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October 6 @ 4:00pm 0.5 CPE credit

The AWS cloud in health care (0100)

Speakers: Dr. Shez Partovi, MD & Alex Reidiboim, CISSP, AWS-Certified Solution Architect

Dr. Shez Partovi discusses predicating health events, the consumer health journey, precision health, and the COVID-19 initiatives that are leveraging the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud In Canada and the Unites States. Dr. Partovi, will also be joined by Alex Reidiboim, head architect for Ontario Health, OTN Division, who discusses their journey to the cloud and how they managed to scale a sudden 4000% deluge of telehealth demand and combat increased security threats as a result of COVID-19.

Dr. Shez Partovi obtained his medical degree from the prestigious McGill University, in Montreal, Canada and completed his neuroradiology subspecialty training at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ. He is a serial entrepreneur and has launched a number of health IT companies, one of which was a telehealth company built on AWS.

After a decade of clinical practice, Dr. Partovi transitioned into executive roles at Dignity Health where he served as its chief health information officer and, subsequently, as chief digital officer/SVP of digital transformation. As the CHIO, Dr. Partovi oversaw the deployment of Cerner across the enterprise in both inpatient, outpatient, and oncology settings. As the CDO, Dr. Partovi was responsible for the digital experience of consumers, patients, and providers across Dignity Health.

Shez joined Amazon Web Services in 2018 as the worldwide lead for health care, life sciences, and genomics. He is currently working on over a dozen large scale initiatives across the globe and has a unique perspective of the opportunities to transform health care worldwide. Dr. Partovi combines his clinical, entrepreneurial, and AWS experience to help the audience think big and imagine the art of the possible. 

Alex Reidiboim is a technology leader and information security specialist who has spent his career creating many different types of products, such as firewalls for government agencies, medical devices, mobile apps, and artificial intelligence algorithms. He has also advised various organizations on how to secure their products and infrastructure.

Alex studied computer science at the University of Toronto, is an AWS Certified Solutions Architect, and is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP).

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