Provisional Programme

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Day 1: Monday, 25 September

13:00-17:00

Registration opens at 13:00 and Exhibition opens at 16:00 17:00

17:00-21:00

Opening Evening
Welcome by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Health Minister and address by Dr Sheri Fink, New York Times correspondent, Pulitzer Prize-winner, and author of “Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital

Day 2: Tuesday, 26 September

07:30-08:30

Registration / tea, coffee & refreshments

08:30-08:45

Welcome by Dr Dumisani Bomela, CEO, Hospital Association of South Africa Welcome by Master of Ceremonies, Lerato Mbele, Presenter, Africa Business Report, BBC World News

08:45-09:30

The conference in context - Melanie Da Costa, Chair, Hospital Association of South Africa and Director: Strategy and Health Policy, Netcare Limited

09:30-10:15

09:30-10:15
Brazilian universal healthcare: how public and private health co-exist in a sustainable way - Denise Soares dos Santos, CEO, Beneficência Portuguesa de São Paulo

10:15-10:45

Tea break in exhibition area

10:45-12:30
Perspectives on universal healthcare continued

10:45-11:45
High-level Discussion: National Health Insurance - the art of the possible - Chair: Lerato Mbele, Presenter, Africa Business Report, BBC World News with Dr Richard Friedland, Group CEO, Netcare Limited; Koert Pretorius, CEO, Mediclinic Southern Africa; Dr Jonathan Broomberg, CEO, Discovery Health; Vishal Brijlal, Advisor on National Health Insurance; Denise Soares dos Santos, CEO, Beneficência Portuguesa de São Paulo

11:45-12:30
Private insurance in the Brazilian universal care system - Luiz Augusto Carneiro, CEO, Instituto de Estudos de Saúde Suplementar

12:30-13:30

Lunch break in exhibition area

13:30-15:45
Quality in healthcare

13:30-14:15
Process for the publication of standardised quality data in the private hospital sector - Andrew Vallance-Owen, Chair, Private Healthcare Information Network (UK)

14:15-15:00
The role and functions of the Office of Health Standards Compliance - Prof Lizo Mazwai, Chair, Office of Health Standards Compliance

15:00-15:45
Healthcare in the 4th industrial revolution - Valter Adão, Chief Digital and Innovation Officer, Deloitte Africa

16:00-17:00

HASA AGM (invited guests only)

19:00

Gala event at The Avenue, V&A Waterfront (Buses depart from the CTICC from 18:45)

Day 3: Wednesday, 27 September

07:30-08:30

Tea, coffee & refreshments

08:30-10:00
More perspectives on universal healthcare

08:30-09:15
The role of the private sector in overcoming healthcare resource shortages - Dr H. Vinod Bhat, Vice Chancellor, Manipal University (India)

09:15-10:00
Plotting the legislative pathway to NHI - Neil Kirby, Director, Werksmans Attorneys

10:00-10:15

Tea break in exhibition area

10:15-11:45
More perspectives on universal healthcare

10:15-11:00
Funding universal healthcare: The great distraction - Mariné Erasmus, Director, Econex

11:00-11:45
Pathways to universal care - Shivani Ranchod, Healthcare Actuary, Insight Actuaries and Consultants and Senior Lecturer, University of Cape Town

11:45-12:15

Best stand award / stand prizes

12:15-13:15

Lunch break in exhibition area

13:15-14:45
SESSION 4:
Healthcare ‘hot buttons’

13:15-14:00
Price regulation in the UK public healthcare system - Victoria Barr, Senior Director, FTI Consulting

14:00-14:45
Leadership in patient satisfaction - Paul Huelskamp, Vice President of Sales, Press Ganey (USA)

14:45-15:00

Tea break in exhibition area

15:00-16:45
Healthcare ‘hot buttons’

15:00-16:00
Panel Discussion: Drivers of health utilisation in the South African medical scheme market - Chair: Matthew Prior, Funder Relations and Health Policy Executive, Life Healthcare with Roly Buys, Consultant, Mediclinic Southern Africa; Dr Jenni Noble, General Manager, Medscheme; Lynette Swanepoel, Healthcare and Insurance Forensic Specialist, Southern African Fraud Prevention Services; and Mariné Erasmus, Director, Econex

16:00-16:45
Opportunities for private healthcare providers around Africa - Dr Farai Shonhiwa, Group Strategy Director, Centum Investment Company (Kenya)

16:45-17:00

Closing by Dr Dumisani Bomela, CEO, Hospital Association of South Africa

Conference Management

Contact Details

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Bespoke Strategic Communications

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