Day 1

9 May 2018, Wednesday

Main Conference Registration and Morning Coffee

IBC Asia’s Welcome Address

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Opening Keynote Session 
Joint Plenary Sessions with 5th Healthcare Facilities Asia Summit

Keynote Address:
Leadership in Disruptive Times
Yitzhak Peterburg, Chairman, Teva Pharmaceutical

Healthcare Leaders’ High – Level Panel: 
Responding to the Changing Landscape in Healthcare Services delivery in Asia, and Globally

  • Where is the healthcare services market headed, and how is it influencing investment?
  • How are specific demand segments impacting the need for facilities and insurance?
  • Empowered patients and their influence on quality of care 
  • Digitalisation touchpoints – are we adapting fast enough?
  • How an ageing population affects digital technologies and healthcare design, and health insurance
  • Possibility of everyone gets insured  

Budi Legowo, Group Director of Finance, Siloam Hospitals, Indonesia
Stephen Chan, Acting Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Woodlands Integrated Health Campus
Simon Johnson, Head of Claims, QBE Asia Pacific, Singapore
Angela Hunter, Chief Customer, Marketing & Digital Officer, Prudential Singapore            

Morning Networking and Refreshment Break
2nd Digital Healthcare Conference Commences

Digital Healthcare Chairman’s Opening Remarks
Healthcare Innovations and Market Trends

Emerging Technologies Disrupting Healthcare Industry – What is Next?

  • Development of new emerging technologies
  • Artificial Intelligent (AI) and Virtual reality (VR) 
  • Digital health and point-of-care testing diagnostics    
  • Wearable devices and 3D printed medical devices    
  • Digital technology for early disease detection, personalised treatment and prevention

Ravinder Sajwan, Chief Executive Officer, Renew Group Private Limited

Industry Panel Discussion:
Embracing Technology Disruption in Various Industries

  • How have different industries been transforming and the main drivers behind what they are doing in the digital space
  • How can consumers be engaged via technology
  • How can consumer behaviors be changed
  • What can be applied to the healthcare industry and how will business models be affected
  • How can we remove the barriers for digitalisation

Loh Yong Joo, Consultant, National Healthcare Group
(more panelists to be confirmed)

For speaking opportunity please contact

Investment Trends in Digital Health Market

  • Investors’ appetite for digital health
  • Key sectors highlight of investment trends in the Asian region – Mobile wireless and wearables, data analytics, IoT, Population Health Management and telemedicine
  • How healthcare providers should adapt digital transformation?  
  • Comparison of digital health startup and investment trends among US, China and ASEAN countries

Jiayuan Luo, Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Networking Lunch

Digital Transformation of Healthcare Systems

Establishing the Market Drivers for Transforming Digital Health

  • Personalised care
  • Precision medicine
  • Patient expectations
  • Cost reductions
  • Process efficiency

For speaking opportunity please contact

Woodlands Hospital Case Study:
Innovations in Patient Care through Artificial intelligence and Robotics

  • The widespread adoption of technology to improve the patient care experience
  • Making use of artificial intelligence to make sense large amount of data   
  • Clinicians and nurses use of electronic wristbands to monitor patients      
  • Deploying robotics to automate back-end logistics – food services, housekeeping and the central sterile supplies

Stephen Chan, Acting Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Woodlands Integrated Health Campus

Leveraging Advanced Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning in Healthcare – the Actual Experience and the Future

  • Definition and overview of machine learning for users
  • The use for machine learning in population health management with a focus on the payers’ perspective
  • The actual experience – constraints, challenges, and requirements to effectively implement machine learning approaches
  • Future directions and developments in machine learning

Daniel K. Addyson, Lead Data Scientist, Aetna International

Afternoon Networking Break

Case Study: Blockchain-based Personal Healthcare Record Operating System – Data security and other opportunities

  • Using artificial intelligence for patients treatments

Ray-Jade Chen, Superintendent, Taipei Medical University Hospital

Synergy in Healthcare IoT, Biopharma & MedTech Space

  • The increasing need to enhance awareness and adoption of the growing innovation in mHealth & connected health technologies by practicing doctors
  • Collaboration and partnerships amongst biopharma companies, IoT and MedTech companies for better utilization of these innovations

Business Head (General Manager) - Metabolics, Biocon Ltd

Digital Healthcare Touchpoints

How Big Data and Data Mining is Impacting the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry
Julie Olszewski, Executive Director, MSD Global Innovation Hub, MSD

Artificial Intelligence and Telemedicine in Screening for Diabetic Eye Center

  • Artificial intelligence using deep learning system (DLS) had sparked tremendous interest globally over the last few years
  • Three major ocular conditions, including diabetic retinopathy (DR), age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and glaucoma require screening and long-term follow up, exerting tremendous manpower and financial demand on the global eye care systems from the developed and developing countries
  • The use of artificial intelligence and telemedicine as an optimal long term solution to at least screen and monitor most of these stable patients within the primary eye care settings
  • Various methods in implementing artificial intelligence for countries with and without existing DR screening programs
  • Potential challenges in the development of AI algorithm for DR screening

Daniel Ting, Assistant Professor, Singapore National Eye Center, Clinical Lead, Artificial Intelligence in Ophthalmology

Improvement by Design: How New Technologies Enable Value in Health

  • Smart health video consultation: patient and provider perspectives
  • AI driven Chatbot’s: user experiences and potential impact  
  • Machine learning technology to improvement hand hygiene

Dirk De Korne, Deputy Director, Medical Innovation & Care Transformation, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Case Study:
Data Science and Patient Safety

  • Using machine learning, visualization, deep learning in patient safety
  • Introducing the concept of digital transformation and design thinking (customer journey maps) in context of patient safety

Sujoy Kar, Chief Medical Information Officer and Vice President, Apollo Hospitals

End of Conference Day One

Day 2

10 May 2018, Thursday

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Connected Patients and Transforming Care Delivery

Engaging Patients in the Digital World

  • Track, diagnose and deliver treatment via digital monitoring
  • New possibilities and applications of existing technologies
  • How to create meaningful patient-physician dialogue
  • Digitisation of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROM)

Jimmy Ming-Yuan Huang, Senior Physician, Emergency Department, Leader of Digital Health, Innovation Center, MacKay Memorial Hospital, Taiwan

Integrating Technology, Patients and Doctors

  • Empowering patients through technology
  • How can technology bring doctors closer to patients?
  • Consolidating applications and offering more coaching to patients and doctors
  • Attaining better patient outcomes – what worked and did not?

Linus Tham, Group Chief Information Officer, Parkway Pantai Limited

Morning Networking and Refreshment Break

Telemedicine Case Study:
Improving Care through Remote Technology

  • Using smart technologies to improve diabetes care – risk prediction, monitoring, treatment and management
  • How can patient care be improved using the data collected
  • How is this applicable to the other healthcare system?
  • Other digital innovations in the pipeline

Patrick Tan, Deputy Executive Director, Biomedical Research Council, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)

Panel Discussion:
The Role of Technology to Connect Patients in Healthcare

  • Improve self-management through education and remote monitoring - How can the use of technology add value – Administrators, Nurses, Patients
  • Support treatment adherence – how can hospitals achieve?
  • Linking data from bio sensing wearables to electronic patient records
  • Online patient portals
  • Self-monitoring kiosks
  • National health data – will sharing of data be a pro or a con? What are the implications?

Eric Wong, Group Chief Medical Informatics Officer, National Healthcare Group, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Dickon Smart-Gill, Corporate Chief Information Officer, Bumrungrad International Hospital
(more panellists to be confirmed)
For speaking opportunity please contact

Case Study: Implementing an Electronic Nursing Care Plan Using Clinical Care Classification in Jiahui International Hospital
Tong Ien Ling, Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, Health Informatics Director, Jiahui International Hospital, Shanghai

Networking Lunch

Connected Providers

Integrating Connected Technology into Aged Care – Spotlight on Telehealth, Telerobotics, Chatbots

  • How healthcare providers can be connected to patients and deliver care?
  • Exploring technologies in various applications to improve age care
  • Elderly’s resistance towards technology – how should we approach it?
  • Case studies

Tan Jit Seng, Vice President of Asia Pacific, Assistive, Rehabilitative and Therapeutic Technologies Network, Chief Technology Officer, Director, Senior Home Care Physician, Lotus Eldercare Technologies

Connected Care:
Bring Together a Network of Healthcare Providers and Partners to Improve Health Outcomes

  • Exploring opportunities for seniors’ care to embrace technology
  • Recognizing the technology opportunities available in healthcare
  • Understanding the possibilities that hi-tech innovation offers productivity
  • Developing best practices that demonstrate excellence in leadership
  • Appreciating the value of in-house technology experts and change leaders

Dan Levitt, Executive Director, Tabor Village, Adjunct Professor, University of British Columbia, Adjunct Professor, Simon Fraser University, Board Member, Global Aging Network

Cybersecurity and Data Protection

Legal, Regulatory and Data Privacy Issues

  • Why data protection matters
  • Regulations and guidelines to tighten privacy and security of healthcare data

For speaking opportunity please contact

Cybersecurity in the Digital Healthcare Space

  • What are the cyber threats and risks in the healthcare industry?
  • How can we better protect patients’ data from cyber threats? How do we ensure that they are not gone to the wrong hands?
  • How secure is secured enough?
  • Actual examples and successful implementations

For speaking opportunity please contact

Afternoon Networking Break

Closing Plenary

Panel: Embracing new and innovative healthcare service delivery models

  • Updates on innovative healthcare delivery models in 2018
  • The move towards preventive healthcare – strategies, investment plans, roadmap ahead
  • Personalized medicine – where are we now and where are we heading?
  • The impact of an integrated healthcare delivery system on patient’s experience
  • Market Penetration with new distribution channel and pricing 
  • Connecting Social Insurance, Medicare, Commercial Insurance

Tong Ien Ling, Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, Health Informatics Director, Jiahui International Hospital, Shanghai
Dr. Yi Mien Koh, Managing Director, Health & Employee Benefits, AXA
(more panelists will be confirmed)

End of Conference Day Two


Pre Conference Workshop

Tuesday 9 May 2018, 9am – 1pm
Implementation Strategies for Digital Healthcare  

This workshop aims to provide strategic training for health care professionals and how to implement digital strategy. Highlighting discussions on how to provide health care systems with changing technology, advanced applications on digitally enabled healthcare and share expert knowledge in the field of digital health.

Key Training Course Take Aways

  • Explore ways to shift the perception of digital health from an added benefit to the standard method of receiving health care services
  • Discuss strategies for implementing a system-wide digital health approach for both newly executed and expanding programs
  • Unite mobile and telehealth services to increase access and better coordinate care
  • Promote physician buy-in and engagement in digital health programs
  • Examine direct-to-consumer telehealth and its impact on the health care industry

Workshop Leader:

Dan Levitt
Executive Director, Tabor Village, Adjunct Professor, University of British Columbia, Adjunct Professor, Simon Fraser University, Board Member, Global Aging Network


Post Conference Workshop

Friday 11 May 2018, 9am – 12pm
Digital Health and Insurance: Commercial and Risk Management Strategies for New Business Models 

About this workshop
This workshop will explore how digital health and insurance can be mutually beneficial by enabling insurance companies to get a better handle on the risk of their clients.

Key Training Course Take Aways

  • To examine how digital health can help insurance companies to evaluate risk effectively and provide the basis for a new business model.
  • To explore how the new business models might result in a new paradigm for delivering care more effectively and whether as a result, the population might be better motivated to take greater responsibility for their own health & wellbeing.
  • Value the benefits that such insurance could bring to health & care delivery.
  • Feel how this change might motivate a population in general to take greater responsibility for this own health 

Workshop Leader:

Elaine Chan
Chief Health Officer
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd, Hong Kong

*Session outline may change to accommodate market-specific or company development.