HMA 2023 Conference returns to embrace change for more efficient healthcare across the region

MANILA, PHILIPPINES—Hospital Management Asia (HMA) 2023 Conference, the premier event for hospital owners, C-level executives, directors, and healthcare leaders, returns on September 5 and 6 at the Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.

Industry leaders and professionals from around the world, including Philippine-based speakers Stephen Tan, Hospital Administrator at University of Cebu Medical Center and Roxannie Alejo, Centre for Patient Experience Head at The Medical City, will be sharing their expertise and insights at the upcoming healthcare conference.

The conference will feature hospitals that have leveraged the latest digital and smart technologies, seen as pivotal in healthcare’s continued quest to improve quality of patient care and operational efficiencies. Healthtech companies and startups with innovative healthcare ideas and technologies will be providing valuable insights into the latest trends and advancements in the field.

Attendees can expect panel sessions showcasing how leading hospitals in Asia are utilising digital technology to create innovative solutions for critical issues – from the global nursing shortage to medication errors, patient falls and hospital-acquired infections. Topics that will be covered include automation of nursing tasks; the role of data mining and analytics in quality and patient experience improvement; developing integrated digital systems to enhance care access and patient-centricity; and adoption of cybersecurity measures to ensure resilience of digital systems against cyberthreats.

Dr. Anton Decker, President of International at Mayo Clinic, will deliver a keynote speech on the significance of using data, AI, and connectivity in healthcare. Other key speakers at the event include Dr. Zaliha Mustafa, Minister of Health of Malaysia, Stephanie Bayer, Senior Director Patient Experience at Cleveland Clinic in the US, Dr. Ben Widaja, President Director of Mandaya Hospital Group in Indonesia, Dr. Asawin Puwatanasan, Deputy Hospital Director at Bangkok International Hospital in Thailand, Benedict Tan, Group Digital Strategy Officer and Chief Data Officer at Singapore Health Services in Singapore, and Monojit Mitra, Facility and Biomedical Director at FV Hospital in Vietnam.

“Our conference is designed to connect healthcare leaders from across Asia and facilitate important discussions,” said Pinky Fadullon, HMA Project Director. “With the theme ‘Embracing Change for More Efficient Healthcare,’ we aim to inspire hospitals to leverage digital technology that will improve patient outcomes.”

Registration for HMA 2023 is now open with early bird rates available until June 8. Attendees can register online through the HMA website. More details of the conference agenda is available for download online.

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