Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2017 | Agenda

August 29, 2017

Day 1 - Morning

Schedule

08:00Register
09:00Opening Remarks
09:05Keynote Presentation: TBC
09:20Presentation: TBC

09:40

PANEL DISCUSSION: South African Healthcare: Alive with Possibilities… and Dire Challenges:

  • The NHI: Where are we now?
  • Regulating HealthTech in South Africa
  • Can technology address the shortage of medical practitioners in the country?
  • Ensuring that legislation keeps up with innovation in healthcare.
  • Telemedicine Initiatives: What have we learnt?
10:20 – 10:35COFFEE BREAK/ NETWORKING
10:35
PANEL DISCUSSION: Digital Healthcare ‘Snake Oil’ Solutions?
From heavily promoted EHR solutions, apps and direct-to-consumer digital health products, are digital health solutions over-promising and under-delivering?

11:15

PANEL DISCUSSION: Beyond Science Fiction: How Practical is Robotic Healthcare within the African Context?

  • Robotics in healthcare: The true potential
  • The rise of Pharmacy robots
  • Healthcare Robots: Ethical Issues to Consider
  • Local robotic surgery success stories
  • Investing in robotics: Cost vs. Benefit
11:50
PRESENTATION: Delivering personalized healthcare with the power of IoT and mobile health technologies

12:15

PANEL DISCUSSION: Analytics, Robotics, Wearables, Apps, AI, Automation, Natural Language Processing, IoT and more: Who needs a doctor?!

  • Will doctors become obsolete?
  • The robots are coming!
  • The human factor: Creativity, Empathy and Ethical Decision Making in healthcare.
  • The rise of online diagnostic services, AI and Apps
  • What will the doctor of the future look like?
13:00 – 14:00NETWORKING LUNCH

14:00

PANEL DISCUSSION: Role of Big Data, Predictive Analytics and Cognitive support in healthcare

  • Harnessing available data to improve clinical and organizational performance
  • Gaining knowledge and actionable information from growing health data repositories
  • Data visualization for speedy decision making
  • How do we make these tools work in our existing siloed information systems?
14:40
INNOVATION SHOWCASE:
15:00– 15:15REFRESHMENT BREAK
15:15
PRESENTATION: Operational Efficiency: Driving Down the Total Cost of Care with Technology
15:45
PRESENTATION: Implementing Healthcare Tech- Important Legal and Ethical Issues to Consider
16:00CLOSING REMARKS/ EVENING RECEPTION
August 30, 2017

Day 2 - Morning

Schedule

08:00Register
09:00Opening Remarks
09:05Keynote Presentation: TBC
09:25Presentation: TBC
09:45 – 10:05COFFEE BREAK/ NETWORKING

10:05

PANEL DISCUSSION: Developing a Digital Transformation Strategy for your Healthcare Facility:

  • Which HealthTech solution is right for you?
  • Choosing the right digital partner
  • Getting buy-in from management, staff and patients
  • Addressing the digital literacy challenge
  • Measuring and Achieving ROI from EHR Implementation

10:45

PRESENTATION: Models, Surgical Planning with 3D printing in healthcare

11:05

PANEL DISCUSSION: Your patient records have been hacked. Now what?!

  • Key parameters for security in healthcare technologies
  • Security challenges in mHealth delivery
  • Staying one step ahead of hackers
  • Use cases (speaker experiences)
  • Engendering a security conscious culture in your organisation

11:45

PANEL DISCUSSION: Healthcare IT Leaders Forum

  • Dealing with complexity created by emerging trends
  • Evaluating existing technology and defining strategic goals
  • Navigating the decision making matrix in a healthcare organization
  • An insight into the vendor selection process
  • Managing the data security risks of patient portals
  • What keeps you up at night?

12:42

PRESENTATION: The Future of Healthcare: What’s on the horizon?

13:00CLOSING REMARKS/ RAFFLE DRAW