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Spark Conferences: Rural & Northern Healthcare Conference

May 2, 2023 @ 08:00 AM - May 3, 2023 @ 01:30 PM

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Event Details:

Location: 5875 Airport Road, Mississauga Ontario Canada L4V 1N1

Canada’s leading inter-professional conference on rural and northern healthcare issues

May 02 - 03, 2023 | Toronto + Online

The Canadian Conference on Rural & Northern Health Care attracts top practitioners and thinkers from across Canada to share innovative strategies and valuable resources for accelerating the shift to a more integrated and sustainable rural health system.

Delegates will explore fresh approaches to healthcare delivery, how to leverage digital technologies more effectively, addressing indigenous health, strategies for mitigating social determinants of health, community and patient engagement, and effective collaborative partnerships to improve the health of their communities. Experience the success being driven by inspired leadership, forward-thinking governance, and resilient clinicians and staff.

Who is This Conference For?

Front line and back office professionals from rural and northern hospitals, community health organizations, indigenous health care councils and organizations, home care providers, pre-hospital emergency services, public health, and any organization tasked with providing rural healthcare services in Canada.

Managers, Directors and VP's of:

  • Rural Hospital CEOs
  • Administrators
  • Senior Executives
  • Governing Board Members
  • System Leaders
  • Nursing and Physician Executives
  • Public Health and Community Leaders
  • Executives
  • Rural Health Care Associations, Networks, and Clinics

Discussions on Current Industry Topics

  • Leadership and Strategic Planning
  • OHTs and Integrated Care Models
  • Indigenous Healthcare Success Stories
  • HHR and EDI Solutions in Remote and Rural Communities
  • Culturally Appropriate Practices in Mental Health Access and Care
  • Patient Transfers and Critical Care Response Programs
  • Implementing Regional Digital Health Solutions
  • The Directions Future of Rural and Northern Health Care in Canada

Read the full Agenda.

An Opportunity to Network

In person attendees can join our “Evening Cocktail and Networking Reception” along with dedicated networking activities planned throughout the day. Online participants are invited to chat and share direct messages in our virtual viewing rooms. No matter your preference for attending, there are plenty of chances to meet peers and make connections.

Keynotes & Speakers

Sean Wachtel
Chief Public Health Officer, Nunavut

Hon. Sylvia Jones
Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Government of Ontario

Paul Heinrich, CHE
President & CEO, North Bay Regional Health Centre

Pricing & Registration

Monday May 1 is your last chance to get tickets!

Visit the conference website for In-Person, Online and Vendor rates.

Attention Students & Patient Advocates | Get 50% Off Regular Rate

Registration Includes

  • Access to live conference sessions*
  • Network with delegates (online) and speakers (in person)
  • Breakfast, Lunch, & a Networking Cocktail Event (In person only)
  • Access to PDF speaker presentations after the event
  • All past years’ conference session recordings (where applicable)
  • * Online does not include Breakout “B” sessions