CONNECTED CARE CONFERENCE

29 - 31 January 2018

 17.5 CPD Points* 

Overview

Theme: empowering the patient and clinician through connected healthcare systems and innovative technologies

A brand new addition to the Arab Health congress was the 3 day Connected Care conference. Each day a different theme was covered; digital health, patient telehealth and home & long-term care. Organised by the industry for the industry, the expert advisory board have handpicked the esteemed speaker line up highlighting case studies and discussion points around the healthcare industries most pressing issues including, integration of digital healthcare, EHR, cyber security, remote patient monitoring and patient satisfaction in home healthcare.

What are the main topics covered?

  • Cyber threats and digital health surveillance
  • Connected healthcare and saving lives
  • Remote patient monitoring in medication compliance
  • Better outcomes with long-term patients monitoring
  • Strategy and position of homecare in healthcare delivery

Conference Chair:

  • Dr Aaron Han, Acting Chief Medical Officer, American Hospital, Dubai, UAE 

Co-Chair:

  • Dr Sarper Tanli, CEO, Manzil Health, Dubai, UAE 

Scientific Organising Committee:

  • Dr Ossama Al Hassan, Head of e health, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr Hapreet Sood, Associate CCIO, NHS England, London, UK
  • Dr Manish Kohli, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO), Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA 
  • Russell Gann, Director, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Disclaimer: The UAE has announced that it will introduce VAT on 1 January 2018 at a rate to be determined (currently expected to be 5%).  

*These are estimated hours and are subject to change based on the final programme     

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DIGITAL HEALTH

09:00     Opening remarks by the conference chair

               Dr Aaron Han, Chief of Pathology, American Hospital, Dubai, UAE

 

SESSION ONE: GLOBAL CONNECTED HEALTHCARE MODELS

09:10     ASK THE EXPERTS: How to implement and sustain connected care systems to benefit patient outcomes and increase clinician efficiency

               Moderator:

               Dr Aaron Han, Chief of Pathology, American Hospital, Dubai, UAE

               Panellists:

               Dr Sarper Tanli, CEO, Manzil Health, Dubai, UAE

               Dr Osama El-Hassan, Head of e health, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE

               Dr Hapreet Sood, Associate CCIO, NHS England, London, UK

               Dr Manish Kohli, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO), Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

               Dr Russell Gann, Director, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

10:40     Coffee Break

11:10     Keynote: Connecting patients with health care systems globally

               Dr Maan Fares, Vice Chairman of Global Patient Services, and Staff Cardiologist at the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio,                  USA

11:40     Case study: A look at the first fully integrated connected health model

               Dr Zakiuddin Ahmed, Program Director, RAH@H, King Saud University, President & CEO, Digital Care, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

12:10     A patient journey in a digitalized world

               Stefan Pflaum, VP, Head of CRM Digital Health Services, Siemens Healthineers, Erlangen, Germany

12:40     Networking lunch

 

SESSION TWO: CLINICIAN EMPOWERMENT

13:40      The BIG debate: how can women really enter into executive roles and drive change in healthcare facilities

                Moderator:               

                Dr Aaron Han, Chief of Pathology, American Hospital, Dubai, UAE

                Panellists:

                Christina Sochacki, Senior Associate, Healthcare Practice Group, Al Tamimi & Company, Dubai, UAE

                Laila Al Jassimi, Founder & CEO, Health Beyond Borders, Dubai, UAE

                Abby Schwartz, Director of the Diabetes Alliance and Wellness, The Mount Sinai Health System, New York, New York, USA

                Vijaya Sen, HR Director, Zulekha Hospital, Dubai, UAE

 

14:45     Keynote: How CIOs and CCIOs are enabling healthcare transformation in the NHS

               Dr Hapreet Sood, Associate CCIO, NHS England, London, UK

15:30     Coffee Break

16:00      Case study: digitising the NHS 

                Noel Gordon, Chairman, NHS Digital, Chairman, Healthcare UK, London, UK

16:30     Role of Artificial Intelligence & Enterprise Imaging in helping improve care delivery 

                James Jay, President Imaging IT Solutions, Agfa HealthCare, New Jersey, USA 

SESSION THREE: HEALTH SURVEILLANCE

17:00     Cyber threats and responses in EMS

               Anthony Smith, Director of Doctrine, EMS, Health Affairs, Ministry of National Guard, Riyadh, KSA

17:30     Close of Day One

 

PATIENT TELEHEALTH

SESSION ONE: INTEGRATION & ADOPTION

09:30     Opening remarks by the conference chair

                Dr Aaron Han, Chief of Pathology, American Hospital, Dubai, UAE

09:40     Regulatory considerations for adopting telehealth in the region

               Christina Sochacki, Senior Associate, Healthcare Practice Group, Al Tamimi & Company, Dubai, UAE

10:10     The role of interoperability in supporting eHealth and connected care initiatives

               Dr Ossama El-Hassan, Head of e health, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE

10:40      Keynote: Telehealth initiatives               

                Dr C.William Hanson III, Chief Medical Information Officer and Vice President; Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

11:10     Coffee break 

SESSION TWO:  CASE STUDIES - IMPROVING CLINICAL OUTCOMES

11:40     Digital transformation is making a difference to our populations health? lessons and benefits

               Jason DaCosta, Director of IM&T, Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Warrington, UK

12:10    Case Study: How connected healthcare is improving patient care with digital design

              Dr Russell Gann, Director, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

12:40     Case study: patient-engagement frameworks and maturity models

                Dr Salim Saiyed, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, CaroMont Health; Professor of Informatics, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

13:10     Networking lunch           

SESSION THREE: INTEGRATED CARE

14:10     ASK the experts: how do we empower the patient whilst ensuring optimum care and experience?

               Dr Russell Gann, Director, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

               Dr Salim Saiyed, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, CaroMont Health; Professor of Informatics, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

15:10     Coffee Break

15:40     Creating the Perfect Marriage: Blending digital and personalized care to address the epidemic of diabetes and obesity throughout a multi-cultural patient population

Abby Schwartz, Director of the Diabetes Alliance and Wellness, The Mount Sinai Health System, New York, New York, USA

16:10    AI in healthcare

              Dr Manikanda Arunachalam, Senior Vice President, Beyond Limits, California, USA

              Galym Imanbayev, Healthcare Strategist, Beyond Limits, California, USA 

HOME AND LONGTERM CARE

09:00       Opening remarks by the conference chair

                 Dr Sarper Tanli, Group Chief Executive Officer, Manzil Home Health Services LLC, UAE

 

SESSION ONE: STRATEGY

09:10     Strategies and challenges across continuum of care in UAE

                 Dr Sarper Tanli, Group Chief Executive Officer, Manzil Home Health Services LLC, UAE

09:25     Aging population and services in UAE                  

               Dr Salwa Abdulla Alsuwaidi, Consultant, Internal Medicine & Geriatric Medicine, Director of the Family Gathering, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE

 

09:40     Interactive panel discussion: Key to strategic partnerships in homecare: hospital, long term care and homecare relationship

            Moderator:               

               Dr Howard Podolsky, Chief Executive Officer, Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE            

               Panelists:

               Dr Mohamad Yaman, Chief Medical Officer, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

               Dr Haidar Al Yousef, CEO, Health Funding, Dubai, UAE

               Dr Ghuwaya Neyadi, Manager, Medical Services Unit, Business & Commercial Support, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Abu Dhabi, UAE 

 

10:40     Coffee Break

 

SESSION TWO: BUSINESS MODELS

11:10     Value based payment systems

               Robert McCall, Vice President Inpatient Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehab Network, Boston, USA

11:40     Post-acute care in specialist settings – examples of integrated pathways

               Mike Adams, OBE, Non-Executive Director, CareTech Plc, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, UK

12:10     Case Study: New ways of patient and disease management with levels of nurse interaction

               Adam Odessky, CEO, Sensely, San Francisco, California, USA 

12:40     Networking lunch

 

SESSION THREE: QUALITY, SERVICE AND OUTCOMES

13:40     Health Links: An Ontario, Canada approach to integrated community care for patients with complex needs

               Angie Burden, Vice President, Health System Strategy, Integration and Planning, Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network, Ontario, Canada

14:10     Implementing effective strategies to improve patient experiences in the home care setting

               Laila Al Jassimi, Founder & CEO, Health Beyond Borders, Dubai, UAE

14:40     Challenges in infection control in long term care and home care settings; engaging family members

               Dr Ram Shukla, Specialist Physician, HOD Infectious Diseases, Hospital Infection Prevention & Control, Manager Medical Services, Al Zahra Hospital, Sharjah, UAE

 

15:10    Coffee break 

 

15:40    Interactive Panel Discussion: Role of a Clinician in Chronic Disease Management and Telehealth Health

               Moderator:

               Dr Sarper Tanli, Group Chief Executive Officer, Manzil Healthcare Services, UAE

               Panelists:

               Sami Abi Nakhoul, General Manager, Abbvie, Dubai, UAE            

               Dr Tasnim Khan, Disease Management Consultant, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

               Mohannad Al Afandi, Director Home Health Administration, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, KSA

               Goncalo Leal, CEO, Speechcare, Portugal, Lisbon

 

16:40     Interactive Panel Discussion: Integrated discharge process for better patient experience 

               Moderator: 

               Catherine Mcnamara, Director of Clinical Operations, Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center, Abu Dhabi, UAE              

               Panelists:

               Maysoon Khalil Yousef, Senior Nurse Manager, Al Zahra Hospital, Dubai, UAE

               Katie Winter, Senior Case Manager - Critical Care, Nursing Quality Department, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

               Annabie Erasmus, Case Manager, Mediclinic City Hospital, Dubai, UAE 

 

17:10     Close of conference

CONFERENCE CHAIR:

Dr Aaron Han, Chief of Pathology, American Hospital, Dubai, UAE

 

CO-CHAIR:

Dr Sarper Tanli, CEO, Manzil Health, Dubai, UAE

 

SCIENTIFIC ORGANISING COMMITTEE:

Dr Hapreet Sood, Associate CCIO, NHS England, London, UK

Dr Manish Kohli, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO), Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA 

Dr Osama El-Hassan, Head of e health, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE

Dr Russell Gann, Director, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

SPEAKER FACULTY:

Abby Schwartz, Director of the Diabetes Alliance and Wellness, The Mount Sinai Health System, New York, New York, USA

Adam Odessky, CEO, Sensely, San Francisco, California, USA 

Angie Burden, Vice President, Health System Strategy, Integration and Planning, Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network, Ontario, Canada

Annabie Erasmus, Case Manager, Mediclinic City Hospital, Dubai, UAE 

Anthony Smith, Director of Doctrine, EMS, Health Affairs, Ministry of National Guard, Riyadh, KSA

Dr C.William Hanson III, Chief Medical Information Officer and Vice President; Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Catherine Mcnamara, Director of Clinical Operations, Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center, Abu Dhabi, UAE 

Christina Sochacki, Senior Associate, Healthcare Practice Group, Al Tamimi & Company, Dubai, UAE

Galym Imanbayev, Healthcare Strategist, Beyond Limits, California, USA 

Goncalo Leal, CEO, Speechcare, Portugal, Lisbon

Dr Haidar Al Yousef, CEO, Health Funding, Dubai, UAE

Dr Howard Podolsky, Chief Executive Officer, Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE

James Jay, President Imaging IT Solutions, Agfa HealthCare, New Jersey, USA

Jason DaCosta, Director of IM&T, Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Warrington, UK

Katie Winter, Senior Case Manager - Critical Care, Nursing Quality Department, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Laila Al Jassimi, Founder & CEO, Health Beyond Borders, Dubai, UAE

Dr Maan Fares, Vice Chairman of Global Patient Services, and Staff Cardiologist at the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Dr Manikanda Arunachalam, Senior Vice President, Beyond Limits, California, USA 

Maysoon Khalil Yousef, Senior Nurse Manager, Al Zahra Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Mike Adams, OBE, Non-Executive Director, CareTech Plc, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, UK

Mohannad Al Afandi, Director Home Health Administration, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, KSA

Dr Mohamad Yaman, Chief Medical Officer, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

Noel Gordan, Chairman, NHS Digital, London, UK

Dr Ram Shukla, Specialist Physician, HOD Infectious Diseases, Hospital Infection Prevention & Control, Manager Medical Services, Al Zahra Hospital, Sharjah, UAE

Robert McCall, Vice President Inpatient Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehab Network, Boston, USA

Dr Salim Saiyed, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, CaroMont Health; Professor of Informatics, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Dr Salwa Abdullah Alsuwaidi, Consultant, Internal Medicine & Geriatric Medicine, Director of the Family Gathering, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE

Sami Abi Nakhoul, General Manager, Abbvie, Dubai, UAE             

Stefan Pflaum, VP, Head of CRM Digital Health Services, Siemens Healthineers, Erlangen, Germany

Dr Tasnim Khan, Disease Management Consultant, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Vijaya Sen, HR Director, Zulekha Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Dr Zakiuddin Ahmed, Program Director, RAH@H, King Saud University, Riyadh, President & CEO, Digital Care