Overview of Online Appointment Booking
At the end of this session, participants will know about best practices, considerations, and challenges when considering the adoption of online appointment booking.
- Dr. Neil Naik
Dr. Neil Naik
Dr Neil Naik grew up in the GTA and studied medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He completed his residency in both urban Newfoundland and rural Nunavut, and further enhanced his education at OntarioMD with a rotation in Health Informatics and Leadership. He now practices family medicine in Waterloo, Ontario where he teaches family medicine and office management to medical students as an Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster University.
Dr. Naik is a Physician Advisor with the eHealth Centre for Excellence, medical advisor for multiple startup companies, Chair of the Primary Care Council for the KW4 Ontario Health Team, Regional Primary Care Lead for Prevention and Treatment of Cancer for the Waterloo Wellington Region, and is on the Board of Governors for the Grand River Hospital Foundation. He sits on a series of advisory boards including the regional renal and endoscopy boards, a pan Hospital “Lab without borders” group, the Waterloo Medtech Innovation working group, the provincial online appointments board, and the QI/CI and Digital Innovation committees for the OHT. As an ambassador for the Canada-Africa Community Health Alliance, Dr. Naik is working on bringing innovative medical products to clinics in remote villages in Tanzania while providing medical care. As Past President and current Vice President of the Kitchener-Waterloo Academy of Medicine, Dr. Naik is working on enhancing communication between physicians, socially and professionally.
When he isn’t planning his next crazy backcountry hiking trip or enhancing his Advanced Wilderness Life Support certification, Dr, Naik works on connecting with innovators inside and outside of medicine to enhance eHealth solutions in our region.