Emerging Health Leaders Ottawa is proud to present its members with a workshop on Careers in Health Informatics and Health Information Management
Presented by Major Randy Gilbert – Canadian Forces Health Information System, Canadian Forces Health Services Group Headquarters, Ottawa
Join us for two upcoming sessions at:
University of Ottawa campus: Lamoureux Building, room 106145 Jean-Jacques Lussier (Parking available in front of building)
Please access the following link for a map of the location: https://goo.gl/maps/DNqX8Session 1: September 18th
Networking: 5.30pm
Session: 6:00-7:30 pm
Health Informatics (HI) and Health Information Management (HIM)
Duration: 1.5 hours

  • HI and HIM Overviews
    • History, importance, and current uses
    • EMR, EHR, PHR, HIS – what do these mean?
    • Technical information…but not too technical!
    • The “big players” in the industry and where Canada fits in
  • Health Information Systems (HIS) around the world
  • The unique Canadian perspective
    • What makes us different?
    • Canada Health Infoway – The EHR Solution Blueprint
  • Who regulates HIS?
  • The international role Canada has in leading the military HIS across NATO
  • The future of HIS

Group Activity: What implications does HIS have for us as patients, health leaders, and as a society?

Cost: Students $7, Professionals $15

Session 2: September 25th
Networking: 5:30pm
Session: 6:00-7:30 pm
Careers in HI and HIM
Duration: 1.5 hours

  • Why should I know this if I am not interested in a career in HI or HIM?
  • Areas of interest – specialties and subspecialties
  • Essential skills required for people to join and excel in this field
  • Academics and professional development
  • Organizations and networking
  •  Other relevant resources for all health leaders (websites, books)

Group Activity: Group generated discussion

Cost: Students $7, Professionals $15

Please RSVP to: ehlottevents@gmail.com

Visit www.emerginghealthleaders.ca/ottawa/events/ for more information.

Refreshments will be served.
Bring your business cards for networking and a raffle prize draw!