2020 Agenda

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Plenary


13:00
KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Future of Healthcare Post COVID-19
Prof. Robert Morris
, Chief Technology Strategist, MOH Office for Healthcare Transformation, Singapore

13:30
UK NHS PERSPECTIVE:
The Story of Technology, People and the Leadership
Prof. Sam Shah, Global Digital Adviser and NHS Consultant,
United Kingdom

14:00
Online Networking & Stretch Break

4th Digital Healthcare


GOVERNMENT-LED DIGITAL APPLICATIONS


14:30
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Snehal Patel, CEO and Co-Founder, MyDoc, Singapore

14:40
KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Digital Transformation in the NHS: What worked?

  • Overview of the ambition for NHS digital transformation, and the long-term plan
  • Examples of key areas in NHS digital transformation- telemedicine, platforms, online health & workforce
  • Future trends and market opportunities

Prof. Sam Shah, Global Digital Adviser and NHS Consultant, United Kingdom

15:10
ISRAEL REGULATOR’S ADDRESS:
National Strategy to Accelerate AI and Big Data in Healthcare During and After the COVID-19 Crisis

  • AI to battle COVID-19 – How possible will it be?
  • Investments and efforts driving digital healthcare in Israel
  • Lessons in healthcare innovation from the ‘start-up nation’
  • Next big thing in digital healthcare
  • Remaining challenges in achieving a fully-digital health system in Israel

Esti Shelly, Director, Digital Health, Ministry of Health Israel, Israel

15:40
THAI GOVERNMENT’S LATEST INITIATIVE:
Driving Innovation in Genomic and AI Technologies  

  • Accelerating medtech exchange via the MEDICOPOLIS (Medicopolis & Health Informatics) program
  • Investment and collaboration driven by TCELS in genomic tech and other medtech innovations
  • Implications of Thailand’s first AI ethics guidelines on the digital healthcare economy

Dr. Nares Damrongchai, Chief Executive Officer, Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS), Thailand

16:05
Growth of Interoperability Labs in the Asia-Pacific Region

  • Role of interoperability in digital health and universal healthcare
  • How interoperability labs can help countries attain interoperability
  • Role of the community in developing such labs
  • How SIL-Asia worked with Asian Development Bank to help countries in the region to build these labs

Prof. Philip Christian Zuniga, Technical Director, SIL-Asia, Philippines

16:25
ASEAN HEALTHCARE LEADERS’ ROUNDTABLE:
Walking the Tech Talk: Policies to Accelerate Digital Health Adoption Across ASEAN

  • Opportunities and challenges in Southeast Asia’s current healthcare landscape
  • COVID-19 revealing need for a globally-connected supply chain system
  • State of standards harmonisation & data interoperability in APAC
  • Role of governments and private sector in healthcare digital transformation
  • Summing up what else is needed to close the digital divide in healthcare

Moderator:
Dr. Nares Damrongchai, Chief Executive Officer, Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS), Thailand

Panelists:
Prof. Philip Christian Zuniga, Technical Lead, Interoperability Expert, SIL-Asia, Philippines
Dr. HM Goh, Executive Director (Healthcare), TAEL Partners, Singapore
Rachel Frizberg, Area Head Asia Pacific, Roche Pharmaceuticals, Singapore

17:20
Online Networking & Stretch Break


Plenary (Digital Healthcare and Healthcare Facilities)


17:30
Healthcare Heroes – Appreciation and Celebration for the Brave Hearts!

  • Introducing your role and responsibility
  • Your experience and challenges faced during COVID-19
  • Current situation/status of the COVID-19 patients in the hospital
  • Managing time between work and family
  • What you think is the achievement for the colleagues, yourself and your organisation?
  • Your message

Moderator:
Anwar Rafique, Co-Founder, Ssivix Lab, Singapore

Panelists:
Gerald Roy Nipal, Project Nurse for COVID-19, Metro Pacific Investments Corporation, Philippines
Renee Sanchez, Nurse Manager of Pediatrics, Lenox Hill Hospital, United States
Joy Tham, COVID19 Dormitories Operations Volunteer, Clinical Coding Specialist, Changi General Hospital, Singapore
Izzul Rifaie, Swab Nurse, Alliance Healthcare Group, Singapore

18:10
End of Conference

7th Healthcare Facilities

14:30
Chairperson Opening Remark

Zeyad Tuffaha, Hospital Design & Management Consultant, Jordan


COVID AND BEYOND: DESIGN PLANNING & OPERATIONS


14:40
Panel Discussion:
Future Hospitals – Facility Design in the Age of COVID-19

  • Design thinking – Isolation and containment design features for suspected COVID-19 patients
  • Designing workflows for patient safety, care and experience
  • Protecting Healthcare workers hygiene and safety
  • Congestion and capacity management
  • Alternative healthcare facilities in fight against COVID-19

Moderator:
Zeyad Tuffaha, Hospital Design & Management Consultant, Jordan

 Panelists:
Low Hsien Chih, Senior Assistant Director, Alexandra Hospital, Singapore
Datuk Dr. Kiljit Singh, Medical Director, Prince Court Medical Center, President, Association Private Hospitals Malaysia (APHM), Malaysia
Dr Chatchai Arthur Yachantha, Division Director – Patient Experience & Engagement Services, Bumrungrad Hospital, Thailand

15:40
Incident Management System at Alexandra Hospital During Covid-19 Crisis – Planning and Operations Strategy

  • Facility readiness in the future for national emergency crisis
  • Increasing hospital efficiency through design and operations
  • How global trends are impacting regional hospital designs
  • Future-ready hospital planning in Singapore for emergency global outbreaks

Low Hsien Chih, Senior Assistant Director, Alexandra Hospital, Singapore

16:10
A DISRUPTED PARADIGM:
Global trends in Responding to New Requirements from Healthcare Services

  • COVID touchpoints and response tactics across operations, safety, and patient care
  • How innovation, scalable technologies and partnerships will reshape the sector
  • Impact on future-ready facilities and infrastructure
  • Closing the gaps among the healthcare, financial and social policy sectors

Moderator:
Manisha Kumar, Hospital Head & General Manager, Columbia Asia Hospitals, India

Panellists:
Esti Shelly, Director, Digital Health, Ministry of Health Israel, Israel
Jenny Shao, CEO and Founder, TDH Solution, Former Health Information Systems Director, United Family Healthcare, China
Seow Kin Yong, Director, Facilities Development, SingHealth, Singapore

17:10
Chairperson closing remarks

 17:15
Online Networking & Stretch Break


Plenary (Digital Healthcare and Healthcare Facilities)


17:30
Healthcare Heroes – Appreciation and Celebration for the Brave Hearts!

  • Introducing your role and responsibility
  • Your experience and challenges faced during COVID-19
  • Current situation/status of the COVID-19 patients in the hospital
  • Managing time between work and family
  • What you think is the achievement for the colleagues, yourself and your organisation?
  • Your message

Moderator:
Anwar Rafique, Co-Founder, Ssivix Lab, Singapore

Panelists:
Gerald Roy Nipal, Project Nurse for COVID-19, Metro Pacific Investments Corporation, Philippines
Renee Sanchez, Nurse Manager of Pediatrics, Lenox Hill Hospital, United States
Joy Tham, COVID19 Dormitories Operations Volunteer, Clinical Coding Specialist, Changi General Hospital, Singapore
Izzul Rifaie, Swab Nurse, Alliance Healthcare Group, Singapore

18:10
End of Virtual Conference day 1

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4th Digital Healthcare

13:00
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Rich Bryson, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, reach52, Singapore


NEW DIGITAL FRONTIERS – FOR COVID-19 & BEYOND


13:20
BOTS AND CARE:
Fighting COVID-19: Role of Robotics in Managing Public Health and Infectious Diseases

  • How are soft robots changing the healthcare landscape?
  • Advances in Robotic Tech for Rehabilitation and Assistive applications
    • Assessing soft robotics’ potential in healthcare
    • Technical challenges incorporating robotics in the healthcare setting

Raye Yeow Chen-Hua, Head, NUS Evolution Innovation Laboratory, Singapore

13:55
WHERE TECH MEETS HEALTHCARE IN TAIWAN:
Technology Transformation in Surgical Care and IT Capabilities in Combating COVID-19

  • State of the art, recent developments and outlook for IRCAD
  • Tech advances in the surgical field: 3D imaging tech, AR for minimally invasive surgery
  • Success factors contributing to Taiwan reputation as APAC’s breeding ground for health tech innovations

Dr. Jack Liu, Director of Taiwan’s R&D and Incubation, IRCAD-Taiwan, Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Taiwan

14:10
Data Security And Privacy Considerations In The Age of Mobile Messaging And Collaboration: A Singapore Hospital Case Study 

  • Data and privacy challenges in hospital communications
  • Key considerations to overcome these challenges
  • Singapore hospital experience

Chee Leng Loy, Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific and Middle East (APME), NetSfere, Singapore

14:40
Online Networking & Refreshment Break

15:10
Reinventing Hospitals with Intelligent Automation & A Digital Workforce

  • Competing and thriving amidst 21st-century demands
  • Expanding contact centre capacity to facilitate patient intake and inquires
  • Considerations when automating data exchange between stakeholders
  • Improve capacity planning and efficiency of admissions through RPA
  • Success story: NHS Foundation Trust’s implementation of a Centre of Excellence (CoE)

Dr. Yan Chow, MD, MBA, Senior Director, Industry Strategy and Marketing for Healthcare, Automation Anywhere

15:50
Digital Health Solutions supporting the Road to COVID-19 Recovery

  • Using AI to free up bed capacity, save lives and reduce cost- Potentially saving $12.5bn in US alone
  • How a system can immediately triage and prioritize the whole surgical waiting list backlog
  • Importance of proven, tested solutions from C2-Ai’s experience

Richard Jones, Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer, C2-Ai, United Kingdom


ASIA PACIFIC DIGITAL HEALTH MARKETS


16:10
CASE STUDY:
Introducing MedTech Innovation in Emerging Markets 

  • Experience-sharing on introducing advanced medtech into DDH
  • Local acceptability of the modernized medtech equipment
  • Data interoperability key in developing an eHealth and digital tech strategy
  • Strengthening data governance and policy

Joseph Michael Nepomuceno, Assistant Ancillary Director, Davao Doctors Hospital (DDH), Philippines

16:40
MEASURE & IMPROVE PATIENT-LEVEL VALUE:
How Analytics enable the Value-Based Healthcare Model

Shikha Kumari, Senior Assistant Director, Value-Driven Outcome (VDO) Office, National University Health System, Singapore

17:00
Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

Rich Bryson, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, reach52, Singapore


HEALTHCARE START-UPS SHOWCASE – EVALUATE & COLLABORATE


17:05
Moderator’s Opening Remarks

Yoann Sapanel, Head, Health Innovation at WisDM, Institute for Digital Medicine, NUS Medicine, Singapore

17:15
Healint: Migraine Buddy, the world’s largest migraine tracking and research platform 

Francois Cadiou, CEO & Founder, Healint, Singapore

17:25
MyDoc: One platform coordinating personal healthcare

Dr. Matthew Lee, Clinical Operations Director, MyDoc, Singapore

17:35
SmartPeep: AI Patient-Sitter System

Lim Meng Hui, CEO, SmartPeep, Singapore

17:45
DocDoc: The world’s first patient intelligence company – How insurers can apply this concept?

Cole Sirucek, Co-Founder and CEO, DocDoc, Singapore

17:55
Combined Live Q&A

18:05
End of Virtual Conference Day 2

7th Healthcare Facilities


EFFICIENCY, AUTOMATION AND TRANSFORMATION


13:00
How and Why of Bumrungrad Flagship Hospitals Facilities are Major Part of the Group’s Business Transformation Strategy?

Dr Chatchai Arthur Yachantha, Division Director – Patient Experience & Engagement Services, Bumrungrad Hospital, Thailand

13:30
Myanmar – Case Study: Project Update, Investment and Refurbishment

Dr. Aung Pyae Kyaw, Executive Director, Asia Royal Hospital, Myanmar

14:00
Online Networking & Stretch Break


PROJECT INVESTORS’ PRIORITIES


This session will host select project investments committed by State and private healthcare establishments from the region, and their new partnerships. Investment areas relating to design, operations and smart facilities will be in focus.

This session not only assesses how COVID-19 is proving new facilities design to be pandemic flexible, rethinking modified designs, and future-ready concepts.

14:30
Dubai Healthcare City – Regulating High-Tech Facilities with Smart Services, and Future Upscaling Plans 

  • Regulating the world’s largest free healthcare zone
  • Facilities transformation roadmap and capital investment allocation
  • Developing a regional medical hub and investment opportunities
  • Quality first – Strategies in maintaining world-class standards

Dr. Ramadan AlBlooshi, Chief Regulatory Officer (CRO), Dubai Healthcare City, United Arab Emirates

15:00
Capital Expansion Across South Asia and the Gulf with the Next Concept in Managing Pandemics

Surjit Puruhutjit, General Manager, KIMS Bahrain, Bahrain

15:30
Malaysia:
Public Hospitals’ Pain, Private Hospitals’ Gain?
Are Large and Small Private Hospitals Facility-Ready for COVID-19 Patients? –

Datuk Dr. Kuljit Singh, Medical Director, Prince Court Medical Center, President, Association Private Hospitals Malaysia (APHM)

16:00
End of Virtual Conference Day 2

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4th Digital Healthcare

13:00
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Richard Jones, Chief Strategy Officer, C2-Ai


NEXT-GEN TECH FOR SMART HEALTHCARE   


13:00
COVID-19 response & healthcare solutions: Improving Outcomes, Access, and Value with Connected Care Tech 

  • Outlook and key trends that will shape the connected health industry in APAC
  • Value-based care delivery model – the significance of interoperability and healthcare data sharing
  • Snapshot of Philips’ portfolio of connected care solutions for better preparedness, patient recovery, and access to care
  • Going virtual to combat COVID-19 and implications for digital health in a post-COVID world

Diederik Zeven, General Manager, Health Systems, Philips ASEAN Pacific

13:20
COVID-19 Pandemic & Impact on Health + Healthcare

  • Flattening the 4 curves
  • Re-inventing the Hospital
  • Re-inventing the Work Place
  • IBM’s Response to Covid-19

Sandeep Makhijani, IBM Watson Health Leader, Asia Pacific, IBM, Singapore


UK MEDTECH INNOVATION FORUM


Supported by the UK’s Department of International Trade, this session will feature 6 up-and-coming digital health companies from the UK at the forefront of transforming the healthcare industry with new care delivery models to emerging tech solutions for healthcare providers.

Moderator:
Prof. Sam Shah, Global Digital Adviser and NHS Consultant, United Kingdom

13:40
Kraydel: A new TV-based wellbeing platform for healthy ageing in place
Dr Amer Fasihi PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Kraydel

13:50
XenZone: Bringing Kooth to Singapore
Elaine Bousfield, Founder and International Development Director, XenZone

14:00
C2-Ai: Ai solutions – reducing harm/mortality in hospitals and saving lives/costs
Richard Jones, Chief Strategy Officer, C2-Ai

14:10
MediShout: The Operational Brain For Healthcare Organisations
Ash Kalraiya, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellow, Orthopaedic Surgeon, MediShout

14:20
Elsevier: Accelerating the COVID-19 Research-Practice Continuum through Knowledge-Based Technology
Dr. Ujjwal Rao, Senior Clinical Specialist, Elsevier, India

14:30
Static Systems Group: The Fusion Healthcare Platform: Keeping Patients Safe, Empowering Care Teams
Matthew Wakelam, Product Manager, Static Systems Group

14:40
Combined Q&A Session


HEALTH TECH PARTNERSHIPS & FINANCING


14:50
Building Collaborative Network Relationships to Accelerate Market Access for Early-Stage MedTech Innovations

  • Impact of regulations on innovation in the field of medical devices
  • Snapshot of the local support ecosystem for early-stage MedTech innovators
  • From Concept to Commercialization: Experience working with early-stage MedTech

Michael Ho, Head of Innovation, National Health Innovation Centre, Singapore

15:20
Online Networking Break

15:50
HEALTH TECH INVESTORS’ ROUNDTABLE:
Latest Developments in Health Tech and Funding for Health Tech Startups 

  • Impact of health tech start-ups in the digital health funding and partnership space
  • COVID-19: Start-ups excelling at a time of crisis
  • Revenue models for health tech startups: How to monetize services
  • Key considerations when investing in health tech startups
  • Is digital health in a bubble?

Moderator:
Seemant Jauhari, Managing Partner, HealthXCapital, Singapore

Panelists:
Dave Ng, Head of Southeast Asia, Eight Roads Ventures, Singapore
Shruti Dwivedi, General Manager, Blockchain Centre Singapore, Singapore
Chik Wai Chiew, CEO and Executive Director, Heritas Capital Management, Singapore

16:40
DIGITAL HEALTHCARE LEADERS’ ROUNDTABLE:
The Next Steps for the Digital Health Market – Pandemic and Patients 

  • Inadequacy of traditional care delivery models to cope with digital disruption
  • Equipping healthcare workforce with the skills to deliver the digital future
  • Preparing for new normals and crisis in the age of COVID-19
  • Skillsets for the next-gen CIOs
  • Achieving the right balance— technology and patient care

Moderator:
Richard Jones, Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer, C2-Ai, United Kingdom

Panelists:
Abdulrazaq Ameri, Hospital Director, Al Kuwait Hospital, United Arab Emirates
Edward Booty, Chief Executive Officer, reach52, Singapore
Snehal Patel, CEO and Co-Founder, MyDoc, Singapore


Plenary (Digital Healthcare and Healthcare Facilities)


17:30
Women in Health Leadership Panel:
Cultivating the Next-Gen of Women Leaders in Healthcare

  • Why does gender equality matter on the board?
  • Key challenges facing women leaders in healthcare
  • Management efforts to address some of these challenges, and remaining gaps
  • Reflections on the journey to the top
  • Breaking the glass ceiling: Lessons learnt along the way, and advice to my younger self

Moderator:
Shruti Dwivedi
, General Manager, Blockchain Centre Singapore, Singapore

Panelists:
Dr. Chandrika Kambam, Director, Clinical Services Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd., India
Esti Shelly
, Director, Digital Health, Ministry of Health Israel, Israel
Grace Park
, Co-Founder and President, DocDoc, Singapore

18:20
End of Virtual Conference Day 3

7th Healthcare Facilities


DISRUPTING THE STATUS QUO


13:00
Cost of Operating and Maintaining COVID-19 Ready Modern Healthcare Facilities in India  

  • Cost and benefit analysis
  • Embracing digitisation to increase overall operational efficiency
  • Meeting the needs of increased patient experience and care
  • Incident management system to support covid-19 patients in India Hospital

Manisha Kumar, General Manger, Head of Operations, Columbia Asia Hospitals, India

13:40
Emerging Concepts in Safety Benchmarks for Healthcare Facilities

  • Preparing healthcare facilities for an aging population
  • Understanding safety measures that are safe and maintainable
  • Adopting adequate patient-centric infrastructure
  • How to effectively negate hospital hazards

Shekhar Sinha, Allied-Health Director, Thye Hua Kwan Hospital (Ang Mo Kio), Singapore

14:10
Online Networking & Stretch Break


ACCREDITATION AND DESIGN STRATEGY


14:30
Digital Health Ecosystem Roadmap: MyCLNQ – Connecting all your healthcare needs

Anwar Rafique, Co-founder, Ssivix Lab, Singapore

15:00
Hospital Management Strategy and Key Component of the Hospital Readiness During Covid-19 in the UAE

  • Converting facilities as dedicated COVID care providers
  • COVID-19 outbreak and Its Impact on Hospital Design
  • Hospital management strategy: new “SOP” during Covid-19 in the UAE

Gulshan Vijayshankar, Advisor to His Excellency, Director General of Dubai Health Authority, UAE

15:30
Missing Pieces in Healthcare Quality

Abdulrazaq Ameri, Hospital Director, Al Kuwait Hospital, United Arab Emirates

16:00
Design and Operational Criteria for Multi-specialty Healthcare Facilities in India

  • Understanding the differing needs of specialised care
  • A focus on tertiary and quaternary care
  • Effective application of precision medicine

Dr. Chandrika Kambam, Director, Clinical Operations, HealthCare Global Enterprise, India

16:30
A Partnership-Based Approach to Embracing New Technologies, Solutions, and Hospital Strategy Measurement during Covid-19 in Indonesia

  • Preparedness measurement in response to emergency activities pertaining Covid-19 outbreak
  • Innovative and alternate solutions for quality patient care

Varun Khanna, Director, Siloam Hospital, Indonesia

17:00
Online Networking & Stretch Break


Plenary (Digital Healthcare and Healthcare Facilities)


17:30
Women in Health Leadership Panel:
Cultivating the Next-Gen of Women Leaders in Healthcare

  • Why does gender equality matter on the board?
  • Key challenges facing women leaders in healthcare
  • Management efforts to address some of these challenges, and remaining gaps
  • Reflections on the journey to the top
  • Breaking the glass ceiling: Lessons learnt along the way, and advice to my younger self

Moderator:
Shruti Dwivedi, General Manager, Blockchain Centre Singapore, Singapore

Panelists:
Dr. Chandrika Kambam, Director, Clinical Services Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd., India
Esti Shelly, Director, Digital Health, Ministry of Health Israel, Israel
Grace Park, Co-Founder and President, DocDoc, Singapore

18:20
End of Virtual Conference Day 3