Digital Health Landscape In Canada

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Digital Health Landscape In Canada

Communities, innovation hubs and meetups in Canada that have a digital health focus include Hacking Health Hamilton, Digital Health Hub, Digital Health Canada, HealthTO, Innovation Boulevard Canada, Biomedical Zone, MaRS Discovery District, Bruyere Digital Health, Springboard Enterprises' Health Innovation Hub: Digital Health, and Azimuth Health Group. Read below for full details. In addition, for any of these groups that we have provided a meetup.com link, the group may be contacted through meetup.com by creating a meetup.com account.

HACKING HEALTH HAMILTON

Hacking Health Hamilton is located in Hamilton, Ontario. Their Meetup link can be accessed here. Their key organizer is Simon W. and his email is hamilton@hackinghealth.ca.

DIGITAL HEALTH HUB

Digital Health Hub is located in BC, Canada. Their Director is Dr. Sylvain Moreno and their contact email is info@canadadhh.com.

DIGITAL HEALTH CANADA

Digital Health Canada is located in Toronto, Ontario. Their key organizer is Mark Casselman, CEO and their contact email is info@digitalhealthcanada.com.

HEALTHTO

HealthTO is located in Toronto, Ontario. Their Meetup link can be accessed here. Their key organizer is Maggie Bergeron and their contact email is team@techtoronto.org.

INNOVATION BOULEVARD

Innovation Boulevard is located in BC, Canada. Their key organizer is Dr. Malcolm Kennard, Director of Programs and their contact email is info@innovationboulevard.ca.

BIOMEDICAL ZONE

Biomedical Zone is located in Toronto, Ontario. Their key organizer is Linda Maxwell, Founder and Executive Director and their contact email is biomedicalzone@gmail.com.

MARS DISCOVERY DISTRICT HEALTH

MaRS Discovery District Health is located in Toronto, Ontario. Their key organizer is Ying Tam, Managing Director, Health Venture Services and their contact email is marsdiscoverydistrict@marsdd.com.

BRUYERE DIGITAL HEALTH

Bruyere Digital Health is located in Ottawa, Ontario. Their key organizer is Heidi Sveistrup, CEO & Chief Scientific Officer of the Bruyère Research Institute. Their contact email is briirb@bruyere.org.

SPRINGBOARD ENTERPRISES' HEALTH INNOVATION HUB: DIGITAL HEALTH

Springboard Enterprises' Health Innovation Hub: Digital Health is located in Toronto, Ontario. Their key organizer is Mary and her email is mary@sb.co.

AZIMUTH HEALTH GROUP

Azimuth Health Group is located in Toronto, Ontario. Their key organizer is Dr. Jennifer Zelmer, President and their contact email is info@azimuthhealthgroup.ca.

DIGITAL HEALTH MEETUPS:

Digital Health Groups in Meetup in/or near the cities Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Ottawa, Edmonton, Mississauga, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Brampton, and Hamilton include Hacking Health Toronto, Health 2.0 Toronto, Stem 4 Health and AgTech. These groups may be contacted through meetup.com by creating a meetup.com account.

HACKING HEALTH TORONTO

Hacking Health Toronto is located in Toronto, Ontario. Their Meetup link can be accessed here. Their key organizer is Hadi Salah.

HEALTH 2.0 TORONTO

Health 2.0 Toronto is located in Toronto, Ontario. Their Meetup link can be accessed here. Their key organizer is Maggie.

STEM 4 HEALTH AND AGTECH

Stem 4 Health and Agtech is located in Toronto, Ontario. Their Meetup link can be accessed here. Their key organizer is Jannis B.

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  • "Hacking Health Hamilton is a digital health innovation organization, part of the Hacking Health global movement of grassroots groups in more than 40 cities around the world - Canada, USA, Europe, Australia, Asia, South Africa and Tunisia. We bring together health care professionals, meta users, entrepreneurs, innovators, developers, designers among others to work on the opportunities available in the healthcare industry."
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  • "The Digital Health Hub is creating successful digital health solutions for real-world applications. It represents an initiative to accelerate health innovations through SFU's partnership with Fraser Health, City of Surrey and many others within the emerging Surrey Innovation Boulevard. Innovation Boulevard, in its exciting development stages, encompasses a broad-based partnership of academic and health tech industry players in the region. "
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  • "Digital Health Canada connects, inspires, and educates the digital health professionals creating the future of health in Canada."
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  • "HealthTO is brought to you by TechToronto, a mission driven organization, working to grow and diversify Canada’s technology ecosystems. HealthTO brings together Toronto’s healthcare innovation professionals and enthusiasts to discuss topics related to the future of innovation in health and wellness. HealthTO is hosted by Maggie Bergeron. Maggie is a Registered Physiotherapist and the Co-Founder of Embodia."
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  • "The Biomedical Zone is a physician-led, hospital-based health technology incubator in downtown Toronto. Our supportive, dynamic environment allows entrepreneurs to engage with like-minded innovators, while accessing dedicated clinical expertise and entrepreneurial resources from our partnerships with Ryerson University and St. Michael’s Hospital. The Biomedical Zone offers the resources needed to accelerate product development from early prototype stages to commercialization. Our aim is to create scalable, sustainable healthcare solutions with global reach."
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  • "Among our many services, MaRS Health helps entrepreneurs build successful companies and navigate the complex regulatory path to market. We collaborate with key stakeholders, including hospitals, governments and other institutions, so that innovative solutions are delivered to those that need them most."
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  • "Bruyère is leading a network of innovators to change how people age in Canada."
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  • "Through our annual Health Innovation Hub: Digital Health, venture catalyst Springboard Enterprises will partner with 10-15 women-led digital health companies seeking funding or strategic partners and empower the women leaders of those companies with access to a suite of relevant experts, services, & resources."
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  • "Azimuth Health Group's focus is to inspire, realize, and spread the significant, enduring advances in health and health care that our clients seek and our society needs. We work together to chart a path forward, developing insights, crafting strategy, achieving transformation, and delivering results. Locally, nationally, and internationally, we aim to be a trusted advisor and are committed to doing right by our clients and partners, those they serve, and our communities. Navigators measure the distance between true north and an object with an azimuth. Our name thus reflects both the organization's Canadian roots and our intent to help those we work with navigate to lasting positive outcomes that reflect their unique contexts and goals."