Healthcare Technology Lifecycle Management Conference

Theme: Sustainable Facilities & Engineering Asset Management (FEAM) solutions as enablers of Universal Health Coverage

30 May 2019

08:00 - 08:30

Welcome coffee


08:30 - 08:40

Welcome and introductions


08:40 - 09:00

Overview of facilities and engineering asset management and their link to universal health coverage

Mladen Poluta


SESSION 2: PUBLIC SECTOR: NEEDS, CHALLENGES AND EXPERIENCES

09:00 - 09:20

Upstream interventions: IUSS norms, standards and related reflections

Peta de Jager


09:20 - 09:40

Reflections on the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital (IALH) PPP

Stuart Gray


09:40 - 10:00

Implentation, difficulties and impact of installing an MRI system in Mozambique

Mario Forjaz Secca


10:00 - 10:20

Informed consultant perspective

Riaan van der Watt


10:20 - 10:30

Q&A


10:30 - 11:15

Coffee break


SESSION 3: PRIVATE SECTOR: NEEDS, CHALLENGES AND EXPERIENCES

11:15 - 11:35

FEAM: sine qua non, not an option

Eddie Hermann


11:35 - 11:55

Perspective of a smaller healthcare provider group

Mohamed Bera


11:55 - 12:15

Practical considerations when implementing an EAM system in a healthcare environment

Shija Daniel


12:15 - 12:35

Health technology assessment as a governance mechanism

Debjani Mueller


12:35 - 13:15

Panel discussion: Towards sustainable solutions/linkages to UHC


13:15 - 14:45

Networking lunch break


SESSION 4: INDUSTRY AND NGO/NFP EXPERIENCES AND APPROPRIATE SOLUTIONS

14:45 - 15:05

An open-source medical equipment management and maintenance solution

Prof Marc Nyssen


15:05 - 15:25

Pragma Africa

Johan Alberts


15:25 - 15:45

Sakhiwo Health Solutions

Hylton Schwenk


15:45 - 16:05

Tsebo facilities solutions

William Gould


16:05 - 16:25

Jembi healthcare systems

Martin Weiss


16:25 - 16:50

Panel discussion: Multi-sectoral FM and EAM (how) can we align?


16:50 - 17:00

Conclusion


17:00

End of conference


CO-CHAIRS:

  • Mladen Poluta, Director: Health Technology, Western Cape Government Department of Health (WCGH), Board Member, Clinical Engineering and Health Technology Assessment Divisions, International Federation for Medical & Biological Engineering (IFMBE), Cape Town, South Africa
  • Mohamed Bera, Group Engineering & Procurement Manager, Lenmed Healthcare, Johannesburg, South Africa

SPEAKERS:

  • Andre Jordaan, Partner Consultant, Pragma Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Debjani Mueller, Independent Health Technology Assessment Consultant, International Network of Health Technology Assessment Associations (INAHTA), Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Eddie Herrmann, National Technical Manager, Netcare Limited, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Hylton Schwenk, Executive Manager, Sakhiwo Health Solutions, Bisho, South Africa
  • Prof Marc Nyssen, Professor of Medical Informatics (retired), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium / Treasurer & Member, Administrative Council, International Federation for Medical & Biological Engineering (IFMBE), Brussels, Belgium
  • Peter Casey, Operations Executive, Tsebo Facilities Solutions, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Peta de Jager, Research Group Leader, Architectural Engineering, Building Science and Technology, Built Environment, Council for Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Pretoria, South Africa
  • Riaan van der Watt, Managing Director, REAF Consulting, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Solani Khosa, Director, Infrastructure Unit, National Department of Health, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Stuart Gray, Independent Healthcare Technology Management Consultant, Johannesburg, South Africa