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As Chief Medical Officer for Infoway, Dr. Asim Masood provides strategic direction, leadership and advice on the clinical perspective across the organization, as well as thought leadership externally with professional associations, health providers and organizations at the jurisdictional and national levels. He continues to practise as a physician while working with Infoway two days a week.
Dr. Masood has held progressively senior medical leadership positions in various-sized community and urban hospital settings. He is passionate about medicine within Canada’s universal health care system.
Dr. Masood excels clinically as an Emergency Department physician, providing exemplary patient care with empathy, compassion and humility. He respects and values the work of the health care team, building strong working relationships. As a previous Emergency Department Chief, Dr. Masood initiated and orchestrated transformational change to enhance the delivery of quality patient care.
Dr. Masood held the roles of Deputy Chief of Staff and Chief Medical Information Officer at William Osler Health System (Osler) from 2005 to 2015. In 2015, he was appointed as the Regional Chief Medical Information Officer for Osler, Headwaters Healthcare Centre and the Central West Community Care Access Centre in Brampton and Orangeville, Ontario.
In addition, he serves as the Executive Medical Director, Medical Affairs and Physician Development at Osler. This work focuses on best practices around physician governance, credentialing and performance management.
Asim is a collaborator and a consensus builder with a focus on optimizing technology in the hands of clinical providers and patients and their families. He is continually seeking opportunities to integrate health systems and processes to improve patient care delivery and patient and provider satisfaction.
Dr. Masood’s unique MBA training allows him to assess systems for operational efficiency, with fiscal accountability. He is a data driven, results oriented and patient focused physician leader.