Solving Healthcare with Dr. Kwadwo Kyeremanteng

Innovation during adversity, with Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario CEO Alex Munter

Episode Summary

Alex Munter is an innovator. In this episode with the CEO of one of Canada's busiest children's hospitals, we discuss and celebrate the following initiatives: -Virtual ER visits. -Respite for special needs families. -Taskforce for managing child maltreatment. -The lessons and innovations that develop by listening to patients and their families. -Pedianomics: benefits of investing in kids. -The Kids Come First Program Alex Munter is President and CEO of CHEO. Since joining CHEO in 2011, he has helped CHEO earn recognition as one of Canada’s most admired corporate cultures and a leader in research, health technology and patient-centred care. Previously, Alex was Chief Executive Officer of the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) -- the crown agency responsible for planning, integrating and funding health services in the region. Before joining the LHIN, he led Ottawa’s Youth Services Bureau, one of Ontario’s leading child and youth mental health agencies. Alex also taught in French and English at the University of Ottawa as a Visiting Professor in its Faculty of Social Sciences. From 1991 to 2003, he was an elected Councillor in Ottawa, where he also had lead responsibility for public health, long-term care, housing and social services. Alex has won awards from a wide range of organizations for his contributions to the community, including the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, the Canadian Institute for Child Health, United Way/Centraide Ottawa, the Federal Business Development Bank, l’Association Canadienne-Française de l’Ontario d’Ottawa, and Leadership Ottawa, among others. Sponsor "The Better Together Project" on July 9th: https://tfsl.eventbrite.ca/?discount=SOLVINGHEALTHCARE Kim Sutton: http://solvinghealthcare.ca/kimsutton Newsletter Have you signed up for our newsletter yet? Keep track of everything going on at Solving Healthcare by subscribing at the link below: https://resourceoptimizationnetwork.us19.list-manage.com/subscribe?=45cbdf2bcb2b4aaebef54a196&id=124e477919

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