Digital Network Solutions, Health (DNS‑Health)

Chair: Dale Vandenborre

This research group is a network of researchers, innovators, and clinicians exploring digital solutions for healthcare across New Brunswick.

Based at #DalResearchNB through Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, the network connects Dalhousie University, Faculty of Medicine researchers and innovators with other academic institutions, health authorities, research teams, and entrepreneurs.

The network is aligned with the DMNB Clinical, and Health Services and Population Health Research Groups, and reports directly to the DMNB Research Council.

The Digital Network Solutions research group's goals include:

  • Connecting patients and providers through digital platforms
  • Overcoming distance with technology
  • Empowering patient ownership of health
  • Integrating resources
  • Improving processes through AI




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Dr. Paul Atkinson
Department of Emergency Medicine, Assistant Dean Research, DMNB
Rexy Azariah
Regional Manager, Business Analytics, Performance Excellence, Horizon Health Network
Dr. Keith Brunt Department of Pharmacology, IMPART
Dr. Kavish Chandra Department of Emergency Medicine @kavishpchandra
Dr. Hanif Chatur
Department of Emergency Medicine, EvisitNB, IMPART  
Noortje Kunnen Director of Community Health and Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, Government of New Brunswick
Dr. David Lewis
Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine Saint John
Dr. Erik Scheme Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UNB, IMPART
Jennifer Sheils
Chief Information Officer, Horizon Health Network
Dr. Rob Stevenson
Department of Medicine, Cardiology
Dale Vandenborre Lead Innovation Strategist, CAN Health Atlantic

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