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  1. 1. nd Forum Day One – Sunday, 2 September 2007 8:00 Registration And Morning Coffee 8:30 Welcome From The Chairman Sean Brennan, Director and Consultant Clinical Matrix, UK 8:40 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION Reviewing The Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) Results From The Global E-Health Survey Analysis of the e-health profiles in participating EMR countries Highlighting regional and national e-health initiatives and projects Identify and evaluate measures taken to support the development of e-health in EMR countries Establish requirements of members states for e-health tools and services Dr Najeeb Al Shorbaji, Coordinator, Knowledge Management And Sharing World Health Organisation Regional Office For Eastern Mediterranean, Eygpt 9:10 The Power Of One Record – Implementing The One System Across Several Hospitals Developing a unified HIS system between hospitals The power of a central database Transformation: making IT happen Lessons learned from the Cerner Health Authority AbuDhabi HIS Project Najati Ali-Hasan, Engagement Leader Cerner, UAE Earl Blessing, Site Manager Al Corniche Hospital, UAE 9:40 E-health In Saudi Arabia: An Advance Smart Centre – Understanding The Health Experience Of People Living In A Vast Country Like Saudi Arabia General functions of smart centres – objectives and tasks Resources - capability of the centres - Current status - Socio economic impact, recognising changes in health delivery - Best resource utilisation Limitations of the smart centres Commitment to serve - clear responsibilities of the parties involved Fahad Al Orifi, MD, FAAP, FACEP, ABP, Director - Health Outreach Services and e-Health Center Medical and Clinical Operations King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre Riyadh, KSA 10:10 Going “E”: Making The Decision And Evaluating The ROI Analysis prior to making the “business” decision – evaluating the pro’s and con’s to the decision Importance of physician’s contribution to the change process Measuring ROI Mike French, CEO American Hospital, UAE Jasper Kateli, CFO American Hospital, UAE 10:40 Networking And Refreshment Break 11:00 User Training – Exploring The Fundamental Component In Ensuring Going “E” Is A Success Ensuring training is appropriate and thorough Developing a training system prior to implementation Knowledge Management Manal Ali Ghandour, Clinical Systems Analyst – IT Department Department of Health and Medical Services (DOHMS) Dubai, UAE 11:30 On The Way To Adopting An Electronic Health Record Fundamentals in your planning process prior to going “e” Avoiding those pitfalls by tackling them head on in the planning process Solutions Alexandra Tarazi, IT Director Dubai Healthcare City, UAE
  2. 2. nd Forum Day One – Sunday, 2 September 2007 12:00 Examining RFID Technology In Healthcare - What Works And What Fails Improvements in safety Return On Investment Clinical buy in Applications that work - real life case studies The future David Morgan, Director Safe Surgery Systems Ltd, UK 12:30 Exploring Digital/Wireless Application In Healthcare Effective ways to use devices such as mobile phones as viable clinical tools Benefit from ways of using your phones in clinical practice, coordinate workflow with colleagues and store patient information Explore new paradigms of design, management and business models Dr Mohammad Al-Ubaydli, MD, Cantab, IT Insights Healthcare Advisory Board Company, USA 13:00 Lunch For Delegates And Speakers 14:00 Considering E-Health As The Shift To Home Care The effect on patient safety Developing seamless shared record Technology advances in home monitoring Sean Brennan, Director and Consultant Clinical Matrix, UK 14:30 Latest Tips And Tricks On Cost Effective Picture Archiving And Communication System (PACs) And Radiology Information System (RIS) Implementation Pros and cons of PACs/RIS Choosing the right solution – vendor selection Design and implementation lessons learned Keith Morrissey, PACs Manager – Radiography Saint James’s Hospital, Ireland 15:00 The Digital Hospital: Adoption And Diffusion Of Innovative Health Information Technologies The digital hospital: concept and benefits Innovation management of HITs Technology adoption lifecycle Adoption and diffusion of HITs Adoption of EHRs: International perspective Adopters of HIT innovations Dynamics of HIT diffusion Ahmad Saleh Alhoraibi, BAMS,CPHHA,DIC,MSc, Project Manager Saudi Arabian National Guard Health Affairs and Lecturer MSc Health and Medical Informatics King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University For Health Sciences (KSAU-HS), KSA 15:30 Networking And Refreshment Break 15:45 Reviewing E-Health Strategy Of The Oman Ministry Of Health Overview of the ministry’s e-health strategy Importance of having top management and clinicians support Challenges faced along the way Solutions implemented Abdul Rahman A.S. Al Tauqi, Director General of Information Technology Ministry Of Health, Oman 16:15 Information Governance In Healthcare Information System: Confidentiality vs Communication Dilemma of protecting confidentiality of patient data amidst the need for sharing and communicating information Need for formal framework for information governance Development of information governance standards HORUS model Ala Sankaran, Senior Consultant Excelsior Global, UK 16:45 Chairman’s Summary 17:00 Close Of Forum Day One
  3. 3. rd Forum Day Two – Monday, 3 September 2007 8:00 Morning Coffee 8:45 Chairman’s Opening Remarks Angela Single, Chief Executive Officer Choose Independence Limited, UK 9:00 REGIONAL KEYNOTE PRESENTATION Leading Strategic Organisational Change Management – The Key To IT Implementation Success Principle of change management Leadership and change concept Practical steps towards change application Communicating to the users the value of the IT system Eng. Sobhi Batterjee, President And CEO Saudi German Hospital Group, KSA 9:45 CASE STUDY Criteria For Proper Selection Of Hospital Information System (HIS) And Lessons Learned Three Years Along Investing in the right IT solution Influence of IT investment in healthcare Implementing the technology effectively and seamlessly Ensuring you collect and process correct data to get the right information Challenges with continual HIS management Khaldoun Ashkar, Head of IT Department Rafik Hariri University Hospital, Lebanon 10:30 Identifying Challenges In Implementing A Health Information System Phasing the implementation process Modifying work processes and procedures Integration of systems Dr Eng. Abdalhameed Alkhateeb, Chief Biomedical Officer (CBO) International Medical Centre (IMC), Jeddah and Chairman Makkah Region E-Health Project, KSA 11:00 Networking And Refreshment Break 11:30 Project Management And Implementation Best Practice - International Code For Diagnosis (ICD) 10 – Australian Modification (AM) Organisational structure in a hospital Dynamics of learning, change management and effects Key project management consideration in ICD-10 AM Effects of ICD-10 AM on the organization How to implement ICD-10 AM best practice? Available master plans and execution concepts Effects over the world Eng. Ahmed Bader, Lead Consultant, Saudi National Centre of Health Insurance Standards Consultant, Economic Cities Agencies Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority (SAGIA), KSA 12:00 Automating The Providers And Payers In The Healthcare System The effect of Application Service Providers (ASPs) in health Automating health insurance claim (adjudication) Importance of introducing the automation in hospital: - Reporting systems in regard to medical errors, prescribing errors, and near misses - Computerised Physican Order Entry (CPOE) - Coding system (ICD) - IT education - Connectivity Saleh Al Omair, HIA, MHP, Chairman, National Center for Health Insurance Standards and CEO Saudi Solidarity/Takaful Insurance Company (TIC), KSA
  4. 4. rd Forum Day Two – Monday, 3 September 2007 12:30 Nursing Informatics – Improving Nursing Practice Through The Creative Use Of Technology Using technology as a tool to support Improving employee and patient satisfaction through the use of IT Nursing unit of the future Teresa Wimms, Director – Nursing Informatics Cleveland Clinic, USA 13:00 Lunch For Delegates And Speakers 14:00 Public Health Record (PHR) – Requirement For Regional Health Information Exchange Exploring the current regional status to meet the challenge of PHRs in the country Benefits to healthcare providers and doctors Regional acceptance of PHR format - options review PHR in various forms worldwide - case study review PHR to complement EMR - insight from a regional perspective Mazhar Pasha, President Netripples, India, Malaysia, USA, UAE 14:30 Automating Healthcare Insurance Business Processes Why automate? Managing insurance contracts Adopt healthcare standards for effective communication with insurance companies Electronic claim forms Digital signatures Salian Shrinivas, Director Informatics International Hospital Of Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain 15:00 Networking And Refreshment Break 15:20 PANEL SESSION Gaining The Users Buy In – The Critical Skill For Today’s Healthcare IT Leaders This panel session will discuss the challenges and solutions for gaining the “users” buy in for new Information Technology. You may have a fantastic IT Project and the funding to go with it, but unless you have the commitment of all users, the benefits of technology will never be completely recognized. Dr Sadik Kodakat, Managing Director, Eurohealth Systems and Executive Medical Director, Medcare Hospital, UAE Salian Shrinivas, Director Informatics, International Hospital of Bahrain, Bahrain Teresa Wimms, Director – Nursing Informatics, Cleveland Clinic, USA 16:00 Closing Remarks From The Chairman 16:15 Close Of Forum