Virtual Leadership Summit: Exploring telco opportunities in digital healthcare

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 10:00am to 12:00pm


If you are interested in attending, please reach out to Iwona Hampson at [email protected]


10:00 – 10:05 | Welcome and Introductions

10:05 – 10:15 | Understanding the healthcare landscape and partnering for growth

  • Why there is a need – understanding the healthcare sector
  • Why telcos are well-positioned to meet the needs of the healthcare sector
  • What role should telcos play in the development of digital health ecosystems and the digitization of healthcare – enablers, platform builders, or end-to-end solution providers?
  • What shifts need to happen to secure the right partnerships for successful outcomes for all stakeholders?
  • What are the opportunities for cross-industry collaboration?

Joann O’Brien, VP, Ecosystems & LabsTM Forum

10:15 – 10:35 | Telus Keynote

  • Why and how Telus got into healthcare
  • Outlining Telus Health’s strategy
  • Building a new revenue stream – digital health as a viable growth opportunity
  • Bringing Telus’ experience to other telcos
  • Creating a global network of sovereign marketplaces through partnerships with telcos

David Thomas, Managing PrincipalTELUS Global Solutions

10:35 – 11:05 | Fireside Chat: Partnering with Telus Health to deliver innovative digital health solutions and services

Charles Lewis, Chief Technology Officer, TELUS Health
Barry Burk, EVP, Access HealthCanada Health Infoway

11:05 – 11:20 | Case Study – Accelerating Telstra’s health journey

  • Value proposition of THX-I for their business

Russel Duncan, CTOTelstra

11:20 – 11:50 | Panel Discussion: Challenges and opportunities in healthcare

  • What are the opportunities to add value to healthcare in the region?
  • What are the unique capabilities of telcos that provide strategic advantages in delivering digital health solutions?
  • How can partnerships accelerate market entry?

Joann O’Brien, VP, Ecosystems & LabsTM Forum
Russel Duncan, CTOTelstra Health
Barry Burk, EVP, Access HealthCanada Health Infoway
Felipe Labbe, CEO, Global HITSS (an America Movil company)
David Thomas, Managing Principal, TELUS Global Solutions

11:50 – 12:00 | Conclusion

Joann O’Brien, VP, Ecosystems & LabsTM Forum

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