healthcare is part of the Knowledge and Networking Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067.

Informa
Key Sessions

H.E Dr Amin Al Amiri

Keynote Presentation by Ministry of Health & Prevention

UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention

Jérôme Droesch

Digital Innovation & Integration in Insurance: Changing the Face of Business

Cigna Insurance Middle East

Dr Ramadan AlBlooshi

Presentation by Dubai Healthcare City Authority – Regulatory (DHCR)

Dubai Healthcare City Authority – Regulation (DHCR)

09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Main agenda
Opening by Forum Chair
  • David Youssef - Former MD of MEA at AETNA, CEO and Owner of AXIOS Strategic Consulting
09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
Main agenda
Keynote Presentation by Ministry of Health & Prevention
  • H.E Dr Amin Al Amiri - Asst. Undersecretary of Public Health Policy & Licensing Sector, UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention
09:30 - 10:00 30 mins
Info
Main agenda
Digital Innovation & Integration in Insurance: Changing the Face of Business
  • Jérôme Droesch - CEO - MENA, Cigna Insurance Middle East
10:00 - 10:30 30 mins
Main agenda
Presentation by Dubai Healthcare City Authority – Regulatory (DHCR)
  • Dr Ramadan AlBlooshi - Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Healthcare City Authority – Regulation (DHCR)
10:00 - 10:30 30 mins
Main agenda
Speed Networking
10:30 - 11:00 30 mins
Main agenda
Morning Networking& Refreshment Break
12:00 - 12:30 30 mins
Main agenda
Myths and Facts: What We Know and Should Implement to Mitigate Healthcare Costs
  • Lina Jichi - Manager Health Financing Advisory and Monitoring Department, Strategy Division, Department of Health Abu Dhabi
12:30 - 13:00 30 mins
Main agenda
Disease Management and Wellness Programs: What Is Their Impact on Quality and Cost?
  • Mohammed Al Enazi - Medical Director, Tawuniya
13:00 - 14:00 60 mins
Main agenda
Lunch and networking break
14:00 - 15:00 60 mins
Info
Main agenda
Collective Voices for An Inclusive Sector with Multi Stakeholder Engagement
  • Dr Mohammed Chabuk - CEO, Seha Emirates Hospital
  • Hamad Al Mehyas - Chief Process Officer, Daman, Daman
  • Saurabh Saran - General Manager – General Takaful & Health Takaful, Salama Islamic Arab Insurance Co. (P.S.C.)
  • Dr Sarper Tanli - Group CEO, Manzil Health Care Services
  • Dr Ali Al-Othman - Assistant Director – Insurance Center, Specialized Medical Center Hospital
  • Dr. Sherif Mahmoud - Regional Head of Healthcare, AXA Gulf
  • How can insurers, employers, TPAs, pharmaceuticals and healthcare providers contribute to the growth of the industry collectively
  • Is there scope for creating a collective voice for healthcare insurance providers that communicates with a collective healthcare provider board?
  • How far are we from a cooperative healthcare insurance model?
15:00 - 15:30 30 mins
Main agenda
Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break
15:30 - 16:00 30 mins
Info
Main agenda
Fireside Chat: Challenges for Payors and Providers in the 21st century
  • Jayakrishnan Veetil - Head – Insurance, Medcare Hospitals
  • Georges Chidiac - Senior Vice President and General Manager, SAICOHEALTH
  • Mohammed Al Enazi - Medical Director, Tawuniya
  • Dr.Mahmoud Weshah - Healthcare Transformation and Privatization, Royal Commission Hospital in Jubail
  • With providers moving towards holistic solutions – inpatient, outpatient and e-health, what will be the response for payors to ensure maximum market coverage in the GCC?
  • What are the challenges faced due to connected healthcare, big data, analytics and what solutions are being implemented?
  • With the pressing need for better outcomes in healthcare affordability, how can payers and providers collaborate for improved cost reductions?  
16:00 - 16:30 30 mins
Info
Main agenda
Winning Strategies in Cost Containment: Mitigate Costs Through Preventative Measures
  • Dr. Ahmad Okasha - Associate Professor, Canadian University in Dubai
  • Strategies used by international insurance companies in applying health awareness and patient engagement to mitigate costs
  • How are wearables and mhealth contributing to health monitoring and cost management and how can we leverage them for maximum benefit?
  • What could a unified wellness program look like with participation from payers, providers and corporate organisations?
16:30 - 16:40 10 mins
Main agenda
End of Forum Day 1