Sanaz Riahi

Vice President, Clinical Services

Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences

Sanaz Riahi, RN, PhD
Vice-President, Clinical Services

Sanaz Riahi is Vice-President, Clinical Services at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores).  She works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to optimize and advance clinical operations and quality of care at Ontario Shores. She’s passionate about maximizing the use of technology, to support, promote and advance quality interprofessional practice environments to optimize outcomes for patients, staff and the organization.

She has led Ontario Shores in the achievement of HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence and multiple HIMSS EMRAM Stage7 revalidations, placing Ontario Shores as the first hospital in Canada to receive these awards in recognition of its Electronic Health Record System. She is also collaborating with teams to advance bundled care pathways in mental health.

Sanaz is a researcher and educator who has done numerous presentations and has publications in the areas of nursing education, the minimization of seclusion and restraint, the implementation of electronic health records, and violence and aggression in mental health. She is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry at University of Toronto.

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Day 1: Dec 2, 2020

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Harness Advanced Analytic Applications to Improve Outcomes in Mental Health

In comparison to other fields of medicine, applying advanced analytics to strengthen care delivery in a mental health context has been relatively limited. Deliver deeper patient insights by advancing your AI/ML capabilities and expanding your data sources to include consumer health data. Create an action plan to:

  • Streamline your service delivery and patient flow by leveraging ML to gain key insights, including prediction of no shows and readmissions
  • Enhance your ability to identify signals of relapse with new data sources from consumer wearables
  • Optimize treatment selection by predicting case complexity and optimal service delivery modality

Revolutionize your mental health service delivery and outcomes with data.

Day 2: Dec 3, 2020