Experts and executives seek to leverage artificial intelligence to address key challenges in Canada's health care system

By Emma Pavlovich


On June 12, WatSPEED convened senior health care leaders and executives to explore the transformational potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in enhancing Canadian health care services.

Offered as part of WatSPEED’s executive program, , the full-day event, which was hosted in collaboration with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), focused on the critical implications of AI innovation in health care and AI’s potential applications now and in the future.

WatSPEED partnered with University of Waterloo subject matter experts to discuss the most pressing issues facing Canadian health leaders. John Hirdes, professor of Public Health Sciences, Joël Blit, chair of the Council of Innovation Policy, Catherine Burns, associate vice president, Health Initiatives, and Jimmy Lin, co-director of Waterloo.AI were joined by guest speakers from industry — including The Canadian Institute for Health Information, TCS, Cobionix, and BlueDot.

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