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Objective

To engage all stakeholders of healthcare (and potential investors) on a common platform to address the industry in progress.

To provide a forum for experts and providers to present the latest developments in the industry that support the development of the healthcare ecosystem.

To provide a networking platform for the stakeholders in the industry.

To deliberate on key challenges and offer solutions that address the outcomes.

Who Should Attend?

C-Level Executives of healthcare organizations and corporates

Healthcare policymakers

Entrepreneurs, researchers, and innovators in healthcare

Investors in healthcare

Get the latest info about the Conference

  • When:
  • 07 – 09 October 2022
  • Where:
  • KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The conference program shall have keynote addresses, invited speakers, successful project presentations, and in-depth panel discussions. The aim is to engage the panelists and the delegates for a wide exchange of ideas and solutions.

  • 36

    Speaker
  • 500

    Tickets
  • 30

    Sessions
  • 10

    Sponsors

Last year was a great success amid the COVID-19 challenges

This year we have a dedicated track for every day to deliberate on three main interesting and trending healthcare sectors.

Conference Schedule

Future of Healthcare

Theme: Disruptions for Better Healthcare Outcomes
Time Program & Topics Speakers
0930 – 1030 Opening & Keynote Address – Attaining the National Healthcare System that’s ‘future proof.’ YB Dato’ Dr. Haji Noor Azmi Bin Ghazali, Deputy Minister of Health 1, Malaysia
1030 – 1100 Tea Break
1100 – 1130 Topic 2 – The future vision for an integrated health service delivery model Dato’ Dr. Sivamohan, Medical Director KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital 2
1130 – 1200 Topic 3 – Transforming from traditional primary care to personalized healthcare into a reality Datuk Dr. Thirunavukarasu, Hon General Secretary MMA (Malaysian Medical Association) & CEO CareClinics Healthcare Services.
1200 – 1230 Topic 4 – AI-driven Clinical Decision Support to manage diabetes in the hospital experiences, challenges, and benefits Mr. Andreas Krug, CEO of Decide Clinical Software, Vienna, Austria
1230 – 1430 Networking Lunch, Friday Prayers, and Exhibition Booths Visit
1430 – 1500 Topic 5 – Analytics for early detection and intervention  Dr. Tan Sze Hiang Paul, Medical Director for MeshBio, Singapore
1500 – 1530 Topic 6 – Digital transformation of healthcare in Malaysia – where do we begin?  Mr. Fabian Bigar, CEO, MyDIGITAL Corporation, Economic Planning Unit  Prime Minister’s Department, Malaysia
1530 – 1600 Topic 7 – Genetics and personalization of health Prof. Dr. Roberto Grobman, Chief Scientist, FullDNA, USA
1600 – 1730 Panel Forum – Education is the long-term solution to a sustainable healthcare system. Moderated by: Dr. Feisul Idzwan Mustapha, Public Health Consultant, Ministry of Health Malaysia
Panel Member 1: Datuk Dr. Thirunavukarasu, Hon. General Secretary MMA & CEO CareClinics Healthcare Services.
Panel Member 2: Dr. Kuldip Kaur, Director Sg Buluh Hospital, MOH
Panel Member 3: Dr. Thomas Liedtke, Senior Vice President SEA & China VAMED Management and Services
1730 Tea Break
1730 Closing

Hurry Up!

Only limited seats available!

Due to the limited availability of seats, early registration is recommended and takes advantage of the early bird fee before 31 August 2022.

Memories of last year

In the 2nd edition, we have this year a good combination of local and international speakers who are captains and experts in their field and they shall be engaging and addressing key topics in healthcare that matters. Join us and optimize the networking opportunities with the Speakers and Delegates.

Event Speakers

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Dr. Klaus Schuster, MA, MD, MBA

COO VAMED Management und Services GmbH, Vienna, Austria. Has broad experience and a strong track record working in various leading global functions in healthcare for over 21 years; combining deep medical knowledge and extensive business experience in the healthcare industry.

Senior citizens care, we need a holistic approach

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Datuk Dr. Thirunavukarasu Rajoo

Honorary General Secretary of the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA), the largest and oldest medical association in Malaysia. He is also the CEO of CareClinics Healthcare Services, a network of more than 20 primary care clinics and is expanding. He has been the voice of general practitioners and is actively involved in various negotiations concerning the general practitioners on major issues affecting the practice.

Transforming from traditional primary care to personalized healthcare into a reality

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Andreas Krug

CEO of Decide Clinical Software. A scientifically driven health tech spin-off from the Medical University Graz, Austria. Has more than 25 years of experience in the hospital and health care industry. Manager and Consultant on a global level for Bosch, T-Systems, Siemens, and Atos.

AI-driven Clinical Decision Support to manage diabetes in the hospital experiences, challenges, and benefits

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Dato’ Dr. Sivamohan

Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (sub-speciality Gynae-Oncology) at Damansara Specialist Hospital. Recently appointed as the Medical Director for KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital 2, the group’s latest state-of-the-art hospital. He is also a member of several committees at the hospital and the KPJ Group level and a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Malaysia.

The future vision for an integrated health service delivery model

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Dr Chua Hong Teck, Ph.D.

A public policy analyst, and health economist, provides independent public policy and healthcare advisory services. He has more than 35 years of experience in public and social policy analysis, health sector reform, and healthcare financing. Currently, he is a Senior Counselor at Vriens & Partners, a public policy and government affairs consultancy company.

Structuring healthcare financing for the future

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Charles Ong Eng Chow

CEO of Allianz Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad (Allianz Life). He has over 33 years of experience in the financial services industry, of which 26 have been in the insurance industry. As the CFO of the Company in 2008, he was overseeing the financial management and its insurance subsidiaries and was part of the leadership driving business growth, profitability, and financial sustainability.

Healthcare insurance disruptors

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Tammy Lee

Allianz Life Insurance Malaysia’s Chief Claims and Health Solutions Officer. Over 30 years of Health Insurance & Third-Party Administration experience and served in health development and strategies across South-East Asia and the Indo-China region.

Panel Forum: New Frontiers in healthcare insurance

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Datuk Dr Mary Wong Lai Lin, Ph.D.

The first and former CEO of the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council and the forerunner to lay the foundation for the medical tourism industry in Malaysia. Spent 22 years of experience in the health sector and worked in different capacities in the Ministry of Health, Malaysia. Her Ph.D. is in Health Policy, Health Economics, and Healthcare Financing from the National University of Singapore.

Financing healthcare for the elderly in Malaysia

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Dr. Fazilah Shaik Allaudin

Senior Deputy Director of the Planning Division, Ministry of Health, Malaysia. A significant portion of her career has been in policy & strategy for health system transformation agenda and project management, mainly in Hospital Information Systems. Currently, she leads the nationwide EMR project and the national agenda of Lifetime Health Record.

Revisiting the Lifetime Health Record

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Dr Faridah binti Mohd Zin

Consultant Family Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine. She has a master’s degree in Family Medicine from USM and was honored with a Doctor of Philosophy in Social Studies by UUM. She is also a certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician by the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine.

Caring, Healing and Educating: The Holistic Approach

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Fabian Bigar

CEO, MyDIGITAL Corporation, Economic Planning Unit Prime Minister’s Department, Malaysia. His mandate is to drive change management and ensure the successful delivery of the Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint (MDEB). MyDIGITAL also serves as the main secretariat for the National Digital Economy and 4IR Council (MED4IRN), chaired by the Prime Minister.

Digital transformation of healthcare in Malaysia – where do we begin?

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Dr Feisul Idzwan Mustapha

A consultant public health physician best known for his leadership in preventing and controlling non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Malaysia. As the Deputy Director (NCD) in the Disease Control Division at the Ministry of Health, Malaysia, his main roles include policy and program development and strategic implementation of interventions to prevent and control NCDs.

(i) Social determinants of health for a more comprehensive care (ii) Chair Panel Discussion: Education is the long-term solution to a sustainable healthcare system

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Dr. Tan Sze Hiang Paul

A medical doctor in private practice for 15 years in Singapore. He runs his clinic dealing mainly with chronic diseases associated with the elderly. He is the Medical Director for Mesh Bio, a technology company that applies predictive analytics to medical data, with resultant enhancements in medical outcomes.

Analytics for early detection and intervention

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Ms. Lim Siew Pei

Chief Operating Officer of Click2Health, a seamless healthcare provider for home healthcare, senior aged care, and population health. Senior ICU nurse with more than 15 years of experience is driven by the passion to ensure the quality of the patient-centric care provided by Click2Health and Heritage Senior Care Centers.

Financial challenges in managing long-term care and senior care

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Dato Dr. Jai Mohan

Professor of Health Informatics & Paediatrics at the International Medical University (IMU) from 2005 to 2018. He continues teaching health informatics part-time at the IMU and Quest International University Perak (where he is Adjunct Professor). He is an Adviser to Nichi-Asia Center for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine

Revisiting the Lifetime Health Record

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Ms. Hoo Ling Lee

CEO of Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Ling Lee has 18 years of experience in the healthcare industry, specializing in strategy development, hospital acquisition, operational leadership, lean management, and financial management. She was the Head of Strategy and Special Projects for IHH Healthcare Malaysia for 10 years, overseeing the organization’s overall strategy and business development and being instrumental in many greenfield and brownfield projects in the country.

Transitioning the pandemic to a sustainable healthcare model

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Dr. Rachna Kairon

A pathologist in microbiology has over 25 years of international experience in all spheres of laboratory medicine with a background in clinical research. In 2006, she founded Synapse Sdn Bhd, a medical laboratory that focuses on molecular and genetic testing, and co-founded Nexus Medilabs Sdn Bhd, another laboratory providing multidisciplinary pathology services for health screening and medical diagnostics.

Panel Forum: Diagnostics healthcare is proactive and preventative care

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Ms. Sheila Menon

Principal for the London College of Clinical Hypnosis (LCCH Asia-Australia). She is also the Director for Hypnosis and Training Solutions (M) Sdn Bhd and LCCH Therapy Centre Sdn Bhd. She has over 25 years of experience as a clinical hypnotherapist and in cognitive behavioral therapy and is a Fellow of both the British Association of Medical Hypnosis and the British Society of Clinical Hypnosis.

Panel Forum: Diagnostics healthcare is proactive and preventative care

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Dr. Kuldip Kaur A/P Prem Singh

Director of Sungai Buloh Hospital, Selangor, Ministry of Health, Malaysia. She obtained her Master of Hospital Administration and Master of Public Health from the University of Malaya. Among her many achievements is the Global Health Asia Pacific Award 2020, international recognition for Sungai Buloh Hospital as the best health service provider in the Asia Pacific region. For her leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Kuldip received the World’s Best Brand Laureate for Icon Leadership and SME and Entrepreneurs Business Award.

Panel Forum: Education is the long-term solution to a sustainable healthcare system.

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Dato' Dr Jacob Thomas

He has taken leadership positions in his long career with Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care, from the CEO to the Chairman of the BOD and the Group Medical Advisor. In the last six years, Dato’ Jacob has been on the JCI Board of Commissioners and, since 2020, was appointed as the Chairman. He is also one of the longest past presidents of APHM (The Association of Private Hospitals Malaysia).

Panel Forum – Diagnostics healthcare is proactive and preventative care

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Ms. Esther Chong

With over 17 years of experience in the assistance and TPA industry, Esther Chong is currently the Deputy CEO of Asia Assistance Network, a leading TPA in Malaysia and the region. Asia Assistance Network provides comprehensive assistance services to the insurance industry with its expertise and solutions in Health, Travel, Motor & Home.

Panel Forum – New frontiers in healthcare insurance

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Prof. Dr. Roberto Grobman

CTO at FullDNA with a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics Dr. Roberto is a Systems Engineer with a specialization in Machine Learning and Algorithms. Has more than 20 years of experience in developing intelligent systems and complex algorithms and has developed more than 1200 systems for big corporations and the government. Professor of Genetics module in healthy longevity and in the genetics of autism.

Genetics and personalization of health

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Mr. Ho Mun Kiat

Senior Vice President, Mercer Marsh Benefits, Malaysia. Ho is the national leader focusing on the growth and expansion of Employee Health and Benefits in Malaysia. Responsible for the strategic direction of broking, healthcare, flexible benefits, and total wellness solutions. He also ensures close collaboration of the Mercer Marsh Benefits operation with other business units and continues to be the key client advocate for all major Mercer Marsh Benefit portfolios.

Moving forward, managing employees’ health and increase in productivity

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Mr. Mark O‘Dell

CEO of Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM). Mark has over 40 years of experience in the life insurance business with an excellent track record in spearheading the transformation of the life insurance industry. He holds the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designations from the American College. In 2006, he was named the Personality of the Year by the Asia Insurance Review.

Conflicts of interest and other challenges in private health care financing and its impact on premiums

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Dr. Mehdi Khaled

Managing Partner of Seha Pte Ltd - a boutique health tech strategy consulting firm focusing on healthcare impact. Medical Doctor and technologist with over 25 years of international contribution across many projects, four continents, 40 health systems, and a few patent applications. His work spans across health business blueprint design, processes, technology standards, development, regulations, cybersecurity, adoption, and impact analysis – with every stakeholder of the value chain and patient outcomes being front and center.

(i) Implementing value-based population health into the Malaysian system (ii) Panel Forum – Diagnostics healthcare is proactive and preventative care

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Dato’ Dr. Anas Alam Faizli

CEO of ProtectHealth Corporation Sdn Bhd since 2 October 2020, he has led ProtectHealth to deliver 48.7% (2021) and 77.0% (2022) of the total vaccination administered in Malaysia through the implementation of private medical practitioners and Healthcare NGO participation in the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK). ProtectHealth also administers the PeKa B40 programme providing free health screening for the lowest 40% of household income earner (B40) communities aged 40 and above. In 2021 he was accorded Asia Pacific Outstanding Business Leader Lifetime Achievement Award.

Closing Healthcare Disparities Gap through Public-Private Partnership

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Dr Azlan Bin Darus

Head of the Prevention, Medical and Rehabilitation Division, SOCSO (Social Security Organisation). He oversees the occupational safety and health programs involving more than 6 million SOCSO contributors and manages the medical and rehabilitation programs for employers and employees registered with the organization. Has authored articles in local and international journals and is also a reviewer for scientific publications. He is currently the vice-chairperson for the Technical Commission on Insurance against Occupational Injury and Occupational Diseases of the International Social Security Association.

Panel Forum: New Frontiers in healthcare insurance

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Mohan Manthiry

Founder & Editor-in-Chief, InfoMed (Malaysia). Manages InfoMed, the media on healthcare that publishes the premier professional healthcare magazine, which targets individuals to be knowledgeable and be involved in their health. He strongly advocates the concept of "Taking charge of one's health" as the means to embrace healthcare challenges.

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Ooi Haw Yun

Chief Product Officer of Allianz Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad with over 17 years of experience in the insurance/takaful industry with technical excellence from product and pricing to actuarial modelling and valuation. In his recent role helms the strategic steering and development of product propositions with customer centric innovation to deliver sustainable financial value for the Company.

Panel Forum – New frontiers in healthcare insurance

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Dr Maheshwara Rao

Senior Principle Assistant Director, Disease Control Division, Ministry of Health, Malaysia. He is an avid advocate of digital health, data-driven strategies, and policymaking. Leading the team for COVID-19 pandemic management in Malaysia, the team developed the mobile outbreak management system (MySejahtera) and managed Malaysia’s COVID-19 data repository. His interest in Pubic Health focuses on using the latest technology and AI in healthcare.

Addressing the core healthcare issues in the post-pandemic era

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Ms. Norhaizam Mohammad

Chief Financial Officer of KPJ Healthcare Berhad. She has been with KPJ Group for 15 years and as a CFO for almost six years. She has vast experience in healthcare and financial matters. A qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK, and a Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). Currently the elected President of the Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH) since 2019. Also been a committee member of the National Governing Committee of Private Healthcare Productivity Nexus (PHPN) since 2018.

Keynote address – Sustainable Healthcare Financing

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Dr. Thomas Liedtke

Senior Vice President of Southeast Asia and China for VAMED, a leading company in planning, equipment, construction, technical management, and total operational management of complex healthcare facilities. He was originally trained as a Physician in Germany and England, and he holds a Ph.D. in Microbiology and a Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health. Prior to this, he was the Managing Director of a General Hospital with 530 beds and Director of Global Product Management for the international Medical Software Group iSOFT.

Panel Forum – Education is the long-term solution to a sustainable healthcare system.

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Ms Lynette Lim Sze Chiung

Group Director of Brand, Marketing & Communication – Sunway Healthcare Group. Her role includes establishing and aligning marketing and branding strategies across all the hospitals and healthcare facilities in the Group, as well as driving business development initiatives locally and internationally. Prior to her role in Sunway Healthcare Group, Lynette was the Managing Director of B. Braun Avitum Renal Services Sdn Bhd, and Regional Head of B. Braun Avitum Service Provider Business, Asia Pacific.

Private healthcare financing, its challenges, and sustainability

Delegates from Government Organisations & NGOs

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About venue

Conference Hall

KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Entry Time

  • Day 01: 09:00 am
  • Day 02: 09:00 am
  • Day 03: 09:00 am