Provisional Programme

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Day 1: Monday, 25 September

13:00-17:00

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

17:00-21:00

Opening Evening, featuring New York Times correspondent, Pulitzer Prize-winner, and author of ‘5 Days at Memorial’, Dr Sheri Fink

Day 2: Tuesday, 26 September

07:30-08:30

Registration / tea, coffee & refreshments

08:30-09:00

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

09:00-10:00

Keynote address by Honourable Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi

10:00-10:15

Tea break in exhibition area

10:15-12:30
SESSION 1:
Perspectives on universal healthcare

10:15-11:00
Private insurance in the Brazilian universal care system - Luiz Augusto Carneiro, CEO, Instituto de Estudos de Saúde Suplementar

11:00-11:45
Private hospitals’ participation in universal cover in Brazil: the role of incentives; efficiencies and private pay patients - Denise Soares dos Santos, CEO, Beneficência Portuguesa de São Paulo

11:45-12:30
What does NHI mean for medical schemes? - Speaker to be confirmed

12:30-13:30

Lunch break in exhibition area

13:30-14:15
SESSION 1 CONT.
Perspectives on universal healthcare

13:30-14:15
Plotting the legislative pathway to NHI - Neil Kirby, Head of healthcare and life sciences, Werksmans Attorneys

14:15-15:00
SESSION 2:
Quality in healthcare

14:15-15:00
Process for the publication of standardised quality data in the private hospital sector - Andrew Vallance-Owen, Chairman, Private Healthcare Information Network (UK)

15:00-15:15

Tea break in exhibition area

15:15-16:45
SESSION 2 CONT. 
Quality in healthcare

15:15-16:00
Outlining the role and functions of the Office of Healthcare Standards and Compliance - Prof Lizo Mazwai, Chairman, Office of Health Standards and Compliance

16:00-16:45
Leadership in patient satisfaction - Paul Heulselkamp, Director of Sales, Press-Ganey

19:00

Gala event at The Avenue, V&A Waterfront
Buses depart from outside the CTICC from 18:45 and return from 22:30

Day 3: Wednesday, 27 September

07:30-08:30

Tea, coffee & refreshments

08:30-10:00
SESSION 3:
More perspectives on universal healthcare

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

09:15-10:00
Are you getting what you pay for? The cost of free healthcare - Mariné Erasmus, Director, Econex

10:00-10:15

Tea break in exhibition area

10:15-11:45
SESSION 3 CONT.
More perspectives on universal healthcare

10:15-11:00
Pathways to universal care - Shivani Ranchod, Consulting Actuary and Senior Lecturer, University of Cape Town

11:00-11:45
Price regulation in the UK public healthcare system - Victoria Barr, Senior Consultant, FTI Consulting

11:45-12:15

Best stand award / stand prizes

12:15-13:15

Lunch break in exhibition area

13:15-15:00
SESSION 4:
Private Healthcare Market Inquiry and ‘hot buttons”

13:15-14:00
Reflections on the Healthcare Market Inquiry - Melanie Da Costa, Chair, Hospital Association of South Africa

14:00-15:00
Drivers of health utilisation in the South African medical scheme market - Panel Discussion

15:00-15:15

Tea break in exhibition area

15:15-16:45
SESSION 4 CONT.
Private Healthcare Market Inquiry and ‘hot buttons”

15:15-16:00
Enhancing access to healthcare services through mobile technology: African examples - mHealth

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

16:45-17:00

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

Conference Management

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