Conferences and Education


Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement On Call Webinars

November 5, 2015 to February 29, 2016
Webinar, ON

On Call Webinars

CFHI's live webinar series On Call features clinicians, managers and healthcare leaders who are accelerating healthcare improvement. Our informational webinars share results from our healthcare improvement collaboratives and showcase helpful resources and opportunities.

Our advanced webcasting technology allows you to follow and listen to the presentations and enables you to ask your questions live. CFHI offers simultaneous translation on selected webinars so registrants can interact live with our speakers in both French and English.

Upcoming Free Webinars:
November 5, 2015  – Better Together: Spreading Family Presence Policies to Accelerate Healthcare Improvement –  Part 1: Changing the Concept of Families as ‘Visitors’
November 10, 2015  – EXTRA Program Informational Webinar (coming soon)
November 18, 2015  – Data Boot Camp: How to Get Your Data Into Shape!
Part 2: Enhancing Data Quality for Improvement
November 24, 2015  – Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) Collaborative Informational Webinar (coming soon)
November 25, 2015  – A Collaborative Approach to a Chronic Care Problem in Canada: Evaluative Results from the Atlantic Healthcare Collaboration  –  Part 2
December 1, 2015  – Towards Cultural Competency, Safety and Humility to Improve Health and Healthcare for First Nations: Learning from the B.C. Experience (coming soon)
December 3, 2015   –  Patient and Family Engagement e-Collaborative Informational Webinar (coming soon)
January 14, 2016  – Data Boot Camp: How to Get Your Data Into Shape!  –  Part 3: Effective Data Quality Management
February, 2016 (TBD) – Better Together: Spreading Family Presence Policies to Accelerate Healthcare Improvement – Part 2: Canadian Case Studies

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4th National Summit on Data Analytics for Healthcare

December 1 - 2, 2015
International Plaza Hotel, Toronto, ON

Translate your data into better care at a lower cost to save lives and conserve resources

Does your analytics program need an overhaul? Find out at the Data Analytics for Healthcare Summit. Industry leaders will outline step-by-step roadmaps to increasing the ROI of your analytics program and maximizing decision support.

Discuss common challenges to the quality, management and warehousing of data and brainstorm solutions in interactive sessions. Ensure that your analytics program actually delivers better, more patient-centred care!

We look forward to have you participate in the discussion and contribute to the advancement of the healthcare continuum!

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Putting the Paitients First

December 9, 2015
12PM EST, Webinar, Webinar

Learn how a new care coordination tool puts patients first

Putting patients first means bringing together healthcare providers across the system to better coordinate care for high-risk patients. Through improved coordination and information sharing, patient goals will guide their care and ensure that they receive the right care in the right place at the right time. Supported by a team of providers at all levels of the healthcare system who communicate with each other in a timely manner, these patients will experience the best possible health care.


Dr. Jocelyn Charles 

Medical Lead, North East Toronto Health Link 

Dr. Jocelyn Charles

Medical Lead, North East Toronto Health Link 

Aasif Khakoo 

Director, East Toronto Health Link

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Industrial Strength Privacy and Security Workshop

January 14 - 15, 2016
Four Points by Sheraton - Toronto Airport, Toronto, ON

Just ask the chief executives of Target, Sony or Ashley Madison.  Privacy and security are serious business issues!
This two-day intensive workshop provides a deep look at the skills and tools needed to develop and deploy private and secure cloud, mobile, social media, wearable and IoT solutions in health care, retail, finance, travel, transportation, energy and other industries. It looks at privacy and security requirements from both the vendor and customer perspectives.
Led by Privacy by Design Ambassador, Brendan Seaton, the workshop features lectures from noted privacy and security experts and hands-on activities that provide a foundation for the knowledge, skills and tools needed to protect personal information.

Topics Covered:

  • Privacy and security fundamentals
  • The impact of innovation and rapidly advancing technology
  • Privacy by design
  • Privacy and security architecture
  • Privacy and the law
  • Building a privacy and security program for your organization
  • Privacy Impact Assessment and Threat and Risk Assessment
  • Marketing privacy and security for competitive advantage

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12th Annual Mobile Healthcare

January 26 - 27, 2016
Old Mill Inn, Toronto, ON

Provide Better Care for Your Patients with the Latest mHealth Innovations

mHealth technology is moving at a fast pace and patients are demanding access to much more of their information from healthcare providers.

Patient portals are increasingly becoming an easier way to implement patient-centred care, along with apps and wearable devices. Are you up to date with current trends?

Develop the strategies you need to implement interoperable systems to assist in managing patient communications, EMRs, and promote evidence-based treatment.


Participate in interactive tracks and breakout sessions that will allow you to share, challenge and learn from industry experts and your peers.


Your top challenges will be discussed:

  • BYOD
  • BYOA
  • Clinician-patient relationships
  • Point-of-care technology
  • Security
  • Privacy
  • Long-term care
  • Home care

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Advanced Health Leadership Program

February 22 - 26, 2016
Toronto, Ontario
Equipping health system leaders for the future.
15-day program (three 5-day modules) 
Dates: the three module dates are as follows: 
- Module I: February 22–26, 2016
- Module II: April 18–22, 2016
- Module III: June 13–17, 2016
Location: Rotman School of Management, Toronto, Ontario 
Fee: Details regarding scholarships and fees structure are below under 'How to Apply'
The Advanced Health Leadership Program targets current and potential members of executive teams in the health system; it focuses on the development of the next generation of health leaders. It seeks to improve their understanding and skills in the areas of leadership, managing of change, emotional and political intelligence and Integrative ThinkingTM.
The program has been redesigned to reflect changes in health systems across Canada (e.g. new funding models, evolving structures, human resource challenges, financial sustainability and greater demand for integration and quality). This program is designed to equip health service providers with new strengths to play a leadership role in a changing health system.

This program meets the accreditation criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been accredited by Continuing Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, for up to 106.5 Mainpro-M1 credits.  It is also an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and has been approved for 106.5 credits. 

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Health Informatics Bootcamp 2 - The Challenges in Advancing eHealth

March 2, 2016
Online, Canada

Live, interactive, online sessions using WebEx

Jan. 20, 27; Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24; Mar. 2, 2016

14 CPE credits (14 HIM CPE credits for CHIMA members).

Bootcamp 2 is an online intensive, highly interactive course which focuses on the 12 key challenges in advancing eHealth. Based on our widely acclaimed Bootcamp program, Bootcamp 2 is new - new concept, new content, new format. However, the program provides all of the Original Bootcamp content through our online library.

Bootcamp 2 is centered on 7 live online sessions which feature round table discussion. These live discussion sessions will be led by Canada's leading experts in eHealth and clinical informatics, Prof. Dominic Covvey & Dr. Tom Rosenal.


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Annual OACCAC Conference

June 5 - 7, 2016
Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto, ON



Annual OACCAC achieving​ EXCELLENCE TOGETHER Conference

Achieving Excellence Together is a conference for OACCAC members and health system partners that demonstrates leadership and advances excellence and innovation in the delivery of patient-centred home and community care as part of a health care system undergoing transformation.

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National Health Leadership Conference

June 6 - 7, 2016
Westin Ottawa, Ottawa, ON

The National Health Leadership Conference is the largest national gathering of health leaders in Canada. Themed “Pathways to innovation and change”, this conference aims to again raise the bar, and galvanize the community around the pivotal role of leadership and a culture of engagement in driving change aimed at elevating Canada’s health system performance.

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