Healthcare Technology Lifecycle Management

31 May 2018

THEME:

Energising healthcare through practical solutions

KEY TOPICS

  • Asset and maintenance management
  • Practical innovation: When ingenuity meets reality
  • The ultimate responsibility of the clinical engineer: The buck stops here
  • The future of clinical engineering: The view from the top of the hill  

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING:

  • Evaluate the parameters of strategic medical equipment planning, management and maintenance to improve efficiency and productivity in your organisation
  • Recognise the latest in state-of-the art medical technologies to enhance the efficiency and management of your healthcare facility  
  • Explore the role and responsibilities of clinical engineers in the healthcare technology lifecycle
  • Identify the up-to-date standards and regulations to ensure compliance and better understand how to extend the life of healthcare technology for increased efficiency 

In association with:

AGENDA: DAY 1 – Thursday, 31 May 2018

 

09:00 Opening remarks

Jeffrey Fry

 

09:10 Keynote address: Medical equipment management in Southern Africa: The challenges and opportunities

Gilbert Musonda

 

SESSION 1: ASSET AND MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT

 

09:40 Planning and managing healthcare technology across the lifecycle of a healthcare facility

Bryan Semple

 

10:00 Overcoming challenges associated with asset management and maintenance

Mladen Poluta

 

10:20 Asset and maintenance management: Interactive Q & A

Gilbert Musonda

Mladen Poluta

 

 

10:35 Networking coffee break

 

SESSION 2: PRACTICAL INNOVATION: WHEN INGENUITY MEETS REALITY

 

11:20 Point of care solutions enabling greater productivity

Pieter Fourie

 

11:40 A revolutionary solution for the visualization of microsurgical and open surgical interventions

Jess Soto

 

12:00 A scalable Bluetooth Low Energy design model for indoor Real Time Location Systems for healthcare

Jay Pancham

 

12:20 Practical innovation: When ingenuity meets reality: Interactive Q & A

Pieter Fourie

Jess Soto

Jay Pancham

 

SESSION 3: THE ULTIMATE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE CLINICAL ENGINEER: THE BUCK STOPS HERE

 

12:35 Legal liability and the clinical engineer

Chantalle ten Napel Wilson

 

13:00 Networking lunch break

 

SESSION 4: THE FUTURE OF CLINICAL ENGINEERING: THE VIEW FROM THE TOP OF THE HILL

 

14:30 Medical device regulations: where do we stand?

Andrea Julsing Keyter

 

14:50 Living the reality in a hospital environment

Jeffrey Fry

 

15:10 Healthcare Technology Management in Malawi: A case study

Anna Worm

 

15:40 The future of clinical engineering: Interactive Q & A

Andrea Julsing Keyter

Jeffrey Fry

Anna Worm

 

15:50 Closing remarks

Jeffrey Fry

 

16:00 End of conference

CO-CHAIRS:

 

  • Jeff Fry, President, Clinical Engineering Association of South Africa (CEASA), Cape Town, South Africa
  • Mladen Poluta, Director: Health Technology, Western Cape Government Department of Health, Cape Town, South Africa / Board Member, Clinical Engineering and Health Technology Assessment Divisions, International Federation for Medical & Biological Engineering (IFMBE)
  • Sudesh Sivarasu, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

 

SPEAKERS:

 

  • Andrea Julsing Keyter, Deputy Director, Medical Devices, Medicines Control Council, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Anna Worm, Independent Biomedical Engineering Consultant, London, United Kingdom
  • Bryan Semple, VP EMEA & APAC, Attainia Inc., London, UK
  • Chantalle ten Napel Wilson, CEO, Virtual Drive (Pty) Ltd, CEO, Novatec WS (Pty) Ltd, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Gilbert Musonda, Chief Medical Equipment Officer, Ministry of Health, Lukasa, Zambia
  • Jay Pancham, CEO, Harpan Technologies, Durban, South Africa
  • Jeff Soto, Marketing Manager for Imaging and Units: Africa, East Mediterranean and Gulf, Karl Storz Endoscopy (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Prof Pieter Fourie, Head: Bio-engineering Research Group, Department Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa