Dr. Joshua Tepper Joins Medical Confidence Advisory Board

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(Richmond Hill, Ontario – 21 septembre 2016)

Medical Confidence Inc. (Medical Confidence) welcomes Dr. Joshua Tepper as a member of its esteemed advisory board. “Our advisory board members share a deeply rooted passion to empower the Canadian healthcare consumer” states Angela Johnson, President. “We are pleased that Dr. Tepper will bring his specialized skills and expertise to the team.”  Current advisors include: Dr. Adalsteinn Brown, Director, Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana Chair in Public Health Policy; Connie Clerici, President and CEO, Closing the Gap Healthcare;  Dr. Eric Morse, Professor & Executive Director, Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship, Ivey Business School Western University;  Gil Eiges, Founder and President, Canico Business Innovation;  John Breakey, CEO at Fivel Systems Corporation; and Mark Angelo, Chief Executive Officer at LMC Diabetes & Endocrinology.

About Dr. Tepper
Dr. Tepper is a family physician at St. Michael’s hospital and at the Inner City Family Health Team. He also works in the Emergency Department of North York General Hospital and President and CEO at Health Quality Ontario. Previously, he was the Vice President of Education at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, where he was in charge of educational strategy and programming for learners, physicians and staff, patients and their families, and the community. Prior to Sunnybrook, he served as the Assistant Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, where he led the HealthForceOntario health human resources strategy to ensure Ontarians have access to the right number and mix of qualified healthcare providers.

Dr. Tepper has also been active on a national scale as the Senior Medical Officer for Health Canada, an Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, and a Research Consultant for the Canadian Institute of Health Information. He has received several provincial and national awards for his leadership in these positions, including the Ontario College of Family Physicians, Jan Kasperski Leadership Award (2011-12) and Canada’s Outstanding Young Leadership Award from the Canadian College of Health Services Executives (2009).

Dr. Tepper received a Doctor of Medicine from McMaster University.  He has a Master’s of Public Health in Quantitative Methods from Harvard University, an MBA from the University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy from Duke University.

About Medical Confidence

Medical Confidence is a Canadian organization founded in 2009 whose mission is to empower consumers of the Canadian healthcare system.  From coast to coast Medical Confidence navigates consumers through the Canadian healthcare system by helping them understand their health-related circumstances, access the appropriate physician specialist(s) in a timely manner, and ultimately become informed and actively engaged in decisions that lead to the best possible outcome.  Medical Confidence is fully aligned with the Canadian Health Act and aspires to work in collaboration with physician specialists and primary care practitioners.

Medical Confidence espouses the belief that the education of empowered healthcare consumers also benefits employers, insurance providers, associations (etc.) through reduced benefit costs and minimizing the impact of presenteeism and absenteeism. Physician specialists, primary care practitioners and the Canadian healthcare system also benefit from a streamlined referral process and improved productivity.

Medical Confidence is a client-focused organization striving to deliver quantifiable and unparalleled value.

For further information, please contact Angela Johnson, President, Medical Confidence at ajohnson@medicalconfidence.com or 289-201-1583.

 

 

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