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Webinar Wednesday - The Value of the International Patient Summary in Canada

  • January 19, 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom



The International Patient Summary—what is it, how are other countries using it, and is it valuable for Canadians? The answers to these questions and more will be discussed by a panel of industry experts at this webinar.  

Panelists in this session will explore and articulate the value of the International Patient Summary (IPS) for Canadian healthcare. It will aim to educate and inform the industry and to further the understanding of the clinical, patient, and health system value of the IPS as a key component of interoperability.

Presented by: 

Dr. Douglas Kingsford, Chief Medical Information Officer and Executive Medical Director at Interior Health, is a primary care physician with a PhD in artificial intelligence and extensive experience with software engineering, primarily in clinical informatics. 

Michael Nusbaum, President at MH Nusbaum & Associates Ltd. is a senior strategist, advisor and thought leader, with more than 35 years of experience devoted exclusively to healthcare. With a background in health services administration and industrial engineering, Michael has provided a unique blend of management consulting services to health authorities, governments, hospitals, vendors and professional associations in Canada, the US and around the world. 

Blair White, Vice President, Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information, is an experienced leader with a demonstrated history of strategic vision along with delivering in the ehealth/digital health industry.  

Alvaro Mestre, Vice President of Account Management at Canada Health Infoway is responsible for stakeholder relationship management in support of Infoway's strategic objectives and programs. 

Earn One Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for attending this webinar. Content from the webinar aligns with Core Health Informatics Topics: Information Technology; Clinical and Health Services; Analysis and Evaluation; Information Management.


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