Mohawk Medbuy Board Chair, Fred Horne, appointed to Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement Board

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Mohawk Medbuy’s Board Chair, Fred Horne, has been appointed to the Board of the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI). The not-for-profit organization is funded by Health Canada and dedicated to accelerating healthcare improvement. CFHI plays a unique, pan-Canadian role in spreading healthcare innovations.

In addition to his significant contribution to our Board, Fred is a Canadian health policy expert, consultant and former Minister of Health for the province of Alberta from 2011-2014. A frequent speaker and panelist on health system issues, he is Principal of Horne and Associates, and Senior Advisor to Ottawa-based 3Sixty Public Affairs. Fred is also Adjunct Professor at the University of Alberta’s School of Public Health.

His career in health policy spans over thirty years and includes experience in policy development and coordination, health system design and transformation, and patient and stakeholder. Current areas of focus include value-based health care, health technology management, governance and pharmaceutical policy. Fred currently serves as Chair of The Conference Board of Canada’s National Pharmacare Initiative.

He also serves on the boards of the Canadian Frailty Network and Providence Residential and Community Care Services (BC). Horne is an Honourary Member of the Canadian Alliance for Health Care Sustainability and a member of the Health Policy Council of the C.D. Howe Institute.

Given Fred’s depth of experience and his strategic, evidence-based approach to continuous improvement, he will be a tremendous resource in helping the CFHI and stakeholders collaborate towards the delivery better health care, value and innovation for all Canadians.

To learn more about the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and its programs, click here.

Kara James