Dr. Tim Macleod, Director of Design Strategy at Bridgeable, joins ITAC Health Board
Toronto, ON, September 16, 2019 / Healthcare innovator Dr. Tim Macleod, Director of Design Strategy at Bridgeable, has joined the ITAC (Information Technology Association of Canada) Health Board. A board of ITAC—the Canadian national information and communications technology business association chaired by Kevin Peesker, President, Microsoft Canada—ITAC Health represents approximately 120 Canadian companies, from large organizations to lean startups, in the healthcare ICT market.
At Bridgeable, Tim leads multidisciplinary teams of designers, researchers, and strategists to help clients in the healthcare space to translate human understanding into real innovation opportunities that meet business needs and generate value for their patients, customers, and staff. Before joining Bridgeable, Tim completed a Ph.D. in Community Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University. His academic research focused on the Housing First approach to ending chronic homelessness and was influential in changing social policy at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels.
ITAC Health’s vision is “to improve the health and wellness of Canadians and support an effective and sustainable healthcare system through the use of innovative technologies.” Across Canada, governments increasingly face budget constraints while also seeking to improve the quality of care. ITAC Health’s members offer innovative healthcare IT solutions that have the power to transform Canada’s healthcare system and support its economic growth. As a seasoned policy influencer and healthcare IT innovator, Tim is uniquely positioned to help ITAC Health realize its vision.