Event description

Dear Healthcare Leaders! 

This one day session at the new Women’s College Hospital brings together thought leaders, healthcare leaders and experts to share cutting edge case studies, trends and research that are reshaping the way we plan, design and construct healthcare environments to meet the needs of patients into the future. Opportunities for informal and structured interaction will engage participants to learn from each other. Please join us!

Topics (subject to change – more sessions to be added!):

Revolutionary Care from Vision to Reality at Women’s College Hospital (WCH)
Marilyn Emery
, President and Chief Executive Officer, WCH
Heather McPherson, Executive Vice-President, Patient Care and Ambulatory Innovation, WCH
Learn from the WCH Executive leads how the hospital is a shining example of revolutionary ambulatory healthcare, underscored by access and innovations to support its healthcare goals of patient-centred care in the community.

Collaborative Design for Inclusive Patient Care
Heather McPherson, Executive Vice-President, Patient Care and Ambulatory Innovation, WCH
Susan Black, Partner, Perkins, Eastman, Black
Learn how innovative initiatives such as A Thousand Voices for Women’s Health was woven into inclusive, empathic, community-based design approach and in developing programs and services to meet diverse cultural needs into Women’s College Hospital and the community.

Advancing Technologies and Risk Sharing
Joe-Anne McCue
, Director Diagnostic Imaging, William Osler Health System
Care facilities are continuously at risk, due to cost-cutting, of losing funding to maintain their technology investments. Innovative partnership agreements for managed equipment services are allowing for the advancement of technologies and risk sharing, improving cost effectiveness and health outcomes.

More Sessions to be added!

A detailed agenda will be available soon. Interested presenters, sponsors, please contact ritamezei@cchf.net

Join us at Women’s College Hospital in Toronto!

Learn from healthcare leaders and experts. Bring your viewpoint to the table in our interactive sessions.


  • Owners and operators, Leadership from Hospitals
  • ‘C’ Suite healthcare leaders
  • Clinical Leads (CMIOs, Nursing, Medical leads)
  • Capital Planning leaders and Project Directors
  • ICAT / IMIT Leaders
  • Design / Build Executives
  • Constructors / Project Managers
  • Consulting / Design Engineers
  • Architects
  • Planning Consultants
  • Infection Control Professionals
  • Quality and Patient Safety
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Capital Planners, Infrastructure Planners
  • Hospital Service Providers
  • Energy Services Companies
  • Healthcare Vendors



Tuesday, November 28

Conference Sessions: 8:00 am – 4:30  pm.

Tours of selected areas of Women’s College Hospital: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Networking reception: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm ($75 extra)

Conference fees regular rate $695 (plus taxes) &  $550 (plus taxes) for hospitals, government & not-for-profits includes: networking breakfasts, lunches and breaks, conference materials and presentations & tours. Join us for a networking  reception following the site tour.

Cancellation Policy
Fees are non-refundable. Registrants may be replaced by a colleague of the same organization, if written notification is given prior to the event. Note that CCHF does not guarantee all speakers. There may be substitutes due to availability or the need to make program changes.

Sponsorship & Presentation ideas, contact Rita Mezei, (416) 278-3611

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Marilyn Emery

  • Women’s College Hospital
  • President & Chief Executive Officer

Heather McPherson

  •  Women’s College Hospital
  •  Executive Vice President, Patient Care & Ambulatory Innovation