The infraNET Project and
The Education Program for Health Informatics Professionals (EPHIP)
University of Waterloo
Innovation Across the Healthcare Market
Editor and Publisher
Healthcare Information Management
& Communications Canada
Wednesday, February 19,
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Davis Centre, Room 1302
University of Waterloo
There is no charge.
Space is limited.
We recommend registering for the seminar to reserve your seat.
Seats are reserved on a first come, first served basis.
Mr. Huesing will present his views on ICT innovations,
real and imagined, in terms of new products and the application of new
technologies within the healthcare marketplace. He will review the
re-organization of the industry in terms of collaborations and
partnerships among industry, government and health organizations, the
increasing role and impact of government, and pseudo government
Using real world examples, he will explore technologies
that he believes will play prominent and beneficial roles in supporting
the healthcare delivery system in the immediate future and beyond. Concluding
with a state of the union : a reality check of what we have
achieved, what weaknesses we have to overcome, and what challenges we face, he
will offer some suggestions as to what we need to do to prepare for the future.
Mr. Huesing is
editor and publisher of Healthcare Information Management &
Communications Canada. He has worked in the health industry and
informatics for over 35 years and has held senior executive, CFO, and
CIO positions in healthcare facilities and government. Steven was the
founding president of COACH, Canada s Healthcare Informatics
Association. He has served on the boards of many voluntary organizations,
the editorial boards of academic journals and conference proceedings,
and the boards and advisory boards of companies and educational institutions
in the health industry. He is an Executive Director of the International
Medical Informatics Association and CEO of the Canadian Healthcare Information
Technology Trade Association (CHITTA). COACH has recently honored him
by granting an annual scholarship in his name to qualified Canadian health informatics students.
Steven is the author of numerous articles, book
chapters and editorials. He has been actively involved in Health
Informatics curriculum development with several universities, colleges
and associations. He serves as a visiting lecturer on the vendor
marketplace and strategic procurement and the history of Canadian
Health Informatics at the University of Victoria s School of Health information
Science. Mr. Huesing earned his CMA at the University of Alberta.
For more information
The infraNET Project
Computer Systems Group, University of Waterloo
This seminar is hosted by the Education
Program for Health Informatics Professionals (EPHIP) and The infraNET
Project, University of Waterloo.
The infraNET Project, initiated by the
University of Waterloo in 1996, is a partnership to advance Web and
Internet technologies. Its founding partners are: LivePage (now part
of Siebel), MKS, Open Text, RIM, Sybase (Waterloo) and Waterloo Maple.
We also gratefully acknowledge the
assistance of the Institute for Computer Research, University of