Get the first look at BC’s Digital Health Transformation Imperative at Ahead of the Curve Vancouver 2019

February 7, 2019, Simon Fraser University, Segal Building, Vancouver


Time Topic
8AM Networking Breakfast
8:45AM Welcome and Opening Remarks
9AM Opening Keynote: BC’s Digital Health Transformation Imperative
Corrie Barclay, Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Sector IMIT Division, BC Ministry of Health
9:45AM Panel One: Virtual Care
Greg Leake, Executive Director, Virtual Care Strategy, BC Ministry of Health; Kathy Steegstra, Senior Provincial Executive Director, Virtual Health, Trauma Services BC and Mobile Medical Unit, Provincial Health Services Authority; Megan Stowe, Executive Director, Virtual Health, Vancouver Coastal Health
10:45AM Networking Break
11:15PM Panel Two: Patient Engagement and Access to Information
Paul Shrimpton, Chief Information Officer, Health IT Strategy Ministry of Health, Province of BC; Elizabeth Borycki RN PhD, Director Social Dimensions of Health Programs; Director Health and Society Programs, Office of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Victoria; Island Health Authority
12:15PM Networking Lunch and Presentation
Jim Mickelson, Executive Director, Western Canada, Canada Health Infoway
1:20PM Panel Three: Mental Health – Technology Resources
2:20PM Networking Break
3:10PM Closing Presentation: Canada’s Digital Technology Super Cluster
4:00PM Closing Remarks

Keynote: BC’s Digital Health Transformation Imperative with Corrie Barclay

Corrie Barclay is the Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Sector IMIT Division, Ministry of Health for the Province of BC. Corrie has significant experience with business transformation, creating a culture of innovation and inspiring teams to advance a business vision that achieves better outcomes through enabling digital strategies. Corrie’s health experience includes leading the first clinical deployments across the Province of BC for the Pan-Canadian public health surveillance solution. Before joining the public service, Corrie was the CIO at BC Assessment where she led the creation and implementation of a digital strategy to optimize the business and increase the use and value of property information. Corrie also led a boutique management consulting practice for over 12 years with a focus on strategic planning, business transformation, change management and technology planning.  Corrie holds a professional accounting designation with the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC.

Conference details

  • Ahead of the Curve Vancouver 2019
  • February 7, 2019 from 8am-4pm
  • Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
  • Digital Health Canada Member Early Bird (book before January 11): $199
  • Digital Health Canada Member Regular (after January 12): $249
  • Non-Members: $299
  • Students (Limited number of tickets available): $75


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