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Experts Discuss "How Innovative Entrants are Changing the Way We Think About Delivering Healthcare"

4:00 to 4:30pm registration check-in; 4:30 to 6:00pm presentations, discussions and Q&A; 6:00 to 6:30pm reception

Event Details


Date: Tuesday March 05, 2019 | 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Speaker(s): Katie LeMoyne, Principal, TELUS Health Exchange, TELUS Health
Wayne Samuels, Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development (Payor and Care Markets), McKesson Canada
Erik Sande, President, Medavie Health Services

HOST: Will Falk, Executive in Residence, ThinkResearch
Topic: "How Innovative Entrants are Changing the Way We Think About Delivering Healthcare"
Venue: Fleck Atrium (Ground Floor, North Building)| map
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto,
105 St George Street
Location: Toronto
Cost: $25.00 + HST per person (includes 1 seat at the presentation and light reception)
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SYNOPSIS: A panel of experts will engage the audience in a discussion on "How Ontario`s Digital Entrepreneurs Are Creatively Destroying and Modernizing Healthcare."


For those who attend four sessions in the Link and Learn Series you may be eligible for a certificate of completion.

  1. October 29, 2018 - Procurement and Innovation Session: Implementing Value-Based Procurement - A Case Study
  2. November 13, 2018 - Health IT Session 1: What Comes Next for Digital Health?
  3. November 20, 2018 - Global Health Session: The Political Economy of Universal Health Care: Reaching the Hard to Reach
  4. December 4, 2018 - Health IT Session 2: Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare
  5. February 13, 2019 - Health IT Session 3: How Ontario`s Digital Entrepreneurs Are Creatively Destroying and Modernizing Healthcare
  6. March 5, 2019 - Health IT Session 4: How Innovative Entrants are Changing the Way We Think About Delivering Healthcare

The certificate is available to all Rotman students, as well as anyone from the broader public. If you attend four sessions in total you are eligible for the certificate, with one exception – if a student attends all three MedTech sessions they will be eligible for a certificate. A person may take up to two years to complete the necessary sessions for a module sticker or the certificate. Details of events will be posted above and updated on an on-going basis.

For more information on the Rotman Link and Learn Series Certificate please contact Rosemary Hannam, Senior Research Associate - Sandra Rotman Centre for Health Sector Strategy, at


Katie LeMoyne is the Principal, TELUS Health Exchange within TELUS Health. Katie is responsible for TELUS Health’s integration platform, the TELUS Health Exchange (THX), with a focus on connecting the primary care ecosystem. The THX platform supports TELUS Health’s MedDialog clinical messaging service and EMR Partner Program, as well as Canada Health Infoway’s ePrescribing service, PrescribeIT. Prior to joining TELUS Health Katie worked in the United States both at Northwestern Medicine and as a healthcare IT consultant leading strategy, implementation and change management projects. Katie has a BSc in Health Information Science from the University of Victoria and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Erik Sande is the President of Medavie Health Services where he leads a team of healthcare professionals delivering out-of-hospital emergency medical services and home based primary care across six Canadian provinces. Prior to joining MHS, Erik was Vice President and General Manager of Home Monitoring Solutions for Philips Healthcare where he led a technology and services team in North America, Europe and Asia.

Will Falk, Executive in Residence, ThinkResearch 
Prior to joining Think Research, William was a partner with PwC and led their healthcare team in Canada. William has spent more than 25 years as a strategist and management consultant in New York and Toronto, advising top academic centres, governments, and innovative companies in healthcare. He has academic appointments as an Executive-in-Residence at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and an Executive Fellow at the Mowat Centre, and is a Senior Fellow at the C.D. Howe Institute.

About the Sandra Rotman Centre for Health Sector Strategy: 

Driving Excellence in Healthcare Management
Healthcare represents a huge and growing sector in all industrialized economies and is representative of the service and knowledge-oriented focus of the 21st century economy. The Sandra Rotman Centre for Health Sector Strategy brings an innovative research agenda together with world-ranked business learning to successfully raise the level of management in complex healthcare organizations.

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received in writing to 24 hours prior to the event will receive a refund less a $10 administration fee per person. If we do not receive written notice of your cancellation, you will be charged the full amount for this session. Substitutions are always welcome.


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