8th Healthcare Management Conference

14 - 15 October | Gallagher Convention Centre

Theme: Advancing healthcare through innovation, progressive process and patient prioritisation   


13 - 15 October 2020

Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

8th Healthcare Management Conference 

Moving into the 8th edition, following continued growth and success, it a pleasure to welcome you to attend
the Healthcare Management conference taking place within Africa Health 2020!

With an all-new conference organising committee and developed in partnership with the Independent Practitioners Association Foundation (IPAF), Healthcare Federation of South Africa and the South African Institute of Healthcare Managers (SAIHCM), this year’s agenda presents a unique premier platform for senior healthcare stakeholders in Africa to discuss the most topical issues concerning the African healthcare landscape.

Not to be missed, delegates are invited to attend to hear healthcare experts share novel insight into effective leadership and human resource strategy, review healthcare transformation relative to the newest technologies, to debate the role of patient centered care in contemporary healthcare and much more!

Register today and get set to be equipped with practical take away tips and techniques that will ensure operational excellence within your healthcare facility whilst also driving improved patient care, safety, and ultimately,

Scientific committee

Conference chairs:

Prof Dion du Plessis
Healthcare Consultant, Past Corporate Medical Director, Netcare
Past Head, Urology, Past Dean, University of Pretoria, Netcare
Johannesburg, South Africa


Prof Morgan Chetty
Chief Executive Officer
KwaZulu Natal Managed Care Coalition Ltd, The IPA Foundation of SA
Durban, South Africa  

Planning committee:

  • Kathy Dennill, Coordinator, South Africa Institute of Health Care Managers, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Dr Maurice Goodman, Chief Medical Officer, Discovery Health, Johannesburg, South Africa    

Key sessions:

  • The healthcare landscape in South Africa: an update & review
  • Leadership and human resource management
  • Trailblazing technology and trends pioneering transformation
  • Medicine, accountability & law 
  • Focusing on the fundamentals: finances
  • The patient as the priority 

Benefits of attending:

  • Review the current status of NHI implementation and debate posed challenges and opportunities for both public and private healthcare stakeholders
  • Recognise new technologies and trends that promise high return on investment and are pinnacle in effectively transforming healthcare delivery and service
  • Investigate strategy to improve leadership and human resource management for improved multidisciplinary working, improved morale and better healthcare provider health
  • Discuss how to legally navigate within an era of disruptive healthcare, and discuss how to minimise medico legal risks
  • Understand the role of value-based healthcare (VBHC) in improving healthcare outcomes, overall patient experience and ultimately revenue generation
  • Identify practical steps for creating a culture of patient centered care in resource limited environments 

What’s new?

  • New conference Organising Committee
  • Nuclear medicine session in association with the South African Society of Nuclear Medicine (SASNM)
  • An all-African mix of local and international experts
  • Pre-conference workshop

Who should attend:

  • C-level (CEOs, CMOs, CIOs, CFOs, CTOs)
  • Chief Scientific Officers
  • Directors (Hospital/Medical)
  • Head of Departments
  • General/Practice/Pharmacy Managers
  • Facility/Unit Managers
  • Finance Managers
  • Clinical Facilitators/Managers
  • Operations Managers/Facilitators
  • Quality Control/Assurance
  • GPs/Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Academia

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13 - 15 October 2020

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