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Thursday, May 31, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Telfer School of Management is pleased to be hosting AI and Analytics in Canada’s Healthcare: A Revolution with Opportunities and Challenges. The panel will bring together leading health professionals, industry representatives, and uOttawa researchers.

Through their unique perspectives and experiences in the field, the panelists will discuss the following questions:

  • What are the main transformative opportunities in the use of analytics and AI in the healthcare sector?
  • Do they create new challenges for patients, physicians, managers, and other healthcare practitioners?
  • What these changes mean for patients and care providers?


5:30 – Opening remarks

Greg Richards (Professor and MBA Program Director, Telfer School)

5:40 - Introduction

Moderator Peter Liu (Chief Scientific Officer and Vice President of Research, University of Ottawa Heart Institute)

5:50 – Debates

Jonathan Patrick (Professor and Program Director, MSc in Health Systems, Telfer School)

Why a little analytics can do a lot of damage but sometimes a lot of analytics can do a great deal of good

Randy Giffen (Healthcare Solutions Architect, IBM Canada)

Analytic Contexts in Clinical Healthcare

Herna Viktor (Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)

The intelligence revolution and its transformative impact on Canadian healthcare systems

Doug Manuel (Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)

The role of evidence-based medicine and implementation science for new decision tools

Wojtek Michalowski (Professor and Vice Dean Research, Telfer School)

AI for clinical decision support - curse or cure?

6:40 – Q&A

7:00 – Closing remarks by Peter Liu. Networking, hors d’oeuvres and beverages

Thursday, May 31, 2018
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Telfer School of Management
Desmarais Building
DMS 4101
55 Laurier Avenue East
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
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RSVP deadline:
Saturday, May 26, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

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