OTTAWA, May 12, 2018 /CNW/ - In exactly 100 days, Canada's doctors will join innovators,disruptors and health and patient advocates to discuss and learn how to revolutionize health care. With the focus on precision medicine, robotics, augmented intelligence and technological innovation, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) will be holding
"Canada is falling behind in health care delivery, and that's simply not acceptable when we have all that is needed to deliver the best health care in the world. We need a vision and a plan, and the Health Summit will drive this agenda of change and help identify solutions for the future," says Dr. Laurent Marcoux, CMA president.
From August 20-21, a lineup of speakers including physicians, scientists, policy makers, patients, and innovators will spark a national conversation on embracing disruptive and innovative practices. Throughout the conference, participants will discuss how to embrace innovative solutions to reach vulnerable populations and leverage data to drive quality outcomes.
Health Summit speakers include:
Yanick Beaulieu, Cindy Blackstock, Dawnmarie Harriott, Kendall Ho, Zayna Khayat, Tara Kiran, Sonny Kohli, Alika Lafontaine, Kevin Pottie, and Peter W. Vaughan are also scheduled to speak. Learn more about the speakers here.
The CMA is welcoming participants to the Health Summit who want to immerse themselves in learning, discovery and inspiration. To register, or for more information, click here.
The Canadian Medical Association unites 85,000 physicians and physicians-in-training on national health and medical matters. Formed in Quebec City in 1867, the CMA's rich history of advocacy led to some of Canada's most important health policy changes. As we look to the future, the CMA will focus on advocating for a healthy population and a vibrant profession.
SOURCE Canadian Medical Association
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