Smile CDR Announces 2022 Smart Health Data Symposium


TORONTO, Feb. 16 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Smile CDR Inc., a leading health data and integration company, will host its second annual Intelligent Health Data (IHD) Symposium, previously called Smile CDR User Symposium, April 19-20, 2022. Sponsored by Microsoft, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Accenture, TELUS Health and more, attendees of the two-day virtual symposium will join industry experts to learn more about and discussing the digital transformation of the health data industry.

“The future of health informatics depends on collaboration between healthcare providers, payers, researchers, life science organizations and industry experts,” said Duncan Weatherston, CEO by Smile CDR. “Our annual IHD Symposium brings together these critical voices and showcases ideas on how organizations can meaningfully share health information that fuels digital transformation.”

At this year’s event, which includes more than 25 different sessions, symposium attendees:

  • Choose from a number of thought leadership sessions presented by industry experts
  • Network with health industry peers and health data professionals, as well as HAPI1 FHIR2BPM+3 and other #openstandards communities
  • Get inspired by 8 live training sessions, 2 keynotes and 8 tracks from different providers

One of the most impactful and anticipated sessions of the event, presented by Ben Cushing, Chief Architect, Red Hat US Federal Health and Life Sciences, will discuss how interoperable systems can help overcome the complexities surrounding identification of victims of sex trafficking. And attendees won’t want to miss Duncan Weatherston’s keynote sharing considerations for the post-interoperability landscape through a simulated journey of a pregnant woman with diabetes.

The IHD Symposium is an important opportunity for industry experts, including partners, vendors, government, and health IT leaders, to network with peers and join the conversation. To register for the event or to learn more, please visit

About Smile CDR

Smile CDR Inc. is a health information technology company focused on delivering better global health through open standards. Our enterprise-grade open framework data and integration platform powers digital healthcare transformation and accelerates value creation across all patient journeys at scale. Powered by our clinical data repository based on the HL7® FHIR® standard (#smileinside), our platform enables collaboration and enables organizations to ingest, transform, store, enrich, analyze, aggregate and meaningfully share health information to fuel digital transformation. We prepare healthcare providers, payers, researchers and life science organizations for a connected future beyond legacy systems, adding new value through intelligent use of information and ultimately , delivering better patient outcomes. For more information, visit

1. HAPI=HL7 Application Programming Interface.
2. FHIR=Rapid Healthcare Interoperability Resources.
3. BPM+ Health = Business Process Management for Health

Media Contact:
Lucy Railton
Marketing Director
Smile CDR Inc.
(877) 537-3343 ext. 712
[email protected]

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