October 15, 2019

Technology in Healthcare: Differing Points of View

I arrive to your Unit full of fear and apprehension. Your face is friendly though, and your smile sincere, so I will try to let you help me (I hope you can help me).

I sit on the neatly made bed in this unwelcoming room you are already calling “mine.” Nothing human here. Not even the blanket looks warm. 

I try to relax, but there is nothing here to comfort me. I cannot understand what these buttons and switches do. I am afraid to touch things I do not understand, so I sit in the dark...

- A Poem by Heidi Deagle


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Tuesday, November 26, 2019 
Kaveh Safavi, Senior Managing Director, Head of Global Health Practice, Accenture

Thursday, December 5, 2019
Hartley Stern, Executive Director and CEO, Canadian Medical Protective Association

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