Healthcare Technology Life-Cycle Management Conference

12 May 2020  |  Gallagher Convention Centre

Theme:  Optimising healthcare delivery through healthcare engineering excellence

12 - 14 May 2020

Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

Healthcare Technology Life-Cycle Management Conference

For the 2020 edition of the Healthcare Technology Life-Cycle Management Conference, the programme sees continued support from regionally and internationally renowned expert associations being the Southern Africa Health Technology Assessment Society (SAHTAS), the Clinical Engineering Association of South Africa (CEASA) and the International Federation of Medical and Biomedical Engineering (IFMBE).

Carefully developed under the theme of “optimising healthcare delivery through clinical and biomedical engineering excellence” this CPD educational agenda will provide a comprehensive review of the latest challenges, trends and developments concerning healthcare technology.

Attend to engage with industry leaders as they share novel insight on pragmatic, yet effective, strategy to improve purchase ROI, through better planning and management of healthcare technology across the lifecycle of a healthcare facility.  


Conference chairs:

Mladen Poluta
Director; Health Technology, Western Cape Government Department of Health, South Africa
Board Member, Clinical Engineering and Health Technology Assessment Divisions, International Federation for Medical & Biological Engineering (IFMBE)

 


Jeff Fry
President
Clinical Engineering Association of South Africa (CEASA)


Dr Sudesh Sivarasu
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa 


Key sessions:

  • Addressing policy, private and public sector
  • Innovation: considering concerns & opportunities 
  • Biomedical engineers, technicians & clinical engineering: the fundamentals

Benefits of attending:

  • Review the latest guidelines and policies for health technology regulation and assessment, from a regional and international perspective, to ensure appropriate conduct is upheld when concerning medical device
  • Describe the latest innovations, state of the art medical devices and imaging technologies, to better enhance care delivery and patient outcomes
  • Explore the evolving role of the healthcare engineering professional and consider contemporary fundamentals for career development 

What’s new?

  • Involvement of more and different speakers, both from SA and outside of the region
  • Broader agenda topics that are attractive to junior professionals, biomedical engineers and all stakeholders concerned with healthcare technology 

Who should attend:

  • Clinical engineering practitioners/technicians/managers/directors
  • Biomedical engineers
  • Health Technology Directors
  • Procurements Managers/Directors
  • Health Technology Assessment Consultant