OceanMD hires Lori-Anne Payson to lead new Government Program Services team

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As Ocean is actively expanding from coast to coast, we’re pleased to announce the introduction of our new Government Program Services team. Led by eReferral experts with a track record for successful large-scale implementations, the GPS team has been purpose-built to provide strategic guidance and support to multi-stakeholder organizations during and after program definition, design and delivery.

Meet the new team!

Lori-Anne Payson

Director, Government Program Services

Lori-Anne brings over 20 years of program management experience specializing in healthcare and has spent the last 7 years as a key member of the leadership team for the Ontario eServices Program. In that role, she managed all data governance & evaluation for the roll out of Ocean eReferrals in the province, where she provided oversight and leadership for the deployment of electronic referral across Ontario. Since moving to Waterloo in 2015, Lori-Anne has become a strong advocate of using benefits evaluation to drive the adoption of digital health tools in clinical spaces.

As the director of this new team, Lori-Anne is responsible for the continued expansion of the Ocean Provider Network across Canada.

Sue Park, RN

Program Lead

Sue brings a valuable combination of hands-on clinical experience and an understanding of health informatics to her role as Program Lead for GPS.  Most recently, she was a consultant in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice at Deloitte, where she gained project experience spanning across both public and private sectors. Through her clinical background, Sue developed a strong solution-oriented mindset and organizational skills, enabling her to navigate complex situations and collaborate with team members to develop creative, tailored solutions for clients. Prior to working for digital health, Sue completed her Master of Health Informatics and worked for 5 years as a registered nurse.

Victoria Chin

Technical Business Analyst

Victoria is a Technical Business Analyst on the Government Program Services team. She completed her Masters in eHealth at McMaster University and has always been interested in combining technology and health to improve the health care system. Most recently, she worked with Vancouver Coastal Health where she worked on implementing Cerner. She currently lives in British Columbia and loves spending her free time exploring new hiking trails and planning her next adventure.

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