Please watch this space to know how we are evolving this conference and what we will be doing to address the new technologies that are making a difference in healthcare.
Sumon has 20+ years’ experience in planning, developing, and implementing cutting edge information solutions in a diverse variety of industries in the US and Canada. As a highly successful leader in Information Technology, he fully comprehends the strategic importance of technology and innovation and has merged disparate technologies and personnel into team-centered units with expertise in motivation, cross-functional team development, innovation and retention of industry professionals.
Raj Sewda is the Chief Nursing Executive and Chief Privacy Officer at Runnymede Healthcare Centre, a 200-bed continuing care hospital in Toronto. He is a certified Health Executive from the Canadian College of Health Leaders and has over 16 years of diverse experience working in acute care teaching hospital, post acute care/ rehabilitation, homecare, and public health. Raj’s areas of expertise include patient care operations, infection prevention and control, occupational health, nursing, clinical education, health records management, privacy patient safety, risk management, emergency preparedness and quality improvement.
Raj received his Masters in Business Administration and a Graduate Diploma in Management from Athabasca University. He has a Certificate in labor Law from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Toronto.
As a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Raj has a reputation for building high performing teams that provide quality care at lower costs. He holds a board certification in Healthcare Quality as well as Infection Control and is a member of the Canadian College of Health Leaders and American College of Healthcare Executives.
Raj’s interests include exploring innovative models of care delivery for chronic disease management including: tele-support, e-referrals, remote patient monitoring, LEAN based optimizations, and healthcare Kaizen. A surveyor with Accreditation Canada, Raj also dedicates his time to volunteering on provincial and national committees including his role as vice-chair of programs committee and membership committee for the Canadian Chapter of American College of Healthcare Executives.
With his understanding of the complex nature of healthcare delivery across all sectors, combined with his real world experience and extensive education Raj is a strong and dedicated healthcare leader and executive.
Richard Tam is the Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer at Mackenzie
Health and Chief Financial Officer of Mackenzie Innovation Institute. He has been in the
healthcare industry for more than 20 years and has played a pivotal role in
implementing financial best practices and developing new business models with a focus
on innovation and technology enabled healthcare delivery. Richard actively participates
in various committees in the health and technology sectors and the local community.
Richard has extensive experience in numerous fields including Healthcare Funding
Reform, Information Technology, Capital Projects, Financial Services, Information
Management Decision Support, Clinical Support Services, Business Development,
Payroll, Parking, Case Costing, Support Services and Procurement. Richard is a strategic
leader in the development of Information Communication & Automation Technology
(ICAT) Healthcare framework and the Internet of Healthcare Things (IoHTs) in Mackenzie
In 2016, Richard was the recipient of the Innovation Award for Health Care Leadership
from the Canadian College of Health Leaders. Richard holds an MBA from York
University, a BSc from the University of Manchester and is a Chartered Professional