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Panel 2019


What roles do data and technology play as Ontario’s health care system shifts towards integrated

care delivery?

An Expert Panel Discussion


We’re in a pivotal moment in Ontario health care, where integration of service delivery is front and centre. There are many questions in these times of transformation. What roles do technology and data utilization play? What is the relationship between increased digital health and the adaptive change and new forms of collaboration needed for overall system improvement? And how can digital tools and increased virtual connectivity drive change?


Building on the plenary discussion of the ways digital tools and applications are disrupting traditional roles in social and health care hierarchy, the panel discussion with feature expert perspectives on how these elements will change, challenge and advance health system integration across the province.


Shiran Isaacksz is the Senior Director of UHN Connected Care, which supports clinical transformation and health system integration initiatives both locally and across the province.  With more than 20 years of health care experience, Shiran’s expertise lies in leading complex and large-scale transformational projects. 


Mohamed Badsha is the CEO of Reconnect Community Health Services. An experienced healthcare executive with 20 years of leadership experience in health care, Mohamed has worked with developing innovative service options, programs and led several system level projects in the community health care space.


Dr. Payal Agarwal is a practicing family physician and Innovation Fellow at Women's College Hospital. Her work focuses on building, evaluating and scaling new models to deliver care by leveraging digital health technologies and design thinking principles.  Previous projects include virtual primary care visits, a diabetes self management app and screening and support for post-partum depression. 



The panel will be moderated by Jodeme Goldhar, Executive Lead, Strategy and Innovation at The Change Foundation. Jodeme’s passion is convening opportunities for those in health and social systems to work together to realize the potential of the collective and she serves as a catalyst to support large-scale transformative change.

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