Health Information Science 2023-2024 Seminar Series

Join us for the School of Health Information Science 2023-2024 Seminar Series. This series features International experts in the field of Health Informatics. With the current global changes and demands in health care, optimizing our systems is becoming increasingly important and urgent. This seminar series will focus on how we can use advances in a range of areas like virtual and patient-centered care, AI and data science to improve health outcomes, and to streamline health care processes.
For more information, please email his@uvic.ca 

Upcoming Seminars: 

March 8, 2024 Friday at 12:00pm at Pacific Time

Presenters - Dr. Andre Kushniruk (BSc, BA, MSc, PhD - Director, School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria) & Dr. Elizabeth Borycki (RN, HBScN, MN, PhD - Professor, School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria) partnered with Circle Innovation - "Human Factors and Technology Safety in Healthcare: Risk Management in the Age of AI (Part 1)". (Zoom Link)

Poster

March 15, 2024 Friday at 12:00pm at Pacific Time

Presenters - Dr. Andre Kushniruk (BSc, BA, MSc, PhD - Director, School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria) & Dr. Elizabeth Borycki (RN, HBScN, MN, PhD - Professor, School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria) partnered with Circle Innovation - "Human Factors and Technology Safety in Healthcare: Risk Management in the Age of AI (Part 2)". (Zoom Link)

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Past Seminars:

February 28, 2024 Wednesday at 12:00pm Pacific Time

Presenter - Don Juzwishin (PhD FCCHL, Adjunct Professor, Health Information Science, University of Victoria) - "Unlocking Canada’s Health Data: Challenges and Opportunities". (recording available)

Poster

February 21, 2024 Wednesday at 12:00pm Pacific Time 

Presenter - Dr. Jos Aarts (PhD, MSc, FACMI, FAMIA - Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria) - "Histories of the Electronic Medical Record in the Netherlands, 1970 – 2015". (recording available

Poster

February 1, 2024 Thursday at 12:00pm Pacific Time

Presenter - Dr. Carole Lunny (Methodologist - Knowledge Translation Program, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Unity Health, University of Toronto) - "Building the WISEST AI Tool: A Machine Learning approach to automate critical appraisal at the systematic review-level". (recording available)

Poster

November 22nd, 2023 Wednesday at 10:00am Pacific Time

Presenter - Dr. Jeremy C Wyatt (FACMI, FRCP, Emeritus Professor of Digital Healthcare, School of Primary Care, Population Sciences and Medical Education, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK) - "Which computable biomedical knowledge objects will be regulated as a medical device?" (recording available)

Poster

October 25th, 2023 Wednesday at 10:00am Pacific Time

Presenter - Andre Kushniruk (PhD, Professor and Director, School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria) - "Cognition and Human-Computer Interaction: What is the Role of Cognitive Research in Health Informatics?" (recording available)

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October 18th, 2023 Wednesday at 10:00am Pacific Time

Presenter - Charles Friedman (PhD, Josiah Macy Jr. Professor of Medical Education Chair, Department of Learning Health Sciences, Medical School Director, Knowledge Systems Laboratory Professor of Information and Public Health, University of Michigan) - "Computable Biomedical Knowledge to Enable Mass Action in Learning Health Systems" (recording available)

Poster

October 11th, 2023 Wednesday at 12pm Pacific Time

Presenter - Paula Valkonen (Doctoral Researcher, Department of Computer Science, Aalto University, Finland) - "Towards Human-Centred eHealth for Older Adults: Understanding Needs and Patient Experiences" (recording available)

Poster

October 11th, 2023 Wednesday at 10am Pacific Time

Presenter - John Chelsom (Program Director, MS in Applied Health Informatics Fordham University) - "Ontology Models for Healthcare" (recording available)

October 10th, 2023 Tuesday at 12pm Pacific Time

Presenter - John Chelsom (Program Director, MS in Applied Health Informatics Fordham University) - "eHealth and Telemedicine in Ukraine" (recording available

October 4th, 2023 Wednesday at 10am Pacific Time

Presenter - Mihail Popescu (Professor in the department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine at the University of Missouri at Columbia) - “Monitoring technologies for aging in place - the Missouri experience” (recording available)

Poster

June 20th, 2023 Tuesday at 1pm Pacific Time

Presenter - Lauren Zeleschuk, J.D. - "Privacy Laws in Canada overview and examination of two case studies"

May 24th, 2023 Wednesday at 12pm Pacific Time

Presenters - Desmond Guarin (Sr. Business Analyst in Health Information Standards with the Conformance, Integration & Standards team at the Ministry of Health) & Kelly Davison (CNA-Certified Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse, Certified Health Terminology Standards Specialist) - “Toward Digital Health Equity in BC: Introduction to the BC GSSO HIS Standard & Guidance.” (recording available)

Poster

May 3rd, 2023 Wednesday at 12pm Pacific Time

Presenter - Éric Maillet, Director of the Health Informatics Programs (Continuing Education Center), Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Université de Sherbrooke- "Conceptual and methodological considerations related to measuring the actual use of digital health technologies from a clinician and patient perspective" (recording available)

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April 26th, 2023 Wednesday at 12pm Pacific Time

Presenter - Kamran Golchin, Clinical System Architect - "Cognition in the Software Development Lifecycle: A Real-World Experience" (recording available)

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