Smart System for Health's Mike Connolly set to retire
Mike Connolly (pictured), the chief executive
officer of Ontario’s Smart Systems for Health Agency (SSHA), has
announced his decision to retire. Connolly is staying on until a
successor is appointed.
Connolly has played a key role at SSHA since its development of a
business plan in 1997 and its official inception in 2002. The
government-sponsored agency has been constructing a province-wide
healthcare network that’s high-speed and secure.
The organization aims to offer network connections to all healthcare
providers – doctors, hospitals, pharmacists, laboratories, public health
units, and community care access centers.
Products and services provided by or under development include: secure
hosting, network services; portal services; secure email; registration
services; contact centre; standards management; and privacy and
The goal of the network and allied services is to improve the
effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare delivery in Ontario.
Smart Systems for Health Agency has a web site at