Virtual Care is Here to Stay
At the end of this session, participants will know about best practices surrounding EMR-integrated virtual care tools. This session is for attendees who have questions about comparing platforms, costs involved, and other integration practices.
- Kevin Samson, OMD Physician Peer Leader
Dr. Samson is a family physician. He is also an Electrical Engineer specializing in computer programming and biomedical engineering and has been actively involved in the development and application of digital health solutions throughout his career. In this regard, he has had active roles with a number of provincial and national organizations including AFHTO, Diabetes Action Canada, the eHealth Centre of Excellence, Ontario Health, the Centre for Effective Practice, and Healthcare Excellence Canada.
He is the Chair of the OntarioMD TELUS Practice Solutions Community of Practice and the Digital Health Lead for the Guelph Wellington OHT.Dr. Samson received the 2019 inaugural Canada Health Informatics Clinical Innovator award which recognizes a clinical innovator who has shown outstanding leadership in Canada in advancing the use of Digital Health or Virtual Health in clinical practice resulting in improved provider and patient experiences and outcomes.