Simona Ralph brings together international clinical experience with business management, communications, and design. Her consulting expertise is in quality improvement, patient relations and systemic design. She is a passionate advocate for human-centred design in healthcare and believes everyone is a source of creativity.
Her most powerful drive is to bring ideas to life: she created HCR Central, a virtual hub for change agents in healthcare, and was a catalyst for opening D4AHS, the first healthcare innovation lab inside a health organization in Canada. Her interests include healthcare startups and creating anti-disciplinary spaces for innovation. She is also a Director on the Board for Kadima Dynamics, a think-tank aiming to create meaningful change through technology.
Simona earned her BA, BN, MSc. in Healthcare Quality and is a certified Patient Safety Trainer.
When she’s off her smartphone, she is on her yoga mat, practicing and teaching yoga, meditation and tai chi.