Major Event Set To Tackle Healthcare Innovation in Africa

October 03, 2019 - 02:47
Major Event Set To Tackle Healthcare Innovation in Africa

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - MediaOutReach - 03 October 2019 - On 08 and 09 October 2019, IT News Africa is set to host the 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa at the Gallagher Convention Centre. This year'sconference will focus on joining the dots between innovation and practicality,presenting the latest healthcare technologies and showcasing their practicalapplication and integration into existing healthcare infrastructure. Industryand technology experts will share how the adoption of emerging technologies ismaking things easier for both health professionals and patients while alsohighlighting healthcare success stories and global best practices.

The summit will host hundreds of healthcareprofessionals and executives from top level organizations such as the National Department of Health, WesternCape Department of Health, Gauteng Department of Health, Life Healthcare Group,Deloitte, Netcare, World Health Organisation, Alcatel-Lucent, Ministry ofHealth Zambia, Roche, T-Systems, Zebra Technologies, Metropolitan HospitalNairobi, The World Bank, IDEMIA, Momentum Metropolitan and Firstline Software amongst others.

Key topics at this year'ssummit will include how NHI can be made a reality with the power of technology,the future of digital transformation in healthcare, Data driven healthcare-Improving the quality of healthcare with data, Precision Medicine: A newera in patient-centered care and  Electronichealthcare records: Best practices, challenges, and opportunities.

Speakers and panelists for #HISA2019 will include Visionaries, Thought Leaders, IndustryLuminaries, Expert Practitioners who will be sharing their profound knowledgeof real-world Healthcare Innovation trends and solutions. The summit will alsofeature a not to be missed panel discussion on the NHI that will be moderatedby Dr Rajeev Eashwari, the panel discussion will cover the Barriers and enablers for successful NHI Implementation:

  • Demystifying NHI.
  • Private-public collaboration to bridge thespecialist gap.
  • Using technology as an enabler for successfulNHI implementation.

Panelists: Dr Adiel Chikobvu, Dr LanceLasersohn, and Suren Govender.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister Department ofHealth Western Cape
  • Nicole Hill, Director, Healthcare Sector,Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
  • Dr Maximilien Goris-Gbenou, Urologist-Hospital Marseille Beauregard Vert-Coteau (Marseille, France)
  • Dr Bandile Masuku, Health MEC, GautengDepartment of Health
  • Dr Lance Lasersohn, SpecialistAnesthesiologist and Intensive Care Physician SASA Vice President
  • Suren Govender, Group Chief Digital Officer,Life Healthcare Group
  • Jane Mackenzie, MBA, B Pharm, CEO, Founder at365 Healthy By Choice
  • Valter Adao, Chief Digital Officer &Innovation Officer, Deloitte Africa
  • Chelesile Moya, IDEMIA- Specialist ProductManager for Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Dr Herman Myburgh, Co-Inventor and Founder,HearX Group
  • Dr Rajeev R Eashwari, Director ICT/E-HealthDepartment of Health Gauteng
  • Dr Moredreck Chibi, Regional InnovationAdviser- World Health Organisation, Regional Office For Africa
  • Ulysse Baguida, CEO and Co-Founder of UHope
  • Ingo Mutinelli, IDEMIA- Regional SalesDirector: Southern Africa

How toParticipate:

Join as an attendee: Join local andinternational hospital CxOs, medical practitioners, healthcare IT leaders,service providers and government functionaries -- for two days of top-levelcontent, case studies, live demos, breakaway sessions and plenty of networkingopportunities.


Join as a speaker: Showcase yourthought-leadership. Share your insights and experience. Shape solutions tocritical business challenges.


Join us as an exhibitor: Showcase yourhealth-tech innovations, projects, and solutions. Put your organisation at thecentre of this one-of-a-kind gathering. Find new partnerships, investors,leads, and opportunities.


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