CHIA winners announced during eHealth 2015

Kathryn HannahTORONTO – Congratulations to the 2015 Canadian Health Informatics Awards (CHIA) winners! The awards were presented at the 10th annual CHIA Gala during the e-Health 2015 Conference in Toronto June 2. The CHIA awards are offered through a partnership between ITAC Health and COACH.

• Clinician Leadership
Dr Ilan Fischler
Staff Psychiatrist, Geriatric & Neuropsychiatry Program, & Medical Director, Clinical Informatics
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences

• Corporate Citizenship
Gevity Consulting Inc.

• Emerging Leader in Health Informatics
Sanaz Riahi
Director, Professional Practice & Clinical Information
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences

• Innovation in the Adoption of Health Informatics
Hospital Report Manager

• Leadership in the Field of Health Informatics
Kathryn Hannah, PhD (pictured)
President, HECS Inc; Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing, University of Victoria; Informatics Nursing Advisor, Canadian Nurses Association & Executive Project Lead, C-HOBIC.

• Project Team – Implementation Award
The Palliative Care Project Team
University Health Network & Strata Health

• Project Team – Innovation and Care Delivery
The iCare Project Team Centre
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Cerner Canada & Deloitte

• Project Team – Patient Care Innovation Award
The Northumberland PATH Community Partnership Team
Northumberland Hills Hospital & McKesson Canada

• Steven Huesing Scholarship
Amina Russell
Masters of Health Informatics Student, Dalhousie University

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    June 04, 2015

    Congratulations to all those being recognized by this year’s COACH awards. Kathryn Hannah is a beacon of light for better patient care. Nursing is proud of the leadership she brings and that she inspires in others.


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