TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - On Friday, February 7, 2014, a panel of leading experts will assemble for "Why Healthcare Innovation Needs to be a Team Sport." A discussion about enablers and barriers to innovation in Ontario's healthcare environment, the panelists will provide insights on how partnership and collaboration can make a positive impact, as well as recommendations for creating better outcomes for patients and the system.
|What:|| Sponsored by Better Care Faster (BCF), the panel will engage in a discussion about:
|BCF's coalition model is a unique example of how working together can foster innovation. The coalition's report provides an in-depth examination of where the healthcare system is now and what needs to be done in order to nurture and adopt innovations that can provide better, faster care for Ontarians.|
|Who:|| Interviews and photo opportunities available with:
|When:|| Friday, February 7, 2014, 7:30 - 9 a.m.
|| Toronto Region Board of Trade, Downtown Centre
1 First Canadian Place, 4th Floor
77 Adelaide Street West
Toronto, ON M5X 1C1
|RSVP:||For more information, please contact Jennifer Dolan at [email protected] / 647-259-3292|
About Better Care Faster
Better Care Faster is a coalition of organizations representing patients, healthcare providers and healthcare innovators, working together to improve the quality and sustainability of the Ontario healthcare system. Coalition members include: Alzheimer Society of Ontario, Arthritis Society Ontario, Asthma Society of Canada, Best Medicines Coalition, Canadian Cancer Survivors Network, Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D), Canadian Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation, Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD), Canadian PKU & Allied Disorders, Gastrointestinal Society, Institute for Optimizing Health Outcomes, Mood Disorders Association of Ontario, Nurse Practitioners' Association of Ontario, Ontario College of Family Physicians, Ontario Gerontology Association, Ontario Home Care Association, Ontario Hospital Association, Ontario Lung Association, Ontario Medical Association and Ontario Pharmacists' Association.
SOURCE: Better Care Faster
For further information:
Jennifer Dolan, Counsellor
Cohn & Wolfe