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The Many Facets and Faces of Health Informatics

The infraNET Project and the Waterloo Institute for Health Informatics Research are hosting a series of Smarter Health Seminars entitled "The Many Facets and Faces of Health Informatics".

The presentations will be 50 minutes in duration, followed by a 30-40 minute facilitated discussion.

Professor Dominic Covvey, Director of WIHIR is the moderator for the seminars.

Who Should Attend:

Professionals from the health and IT industries, educators, and interested citizens


Davis Centre, Room 1302, University of Waterloo, via Webcast or OTN

Date and Time:

Usually 4th Thursday, Jan. - June; Sept. - Nov.
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM


There is no charge to attend. However,  we request that you register and indicate how you will be attending (in person, via webcast or OTN videoconference.)

Seminars and Speakers: "The Many Facets and Faces of Health Informatics" Series

January 28, 2009 - Informatics and the Continuum of Care: The Changing Landscape
J. Wane Gudbranson
President and CEO, Branham Group Inc.

February 25, 2009 - Health Informatics - Tomorrow's Industry
Brendan Seaton
President, ITAC Health

March 25, 2009 - The Crucial Role of HIM Professionals on the eHealth Team
Gail Crook
CEO and Registrar, Canadian Health Information Management Assocation (CHIMA)

April 22, 2009 - Advancing Health Informatics as a Profession
Neil Gardner
Chief Information Officer, Saskatchewan Health

May 27, 2009 - Neonatal Health Informatics: Uncharted Discovery
Carolyn McGregor
Canada Research Chair in Health Informatics, Faculty of Business and IT/Faculty of Health Sciences,University of Ontario Institute of Technology

June 24, 2009 - Hospital Information Systems: The Promise and Reality
Jim Shave
President, Cerner Canada

September 29, 2009 - Intelligent Hospitals: How Technology Can Transform Healthcare Beyond the EHR

Brantz Myers, Director, Healthcare Business Development

Cisco Canada