Integrated Regina Health
Integrated Regina is responsible for provincial oversight of Primary Health Care service planning and standardization as well as delivery of services within the Regina area including Acute Care, Surgical Services, Continuing Care, Tertiary Care, Primary Health Care and Mental Health and Addictions Services.
Sheila Anderson - Interim Vice President, Integrated Regina Health
Sheila Anderson is coming from her role as Executive Director of Primary Health Care Regina, where she provides operational leadership over the four Regina health networks and multiple community services and programs.
Sheila has over 25 years of health-care experience in a variety of roles including 10 years dedicated to quality improvement, system change and implementing regional initiatives across the former Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR). As the Director of Strategic planning for RQHR in 2010/11, she successfully introduced a new strategic planning process and a corporate level daily visual management system. Sheila served as the Executive Director of Urban Primary Health Care services for the RQHR from 2014-2017, leading the design and development of Saskatchewan’s first primary health care networks. Sheila recently co-led the SHA provincial COVID-19 vaccine rollout, the largest immunization campaign in Saskatchewan history, and plays key roles on multiple provincial committees and working groups. Sheila is a collaborative leader who is passionate about improving health care and achieving results.
Dr. Rashaad - Physician Executive, Integrated Regina Health
Dr. Rashaad Hansia has served as the Physician Executive for Integrated Urban Health for the past three and a half years.
Prior to that Rashaad served as a family physician and Medical Director at the Meadow Primary Health Care Centre and was physician partner in a dyad leadership role with the Executive Director of Primary Health Care in the Regina area of the Saskatchewan Health Authority for five years.
Dr. Hansia has over 20 years of experience as a physician. In addition to individual patient care, his interest in patient-centred health system improvement from very early on in his career led him to complete Masters Degrees in Public Health and Business Administration.
He is a Canadian Certified Physician Executive with a special interest in and a passion for developing safe, high quality and high value health services and is a self-confessed lifetime learner.
Executive Director, Primary Health Care (Provincial)
Executive Director, Acute Care Regina
Debbie Sinnett - Executive Director, Continuing Care Regina
Debbie Sinnett comes to her new role from her position as Executive Director of Long Term Care for the former Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region, with responsibility for over 600 urban continuing care program spaces, including services for individuals with complex clinical, transitional care, mental health, acquired brain injury, dementia care and other high risk support needs. She is a skilled leader with over 30 years of nursing, management and program leadership experience in regional and affiliate continuing care environments.
As an Executive Director of Continuing Care, Regina, Debbie will provide leadership for all Regina area owned and affiliate continuing care programs and services. She recognizes the importance of communication, collaboration, continuous improvement and a shared vision and values, as part of an integrated health services team operationally and strategically.
She is a Registered Psychiatric Nurse, graduating from the Wascana Institute of Applied Science and Technology, has a Certificate in Health Care Administration (Long Term Care) from the College of Commerce, University of Saskatchewan and is a certified Lean leader.
Debbie’s passion is ensuring safe, high quality care in an environment that supports choice, individuality and improved quality of life in a resident and family centred care environment, reflective of our core values.
Colleen Quinlan - Executive Director, Mental Health and Addictions
Colleen Quinlan is pleased to join the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) as the Executive Director of Mental Health and Addictions.
Colleen comes to this new role from the Ministry of Corrections and Policing, where she was Director of Mental Health and Addictions and Acting Director of Health Services. She previously worked in the former Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region for over 28 years in a variety of clinical, management and leadership roles, including Director of the Mental Health Clinic and Manager of Adolescent Psychiatry Unit. Her career has been informed by experience in a variety of settings, including schools, corrections, community mental health, inpatient mental health and quality improvement.
Colleen has a Master of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Public Administration, both from the University of Regina. She is a Registered Psychologist with the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists and is Lean Leader certified. Colleen has been the recipient of two Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Public Service and one Saskatchewan Healthcare Excellence Award.
Colleen is committed to building strong collaborative teams to improve continuity and coordination of care for our patients.
Executive Director, Primary Health Care - Regina
Lori Garchinski - Executive Director, Provincial Services - Tertiary Care
Lori Garchinski comes to her new role as Executive Director of Provincial Services – Tertiary Care from her position as Executive Director for Critical Care, Cardiosciences, Medicine Inpatient Units and Program Lead for Sask SMART IV pump program in the former Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region.
Lori has been a registered nurse for 28 years and worked in leadership positions over the last 16 of those years in a number of roles including Clinical Educator, Manager and Director in areas of both intensive and cardiac care. Her experience as President of the Canadian Association of Critical Care Nurses allowed her the ability to help influence the landscape of nursing within the intensive care unit (ICU) environment. Lori has enjoyed meeting colleagues across the province through cross functional work in both her Lean Leader Certification and various improvement projects. She believes that this has helped her gain a stronger understanding of how Tertiary services can impact and influence other areas of the patient journey through our system.
Lori graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Saskatchewan and has obtained her Master of Health Studies through Athabasca University. She is a member of the Canadian College of Health Leaders and is in the final stages of completing her Canadian Healthcare Executive designation. Lori continues to maintain her Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association license and is proud to be a strong advocate for the patient experience through our system. She is excited to embark on this next step in health care coordination within our province.