Integrated Saskatoon Health
Integrated Saskatoon Health is responsible for provincial oversight of Acute Care service planning and standardization as well as delivery of services within the Saskatoon area including Acute Care, Surgical Services, Continuing Care, Tertiary Care, Primary Health Care, and Mental Health and Addictions Services in Saskatoon, as well as Maternal and Children’s Programs.
Bryan Witt, Interim Vice President, Integrated Saskatoon Health
Bryan Witt is coming from his role as Executive Director of Diagnostic Imaging for the Saskatchewan Health Authority. In that role, he has provided strategic leadership and a patient centered approach for Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine. Bryan has served Saskatchewan as a health-care provider, educator and leader for over 25 years. Bryan began his career as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist at Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon, and throughout his career has held a number of positions within the Medical Imaging field including Radiation Safety Officer, Manager of Safety, Quality and Technology, Manager of Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT, and Program Head for the MRT and CLXT programs at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.
Bryan has also served in many senior roles in the former Saskatoon Health Region, including Director of Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, Kaizen Fellow, and Director of General Internal Medicine and Ambulatory Care. Recently Bryan was Co-Commander for the Saskatoon Integrated Health Incident Command Centre (IHICC) during the pandemic and Co-Lead for the Saskatoon Capacity Response Team. Bryan has a diploma in Nuclear Medicine Technology from BCIT in British Columbia, has completed his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Regina, has completed a Fellowship in Health System Improvement from the University of Alberta - School of Public Health, and is a Certified Health Executive through the Canadian College of Health Leaders.
Through the philosophy of continuous improvement, Bryan is committed to serving the patients and families of Saskatchewan through providing a consistent approach that supports both the delivery of high quality health care and improved coordination of health services throughout the province.
Dr. Rashaad Hansia - Interim Physician Executive, Integrated Saskatoon 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, Acute Care (Provincial)
Graham Blue - Executive Director, Acute Care Saskatoon
Graham Blue has developed his leadership skills through frontline nursing and progressive leadership positions, including Director of Emergency Services and Director of Home Care and Client Patient Access Services in the former Saskatoon Health Region. Since the formation of the Saskatchewan Health Authority, he transitioned to the Director of Clinical Integration in Primary Health Care in the Saskatoon area responsible for Patient Flow/ Navigation, Infrastructure and Chronic Disease Management.
In his Executive Director role, Graham provides leadership in the following areas: Emergency Services, Medicine and Surgical Inpatient Care, Trauma Care, Ambulatory Care, Interprofessional Practice and System Flow. He is also accountable for operations at Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon City Hospital and the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital.
Throughout his career, Graham has shown a drive to continually learn and engage others to improve care for people. This has been shown by his breadth of experience across acute care settings, and most recently, his experience in the community working with Primary Health Care.
Graham holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Saskatchewan, as well as a Master’s in Health Studies from the University of Athabasca. He also holds an active registration with the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association and is a Certified Lean Leader.
Andre Moss - Executive Director, Continuing Care Saskatoon
Andre Moss is pleased to work in his role as Executive Director of Continuing Care, Saskatoon Urban within the Saskatchewan Health Authority. Andre will support his team to provide excellent, patient-centered care to residents and patients in the rehabilitation, long-term care and transitional care settings.
Andre’s leadership experience ranges from manager and director roles in mental health and addictions, cancer patient lodge, maternal health and long-term care. In his previous role as Director of Continuing Care, he established strong working relationships with all of the affiliates in the Saskatoon area.
Andre graduated from St. Phillips College with an Associates of Science Degree in Laboratory Technology and a Graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio School of Public Health.
As the Executive Director of Continuing Care, Andre is looking forward to working with local and provincial colleagues to improve patient and resident care and to improve the coordination of health services.
Carrie Dornstauder - Executive Director, Maternal and Children’s Programs
As the Executive Director of Maternal and Children’s Provincial Programs, Carrie Dornstauder will provide leadership in the creation of a Saskatchewan based model of care for Maternal and Pediatric services, including High Risk Pregnancies, Neonatal Intensive Care, Pediatric Intensive Care, Pediatric Surgery and the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital.
Having received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Saskatchewan, Carrie has worked as an obstetrical, emergency and integrated care Registered Nurse. She later moved into clinical nurse education as lead of the first rural program in Saskatchewan. Carrie has provided leadership as a Care Team Manager and most recently as the Director of Acute Care Services for the former Heartland Health Region.
Carrie is dedicated to building programming with the aim of improving both the health status as well as the standards of care for maternal and pediatric populations throughout the province. Supporting services as close to home as safely as possible and improving the coordination of services when patient’s need it most.
Kelly Tokarchuk - Executive Director, Primary Health Care Saskatoon
Kelly Tokarchuk joins her role as Executive Director, Primary Health Care, Saskatoon with a comprehensive work experience in health across the care spectrum. For the last 19 years, Kelly has held positions both in urban and rural communities, working and leading portfolios that expanded across community, continuing care and acute care services.
Kelly’s experience working across all facets of health care as well as in rural and urban centres provides her with a unique perspective on service delivery. Throughout her different positions and locations, her passion for patient and family centered care has never changed. Working with those we serve to develop their care plan and pathway sets us on course to deliver excellence in care.
After finishing her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Saskatchewan, Kelly went on to complete her Diploma in Cardiovascular Technology (BCIT), Master of Science Public Health (University of Saskatchewan) and Masters Certificate in Health Systems Management (University of Regina). In addition to her formal schooling, Kelly has also completed the Saskatchewan Leadership Program and Coaching For Leaders Academy.
Cindy Graham - Executive Director, Surgical Services
Cindy Graham is excited to join the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) in the role of Executive Director of Acute Care, Surgical Services. Cindy will provide leadership and support in the Surgical Perioperative Services and Sterile Processing in both Regina and Saskatoon.
Throughout her 27 year career in health care, Cindy has held a number of leadership positions in Saskatoon which include the Saskatchewan Surgical Initiative, Kaizen Operations Team Lead and the last four years as the Director of Surgical Services. Cindy graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and holds active registration with the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association. She is a certified lean leader and has a certificate in project management.
Cindy is committed to Patient and Family Centered Care, safety and quality improvement. As the Executive Director of Surgical Services she is looking forward to improving the integration of health services across the province with a focus on improving safety and quality of care.