Provisional Programme

Cape Town International Convention Centre, Monday, 26 August - Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Provisional Programme
Start

August

Monday - Day 1

Registration and Exhibition opens at 09:00

Brunch in exhibition area at 10:00-11:15

11:30-12.00

Welcome by Conference Co-Ordinator, Kerishnie Naiker

Conference opening by Dr Biren Valodia, Chairman, Hospital Association of South Africa

12.00-12.30

Opening address by the Honourable Minister of Health (tbc)

12.30-13:00

The precariat, the global economy, and implications for leadership and business
Jon Foster-Pedley, Dean and Director at Henley Business School



The Nationsal Health Insurance

13.00-13.45

The National Health Insurance Bill unpacked

Dr Anban Pillay, Deputy Director General, National Health Insurance, National Department of Health

13.45-14.45

The National Health Insurance Bill In Focus – Panel discussion

Moderator, Tanya Cohen, ex-Business Unity South Africa Chief Executive Officer

Dr Anban Pillay, Deputy Director General, National Department of Health

Melanie Da Costa, Director of Strategy and Healthcare Policy, Netcare

Dr Tebogo Phaleng, Chief Strategy Officer, Discovery Health

Dr Guni Goolab, Principal Officer, Government Employee Medical Scheme (GEMS)

Dr Stavros Nicolaou, Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Task Group

Dr Terence Moodley, Board member of SAMED



Policy

Tea break in exhibition area

15.15-16.00

The many faces of universal health coverage

Barry Childs, Co-CEO, Insight Actuaries and Consultants

16.00-16:45

Memento Mori: value-based contracting at the end of life

Shivani Ranchod, Founder, Alignd and Founder and CEO, Percept Health

17:00-18:00

Networking Evening (Gallery Bar Area)

HASA AGM (invited guests only)

August

Tuesday - Day 2

08:45-09:00

Opening and announcements
Kerishnie Naiker



Innovation



09:00-09:45

The flaws of quality improvement and patient safety - the human factor

Professor Michael Marx, Institute of Public Health at Heidelberg University: Health System development

09:45-10:30

Data and machine learning: shaping the future of healthcare today

Dr. Tapiwa Chiwewe, Research Manager, IBM Research South Africa

 Tea break in exhibition area

11.00-11:45

AI and value in radiology – unlimited horizons

Dr Richard Tuft, Executive Director, Radiological Society of South Africa

11:45-12:30

Building a healthcare information and management system in the Eastern Cape
Dr Rolene Wagner, ex-Deputy Director General, Hospitals and Support Services, Eastern Cape

Lunch break in exhibition area

13.30-14.15

Technology vs scarce healthcare resources

Josh Lasker, Founder and Director Abby Health Systems

14.15-15.15

On my mind: The Healthcare Chief Information Officer Forum – Panel discussion

Moderator, Valter Adao, Chief Digital and Innovation Officer, Deloittes

Raymond Plotz, Chief Information Officer, Mediclinic Southern Africa

Suren Govender, Chief Digital Officer, Life Healthcare

Tanya Vogt, Executive Officer of the South African Medical Technology Industry Association

Braam Oberholzer, Head Enterprise Architect, Netcare

Tea break in exhibition area

Collaboration in healthcare

15.45-16.30

Collaboration: The art of the possible

Dr Sue Tager, Chief Executive Officer, Wits University Donald Gordon Medical Centre

16.30-17.15

Collaborating towards better health outcomes in Klerksdorp

Dr Binu Luke, Chief Specialist, Klerksdorp/Tshepong Hospital and Adjunct Professor, Wits University

18.30 for 19:00

Gala Event at The Gold Restaurant

August

Wednesday - Day 3

08:00-08:30

Tea, coffee & refreshments

08:30-09.00

Best Stand Awards (Exhibition area)

Opening and announcements
Kerishnie Naiker



Quality care

09:00-09:45

Contextualising value of care

Dr Anchen Laubscher, Clinical Director, Netcare

09:45-10:30

Reimagining the patient experience

Jaco van den Heever, Chief Executive Officer, Sand Dollar Design

Tea break in exhibition area

11:00-11:45

Nursing of the future

Dr Sharon Vasuthevan, Nursing and Quality Executive, Life Healthcare

11:45-12:45

Addressing the healthcare human resource challenge – Panel discussion

Moderator, Dr Paul Soko, Clinical Directorate Executive, Life Healthcare

Pofessor Lungile Pepeta, Executive Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Nelson Mandela University

Dr Gail Andrews, Chief Operating Officer, National Department of Health

Dr Muneeb Chohan, Head of Operations, Melomed Hospitals

Professor Eric Buch, Chairperson of the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) Board and    Professor of Health Policy and Management at the University of Pretoria.

12:45

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

Kerishnie Naiker

Internationally-acclaimed speaker and conference host Kerishnie Naiker will host the conference in 2019.

Kerishnie Naiker is a pharmacist, businesswoman, philanthropist, television anchor, public speaker and former Director of Communications for Netcare Ltd. She studied towards a Masters in Pharmacy Practice focusing on Tuberculosis. She worked with Nelson Mandela and the South African Ministry of Health to facilitate public private partnerships. She established three hospitals, nine Tuberculosis clinics and The Chatsworth Youth Centre. She mediated the agreement between Vodacom, Altron, Gauteng Provincial Department of Health and RHRU to establish the AIDS Centre, Shandukani. She is a former board member of Vodacom Foundation and Smile Foundation.

*RHRU: Reproductive Health and Research Unit

“Advancing Healthcare”

The 2019 conference takes place at Cape Town International Convention Centre.

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