ITAC names 2019-2020 slate of ITAC Health Board of Directors

Toronto (May 29, 2019) – The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) today announced the approval of the ITAC Health Board of Directors slate for the 2019 to 2020 term, during their May 29, 2019 Board meeting, which was held in Toronto, ON in conjunction with the 2019 e-Health Conference.

2019-2020 ITAC Health Board of Directors

  • Chair – Susanne Flett, Healthtech Consultant
  • Vice Chair – David Thomas, TELUS Health
  • Past Chair – Gary Folker, Orion Health

Directors
The ITAC Health Board extends their thanks outgoing Board Director Laure Tessier-Delevuk of GE Healthcare for her generous contribution of time and outstanding commitment that she has provided to ITAC Health over her tenure as a director on the board.

  • Al Amiri, Cisco Systems Canada
  • Charles Aram, Deloitte
  • Aaron Berk, KPMG
  • Michael Checkley, QHR Technologies
  • Ron Dunn, RelayHealth McKesson
  • Ian Fish, IBM Canada
  • Catherine Hunter, PwC Health Industries
  • Paula Hucko, Goldcare
  • Peter Jones, Microsoft Canada
  • Glenn Lanteigne, Tectonic Advisory Services
  • John Lee-Bartlett, Allscripts
  • David Mosher, Logibec
  • Garth Reid, Hpe
  • John Sinclair, Novari Health
  • Kyle Schilke, Amazon
  • Jim Shave, Cerner Canada
  • Sandy Penn Whitehouse, Tickit Health
  • Michel Whitt, Bennett Jones LLP

Quote:

It is my pleasure to announce the 2019 ITAC Health Board of Directors. The members of the Health Board will guide the direction of ITAC’s Health division and ensure that we continue to provide valued inputs, advice and support to our members. As the voice for the health ICT vendor community, ITAC Health depends upon its Board to ensure that we deliver high value to our members.   Congratulations to the new and returning ITAC Health Board members and thank you for your dedicated efforts. Gary Folker, Chair of the ITAC Health Governance Committee and Past Chair of the ITAC Health Board. 

 About Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC)

As Canada’s national ICT business association, the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) champions the development of a robust and sustainable digital economy in Canada. A vital connection between business and government, we provide our members with the advocacy, networking and professional development services that help them to thrive nationally and compete globally.

A prominent advocate for the expansion of Canada’s innovative capacity, ITAC encourages technology adoption to capitalize on productivity and performance opportunities across all sectors. A member-driven not-for-profit, ITAC has served as the authoritative national voice of the $170 billion ICT industry for over 60 years. More than 36,000 Canadian ICT firms create and supply goods and services that contribute to a more productive, competitive, and innovative society. The ICT sector generates over one million jobs directly and indirectly and invests $4.9 billion annually in R&D, more than any other private sector performer.

About ITAC Health
ITAC Health is the Health division of ITAC, the Information Technology Association of Canada, Canada’s ICT business association.  The Health Division’s mandates and objectives are membership driven, providing a consolidated, single voice for the membership to help influence the Canadian healthcare ICT market.  By providing access to information on the market trends and issues that need to be addressed, members develop a sense of direction of where the industry is going, and have the opportunity to influence that direction, in order to better focus their overall product and service strategies and develop the network necessary to effectively execute on those strategies.

Contact:
Elaine Huesing, Executive Director, ITAC Health
780.489.4521
e.huesing@itac.ca

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About Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC)

As Canada’s national ICT business association, the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) champions the development of a robust and sustainable digital economy in Canada. A vital connection between business and government, we provide our members with the advocacy, networking and professional development services that help them to thrive nationally and compete globally.

A prominent advocate for the expansion of Canada’s innovative capacity, ITAC encourages technology adoption to capitalize on productivity and performance opportunities across all sectors. A member-driven not-for-profit, ITAC has served as the authoritative national voice of the $170 billion ICT industry for over 60 years. More than 36,000 Canadian ICT firms create and supply goods and services that contribute to a more productive, competitive, and innovative society. The ICT sector generates over one million jobs directly and indirectly and invests $4.9 billion annually in R&D, more than any other private sector performer.

To arrange an interview, please contact:

Janet Gibson Eichner

Cell: 416-357-8908 or jgibson_eichner@itac.ca

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