Friday, August 21, 2009

2008 Government & Health Technologies Conference and Expo

Saskatoon Health Region To Present on Implementing Information Practices that Support Legislative Requirements in Access and Privacy at the 2008 Government & Health Technologies Conference and ExpoMarch 04, 2008 - Toronto, Canada - Jayden Stephens, Privacy Officer, Saskatoon Health Region will present a Case Study on implementing information practices that support legislative requirements in access and privacy at the 2008 Government & Health Technologies Conference and Expo. The conference will be hosted on April 15 - 16, 2008 at the Design Exchange in Toronto Ontario.During this interactive presentation, Jayden Stevens, Privacy Officer will detail the steps taken at Saskatoon Health Region to establish and roll out a privacy and access program to 11,500 employees in over 80 facilities within his jurisdiction. Responsible for overseeing the application of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act in addition to the Health Information Protection Act to health facilities with the Saskatoon region, he will offer insight into best practices for enforcing legislative compliance to each of these Acts.Based on his experience, Jayden will explore the opportunity created by technology to gather, link and disclose large amounts of patient information, and how to implement information practices that support legislative requirements. He’ll reveal what they have learned about how to respond to requests for information in timely manner while respecting best practices for the responsible sharing of patient health information.Jayden will be joining a great lineup of speakers, including Dr. Robert Bell, CEO and President of UHN, Richard Reiner from Telus Security, Melonie Warfel from Adobe Systems, and Laurie Hicks from Smart Systems For Health Agency (SSHA).To register for Early-Bird Passes please visit OR call (416) 292-0038 Ext. 812. About Saskatoon Health Region:Saskatoon Health Region is an integrated health delivery agency providing a comprehensive range of services and programs including but not limited to hospital and long term care, public health and home care, mental health and addiction services, prenatal and palliative care. It represents the largest health region in Saskatchewan, serving 289,000 local residents in more than 100 cities, towns, villages, RMs and First Nation communities.About the 2008 Government and Health Technologies Conference & Expo:The 2008 Government & Health Technologies Conference and Expo will focus on the latest IT products and solutions being developed and sought after in the healthcare and public service sector, including Web 2.0, Patient Monitoring Systems, Document Management, Business Intelligence, Mobile Data Systems, RFID Solutions, Biometrics and much more. As one of Canada's leading annual IT conference and exposition, the event features ground breaking IT applications that aim to educate key IT professionals, Government officials, developers, architects, engineers and medical professionals with the necessary tools and techniques for the reliable, effective management of all public information services across Canada. For more information about the event, please visit http://gov.wowgao.comAbout the Gao Group’s Companies: WowGao Inc. ( a member of GAO Group, is an award winning leading event management company that produces, since 2003, internationally renowned conferences and expositions that address the latest innovations and developments in the information technology industry. Our featured events include:Government & Health Technologies Conference and Expo, April 15 & 16, 2008Wireless & Mobile Expo and Conference, July 15 & 16, 2008RFID Forum, July 15 & 16, 2008Financial Services Technology Forum, October 2008GAO Embedded Inc. (, a member of GAO Group, is an international leading provider of embedded development tools that serve the needs of electronic design engineers throughout the world.GAO Tek Inc. (, a member of GAO Group, is an international leading provider of engineering development tools, test and measurement instruments and electronic components that serve the needs of electronic engineers in the world.GAO Research Inc. (, a member of GAO Group, is a developer of leading-edge embedded communications software for voice, video, data, and fax over IP/wireless.

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