Yesterday, BlackBerry CEO John Chen joined the "Partnering for Innovation: Healthcare in the Digital Age" keynote discussion alongside Altaf Stationwala, President and CEO of Mackenzie Health at the launch of Phase Two of the Mackenzie Health Innovation Unit and now, the Mackenzie Innovation Institute has uploaded the video of that event for everyone to watch.
Mackenzie Health continues to advance its Innovation Strategy with the launch of Phase Two of the Innovation Unit on June 24, 2015. The launch event featured remarks from Reza Moridi, Ontario Minister of Research and Innovation, as well as a keynote discussion between Altaf Stationwala, President and CEO, Mackenzie Health, and John Chen, Executive Chairman and CEO of BlackBerry.
The video comes in at just under 40 minutes and the discussions covered the role mobility can play in providing better patient experience and patient outcomes for healthcare providers as well the importance of security and privacy as healthcare organizations shift to connecting medical devices through the Internet of Healthcare Things (IoHT).
The event yesterday was all about healthcare innovations and as reported by Bloomberg, Chief Executive Officer John Chen took time to note BlackBerry may design a bacteria-free smartphone, though nothing is in the works as of yet. "Health-care workers have to be worried about one less thing to wipe down" with a bacteria-free handset, Chen said.