Michael Green is a strong leader and a creative, strategic thinker who has an international reputation and a proven track record of transforming health care through the use of digital health. He has leveraged international research and innovation to advance the digital health agenda, create jobs and stimulate economic growth in Canada. Michael has been President and CEO of Canada Health Infoway since August 2014.
Michael envisions a future where all Canadians can access their health information and interact with their providers from the device of their choice. As President and CEO of Canada Health Infoway, he is leading a national strategy called Driving Access to Care to realize this vision. ACCESS Digital Health and PrescribeIT™ are aimed at providing citizens with tools to manage their health, eliminating paper and faxes, and modernizing the way doctors prescribe medicines, book appointments and communicate with patients and colleagues.
Michael has long been a visionary for the way digital health solutions can make public health systems more sustainable and improve the patient experience. He has played senior executive roles with health technology companies spanning major global markets.
He was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012 for his contribution to the Canadian Health IT industry.
Michael is a past Chair of the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) Board of Directors and director of the Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA — USA). He received the ICD.D designation following study at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management in 2017.