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The future of healthcare is defined not by a linear trajectory of “progress,” but by a series of competing tensions that our decision-makers will need to navigate. These tensions can only be resolved at the system level, and with your participation.

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Breakfast with the Chiefs

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - Hurry, Register Today! Limited Seats Available.
Omar Ishrak, Chairman and CEO, Medtronic
From Theory to Practice: Implementing Value-Based Healthcare Around the World
Location: Auditorium, Lower concourse, MaRS Discovery District,, 101 College Street, Toronto, ON
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Monday, February 27, 2017
Dr. Robert Bell, Deputy Minister of Health & Long-Term Care, Ontario
Planning Local Healthcare is Best Done Locally
Location: University of Toronto – Rotman School of Management, Desautels Hall, 2nd Floor, South Building, 105 St. George Street. Toronto, ON
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Upcoming Speakers for Breakfast with the Chiefs include:
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  • Leslee Thompson, President and CEO, Accreditation Canada
  • Peter Pisters, President and CEO, University Health Network.
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