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 - 09:30

Upstream interventions: IUSS norms, standards and related reflections

Peta de Jager


09:30 - 10:00

NDoH maintenance strategy: status quo - TBD

Solani Khosa


10:00 - 10:30

Informed consultant perspective

Riaan van der Watt


10:30 - 11:15

Coffee break


SESSION 3: PRIVATE SECTOR: NEEDS, CHALLENGES AND EXPERIENCES

11:15 - 11:45

FEAM: sine qua non, not an option

Eddie Hermann


11:45 - 12:15

Perspective of a smaller healthcare provider group

Mohamed Bera


12:15 - 12:45

Reflections on the Inkhosi Albert Luthuli Hospital (IALH) PPP

Stuart Gray


12:45 - 13:15

Panel discussion A: public and private sectors - can ‘one size fit all’?


13:15 - 14:45

Networking lunch break


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

14:45 - 15:15

An open-source medical equipment management and maintenance solution

Prof Marc Nyssen


15:15 - 15:45

Pragma Africa

Andre Jordaan

Sakhiwo Health Solutions

Hylton Schwenk


15:45 - 16:15

Tsebo facilities solutions

Peter Casey


16:15 - 16:45

Jembi healthcare systems

Martin Weiss


16:45 - 17:15

Health technology assessment as a governance mechanism

Debjani Mueller


17:15 - 17:45

Panel discussion B: towards sustainable public sector solutions/linkages to UHC


17:45 - 18:00

Conclusion


18:00

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