Laurie Lafleur

Name Laurie Lafleur
School Health & Life Sciences

Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science (Honours)

Academic and professional designations
  • MBA
  • CIIP
Title Professor
Courses taught
  • HIM72060 - Healthcare Information Systems I
  • HIM71020 - Health Information Management
  • HIM73120 - Systems Analysis & Design
  • HIM74100 - Information Science Capstone Project
  • INFO74040 - Systems Integration
Areas of expertise & interest
  • Medical imaging and informatics
  • Connected health
  • MedTech devices and adjacent technologies
Industry experience, professional currency activities
  • Director, Waterloo MedTech Board of Directors
  • MedTech Growth Coach, Communitech
  • Healthcare IT and Digital Transformation Consultant
Major research projects, scholarly activities, and/or publications
  • National Institutes of Health Informatics Canada and McMaster University Continuing Education
  • Connected Health and IoT, Navigating Healthcare Procurement
Additional information

Laurie brings 20 years of experience in the MedTech and Health Informatics industries. She has worked with healthcare organizations of all sizes and profiles across Canada, the US, and Europe to execute digital transformation strategies, as well as assisting start-up and scale-up to successfully bring their innovations to clinical practice.

She has contributed educational content and articles through the National Institutes of Health Informatics (NIHI) Canada and McMaster University Continuing Education, the American Medical Association, Canadian Healthcare Technology Magazine, Becker's Hospital Review, and more.

As a professor of health information science, Laurie shares her passion for improving the quality, accessibility, and efficiency of healthcare through technology innovation and adoption.