Alistair Forsyth joined VHA in the role of Chief Information Officer in Spring 2020 and was appointed Vice President, Digital Health and Chief Information Officer in January 2023. In this role Alistair is focused on critical priorities including delivering more client-facing digital services, improving the work experience and capacity of our care teams and building digital bridges to enable seamless information-sharing with our partners. Specific initiatives outlined in VHA’s digital transformation strategy include implementing a remote care monitoring platform, building out our digital client experience hub myVHA, new enterprise-level applications, and enhancements to our Electronic Health Record to provide a modern digital experience including smart automation, advanced analytics and seamless integration to support high quality integrated care with our partners.
Alistair is also involved in advancing digital priorities for many Ontario Health Teams in regions where VHA provides service and participates in regional and provincial digital health tables including the Toronto Security Operations Table and the Digital Health Advisory Council.
Alistair is recognized across our sector for his strategic vision, insightful perspectives and generative leadership, always keeping our providers and clients top of mind.