Join Us for HITLAB Innovators Summit℠

2016: Vancouver

February 20, 2016

Pharmaceutical Sciences Bldg, The University of British Columbia

2405 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada

HITLAB Innovators Summit℠ 2016: Vancouver brings together leaders in public health, medicine, technology, and design to discuss health issues and solutions in a live event. The Summit offers a series of carefully curated talks, panels, and collaboration opportunities to engage the most creative minds in health and technology.

Our focus for 2016? Clinical genomics and point-of-care technology within community pharmacy.

The HITLAB Innovators Summit culminates in the HITLAB World Cup℠ Vancouver, a challenge of unparalleled diversity where innovators present original solutions to pressing global healthcare challenges.

HITLAB Innovation Summit 2016: Vancouver
Start End Title
8:00 AM 9:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
9:00 AM 9:10 AM Welcome
9:10 AM 9:30 AM Keynote
9:30 AM 9:45 AM Medicine Shoppe

Point-of-care Testing in Community Pharmacy

Bob Rai, Pharmacist/Founder, PharmacyBC/The Medicine Shoppe
9:45 AM 10:00 AM Tracking for the Healthcare Professional

Fort St John Pharmacy & Wellness Centre: App-based activity tracking for healthcare professionals

Mike Ortynsky
10:00 AM 10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM 10:45 AM Simpler Structures Lead to Simpler Care

Armstrong & Enderby Pharmacy & Wellness Centre: Streamlining pharmacy operations to offer cognitive services (utilizing automation & short form codes to pass on to scribe)

10:45 AM 11:00 AM Bottom Line Delivery

HealthTab: Making routine lab tests more accessible to patients

Will Seccombe, Co-Founder, HealthTab Inc
Rodger Seccombe, Co-Founder/CEO, HealthTab Inc
11:00 AM 12:00 PM Panel - TBD
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM 1:20 PM UPP-007: Genomics for Precision Drug Therapy in the Community Pharmacy - An Overview

The time has arrived to translate the advances in next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology into improved health outcomes. This proposal takes a tiered approach in utilizing community pharmacists to deliver pharmacogenomics services in British Columbia.

Mark Kunzli, Project Manager and Associate Director, Pharmaceutical Sciences Sequencing Centre
1:20 PM 1:35 PM Patient, May I?

Privacy and Informed Consent: Consent for healthcare vs. Consent for research
1:35 PM 1:55 PM The Path to Clinical-Grade Whole Exome Sequencing
1:55 PM 2:15 PM Industry and Stakeholders Opinion

Who will be the first payer to bring pharmacogenomics into practice in BC?

Derek Desrosiers, Director, Pharmacy Practice Support
2:15 PM 2:55 PM Next Steps: Panel and Discussion


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