Parisa Naraei

Senior Methodologist, Advanced Analytics, Head, Data Science & AI


Dr. Parisa Naraei is a member of the management team in Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) where she contributes to the success and impact in the Canadian healthcare system and the evolution of CIHI’s data holdings and analytic products and services and actively contributing to the leadership. Dr.Naraei holds a PhD in computer science from Ryerson University. She is the author of a book and various journals and conference papers in the area of applied deep learning and machine learning algorithms to solve various problems in the healthcare domain including but not limited to wait times in the emergency department, detecting errors in the operating room and detection of patients at the risk of intracranial hypertension crisis.

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Day 1: Dec 2, 2020

2:00 pm

2:00 pm

Fireside Chat: AI and ML

Keep an Eye on AI in CIHI: How AI/ML Can Accelerate Your Analytics and Decision-Making Programs

The success of machine learning in healthcare is highly data dependent and it’s important for practitioners to understand where data can be sourced. CIHI plays a critical role in the development of data standards to promote compatibility between provincial health data sources. Hear in-depth expertise on:

  • The key challenges in adopting practical AI/ML solutions within the healthcare industry
  • How and why this rapidly evolving area in healthcare is gaining traction
  • Why “good data” is needed in healthcare

Understand the key role that AI/ML is playing in data analytics and healthcare decision making.

Day 2: Dec 3, 2020