dr. James Ddamba

    Radiation Oncologist - Saskatchewan Cancer Agency

    Dr. Ddamba is a radiation oncologist with the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency currently based in Regina. He recently moved to Saskatchewan to take up a permanent staff position following a brief stint with BCCancer in Prince George BC.

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    Dr. Ddamba completed his undergraduate medical degree from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal in Durban, South Africa. Following a year of internship in Mthatha, South Africa, he moved to the UK where he worked in Cornwall and Sheffield completing his home medical training and obtaining MRCP UK. He then moved to Belfast for clinical oncology training/residency where he treated patients undergoing both radiotherapy and systemic therapy. After completion of his residency and obtaining his FRCR UK membership, he moved to Calgary for a fellowship in head and neck as well as SBRT radiotherapy. Following his fellowship year in Calgary, he spent 2 years as a locum staff radiation oncologist in Halifax treating thoracic, GI, hematological and skin malignancies. He was also involved in teaching of medical students as well as oncology and medical residents. His experience with telehealth and remote medicine began and drastically increased following his move to Canada and the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Kaitlyn Hebert

    Senior Manager, Privacy - INQ Consulting

    Kaitlyn is a Senior Manager at INQ Consulting with a focus on personal information management. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional who also holds Virtual Care and CORE-HI certifications from Digital Heath Canada, giving her an informed perspective on how digital data—particularly personal health information—flows and how privacy and security work together to achieve mutual ends.

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    She served for almost five years as the Privacy Officer for Lumeca Health, a health tech company that specializes in virtual care SAAS products. After nearly 20 years of experience in various health related fields, Kaitlyn brings diverse perspectives to her work. She is passionate about helping clients become more confident in their understanding and implementation of a successful privacy program.

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Schedule

8:00am

Registration opens + Networking Breakfast

9:00am

Opening Remarks

  • Mark Casselman, CEO, Digital Health Canada
9:05am

Panel: Servicing Indigenous Communities and Patients in remote locations

During this insightful session, we will hear about e-Health Models and Infrastructure Programs, and how they support the use of health technology to enable First Nation and Inuit community front-line healthcare providers to improve health through innovative e-Health partnerships, technologies, tools and services.

  • Marianne Penner, eHealth Project Coordinator, Indigenous Services Canada
  • Charles Bighead, eHealth Advisor, Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority (NITHA)
  • David Hebb, Client Development Executive – Canada, Altera Digital Health (Moderator)
10:00am

Networking Break

10:30am

Panel: The Digitally Empowered Patient: Transforming Patient technology to improve their health care experience

Experts on this panel will draw on their own experiences to examine the pros and cons of digital healthcare; digital healthcare from the patient privacy lens; perspectives on the social determinants of health; the patient’s right to access their own health records; and what the digitally-enabled patient journey looks like.

  • Dr. Jimmy Ddamba, Radiation Oncologist, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
  • Kaitlyn Hebert, Senior Manager, Privacy, INQ Consulting
  • Jill Shumay, Patient Caregiver Advisor, Patient Family Advisory Council (PFAC), Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
  • Erica Pederson, Executive Director-Digital Health, Saskatchewan Health Authority (Moderator)
11:25am

Closing Remarks

  • Mark Casselman, CEO, Digital Health Canada