0151 Embarking on an AI-enabled health care solution journey


Join the Canada Health Infoway panelists to learn about their AI solution implementation toolkit. Speakers: Carole Piovesan, JD, Managing Partner, INQ Law & Dr. Rashaad Bhyat, MB, BCh, BAO, BSc (Hon), CCFP, Clinician Leader, Canada Health Infoway & Ron Johnson, Vice-president, Innovation and Rural Health, Eastern Health

CPE credits

Canadian College of Health Information Management | CHIMA professional members can earn 1 CPE credit for completing this session. Credits will be automatically tracked upon completion.


Sponsored by Canada Health Infoway

Canada Health Infoway has developed a toolkit for health care delivery organizations that are beginning their AI solution implementation journey. We will discuss how the toolkit uses summary descriptions, checklists, case studies, and an up to date set of references to cover the following areas:

  • Why AI in health care?
  • Change management, privacy, ethics, and security for AI solutions in health care
  • Developing a governance framework when implementing AI solutions


Brad Keates, B. Math Brad Keates is a senior director on Infoway’s Innovative Technologies team. In this role, Brad is responsible for identifying forward-looking innovative technologies that will make a positive impact on health outcomes for all Canadians.

Previously at Infoway, he led identity management projects, as well as software design and development initiatives. Prior to Infoway, Brad held global general management roles in the information technology sector, leading sales, consulting, and professional services organizations for 30 years.


Carole Piovesan, JD Carole is a managing partner at INQ Law and a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI). She practices in privacy, cyber readiness, data governance and AI risk management, with a focus on ethical AI and responsible innovation. A seasoned former litigator and data co-lead for a national firm, she has appeared at all levels of court including the Supreme Court of Canada.

Carole is active in shaping data law, policy, and standards in Canada and globally. In 2018, she was appointed by Canada’s Minister of Innovation to serve as one of six Digital Leaders to advance national data and digital transformation consultations, leading to the enactment of a Digital Charter. She co-chairs multiple data governance committees for the federal government, national sector committees, is part of the Global Partnership on AI and acts as acting as an advisor to several AI start-ups. Carole is co-editor of a newly released Thomson Reuters book: Leading Legal Disruption: Artificial Intelligence and a Toolkit for Lawyers and the Law.

Dr. Rashaad Bhyat, MB, BCh, BAO, BSc (Hon), CCFP Dr. Rashaad Bhyat serves as the clinician leader on the engagement team at Canada Health Infoway.

He is a family physician with a passion for digital health, advising Infoway on numerous initiatives across Canada since 2011, including virtual care, EMR adoption and optimization, electronic prescribing (PrescribeIT), remote patient monitoring, and increasing patient access to health records.

In addition to his medical training, he completed a master’s certificate in physician leadership from York University’s Schulich School of Executive Management, a certificate in artificial intelligence in healthcare from McMaster University, and executive education in leading digital transformation at Harvard Medical School.

Currently, he practices in an EMR-enabled family medicine clinic in Brampton, Ontario.

Dan Bond, BSc, PMP, ITIL, CMC, BRM Dan is currently the senior business relationship manager at Eastern Health. He has over twenty years of experience in leading system transformation projects within the provincial and private sectors. He is also an accomplished project manager and has led large multi-disciplinary teams that digitized the patient’s health record. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Memorial University and is certified in change management and the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITILv3) framework. He also holds professional designations as a project management professional (PMP) and business relationship management professional (BRMP).