Jamie Sawchuk, Lead, Innovation Practices, Deloitte

Jamie Sawchuk, Lead, Innovation Practices, Deloitte

bioJamie is the BC Lead on Deloitte’s national Innovation, Disruption and Exponential Technologies Council and a member of Deloitte’s Global Innovation Leadership team.  Jamie is also the Deloitte Public Sector Leader in British Columbia and leads Deloitte’s Pi2 Big Data and Managed Analytics initiative.

Jamie has worked with both domestic and international health and life sciences clients to develop and implement break-through strategies and innovative new business models.

Jamie and the Deloitte Innovation team work closely with an innovation eco-system including Singularity University, X-Prize, Innovation Hub, Innovation Blvd., Inter-Mountain, MIT Media Lab.

Jamie holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business and is a professional engineer with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manitoba.

Example projects include:

  • Health innovation – Working with health innovators to identify and incorporate process and service innovations and technologies into clinical practice.
  • Genomic research collaborative – Working with Canadian and international clients to develop a global health and genomic research collaborative.
  • Provincial health analytics strategy and roadmap – Overseeing an international team to develop a provincial health analytics vision, strategy and five-year roadmap.
  • Improving service to the frail elderly – Applying big data and analytics techniques to identify the frail and pre-frail elderly populations.
  • Improving community services – using analytics to develop and then implement strategies to improve community and citizen services.
  • Pan-Canadian Health Surveillance – Jamie and his team facilitated the consensus development of the Pan-Canadian Health Surveillance strategy involving all ten provinces, three territories and the federal government.
  • BC Electronic Health Record Strategy – Jamie and his team worked with the Ministry of Health and all health authorities to develop the EHR value proposition, the EHR strategy and then secure national funding for the first wave of EHR initiatives.
  • Provincial Strategy for Healthy Outcomes – Jamie and his team worked with the Provincial Ministry of Health and the Conference Board of Canada to develop Province’s Foundational Strategy for Directional Planning.
  • Integrated laboratory services – Jamie facilitated a process to bring together public and private laboratory service leaders to create an integrated strategy for provincial laboratory services.
  • Reducing drug errors – Jamie and his team introduced innovative technologies into drug dispensing and drug administration processes to materially reduce medication errors.

Jamie has joined the Premier on the last four trade missions to help foster international opportunities for innovation, research and collaboration.