Newsletter – Mar. 2016


The UBC TiM Club is excited to be hosting two events in the near future, so get ready to mark down some dates on your calendar!

We will be hosting an eHealth TiM Talk on March 10th, as well as another da Vinci Night on March 31st. The full information the eHealth TiM Talk is below, and the da Vinci Night details will be coming in an email within the next two weeks. Feel free to checkout our website for info on our past events, and on other interesting events, such as the UBC IEEE EMBS.

TiM Talk
Doctor on Demand: Telemedicine in the 21st Century

What: A multi-speaker presentation series with a question period and networking following the talks. Light refreshments are included
When: 6:00 – 7:30 PM, March 10, 2016
Where: Hardwick Hall, MSAC (2750 Heather St)

Please RSVP here

More Information:
This event brings together a clinician, a policy expert, and an industry pioneer to talk about the role of telemedicine in BC today. It looks to be an exciting panel that will be discussing the future of telemedicine in the province, and how physicians will be integrating this innovative modality of care delivery into their practice. There will also be a live demo of the QHR/Medeo telemedicine platform at the event!

The speakers for this event are as follows:

Dr. Eric Cadesky MD CM, CCFP is the VP Business Development for Medeo/QHR Digital Health Services. Marc will be speaking about the Medeo platform and doing a demonstration of the platform.
Full-service Family Physician, The Doctors’ Office

Clinical Assistant Professor, The University of British Columbia
Medical Coordinator, Louis Brier Home and Hospital
Honorary Secretary Treasurer, Board of Directors, Doctors of British Columbia
Chair, Practice Survival Skills Conference, The University of British Columbia

Mr. Patrick Wong is the Information Technologies Manager for Doctors of BC. He oversees technical projects that impact the performance, privacy, and security of province-wide health networks (especially pertaining to the use of video conferencing). He has over 25 years of experience working with Information Technologies in the healthcare industry, and has consulted for various health authorities across BC (VCH, FHA, IHA).

Mr. Marc Faktor’s professional passion lies at the intersection of innovation, technology, positive disruption and healthcare. He is a thought leader responsible for driving growth in the digital health industry as well as a force behind the evolution of virtual care in Canada and beyond. Business development with a purpose fuels his desire to contribute to a healthier world.Marc leads the sales and business development for virtual care, and new digital health innovation at QHR Technologies Inc. He brings over a decade of experience in preventative health and interdisciplinary medicine to his craft and has worked with thousands of providers and organizations to improve the delivery of care.

Outside of the office you will find Marc swinging a fly on the river, walking the golf course with his clubs on his back or getting active with his pup.

We hope that you can make it out to the TiM Talk! For questions or comments, please email We look forwarding to seeing you soon!


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