Falling Through the Cracks: Greg’s Story
Speakers: Teri Price & Dave Price, Greg's Wings Projects
Falling Through the Cracks: Greg’s Story is a short film on Greg Price’s journey through the health care system.
Mapping out Canada’s digital public health future
Speakers: Alexander (Sandy) Watts, Ph.D., MSc, BA, Industry Manager for Public Health, Esri Canada & Ajantha Jayabarathan MD, CCFP, FCFP, Director, Coral Shared Care Health Center
Location intelligence will be critical in future public health planning.
Leadership in health care: Certified Health Executive (CHE) designation
Speakers: Stéphane Joannette, Manager of Professional Certifications and Strategic Alliances, Canadian College of Health Leaders & Dr. Jaason Geerts, Ph.D., Director of Research and Leadership Development, Canadian College of Health Leaders and LEADS Canada
The Canadian College of Health Leadership (CCHL) is pleased to present key learnings from a year of research on leadership during a crisis and next steps. You will also hear from a graduate of the Certified Health Executive (CHE) program about their experiences.
Investing in coders: The impact of coding across the hospital
Speakers: Darren Larsen, MD, CCFP, MPL, President, HIMSS Ontario & Karim Jessa, MD, FRCPC, CMIO, SickKids & Peter Bak, Ph.D., CIO, Humber River Hospital & Nicola Sahar, MD, CEO, Semantic Health
The president at HIMSS Ontario, CMIO at SickKids, and CIO at Humber River will join Semantic Health to discuss the impact of coding across the hospital and the benefit of investing in coders’ tools.
Future-proofing health information management as we move beyond the pandemic
Speakers: Erin Head, MBA, RHIA, CHDA, CCS, CHTS-TR, Senior Healthcare Consultant, Iron Mountain
COVID-19 has left health care organizations asking: how can we be ready for the next wave? This session explores an HIM professional’s role in pandemic preparedness in an increasingly virtual environment.
Future-proofing classifications in Canada: The journey to ICD-11
Speakers: Sharon Baker, ACC [UK], CTSS, Manager of Classifications and Terminologies – Development, CIHI & Janice MacNeil, CHIM, Program Lead, Classifications and Terminologies, CIHI
This session will outline CIHI’s journey thus far with ICD-11, highlight some of our future work, and the steps required to transition to ICD-11.
Artificial intelligence in health care
Speakers: Rongzhu Wen, MD, MHSc, CCDIS, CHIM, Medical Coder, Victoria Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre
The implication of artificial intelligence (AI) has been changing the practice of medicine and health information management. HIM professionals need to update their knowledge and skills to fill emerging roles.
How to apply data governance standards in your organization
Speakers: Matt MacNeil, Director of Standards and Technology, CIO Strategy Council
This session will examine the current standards landscape and offer guidance on how to interpret, implement, and apply these standards and frameworks in your organization.
Making a lasting impression with executives
Let’s get proud of the value of health information professionals! This is an interactive session to help you instill confidence when explaining what you do within the profession in 30-seconds or less.
Sharing global HIM experiences in a pandemic
Speakers: Dr. Guillermo Paluzie, Ph.D., MD, Chief Medical Officer, Maresme and La Selva Health Corporation & Marci MacDonald, CHIM, Membership Chair, International Federation of Health Information Management Associations
Hear from a diverse, international panel of speakers as they share insights and lessons learned from adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Data governance of social determinants of health; Advancing the health information professional’s role
Speakers: Julie Pursley, MSHI, RHIA, CHDA, Director of Health Information Thought Leadership, American Health Information Management Association and Adjust Professor, Stephens College
A new health information landscape is evolving. The focus of collection, access, management and sharing of data regarding social determinants of health (SDOH) is growing, evidenced by public policy discussions and robust engagement by many industry stakeholders.
3M™ 360 Encompass™ System: The next generation of computer-assisted coding
Speakers: Anthony Persaud, Business Development & Engagement Manager, 3M Canada
The 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System platform helps hospitals take their coding and documentation efficiency and accuracy to the next level by integrating CAC, CDI, and analytics into one application.
Overcoming Canada’s privacy chill through data stewardship
Speakers: Vivek Goel, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Chair, pan-Canadian Health Data Strategy Expert Advisory Group and President, University of Waterloo
Canada’s response to COVID-19 demonstrated the need to better collect, share, and use data for better health outcomes for individuals, communities, and Canada.