Programme

The Forum, The Campus, Monday, 01 October - Wednesday, 03 October 2018

Provisional Programme
01

October

Monday

Day 1

08:00-11:00

Registration and Exhibition opens at 09:00

Brunch in exhibition area at 10:00-11:00

11:00-11:15

Welcome by Dr Dumisani Bomela, CEO, Hospital Association of South Africa
Welcome by Master of Ceremonies, Lerato Mbele-Roberts, Presenter, BBC World News

11:15-12:00

Opening by the Honourable Minister of Health, Dr AaronMotsoaledi

12:00-15:00

Leadership

12:00-12:45
Healthcare of the future
Dr Shrey Viranna, Group CEO, Life Healthcare

12:45-13:30
Trends: consumer focus, integration, internationalisation, and how technology makes so much more possible.
David Ferreira, Senior Executive, Health & Education, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
(United States of America)

13:30-14:15
Demographic trends and healthcare
Marjorie Ngwenya, Immediate Past President, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

14:15-15:00
Creating common purpose in healthcare delivery
Dr Amit N Thakker, Chairman, Africa Healthcare Federation (Kenya)

14:15-14:45 Tea break in exhibition area

14:45-15:30

Quality Care

Creating common purpose in healthcare delivery
Dr Amit N Thakker, Chairman, Africa Healthcare Federation (Kenya)

15:30-17:00

Quality Care

15:30-16:15
Operational excellence: quality improvements in healthcare (report launch)
Dr Edward Fitzgerald, Global Healthcare Executive, KPMG (United Kingdom)

16:15-17:00
The nursing pipeline
Dr Sue Armstrong, Senior Lecturer, Department of Nursing, University of the Witwatersrand

17:00-18:00

Networking Evening (Gallery Bar Area)
HASA AGM (invited guests only)

02

October

Tuesday

Day 2

07:00-08:45

One day delegate registration / tea, coffee & refreshments

08:45-09:00

Opening and announcements by Master of Ceremonies, Lerato Mbele-Roberts, Presenter, BBC World News

09:00-10:30

Healthcare Market Inquiry

09:00-09:45
Reflections on the South African Healthcare Market Inquiry
Prof Sharon Fonn, University of the Witwatersrand and South Africa Healthcare Market Inquiry Panellist

09:45-10:30
The South African Healthcare Market Inquiry - expert opinion
Anthony Norton, Director, Nortons Inc.

10:30-11:00

Tea break in exhibition area

11:00-13:15

Healthcare Market Inquiry cont.

11:00-11:45
The United Kingdom Healthcare Market Inquiry
Dr Peter Davis, Ex-Deputy Commissioner, United Kingdom Competition and Markets Authority and Senior Vice President, Cornerstone Research (UK)

11:45-12:30
The South African Healthcare Market Inquiry - expert opinion
Professor Nicola Theron, Managing Director, Econex

12:30-13:15
The South African Healthcare Market Inquiry - expert opinion
Barry Childs, Joint CEO, Insight Actuaries

13:15-14:00

Lunch break in exhibition area

14:00-15:30

National Health Insurance

14:00-14:45
The business impacts of the National Health Insurance and Medical Schemes Amendment Bills Professor Roseanne Murphy Harris, Health Policy Actuary, Discovery Health

14:45-15:30
NHI active purchasing value is the key to new efficient models of healthcare delivery - Dr Brian Ruff, Founding Partner & CEO, PPO Serve

15:30-16:00

Tea break in exhibition area

16:00-17:30

Thought Leadership

16:00-16:45
From volume to value: how we can fix our healthcare systems
Dr Jens Deerberg-Wittram, Director, The Boston Consulting Group (Germany)

16:45-17:30
The Frere Hospital Story
Dr Rolene Wagner, CEO, Frere Hospital

19:30

Gala Event at La Toscana, Montecasino

03

October

Wednesday

Day 3

08:00-08:30 Tea, coffee & refreshments
08:00-08:30 Best Stand Awards (Triple Volume Foyer Area)
08:45-09:00 Opening and announcements by Master of Ceremonies,
Lerato Mbele-Roberts, Presenter, BBC World News

09:00-10:30

Digital Health

09:00-09:45
The digital future of healthcare
Dr David Jankelow, Cardiologist and President-elect, South African Heart Association

09:45-10:30
Are South Africans ready, willing and able to adopt digital healthcare?
Dr Michael Mol, Head, Hello Doctor

10:30-11:00

Tea break in exhibition area

11:00-12:30

Digital Health cont. cont.

11:00-11:45
The Vula Mobile Story: learning from the frontline
Dr William Mapham, Founder and CEO, Vula Mobile

11:45-12:30
Health information exchange
Dr Dan Gordon, Board Chair, Colleaga (Canada)

12:30-12:45

Closing by Dr Dumisani Bomela, CEO, Hospital Association of South Africa

Lerato Mbele-Roberts

Lerato Mbele-Roberts will return as Master of Ceremonies in 2018.

Lerato Mbele is presenter of Africa Business Report on BBC World News television. She joined the BBC in 2012. Prior to that, Lerato served as a Senior Business Anchor for CNBC Africa. She hosted a variety of business programmes and discussions related to the economics, business strategy, stock markets, entrepreneurship and leadership.

Lerato Mbele is a regular speaker at international conferences, has hosted moderated plenaries and television debates, and was Master of Ceremonies at the HASA 2017 Conference.

“Thinking Forward - Collaborate. Enhance. Evolve.”

The 2018 conference takes place at The Forum, The Campus in Bryanston, Johannesburg.

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