Impact of recent legislative changes in pathology
Speaker: Dr Johan van Heerden
This talk will consider the impact of the recently published National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill, National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) Amendment Bill and Medical Schemes Amendment Bill, which will change the face of South African pathology for ever.
Innovation and disruption
in the lab ecosystem
Speaker: Steyn Strauss
In this session, we will look at the global pressures currently influencing the laboratory organisational model and what that means for us as lab professionals. We’ll also evaluate some immediate opportunities to make an impact, with useful tools and analytical approaches.
Reducing the occurrence
of false priorities
Speaker: Lizaan van Dyk
What are the reasons for a clinician to request a test “Super STAT”? And how can false test prioritisation impact patients? In this talk, we will urge delegates to review their priority workloads and to implement practical measures to reduce the occurrence of false priorities.
The cost of poor
Speaker: Christian van Zyl
What is the cost of poor data? What does data quality mean? Why is it important and what can be done to improve it? This discussion will address these important questions.