September 18-19, 2023

Conference Programme

Conference Programme

Schedule of events planned for the Conference

1
12:30 – 13:30
Registration and Lunch
2
13:30 – 13:40
Welcome by Programme Director: Dr Michael Mol
3
13.40 – 13.55
Opening by DG of Health: Dr Sandile Buthelezi
4
13:55 – 14:35
Towards value-based care
5
14:40 – 15:15
Disruptive digital transformation
6
15.15 – 15.45
Refreshments, Exhibition Networking and Poster Displays
7
15.45 – 16.20
Hospital management: Being on the frontline
8
16.20 – 17.00
Quality Assurance in Healthcare
9
17.00 – 17.30
Networking Cocktail
10
18.30 – 19.00
Gala Dinner
1
08:30 – 10:00
Research posters and presentations
2
10:00 – 10:30
Refreshments, Exhibition Networking and Poster Displays
3
10:30 – 11:30
Medical Negligence and Malpractice
4
11.30 – 12.30
Antimicrobial stewardship: The silent epidemic of antibiotic resistance
5
12:30 – 13:30
Lunch, Exhibition Networking and Poster Displays
08:45 – 09:00
1
Andre Joseph and Leanne Manas welcome delegates
09:00 – 09:30
2
Deputy Minister of Health Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo opens the conference
09:30 – 10.00
3
Dr Yacoob Abba Omar (Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection)

Collaboration: The art of the possible

10:00 – 10:30
4
Refreshments, Exhibition Networking and Poster Displays
Theme: See possibilities: Collaborate
10:30 – 11:00
5
Dr Aslam Dasoo (Progressive Health Forum)

Accessible, quality healthcare: A challenge for all of us, together

11:00 – 12:00
6
Dr Ali Hamdulay (Momentum), Barry Childs (Insight Actuaries), Dr Simon Strachan (SAPPF), and Professor Nicola Theron (FTI Consulting). With Prof Roseanne Harris (Discovery Health)

Towards credible healthcare solutions.

12:00 – 12:30
7
Colleen Magner (Reos Partners)

Stepping into the future. Emerging lessons for healthcare.

12.30 – 13.30
8
Lunch, Exhibition Networking and Poster Displays
13.30 – 13.45
9
Exhibition competition awards/giveaways
Theme: NHI Bill
13.45 – 14.15
10
Dr Paula Armstrong (FTI Consulting)

Implementing NHI in a post-Covid economy: which way forward?

14.15 – 14.45
11
Dr Alex van den Heever (University of Witwatersrand)

Why monopolies/monopsonies fail.

14.45 – 15.15
12
Professor Ronelle Burger (University of Stellenbosch)

What research tells us about the state of health in South Africa and implications for reform.

15.15 – 15.45
13
Refreshments, Exhibition Networking and Poster Displays
15.45 – 16.00
14
Exhibition competition awards/giveaways
Theme: Digital Healthcare
16.00 – 16.30
15
Dr Jodi Wishnia and Precious Bikitsha (Percept)

Sandboxes aren’t just for kids: making space for innovation

16.30 – 17.00
16
Dr Rolan Christian (CareConnect)

Trends in digital healthcare creating the need for a data utility

17.00 – 17.30
17
Networking Cocktail
18.30 – 19.00
18
Gala Dinner
Theme: AI and Ethics
8.30 – 9.00
1
Dr Ernest Darkoh (Broadreach Healthcare)

Unlocking the Potential of the 4th Industrial Revolution in Healthcare

9.00 – 9.30
2
Frando Lin (VitruvianMD)

Unpacking the Future of Healthcare

9.30 – 10.00
3
Professor Keymanthri Moodley (University of Stellenbosch)

Data sharing and AI in healthcare: Ethical, legal and social issues

10.00 – 10.30
4
Refreshments, Exhibition Networking and Poster Displays
10.30 – 11.00
5
Exhibition Giveaways
Theme: Nursing
11.00 – 11.15
6
Professor Laetitia Rispel

The human resource for health plan – where to from here?

11.15 – 11.30
7
Professor Hester Klopper

Global solutions to the health professional crisis.

11.30 – 12.00
8
Nursing panel discussion featuring Professor Rispel and Professor Hester Klopper with Dr Nceba Ndwzayiba
12.00 – 12.30
9
Excellence in Healthcare Awards
12.30 – 13.30
10
Lunch, Exhibition Networking and Poster Displays
13.30 – 14.00
11
Thorpe Koorts (Western Cape Government, Department of Health and Wellness)
Seeing possibilities through collaboration: The redevelopment of Tygerberg Central Hospital through Public Private Partnering
14.00 – 14.45
12
Dr Paul Soko with a wrap of the Quality Summit
Background to the adjudication of the abstracts and poster submissions: Chair of the scientific panel Best Poster Award
14.45 – 15.15
13
Announcement of the HASA Board of Directors by Dr Dumisani Bomela
15.15
14
Closing
1
08:45 – 09:00
Andre Joseph and Leanne Manas welcome delegates
2
09:00 – 09:30
Deputy Minister of Health Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo opens the conference
3
09:30 – 10.00
Dr Yacoob Abba Omar (Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection)

Collaboration: The art of the possible

4
10:00 – 10:30
Refreshments, Exhibition Networking and Poster Displays
Theme: See possibilities: Collaborate
5
10:30 – 11:00
Dr Aslam Dasoo (Progressive Health Forum)

Accessible, quality healthcare: A challenge for all of us, together

6
11:00 – 12:00
Dr Ali Hamdulay (Momentum), Barry Childs (Insight Actuaries), Dr Simon Strachan (SAPPF), and Professor Nicola Theron (FTI Consulting). With Prof Roseanne Harris (Discovery Health)

Towards credible healthcare solutions.

7
12:00 – 12:30
Colleen Magner (Reos Partners)

Stepping into the future. Emerging lessons for healthcare.

8
12.30 – 13.30
Lunch, Exhibition Networking and Poster Displays
9
13.30 – 13.45
Exhibition competition awards/giveaways
Theme: NHI Bill
10
13.45 – 14.15
Dr Paula Armstrong (FTI Consulting)

Implementing NHI in a post-Covid economy: which way forward?

11
14.15 – 14.45
Dr Alex van den Heever (University of Witwatersrand)

Why monopolies/monopsonies fail

12
14.45 – 15.15
Professor Ronelle Burger (University of Stellenbosch)

What research tells us about the state of health in South Africa and implications for reform.

13
15.15 – 15.45
Refreshments, Exhibition Networking and Poster Displays
14
15.45 – 16.00
Exhibition competition awards/giveaways
Theme: Digital Healthcare
15
16.00 – 16.30
Dr Jodi Wishnia and Precious Bikitsha (Percept)

Sandboxes aren’t just for kids: making space for innovation

16
17.00 – 17.30
Dr Rolan Christian (CareConnect)

Trends in digital healthcare creating the need for a data utility

17
16.30 – 17.00
Refreshments

Trends in digital healthcare creating the need for a data utility

18
18.30 – 19.00
Gala Dinner
Theme: AI and Ethics
1
8.30 – 9.00
Dr Ernest Darkoh (Broadreach Healthcare)

Unlocking the Potential of the 4th Industrial Revolution in Healthcare

2
9.00 – 9.30
Frando Lin (VitruvianMD)

Unpacking the Future of Healthcare

3
9.30 – 10.00
Professor Keymanthri Moodley (University of Stellenbosch)

Data sharing and AI in healthcare: Ethical, legal and social issues

4
10.00 – 10.30
Refreshments, Exhibition Networking and Poster Displays
5
10.30 – 11.00
Exhibition Giveaways
Theme: Nursing
6
11.00 – 11.15
Professor Laetitia Rispel

The human resource for health plan – where to from here?

7
11.15 – 11.30
Professor Hester Klopper

Global solutions to the health professional crisis

8
11.30 – 12.00
Nursing panel discussion featuring Professor Rispel and Professor Hester Klopper with Dr Nceba Ndwzayiba
9
12.00 – 12.30
Excellence in Healthcare Awards
10
12.30 – 13.30
Lunch, Exhibition Networking and Poster Displays
11
13.30 – 14.00
Thorpe Koorts (Western Cape Government, Department of Health and Wellness)
Seeing possibilities through collaboration: The redevelopment of Tygerberg Central Hospital through Public Private Partnering
12
14.00 – 14.45
Dr Paul Soko with a wrap of the Quality Summit
Background to the adjudication of the abstracts and poster submissions: Chair of the scientific panel Best Poster Award
13
14.45 – 15.15
Announcement of the HASA Board of Directors by Dr Dumisani Bomela
14
15.15
Closing