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17th Annual Summer Symposium & Golf Event

  • 12 Sep 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • The Ranch Golf and Country Club

Registration

  • For attendees registering under the Alberta Health Services Corporate Membership
  • Early Bird rate until August 24 - Full session including speaker program, golf tournament and dinner.
  • Early Bird Rate until August 24 - This option does not include golf or dinner. The number of registrations will be strictly limited.
  • Full session including speaker program, golf tournament and dinner.
  • This option does not include golf or dinner. The number of registrations will be strictly limited.
  • Non-Member - Full session including speaker program, golf tournament and dinner.

Registration is closed

Summer Symposium Sep 12 2018 Agenda.pdf


Confirmed speakers for the event include:

  • Michael McDermott, Alberta Health - Update on CPAR progress - The Central Patient Attachment Registry (CPAR) is a centralized database that captures the attachment of primary care physician or Nurse Practitioner and their paneled patients. Panel and continuity are essential and foundational change elements in the implementation of the Patient’s Medical Home. CPAR will enable better continuity of care for Albertans by facilitating improved relational continuity, information continuity and data for health care planning purposes
  • Dr. Lawrence Richer, Professor Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Associate Dean Clinical Research and Director of the Northern Alberta Clinical Trials and Research Center (NACTRC) - "How AI, big data, and digital technology are disrupting clinical trials and drug development" - How AI, big data, and digital technology are disrupting clinical trials and drug development - Drug development and clinical trials are slow and expensive. AI, big data, and digital technology are disrupting all aspects of clinical trials from enrolment, clinical trial efficiency, to data quality.

  • Dr. Deborah James, Executive Director, Innovation, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta - Introduction to the UAlberta Precision Health Initiative - Founded on data and analytics, Precision Health is the emerging medical model that integrates molecular, clinical and environmental data to improve the diagnosis and treatment of individual patients, as well as to inform the social determinants of population health. At the University of Alberta, we are developing research 'themes and teams', and linking our assets to complete the ‘precision health innovation cycle’, and deliver on this new era of medicine. 
The day will begin with morning speaker sessions, followed by an afternoon of Texas Scramble golf, then dinner and prizes.


Please join us for a day that will be both informative and enjoyable.


The event is again being held at The Ranch Golf and Country Club which is located west of Edmonton on Stony Plain Road.  Turn south onto Pinchbeck Road (RR262) and the course is on the west side, approximately a mile down the road.


Summer Symposium Sep 12 2018 Agenda.pdf

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      Orion Health     


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