Media Advisory - InnovationEX: Inaugural exposition and exchange

From bedsides to boardrooms, innovation happens here

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Our community hospitals are transforming healthcare in Ontario and we want to show you how. On January 29, join us for InnovationEX, an exposition of innovations and exchange of ideas presented by the Joint Centres for Transformative Healthcare Innovation.

What:

An exposition with 25 booths from six hospitals each showcasing state-of-the-art approaches to healthcare as well as an Idea Café promoting an open dialogue for continuous advancement in healthcare excellence. Share an idea, get a free latte!





Where:           

North York General Hospital


4001 Leslie Street, Toronto



When:            

Wednesday, January 29, 2014


Exposition runs from 9 a.m. to noon


Presentations begin at 10 a.m. with remarks from:




• The Honorable Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care


• Rob Devitt, president and CEO, Toronto East General Hospital, and Chair of the Joint Centres for Transformative Healthcare Innovation


• Tim Rutledge, president and CEO, North York General Hospital





Who:         

The Joint Centres for Transformative Healthcare Innovation

Interviews available upon request

About the Joint Centres: The Joint Centres for Transformative Healthcare Innovation is a partnership between six large community hospitals with a goal of sharing innovations focused on improving quality and value in healthcare. Member hospitals include: Mackenzie Health, Markham Stouffville Hospital, North York General Hospital, Southlake Regional Health Centre, St. Joseph's Health Centre and Toronto East General Hospital.  For more information, visit www.InnovationEX.com

SOURCE North York General Hospital

For further information: Media contact: Karen Kelly, Corporate Communications, North York General Hospital, T 416.756.6485, E Karen.Kelly@nygh.on.ca