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Ontario Health Data Council

Ministry
Health
Address
13th Floor, 1075 Bay Street
Toronto
M5S2B1
Phone
647-280-2546
Background
Established under the authority of Section 9 of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.M.26
Function

Established in 2021, the Ontario Health Data Council (OHDC) provides advice to the Minister of Health on the strategic management of Ontario’s health data to foster a person-centred learning health system. The OHDC advises on the management of the integration of Ontarians’ health data to generate analytics, insights, and innovations needed by the health care sector and government decision-makers. The OHDC serves in the capacity of the Electronic Health Record Advisory Committee to fulfill the legislative mandate specified in Section 55.11 of the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004. 

Membership

The Council consists of up to 20 members plus a Chair who are appointed by the Minister. 

Term

Members are appointed for a term of up to two years and may be renewed at the recommendation of the Minister.

Meetings
The Council meets approximately once each month. OHDC may establish working groups to assist in its work.
Remuneration

Appointees are not remunerated.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) JANE PHILPOTT
12-Jul-2021 - 11-Jul-2023
kingston
2. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) JENNIFER GIBSON
12-Jul-2021 - 11-Jul-2023
toronto
3. Member (Part-Time) ANDY BEST
12-Jul-2021 - 11-Jul-2023
fergus
4. Member (Part-Time) ASHNOOR RAHIM
12-Jul-2021 - 11-Jul-2023
thornhill
5. Member (Part-Time) CARMEN R. JONES
22-Jul-2021 - 11-Jul-2023
toronto
6. Member (Part-Time) CINDY FEDELL
12-Jul-2021 - 11-Jul-2023
thunder bay
7. Member (Part-Time) KEITH JANSA
12-Jul-2021 - 11-Jul-2023
ottawa
8. Member (Part-Time) KEVIN SMITH
12-Jul-2021 - 11-Jul-2023
toronto
9. Member (Part-Time) KWAME MCKENZIE
12-Jul-2021 - 11-Jul-2023
reaboro kawartha lakes
10. Member (Part-Time) MICHAEL WESSINGER
12-Jul-2021 - 11-Jul-2023
toronto
11. Member (Part-Time) MICHELLE GREIVER
12-Jul-2021 - 11-Jul-2023
toronto
12. Member (Part-Time) MUHAMMAD MAMDANI
12-Jul-2021 - 11-Jul-2023
toronto
13. Member (Part-Time) NATALIE RAFFOUL
12-Jul-2021 - 11-Jul-2023
ottawa
14. Member (Part-Time) PETER TANUSEPUTRO
12-Jul-2021 - 11-Jul-2023
ottawa
15. Member (Part-Time) ROBERT REID
12-Jul-2021 - 11-Jul-2023
toronto