CFN Board Member Shirlee Sharkey honoured

November 16, 2017

On November 15, 2017, CFN Board Member Shirlee Sharkey was honoured as one of the 2017 Women Leaders in Digital Health. This new award celebrates the top ten female visionaries who are harnessing the poser of IT to transform health and healthcare in Canada today, and is awarded by Digital Health Canada (formerly COACH: Canada’s Health Informatics Association).

2017 11 15 Shirlee Sharkey Digital Health Award

About the Award: The award is inclusive of all women of influence in health information technology, no matter what their specialty, and is open to all women in the digital health community in Canada. Finalists were selected from peer-nominated submissions by the 2017 Women Leaders in Digital Health Award Adjudication Committee, consisting of Canadian health industry professionals. The selected finalists were acknowledged as having contributed to the advancement of digital health through leadership and influence in their jurisdiction or nationally; involvement with organizational change or transformation through technology; and impact on health outcomes or health system improvements.