Safer Patients. Happier Doctors.
Our mission is to reduce medical error and increase patient safety
by improving communication between doctors and other healthcare practitioners.
University of Alberta
Venture Mentoring Service
The University of Alberta Venture Mentoring Service (VMS) supports alumni entrepreneurs who aspire to set up high-impact ventures in the region. It is modelled after the highly successful Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) program. Over the last year CareNetwork has worked with these mentors.
Terry Freeman is the Chairman and CEO of Corrosion and Abrasion Solutions Ltd (CASL). Previously he was Managing Director of Northern Plains Capital, a niche private equity fund manager focusing on the energy services industry. Prior to North Plains, he was the CFO of Flint Energy Services from 1992 to 2007.
Dr. Ray Muzyka
Dr. Ray Muzyk was the co-founder and CEO of BioWare, a multi-national video game company which was subsequently sold to Electronic Arts for $860 million. Prior to founding BioWare he was an emergency room physician. Since selling BioWare he has become an investor, mentor and the Chairman of the Venture Mentoring Service.
As President and CEO of Intuit Canada and Intuit UK for 12 years, Bruce oversaw the growth of the company from its inception (the acquisition of WinTax Software, which he co-founded) to combined Canada/UK revenues of approximately CAD$115M, going from the original two founders to around 500 full-time and 200 seasonal employees.
Health Informatics Advisors
Dr. Darren Hudson
Dr. Darren Hudson is an intensive care physician at the University of Alberta Hospital. He is an adjunct assistant professor at the School of Health Information Sciences at the University of Victoria, Associate Medical Director - Critical Care for Stars Air Ambulance, and the Edmonton Zone Medical Lead for the eCritical Alberta Program which oversees the implementation of the province wide electronic health record system for critical care.
Christopher Michell-Viret is a doctoral candidate researching health privacy, and has previously held senior information management positions with the City of Edmonton, the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission and the Government of Alberta. He is an expert in enterprise information management, and health privacy with unparalleled understanding of health privacy law and policy across North America and Europe.