Professional Development

Let's Talk Informatics - Health Technology Safety: Issues, Considerations and Methods

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Nova Scotia Health Information Management & Technology (IM/IT) is pleased to welcome Elizabeth Borycki, Professor in the School of Health Information Science and the Director of the Global Laboratory for Digital Health Innovation at the University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, as the guest speaker

About the Presenter

Elizabeth Borycki is a professor in the School of Health Information Science and the Director of the Global Laboratory for Digital Health Innovation, at the University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia. Prior to joining the University of Victoria, Elizabeth worked in varying health technology and clinical roles in the public and private sector. Elizabeth has published over 200 articles, 40 book chapters and 10 edited books in the area of health technology. The focus of her research and publications has been on health information technology safety, virtual care (mobile health, smart homes and telehealth) and health information technology management.

Elizabeth has served as Academic Representative for Canada for Digital Health Canada [formerly Canada's Health Informatics Association (2007-2013)], Vice President representing North America on the Board of Directors for the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) (2010-2013) and Vice President - Special Projects (2016-2019). She founded the International Medical Informatics Association Working Group focusing on Health Informatics for Patient Safety and is currently the Chair of the Working Group on Ambient Assistive Living.

Elizabeth was voted one of the Top 10 Women in Digital Health by Digital Health Canada (2018) and the Top 100 Health Sciences Informatics Professionals globally by the International Medical Informatics Association (2017). Elizabeth is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy Health Sciences Informatics, American Medical Informatics Association, and International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics of the International Medical Informatics Association.

About Let's Talk Informatics

Let's Talk Informatics is a monthly Informatics Grand Rounds series dedicated to exploring the use of information technology in health care to transform patient care and drive clinical outcomes. The series is recognized as an approved continuing education provider by the following organizations:

  • Digital Health Canada (participants can claim 1CE hour for each presentation attended)
  • College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Nova Scotia Chapter for one Mainpro+ credit by providing content aimed at improving computer skills as applied to learning and access to information.
  • The Canadian College of Health Information Management approves this series for professional members of Canada’s health information management association - CHIMA (1 CPE credit per hour).

Event Details

Email
letstalkinformatics@nshealth.ca

Event Cost