Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter presents
October 15, 2014
After more than a decade, the focus on eHealth development from coast to coast has proven to add value to health care and has set the stage for expanding that value into the future. The country has experienced many significant successes that demonstrate the benefits and opportunities eHealth offers for health care delivery, along with challenges that have required innovative approaches to overcome. As President and CEO of the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information (NLCHI), Mike Barron has experienced his share of those successes and challenges as NLCHI continues to develop and implement provincial health information systems in Newfoundland and Labrador. He will discuss his views on progress that has been achieved to date, lessons learned along the way, and ideas on how to accelerate and evolve eHealth value for the future.
Featured Speaker: Mike Barron; President & Chief Executive Officer, Newfoundland & Labrador Centre for Health Information and President of COACH, Canada’s Health Informatics Association.
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Mike is President and Chief Executive Officer with the Newfoundland & Labrador Centre for Health Information and is also the current President of COACH, Canada’s Health Informatics Association.
As CEO of the Centre, Mike is responsible for leading Newfoundland and Labrador’s EHR development as well as providing leadership in all areas of provincial health informatics including analytics, data quality, standards, evaluation, and other health information management and technology initiatives. Mike also sits on the Board of the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research.
Among many national involvements, he has served as the Newfoundland and Labrador representative on Health Canada’s Electronic Health Records Working Group, the Canada Health Infoway EHR Standards Steering Committee and CIO Forum, as well as the Chair of the Conference of Deputy Ministers of Health Technical Advisory Committee on Health System Use.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Masters in Business Administration from Memorial University of Newfoundland and has also completed the Public Executive Program and the Governance Program from Queen’s University.
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Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 1 Category I credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.