The Brief: Transforming Healthcare in Alberta Through Innovation (BONUS)
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Alberta's opportunity to contribute to global solutions in agriculture, energy, and health is immense. Seizing this opportunity will take big ideas, lots of collaboration, and a little “can do” attitude.
In the special series of The Brief, called Missions & Moonshots, we are talking to top experts, business leaders, innovators, and thought leaders across Alberta and Canada exploring solutions to the world’s biggest challenges in energy, agriculture, and health.
Our guest is Reg Joseph, CEO of Health Cities, a leader in healthcare innovation, and he will be sharing his insights on Alberta's big opportunity to transform Alberta's health care delivery through innovation including:
- the challenges with Canada's healthcare systems today
- the potential to transform healthcare in Alberta
- strengths, assets, opportunities, and challenges to reach our potential
- policies and investments needed
The full paper can be read here: http://bit.ly/3h5Lb0k
About Reg Joseph
Reg Joseph was appointed as the CEO of Health Cities in February 2018. He has 20 years of experience spanning the health, technology, and investment sectors. At Health Cities, Reg is focused on developing new pathways for healthcare delivery to drive better health outcomes and economic growth for our region.
Reg has served in a wide variety of roles, including as an analyst with Boston-based Leerink Swann & Co. and as a manager of a global business unit at US-based Invitrogen Corporation (now Thermo Fisher). Reg has founded and led local health technology companies and most recently served as Alberta Innovates’ Vice President of Health, managing outgoing investments from the Heritage Fund.
In addition to serving on multiple boards of health technology companies, Reg is currently Chair of the Board of BioTalent Canada and of MacEwan University’s Board of Governors. Reg has a BSc. in Physiology and an MBA in Finance.
About The Business Council of Alberta
The Business Council of Alberta was founded on a simple idea: to make life better for all Albertans. We believe that business has an important role in improving society, and that when business does well, we all do well. We work with the chief executives and leading entrepreneurs of Alberta’s largest enterprises to understand the big, long-term challenges that Albertans are facing and work with industry, government, and civil society to solve these problems and build shared prosperity for every person who calls Alberta home.
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