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When: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: 13th floor - B/C Boardroom
Heart and Stroke Foundation
2300 Yonge Street #1300
Toronto, Ontario  M4P 1E4
Presenter: Andrew Schroën; Brendan Kwolek

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Title: Maturity of Healthcare IM/IT Project Management Whoops I did it again....your DOs and DON'Ts

What is project management within the IM/IT healthcare space? How does a project manager (PM) adapt and mature with the rapid growth and development of an ever-changing IM/IT landscape? This presentation will highlight the value of the PMBOK structure and methodologies with a focus on those that best apply to IM/IT healthcare driven projects. Utilizing factual project case examples, common themes will be identified that drive home areas of key importance when managing a healthcare IM/IT project such as change management and stakeholder engagement.

Learning Objectives:

To understanding the Do’s and Don’ts of applying PMBOK’s knowledge areas against process groups with an IM/IT Healthcare project lens. Homage will be paid to all ten knowledge areas. 

- Integration Management          - Scope Management 
- Time Management                   - Cost management 
- Quality Management             - Human Resource Management 
- Communications Management   - Risk Management 
- Procurement Management        - Stakeholder Management

To gain exposure to a variety of IM/IT healthcare projects and how the PM’s attention/focus shifts between PMBOK’s process groups.

To learn more about the IM/IT healthcare space; project exposure includes: 
- Interoperability                       - Electronic Health Records 
- Patient Portals                         - Mobile Health Applications  
- Single Sign On                        - Health Information Systems 
- IM/IT Strategy 


Two Speakers from Womens College Hospital

Speaker 1: Brendan Kwolek

Brendan is a seasoned health information professional, with more than 15 years of experience in health care project management and delivery.

Brendan currently serves as the Director of Information Management & Technology (IM/IT) at Women’s College Hospital, where he leads various technology initiatives, modeling innovative solutions that engage and improve the patient and healthcare provider experience.  He also specializes in educating/scaring staff on the topic of cybersecurity and its impact on healthcare organizations.

Speaker 2: Andrew Schroen

 Andrew is a Clinical Project Coordinator for Women’s College Hospital (WCH). Andrew has over four years of professional experience in project management/coordination, healthcare consulting and clinical information systems. At WCH, he is responsible for managing and leading clinical application projects that revolutionizes the delivery of patient care by defining system integration and care transitions. Currently, Andrew is leading the roll-out of WCH’s patient portal (myHealthRecord) and eReferral solution while working with stakeholders to improve functionality and usage of the Ambulatory Electronic Patient Record (aEPR).

Prior to his work at WCH, Andrew acted as a Business Analysis at HInext and aided in the implementation and development of TREAT, a proven electronic health record (EHR) to support a full range of behavioural, medial, and social problems affecting the seriously mental ill.

Andrew holds a Master in Health Informatics (MHI) from the University of Toronto and a BHSc (Hons) in Health Sciences from the University of Western Ontario. As a current guest-lecturer and case partner with the University of Toronto MHI Program – his focus is to collaborate and grow with future health informatics leaders to design, plan, implement, evaluate and refine healthcare initiatives. Andrew is a certified in ITIL Foundation’s for IT Service Management and holders a certification for Epic’s 2015 Ambulatory, EpicCare Link and MyChart applications. 

6:00 pm - Registration & Networking with light snacks
6:30 pm - Announcements and introductions
6:35 pm - Presentation 
8:00 pm - Wrap-up

Fees: (subject to HST)
PMI Toronto Members (login prior to registering) – $20.00
Non-Members and Guests – $30.00

Webstream (registration closes March 23) Closed
PMI Toronto Members (login prior to registering) – $10.00
Non-Members and Guests – $15.00

PDU: 1.5 ( Leadership:  0.5, Strategic & Business Management: 0.5, Technical:  0.5)


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