In its eighth year, the Data Analytics for Healthcare Summit remains the only event of its kind. December 3 – 4, 2019 in Toronto, learn tips to build data literacy, optimize data-driven decision-making, and revolutionize patient-centred healthcare! Discover real-world strategies to:
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Tammy Arntson is an experienced healthcare leader with diverse clinical, technical and leadership experience. Tammy is the Corporate Director of Strategic Analytics and Data Collection at Covenant Health in Alberta, overseeing the analytics, data collection and evaluation functions of the organization. She has two undergraduate degrees and is currently a student pursuing her EMBA. She holds a Bachelors in Physical Education, Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy and, is currently mid-way through the Executive Masters of Business Administration at the University of Fredericton. Tammy is a life-long learner and has taken many addition courses such as Lean, Project and Risk Management and Prosci Change Management. Her professional interests include data quality, quality improvement, risk management and, strategic planning. Beyond her professional interests, Tammy volunteers her time teaching youth outdoor education skills and spending time with her family.
Christo El Morr is an Associate Professor of Health Informatics, the Health Informatics Certificate Coordinator, and former Undergraduate Program Director at the School of Health Policy and Management at York University; he is also a Research Scientist at North York General Hospital, Toronto.
His research covers Health Informatics and Global eHealth with a focus on Health Virtual Communities and Health Services Research, particularly in the domain of Mental Health, Chronic Disease Management and Health Promotion. His work in Global eHealth addresses Human and Disability Rights, Equity, and Gender Based Violence. He has published books, chapters, and articles in these areas including the "first of its kind" Health Informatics book in Canada (2018) and a book on Analytics and A.I. “Analytics in Health Care: a practical introduction” (2019). In 2016, he received a recognition as York University Research Leader.
Dr. El Morr is an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Mental Health (IJMH) and the International Journal of Extreme Automation and Connectivity in Healthcare (IJEACH), and an Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Big Data Security Intelligence (IJBDSI). He also serves as a Scientific Committee Member in several health informatics conference.
Scott Wells has been the Director of Information and Analytic Services at eHealth Saskatchewan (eHealth) since 2018. As the Director, Scott is responsible for providing data management, reporting, geographic information system (GIS) support, analytics, and data quality services. His team works every day to support the health system in Saskatchewan, increase efficiencies and, most of all, improve patient care. They also support other branches of government and researchers with their data needs.
eHealth’s Information and Analytic team assists with operational and strategic initiatives, quality improvement and research within the health system. Some examples include understanding the bed capacity in health facilities across the province; physician panel reporting and automation of operational workflows. By providing health system partners with the tools, skilled resources and information they need, Scott’s team is dedicated to democratizing and maturing the data and analytics practices across Saskatchewan.
Scott has more than 10 years of experience leading data initiatives across various sectors. While he is relatively new to the health sector, Scott was eager to seize the opportunity to work in the health system where he could use his love for data and analytics to improve health care in Saskatchewan.
Scott is also the co-lead of the data services platform for Saskatchewan’s SPOR unit SCPOR (Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research). In this role, he is accountable for delivering on SCPOR’s data strategy to improve the access, quality and amount of data available to researchers in order to positively impact patient-oriented research in the province.