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Sweden-Canada Digital Health Initiative

Wednesday December 5, 2018 Toronto, Miller Thompson LLP 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Sweden-Canada Digital Health Initiative

Welcome to a day of knowledge sharing discussing Ontario and Sweden’s digital health strategies and the challenges faced with implementation of digital health solutions in a traditional healthcare system.


Wednesday December 5 – Miller Thompson LLP- 40 King Street W, Suite 5800, Toronto

8:00-Registration and Breakfast

8:30-Welcoming and Introductions- Swedish Ambassador to Canada
Seminar moderated by Darren Larsen, OntarioMD

8:45-Introduction to Digital Health Strategy in Ontario and Sweden- Roadmap and Challenges- Sarah Hutchison, CEO OntarioMD; Ed Brown, CEO Ontario Telemedicine Network; Patrik Sundström Head of eHealth at SKL Sweden

10:00-Encouraging Adoption of Digital Health Solutions and Compensation Models with Focus on Delivering Equal and Quality Care to Patient- Patrik Sundström Head of eHealth at SKL and Dr. Rob Williams, Chief Medical Officer OTN
Case studies by Henrik Schwerdt, Head of International Doctrin AB and Vivian Henderson, Senior Business Lead OTN


12:30-Data Accessibility and Analytics in Primary Care and the Impact on the Healthcare System in Ontario and Sweden- Carol Mulder, Provincial Lead Quality Improvement Decision Support Program, AFHTO and Dr. Eva Arvidsson, MD, PhD, Specialist in Family Medicine, Research Leader in Sweden
Case studies by Per Stenström, CEO Medrave Software AB and Dr. John Stewart Medical Director, North Durham Family Health Team

2:00- Digital Health: A Legal Perspective- Karima Kanani, Kathryn Frelick, Miller Thomson LLP

2:15-Concluding Keynote: Empowering Primary Care Through Use of Decision Support Tools, with Focus on Stroke Prevention- Dr. Magnus Janzon Head of Cardiology Department, Linköping University Hospital, Cambio AB

2:35-Concluding keynote: Procuring for Innovation- TBC

3:00-Networking reception

Please RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/XCAPfiTazxfUonTh2

For questions please contact: Agata.Leszkiewicz@business-sweden.se or (416)-640 7477