When: Thursday March 16th 2017 from 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Where: CoMotion on King at 115 King Street East, 3rd Floor, Hamilton
This month, We are hosting another fantastic MeetUp atÂ CoMotion On King in Hamilton.Â CoMotion On King is a new coworking initiative and Hamilton’s largest coworking space in the heart of downtown. Now we have a chance to get inside and enjoy their hospitality.
We have two awesome groups presenting this meetup:
Dr. Richard Sztramko practices both Geriatrics and General Internal Medicine at St. Peterâ€™s, Hamilton General, and Juravinski Hospitals.Â He received his Bachelor of Health Sciences from McMaster University and Medical Degree from the University of Toronto.Â He completed his Internal Medicine and Geriatrics residencies at the University of British Columbia.Â For additional training, Dr. Sztramko worked at the Memory and Aging Centre, University of California San Francisco, focusing on Behavioural Neurology.Â He has been an Associate Program Director in the Core Medicine training program at UBC with an interest in Resident Wellness.Â In his personal life, he enjoys playing and composing music (singer/songwriter genre), running, and dining out.Â Dr. Sztramko has founded a startup involving inpatient physician communication and handover called the Virtual Ward, and provided advice on the implementation of telehealth.Â He is pursuing a Masters of eHealth at McMaster with a focus on clinician user interface design and analytics.
Dr. Sztrmko will presentÂ Virtual Ward – Hacking Physician Handoffs
Omar Boursalie is a Biomedical Engineering PhD student at McMaster University aiming to overcome challenges in healthcare through big data and A.I. technology. His interest in healthcare began the day he was born at McMaster Hospital and with Hamilton being on the cutting edge of engineering and healthcare, there couldnâ€™t have been a more fitting city to be raised in! When heâ€™s not teaching, you can often find Omar biking and sailing!
Omar will present Monitoring Heart Disease with Wearable Sensors and Health Records.
Veronika Litinski is a company builder, health technology innovator, and growth junkie. At present, Veronika is establishing Konona Health, a management company and digital health accelerator focused on Consumer Health. Recently, she joined its first graduate, GeneYouIn, as COO. GeneYouIn is a Personalized Medicine company: www.pillcheck.ca.
Veronika piloted the launch of Cogniciti (www.cogniciti.com), a for-profit arm of Baycrest Hospital, the world’s leading centre for the study of memory and aging. Cognicitiâ€™s mission is to help the millions of adults with significant memory concerns get earlier assessment, diagnosis and treatment.
Before taking on her leadership role with Cogniciti, Veronika led the Health Care and Life Sciences practice at MaRS Discovery District. She joined MaRS as Director of the Venture Group when their doors opened in July 2005. She continues contributing to MaRS as a Volunteer Advisor.
When not pitching Health Tech innovations to insurance companies, or taking long hikes with her dog, son and husband, Veronika can be found on the Lakeshore West GO train, somewhere between Toronto and Hamilton.
Veronika will present on Digital and Health Investment.