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GS1 Healthcare Conference, Hong Kong Post Event website

6 - 8 October 2009


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 Tuesday 6 October 2009

  • Pre-conference session for newcomers: The World of GS1 Standards – An Introduction
  • Welcome Address by the Organising Committee’s Co-Chairs Anna Lin, Chief Executive, GS1 Hong Kong and Raymond Wong, Chief Manager, Business Support Services, Hong Kong Hospital Authority
    • No presentation available
  • GS1 & Healthcare in the World 
    Chris Adcock, President Healthcare, GS1 Global Office
  • KEYNOTE – Electronic Health Record Sharing System as Essential Healthcare Infrastructure Sandra Lee, JP, Permanent Secretary for Food and Health (Health), Food and Health Bureau, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government
    • No presentation available
  • Current Situation and Prospects of Supply Chain in the Chinese Healthcare Industry Prof. Yanjie Gao, Director of Department of Information Technology for Healthcare, Ministry of Health China  
  • Electronic Health Records and Supply Chain Data Standards
    Christian Hay, Senior Partner, Medinorma, Switzerland
  • Encouraging Convergence in Regulatory Practices: Global Harmonization Task Force (GHTF)
    Unambiguous, Standardised and Harmonised Unique Device Identification (UDI)
    Jay Crowley, Senior Advisor for Patient Safety, US FDA
  • Implementation of a Post-Market Traceability Program for Implantable Medical Devices Yan Liang, Director of International & Legal Affairs Division, Shanghai Municipal Food & Drug Administration(SH-FDA)
  • “There is a Medication Administration Problem” - Improving Medication Safety in New Zealand
    Chai Chuah, Chief Executive, Hutt Valley District Health Board, New Zealand
  • Connecting for Health in the U.K.: Better and Safer Care
    Neil Lawrence, AIDC Manager, Technology Office, NHS Connecting for Health, U.K.
  • eHealth Reform in Australia: Putting the Necessary Infrastructure in Place
    Stephen Johnston, Head of National Infrastructure Services, National eHealth Transition Authorities, Australia
    National Product Catalogue and eProcurement
    Ken Nobbs, , Program Manager – Medical Products, National eHealth Transition Authorities, Australia
  • Creating a Common Language: Development of the Turkish National Drug and Medical Devices Database 
    Prof. Mustafa Özmen, Deputy CEO of Hacettepe University Hospital, Turkey and President of the Turkish Medical Informatics Association and Cumhur Ceken, Tepe Technologic Services Co.

Wednesday 7 October 2009

  • KEYNOTE - Modernisation of Supply Chain Management in Hospital Authority, Hong Kong
    Raymond Wong, Chief Manager, Business Support Services, Hong Kong Hospital Authority
  • Using GS1 Standards for Tracking Blood Derivatives
    Feargal McGroarty, St James's Hospital, Ireland
  • Management Analysis for Patient Safety using GS1 Standard Codes 
    Dr. Tanaka, Kyoto Second Red Cross Hospital, Japan
  • Unique Device Identification of Surgical Instruments with DataMatrix 2D Bar Codes Frédérique Frémont, C.H.I Robert Ballanger Hospital, France
  • How to Improve The Patient Care and Medication Management Process - What We Are Doing in Hong Kong Public Hospitals
    S. C. Chiang, Senior Pharmacist, Chief Pharmacist' Office, Hong Kong Hospital Authority
  • KEYNOTE - Premier's Vision for High Performing Healthcare Organisations: Linking Supply Chain, Patient Safety and Clinical Outcomes
    Joe Pleasant, Chief Information Officer, Premier Inc., USA
  • Healthcare Providers Panel Discussion
    • No presentation available
  • Verification of Pharmaceutical Products at the Point of Dispense - Status of the EFPIA Project
    Grant Courtney, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Building Traceability in Australian Healthcare: The Wholesaler Perspective 
    Ged Halstead, Chief Information Officer, CH2, Australia
  • Sharing Product Master Data Effectively Leveraging The Global Data Synchronisation Network
    Mike Wallace, Director Global Standards and Serialization, Abbott Laboratories
  • Manufacturers Panel Discussion - Healthcare Supply Chain: Future Outlook
    • No presentation available
  • Closing remarks Co-Chair GS1 Healthcare
    Mike Wallace, Director Global Standards and Serialization, Abbott Laboratories