Brian Forster, SVP and CIO, LifeLabs

Brian Forster, SVP and CIO, LifeLabs

labsBrian leverages LifeLabs’ and Excelleris’ IT resources to deliver the organizations’ business and e-health strategies and position them for the future, which includes leveraging LifeLabs’ and Excelleris’ online booking and patient portals (my ehealth in BC and my results in Ontario) that reach over 1.6 million patients. Future offerings are focussing on personalized health care applications to enable patients to combine their lab test results, including their genotype, with their other health care information to better manage any specific conditions, along with their general health and wellness.
Brian has extensive experience developing and executing business and information technology strategies in the health care, financial services, education and energy industries. Most recently, he held the position of CEO at OntarioMD and led the delivery of Ontario’s EMR Adoption program involving over 11,000 Ontario community healthcare providers.