Main Conference Day 2

Day 2 - Saturday, 21 September 2019

08:00 Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments


08:45 Opening Remarks from the Chair

Chairman

Dr. Samer Ellahham

Dr. Samer Ellahham

Cardiology Consultant, Cleveland Clinic Care Giver
Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Session 3: Systems, Processes and Infrastructure Planning

Session 3: Systems, Processes and Infrastructure Planning


09:00 Seamless Patient Flow: A Field Based Improvement Using Blended Tools

Speaker

Dr. Ahmed Elsheikh

Dr. Ahmed Elsheikh

Director - Quality and Patient Safety
Security Forces Hospital Program Makkah, Saudi Arabia

09:40 Management’s Vote (Panel Discussion): Leading Hospitals Moving Towards Patient Flow Enhancement


 

• Improving performance through effective leadership and governance
• Optimum patient flow strategies
• Length of stay and reduce admission


10:10 Lean Thinking and Design: Balancing Patient Flow and Safety Through Lean

Speaker

Dr. Samer Ellahham

Dr. Samer Ellahham

Chairman, International Patient Flow Congress; Middle East Chair, Patient Safety Movement; Cardiology Consultant, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic Caregiver
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

• Improving patient flow using lean methodology


10:50 Technology Talk: Patient Tracking - Realtime


• Advanced queuematic solutions and their implementation


10:50 Panel Discussion: Optimum Patient Flow Strategies


• Length of stay and reduce readmission


11:10 Coffee and Networking Break

Coffee and Networking Break


Session 4: Achieving Positive Patient Flow Outcomes

Session 4: Achieving Positive Patient Flow Outcomes


11:40 Engineering Better Patient Flow and Safety Through Integrative Thinking

Speaker

Dr. Mecit Can Emre Simsekler

Dr. Mecit Can Emre Simsekler

Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Khalifa University, UAE

 

• Achieving positive patient flow outcomes


12:20 Technology Talk: Leveraging the Power of Database - Collection, Management and Predictive Analysis


 

• Advanced predictive data analytics
• Technology platforms
• Simulations and real-time data


12:50 Prayer and Lunch Break

Prayer and Lunch Break


13:50 Applying Design Thinking in Process Improvement for Enhancing Patient Care

Speaker

Dr. Flevy Lasrado

Dr. Flevy Lasrado

Discipline Leader – Quality Management
University of Wollongong, UAE

 

• Case studies, scenario presentations of quality loopholes in patient experience process and suggestions for eliminating quality lapses
• How design thinking can help physicians and health care professionals to bring numerous improvements in patient care processes.
• Proposed methods on how healthcare professionals can embrace Design Thinking approach to enhance patient care


Session 5: Departmental Flow Management

Session 5: Departmental Flow Management


14:30 Organic Flow of Internal Communication at different Levels of a Healthcare Facility


• Pre-registration
• Post-registration
• After physician consulting


15:10 Coffee and Networking Break

Coffee and Networking Break


15:40 Effective Strategies to Improve Emergency Department Throughput


• ED throughput management
• Effective management of ED overcrowding


16:20 Working Round Table: Front End Flow Redesign in ED

Working Round Table: Front End Flow Redesign in ED


17:00 Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Congress

Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Congress