Leading healthcare and technology players have come out in support of the upcoming Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa conference (#HISA2017), set to take place between 29-30 August 2017 at Vodacom World in Midrand, Johannesburg.
The summit will gather the who’s who of Africa’s healthcare and technology communities for two days to discuss hot topics such as robotics, electronic health records, delivering personalised healthcare, artificial intelligence, IoT in healthcare, driving down the cost of care with technology, security, legal impact of eHealth, healthcare policy, telemedicine advances, future of healthcare and much more.
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.
Sponsors and partners include:
MEDITECH, Med e Mass, MediSwitch, IntriHealth, Metrofile Holdings, KYOCERA Document Solutions South Africa, Altis Biologics, South Africa Qlik Master Reseller, J2 Software, Cipherwave , Tactile Technologies, Accenture, Meniko, 2Cana Software Solutions, ZURI, OT Morpho, Health24, eHealthnews, Frost & Sullivan, EIN Newspress, African Investor, 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, 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-Mass
- 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)