Dr. Brendan Byrne, Chief Innovation Officer at TELUS Health

Please note: Feburary 20 talk has been cancelled and will be rescheduled to a later date

The LSI is proud to announce our next guest at the Entrepreneurial Speaker Series, Dr. Brendan Byrne, Chief Innovation Officer at TELUS Health.

Dr. Byrne studied Neurobiology at Yale and got his medical degree from McGill. As a family physician, Dr. Byrne recognized an opportunity to improve operations in physician offices and medical clinics. He built Wolf Medical – an electronic medical record (EMR) solution that automated many of recurring time-consuming the tasks, including billing, scheduling, workflow planning, clinical practice and chronic disease management. Dr. Byrne directed the evolution of Wolf from its inception in 1998 to becoming one of the fastest growing EMR companies in Canada, prior to its acquisition by TELUS Health in 2012.

Dr. Byrne is recognized throughout North America as a leading physician and computing expert. At this event he will share with us his entrepreneurial journey and his vision for how information, communications and technology (ICT) can transform healthcare for Canadians.

Event Details:

Date: TBD

Location: LSC3, Life Sciences Centre, 2350 Health Sciences Mall

This event is free and open to anyone at UBC. Pizza lunch provided.

No RSVP necessary, just show up a couple of minutes before noon to grab your pizza and your seat.

This event is part of the Life Sciences Startup Competition. The Competition is scheduled for February 23, 2017 (save the date and maybe even register to participate!). We have many educational and exciting workshops and events lined up until then. All the workshops are open to anyone at UBC.

For the full schedule check out the Competition webpage:


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