Hallman Lecture: Maintaining relevance in the era of artificial intelligence

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

David O’Toole, President and CEO of the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), will be speaking about transforming health data into strong health policy, with a specific focus on the emerging role of artificial intelligence.

As CIHI’s president and chief executive officer, David O’Toole leads the organization in identifying the health information priorities for Canada’s health care systems, in collaboration with federal, provincial and territorial governments. This includes providing these jurisdictions with integrated health information that contributes to the improvement of population health outcomes and health system performance.

Join us for his talk on October 8, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., with reception to follow, 3:30-4:30 p.m., in same location.

David O’Toole

David O'Toole.

  • President and CEO of the Canadian Institute for Health Information
  • Former Deputy Minister of Natural Resources; Deputy Minister of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry; and Assistant Deputy Minister
  • Served on the Ontario Public Service Commission and on the Executive Development Committee of the Ontario Public Service
  • Chair of the Board of Directors of the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC); and member of the Board of Directors of SCAN Health, a Canadian centre of excellence identifying and promoting best practices in health care supply chains
  • Adjunct professor in the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University

This Hallman Lecture is presented by University of Waterloo's School of Public Health and Health Systems, interRAI Canada and the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences.