Yoel Robens-ParadiseYoel Robens-Paradise, BA, MPA (Secretary Treasurer)

Yoel is driven by integrity, excellence, and innovation. He is an executive sponsor for the CST project, Canada’s largest electronic health record enabled transformation, and is also VP for all HIM operations at Vancouver Coastal Health, Provincial Health Services Authority, Providence Health Care and the Fraser Health Authority (approximately 1500 staff at 36 facilities).

He is an experienced, forward-thinking leader, committed to person-centered care, collaborative teamwork and delivery of best practice services. He is passionate about strategies that improve quality, efficiency and integration of services across the continuum of care; and using data to drive person-centered and population-based health system decisions. He is recently fond of saying that business process eats technology for breakfast.

Yoel received his Masters in Public Administration and Health Policy from Columbia University in 1992 and a triple major bachelors of arts from University of Wisconsin Madison. He has spoken at numerous conferences on a variety of topics including Health Information Management, Business Transformation, Electronic Health Records, Outcomes Measurement and Health System Design.