Introducing the inaugural Digital Health Canada Fellows
November 22, 2023
TORONTO – The Digital Health Canada Fellows program recognizes members who have made significant and sustained voluntary contributions through the association to advance the digital health industry in Canada. Digital Health Canada Fellows represent the pinnacle of volunteerism, combining experience, professionalism, and contributions made to their peers and the industry through active and sustained engagement with Digital Health Canada.
Digital Health Canada Fellows are the leaders and contributors who champion and promote the association and digital health in Canada.
Fellows are recognized as advocates, champions, and leading volunteer contributors to Digital Health Canada. Once selected, Fellows are expected to continue to serve as association supporters, mentors, volunteer leaders, speakers, and industry advocates. Fellows will identify areas of key contribution annually as part of their Fellow role and commitment to ongoing volunteer leadership on behalf of the association and digital health industry.
Please join us in congratulating the inaugural Digital Health Canada Fellows:
Dr. Jonathan Choy (pictured on left), senior medical director, Virtual Care, Access, and Navigation, Alberta Health Services
Dr. Jonathan Choy has been practicing as a cardiologist and advanced echocardiographer in Edmonton since 2000. After completing an MBA in healthcare at UBC in 2014, he took on the role of Provincial Medical Director for Virtual Health and is currently the Senior Medical Director for Virtual Care, Access and Navigation with AHS.
He has also served in various leadership roles including the Medical Director of Echocardiography at the Mazankowski Heart Institute, Section President for Cardiology, Alberta Medical Association, specialist representative to the Physician Compensation Committee, and Edmonton Zone representative for the AMA.
Nationally, he has been a Council member for the Canadian Cardiovascular Society for 5 years and is currently on the Board of Directors for Digital Health Canada. In addition, he is the Associate Dean for Clinical Faculty at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta.
Keltie Jamieson (pictured in centre), CIO, Bermuda Hospitals Board
Keltie Jamieson is a clinically focused, transformative leader with 25 years experience implementing digital strategies and enabling change through technology. Skilled in development, leadership and communication within large complex teams and organizations. Keltie is a Certified Health Executive, Certified Health CIO – Digital Officer, Project Management Professional, Certified Professional in Health Informatics, and is certified in Prosci Change management. As CIO of the Bermuda Hospitals Board, Keltie is responsible for the development and implementation of the organization’s Digital Strategy and Digital Transformation.
Shelagh Maloney (pictured on right), Consultant
Shelagh Maloney is an accomplished healthcare executive with a proven track record in portfolios as diverse as business development, stakeholder engagement and governance. She is an excellent facilitator and communicator and has a strong reputation for building strong, results-oriented teams. Most recently, Shelagh was Executive Vice-President at Canada Health Infoway where she was responsible for performance analytics, clinical and patient engagement as well as communications and marketing. She is passionate about the power of digital health and its potential to improve the patient and provider experience.
Throughout her career, Shelagh has volunteered on several boards locally, nationally and internationally including Vice Chair, SNOMED International, Board Director and Chair, People and Culture Committee at Vision Loss Rehab Canada, Board Director, Mississauga Halton Health Integration Network (LHIN) and Board Chair, Digital Health Canada. Shelagh holds a B.Sc. in Applied Health Sciences from the University of Waterloo and is a Certified Professional in Health Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS-CA).
In 2017, Shelagh received the inaugural Women Leaders in Digital Health Award. This award was created to celebrate the top 10 female visionaries who are harnessing the power of IT to transform health and healthcare in Canada.