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Supporting the Ottawa community - Shepherds of Good Hope

shephards of good hopeThe 2019 Infoway Partnership Conference takes place in Ottawa, and Infoway is pleased to give back to our host city. Local not-for-profit Shepherds of Good Hope (SGH) supports Ottawa’s homeless and most vulnerable citizens by providing housing and medical care. Assisting this work is Dr. Jeffrey Turnbull, former Chief of Staff at the Ottawa Hospital and speaker at the 2019 Infoway Partnership Conference. Together, SGH and Dr. Turnbull are working to combat the current opioid crisis through much-needed supervised injection sites and substance use treatments.

We welcome you to join us in supporting SGH and their valuable work. Donations to a Go Fund Me Fundraiser and physical item donations are being accepted at the conference.

Needed items for donation:

  • Coffee, Jam, Peanut butter, Cereal, Spices
  • Mugs (no glassware)
  • Soup bowls (small)
  • Cutlery
  • Towels
  • Single/double sized bedding (sheets, pillowcases)
  • Blankets
  • Food vouchers
  • Gift cards, (coffee, fast food, grocery stores, pharmacies, etc.)
  • Taxi vouchers

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Amie Dlouhy

Director of Project Delivery and Learning & Development, Sobeys

Amie Dlouhy is the Director of Project Delivery and Learning & Development for Sobeys Related Businesses, which includes 425 pharmacies under 7 banners across the country. Amie has over 12 years’ experience specializing in project delivery, customer experience design, process design and innovation. As part of her role at Sobeys, she supports Pharmacy Operations in achieving business outcomes through effective alignment of their people, process and technology. Amie holds a business degree (management), her PMP (Project Management Professional) designation and a Black Belt Certification in Lean Six Sigma.

Sponsorship

Sponsorship Prospectus

Sponsorship Application

Infoway invites you to take advantage of exciting and unique business opportunities at the 2019 Infoway Partnership Conference, taking place from November 12-13, 2019 at the Delta Hotels by Marriott, Ottawa City Centre in Ottawa, ON. This annual gathering draws from many digital health communities including regional, provincial and territorial clinician and health care leaders, influencers and digital health experts from both public and private sectors.

Capitalize on opportunities to participate in a national conversation about providing safer medication practices, empowering Canadians with access to their health information and digital health services, and sharing and exchanging knowledge about clinical interoperability, privacy, change management and more. This well-established conference brings together various communities including:

  • Clinician leaders from regional and provincial organizations
  • Health care leaders and influencers from regional and provincial organizations
  • Digital health experts from private and public sectors

Please feel free to contact us to discuss the sponsorship opportunities or design a customized package for your organization.

Download the 2019 Infoway Partnership Conference Sponsorship Prospectus for the complete list of unique benefits associated with each sponsor level.

To guarantee your sponsorship, please complete our online Sponsorship Confirmation Form.

If you have any questions about becoming a Partnership sponsor, please contact us.

Levels of Support - Tiered Sponsorship - Based on your sponsorship contribution range you will qualify as a sponsor under the following tiers. Your organization will be recognized for your sponsorship and identified in all marketing materials and onsite signage in the following tiers. To be recognized as a sponsor in a higher tier, the difference in sponsorship dollars can be added to your invoice.

Sponsorship Levels

Platinum

$6,500 - $6,000

Gold

$5,500 - $5,000

Silver

$4,000 -$3,000

Bronze

$2,750 - $2,500

Crystal

$2,000 - $1,500

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Networking Reception SOLD        
Webcast SOLD        
Attendee Lounge Mobile Charging Station   SOLD      
Hydration Station   SOLD      
Breakfast Sponsored Seminar     X    
Room Drop     X    
Hotel Door Hangers     X    
Social Media Wall     SOLD    
Industry Showcase       X  
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Thank You to Our Sponsors

Accenture
AllScripts
Amazon Web Services
Auxita Inc.
Bits in Glass
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Empower Health
Harris Healthcare
hits health
IMO
MedTech Canada
PassportHealth
Cognisant
Roche
Strongest Families
Tectonic
Telus
The Healthline Information Network
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Thank You to Our Media Sponsors

The Hill Times

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Ian Lording

Senior Director, Relationship Management for PrescribeIT®, Canada Health Infoway

Ian is responsible for community pharmacy and prescriber adoption and execution of PrescribeIT® – Canada’s national electronic prescribing service. Ian has more than 20 years of industry experience in a variety of organizations encompassing procurement, supply chain, IT, pharmacy services and retail operations. From the early days of creating a pre-Internet bulletin board service at the age of 13, to becoming a licensed pharmacist in 1998, his goal and passion continues to be focused on better leveraging digital solutions to improve health outcomes for all Canadians.

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Jane Holden

CPA CA, Executive Director, Special Projects, Canada Health Infoway

Jane Holden is a global award-winning expert in project, program and portfolio management. A chartered accountant by training, Jane is a financial and project management executive with over 20 years' experience leading large multi-disciplinary teams in the successful delivery of complex business and information technology initiatives. As Infoway’s Executive Director, Special Projects, Jane is leading a major initiative that will help Canada prepare for the widespread implementation of promising new health technologies that are expected to reach maturity over a five to ten-year time horizon.

Facebook Live Sessions at the 2018 Infoway Partnership Conference

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We were joined by patients and family members on Facebook Live during the 2018 Infoway Partnership Conference in Montreal. View the videos below to hear our discussions about digital health and patient engagement and the patient perspective on conference themes and sessions.

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Holly Witteman

PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Family & Emergency Medicine, Université Laval, Quebec City

With an interdisciplinary background in human factors engineering and social sciences, Holly’s research is about human-centred digital health, including a focus on how best to adapt technology to people rather than expecting people to adapt to technology. She specializes in human-computer interaction in health education, risk communication and decision making, including design methods to support inclusive user- and patient-centredness.

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Michael Green

President & Chief Executive Officer, Canada Health Infoway

Michael Green is a strong leader and a creative, strategic thinker who has an international reputation and a proven track record of transforming health care through the use of digital health. He has leveraged international research and innovation to advance the digital health agenda, create jobs and stimulate economic growth in Canada. Michael has been President and CEO of Canada Health Infoway since August 2014.

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Shelagh Maloney

EVP, Engagement & Marketing

Shelagh Maloney is responsible for managing key stakeholder relationships at Infoway, including those with patients, clinicians and the federal government, as well as the standards community. She is also responsible for performance analytics, and coordinating and executing communication and marketing efforts in support of Infoway products and services. She has held a number of board positions at the international, national and local levels, including Vice Chair of SNOMED International and Board Chair of Digital Health Canada. In 2017, Shelagh received the inaugural Women Leaders in Digital Health Award.

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About the Conference

Infoway is excited to once again hold this year’s conference during Digital Health Week (November 11-17, 2019) which celebrates the difference digital health is making in the lives of Canadians

The 2019 Infoway Partnership Conference will highlight safer medication practices, empowering Canadians with access to their health information and digital health services, and sharing and exchanging knowledge about clinical interoperability, privacy, standards and more. You do not want to miss the opportunity to share successes and lessons learned, and to connect with Canada's digital health leaders and international experts!

Important Upcoming Dates

  • Registration open: April 2019
  • Early-bird registration deadline: October 4, 2019
  • Hotel reservation deadline: October 18, 2019
  • Last minute registration rate: November 5, 2019
  • 2019 Infoway Partnership Conference: November 12-13, 2019
  • Digital Health Week 2019: November 11-17, 2019

Conference objectives

  • Showcase leading practices and their success;
  • Highlight the patient experience;
  • Address the challenges facing policy-makers and health leaders in transforming health service delivery; and
  • Showcasing innovation and new technologies that can help to transform health systems.

Expected outcomes

Conference participants will:

  • Come away with practical ideas to bring to their work settings;
  • Build strong networks and engage in challenging conversations;
  • Be better equipped to address system transformation challenges; and
  • Learn about Infoway’s strategic goals and objectives.

Conference format

This year’s format delivers a leadership day to set the foundation for a second day offering deeper engagement in the areas such as safer medication practices, clinical interoperability, consumer health, and more. National and international health care thought leaders, influencers and digital health experts will share learnings, address challenges and discuss opportunities for transforming health care delivery in Canada. Check out the Program at a Glance. The full program will be available in the summer.

Topics of focus

  • Providing safer medication practices;
  • Empowering Canadians with access to their health information and digital health services; and
  • Sharing and exchanging knowledge about privacy, security, standards, interoperability, clinical engagement, and benefits evaluation.

Patients Included

The conference is Patients Included Certified. We are “committed to incorporating the experience of patients as experts in living with their condition while ensuring that they are neither excluded nor exploited.”

Activities you won’t want to miss

  • Join colleagues for the Evening Reception & Industry Showcase on November 12th;
  • Become a sponsor so you can showcase your organization and build brand awareness at Partnership and during Digital Health Week;
  • Enjoy everything Ottawa has to offer during your stay.

Stay connected for news about the conference program by following us @Infoway and #ThinkDigitalHealth.

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Jeff Turnbull

Medical Director, Ottawa Inner City Health

Dr. Turnbull has pursued an interest in poverty and its effect on health nationally and internationally. He is one of the founders and is currently the Medical Director of Ottawa Inner City Health Inc., which works to improve the health of people who are chronically homeless. He is the recipient of several national and international grants and awards, including the Order of Canada, the Order of Ontario, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and an Honorary Degree in Law from Carleton University.

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