#HISA2017 set to lead digital healthcare conversation

The 3rd edition of Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017)- slated for 29 and 30 August 2017 in Johannesburg, promises to be the biggest to date.

#HISA2017 set to lead digital healthcare conversation

With evident success over the years, the 3rd edition of Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017)- slated for 29 and 30 August 2017 in Johannesburg, promises to be the biggest to date; bringing together industry leaders and influencers including administrators, heads of technology, policy makers, technology solution providers, academics, health-tech entrepreneurs, medical professionals as well as key stakeholders and top management from public and private hospitals.

For the past three years, healthcare and technology professionals have gathered at this one-of-a-kind event to engage in discussions aimed at finding innovative solutions to Africa’s many healthcare challenges. This year’s edition will feature influential speakers, many of whom have implemented game-changing tech solutions within their healthcare organisations. It is no surprise that major tech and healthcare brands, as well as government departments have thrown their weight behind this summit.

Some of the organisations that will be represented at #HISA2017 include: Western Cape Department of Health, the KZN Department of Health, Boehringer-Ingelheim, the South African Medical Research Council, Deloitte, Mediswitch, Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital, Helen Joseph Hospital, George Mukhari Hospital, Specpharm, Areta Health, Netcare, Med-e-Mass, MediSwitch, Qlik, Meditech, Safran, SAMed, Health24, Tactile Technologies, CipherWave, Metrofile, Infobip among others.

Confirmed Speakers include:

• Prof. Nomafrench Mbombo, MEC for Health: Western Cape Government, South Africa
• Aki Anastasiou, Host of Technobyte on 702 (event host)
• Dr. Freddy Kgongwana, CEO of George Mukhari Academic Hospital
• Marlene Chennells, Head: IT, Specpharm
• Raymond Billa, CEO at Helen Joseph Hospital, Johannesburg
• Rajeev R Eashwari, Member, Ministerial Advisory Committee on eHealth & Director: eHealth, KZN Provincial Department of Health
• Burton Shinners, COO, Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital
• Ian De Vega, Director of Information Management, Western Cape Department of Health
• Leonard Slabbert, Head of Technology at Boehringer Ingelheim
• Vuma Magaqa, Director: Information Technology, KZN Provincial Department of Health
• Richard Gordon, Executive Director at the SAMRC
• Andrew Brown, Managing Executive, MediSwitch
• Valter Adao, Partner and Lead Director at Deloitte Digital Africa
• Elliot Sack, CEO at eHealth Group
• Nicolaas Duneas, CEO, Altis Biologics
• Simi Adejumo, CEO, Aajoh (Nigeria)
• Dilip Naran, General Manager, Med-e-MassMed
• Ronald James Urry, Specialist Robotic Surgeon, Netcare Waterfall Hospital
• Akhona Mkosi, Deputy Director: Innovation and Governance, Western Cape Department of Health
• Gyles Morrison, Founder, Clinical UX Association (UK)