"Waves of Change. Oceans of Opportunity"
The Speakers Presentations for the BHF Southern African Conference, as well as the Global Healthcare Fraud Prevention Summit are shown below:
BHF Conference 2014: Presentations
Sunday, 24th August 2014
- Counsellor Logie Naidoo, e-Thekwini Municipality
- Address by the Minister of Health – Dr Aaron Motsoaledi
- Keynote Address: Strategic Leadership – Professor Nick Binedell, Dean of the Gordon Institute for Business Science (GIBS)
Monday, 25th August 2014
- The Power of Collective Activism – The Honourable Dr Michael Armitage, CEO of Private Healthcare Australia
- Leadership in Health – Lord Nigel Crisp, Member of the House of Lords (UK)
- Collective activism in health - Professor Hoosen Jerry Coovadia, Director at MatCH Health Systems
- The Value Agenda:
- Shaping our future: Expanding our role - Christoff Raath, Joint CEO, Insight Actuaries and Consultants
- Taking charge of change - Dr Anuschka Coovadia, Africa Healthcare Clinical Actuarial Senior Manager, KPMG Services (Pty) Ltd
- A crucial concept for health reform in South Africa - Dr Michael Thiede, MD of Scenarium Group GmbH (Berlin)
- The transition to “The activist healthcare payer’ in South Africa - Dr Guni Goolab, Principal Officer
- Triple Aim - Professor Yosuf Veriava, Principal Officer
- IT Vision 2020 - Hubert Wentzel, Head of IT Strategy: Consulting Divivsion, EOH
Tuesday, 26th August 2014
- Shaping our future: Expanding our role - Dr Anban Pillay, DDG, Health Regulatory and Compliance Management, NDoH
SESSION TWO: Managed Care: What should it be?
- Managed Care: Is not only about containing costs - Geraldine Bartlett: General Manager, Universal Health
SESSION THREE: Managed Care continued:
- Incentivising patient behaviour through intelligent technology - Celynn Erasmus, Registered Dietician, Author and Professional Speaker
SESSION FOUR: Managed Care continued:
- Integrating Measurement, Evaluation, Governance and Quality in the Management of Care
- Dr Andrew Good, MD, Lifechoice
- Dr Malik Vazi, CEO, Zeal Health Innovations
SESSION FIVE: Shaping our Future: Expanding our role
- Partners in progress:
- Gavin Steel, Chief Director, Sector Wide Procurement, NDoh
- Dr Terence Carter, DDg, Hospital Tertiary Service and Workforce Management, NDoH
SESSION SIX: Shaping our Future: Expanding our role
- Utilisation of EDL drugs in the private sector - Simon Henderson, RIsk Solutions, Metropolitan Health Risk Management
- Balancing the individualised approach to patient care with the fair and equitable allocation of scarce healthcare resources - Roger Wiseman, Head, Clinical Innovation, Liberty Health
- Our imperfect healthcare regulatory framework: The positives and the negatives - Alex Brownlee, General Manager, Head of Actuarial, Medscheme
STREAM TWO: Healthcare Funding: A Regional Focus
- Competition in Healthcare- Professor Alex van den Heever, Chair, Social Security Systems And Management Studies, Wits School of Governance
- Assessing quality across the region - Dr Johann van Zyl, Consultant Towers Watson
- Promoting responsible member behaviour - Celynn Erasmus, Registered Dietician, Author & Professional Speaker
- Medical tourism in Zimbabwe - Linda Mukusha, General Manager, Cellmed Health Medical Fund, Zimbabwe
- Regional initiatives to promote access to affordable healthcare in the SADC
- Callie Scafer - Prosperity Health, Namibia
- Shylet Sanyanga, CEO, AHFoZ, Zimbabwe
STREAM THREE: HFMU Workshop on Fraud, Waste and Abuse
- Emerging trends in healthcare fraud and economics for the investigator – Alanna Lavelle, Director of Enterprise Investigation for Wellpoint,Inc
- Hospital Cash Plans and the cost to Medical Schemes – a case study – Brad Frank Policy Advisor, ASISA
- Peter Kerford, Head: Forensic Investigations, MMI Holdings Ltd
- Marius Smit, Head: Discovery Group Forensic Services
- Sharing of experiences – What our neighbouring countries experience and how they deal with it
–- Dr Lydia Dsane –Selby, Director, Claims – National Health Insurance Authority (Ghana)
- Shylet Sanyanga, CEO, Association of Healthcare Funders of Zimbabwe (AHFoZ)
- Fraud Risk Governance – principles, challenges and provisions - Pontso P Nyathi, Senior Manager Sizwe Ntsaluba Gobodo
- Syndicated Fraud - Advocate Ashika Lucken, National Prosecuting Authority
- Ethics in a healthcare forensic environment - Paul Vincke,MD, EHFCN(Belgium>
Wednesday, 27th August 2014
- A diagnosis of key trends in the medical schemes industry over the last decade - Anthea Towert, Head: Scheme Consulting, Technical and Actuarial Consulting Solutions, Alexander Forbes Health
- Governance: a difficult topic in the healthcare industry - Tebogo Malatji, Director, Gildenhuys Malatji Inc
- Commercial Mediation in the medical schemes environment - David Geral, Director, Bowman Gilfillan
- Health Insurance Products - Professor Alex van den Heever, Chair, Social Security Systems And Management Studies, Wits School of Governance
- Aligning healthcare legislation in pursuit of universal coverage: Dr Debbie Pearmain, Independent legal expert
SESSION FIVE: Gaining the edge by making the member connection
2014 Global Healthcare Fraud Prevention Summit
The Annual Global Healthcare Fraud Prevention Summit was held for the first time in Africa. Directly preceding the BHF Conference the summit was hosted by the BHF's Healthcare Forensic Management Unit.
- Keynote Address: Professor Dawie de Villiers: Healthcare Economic Crime is nothing less than organised crime and a serious violation of basic human rights.
- Erin Carlson: Education and Training.
- Marius Werner: A call to action: Building effective people-private partnerships and mitigating risk.
- Chris McAuley: Data analytics in fraud prevention.
- Paul Crowder: Fraud Prevention - Data analytics and other methodologies
- Bella Mfenyana: An industry united - joint investigations; sharing of information and knowledge; data sharing versus organized crime.
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The 15th Annual BHF Southern African Conference was held at the Durban International Conference Centre, from the 24th to 27th of August. The theme for this year’s conference was “Waves of Change. Oceans of Opportunity"
Opened by former president, Nelson Mandela in 1997, the Durban ICC was South Africa’s first International Convention Centre and has played a pioneering role in attracting international events to our shores since its inception.
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The BHF Trustee Training Programme 2014
This focused, comprehensive, one-day course provides in-depth information on the key areas relating to good governance of medical schemes. Highly relevant to trustees and those working within the private funding sector.
Trustee Training sessions were held in Johannesburg on the 25th of March and in Cape Town on the 27th of March. Both sessions were well attended and we received positive feedback from the delegates. The next Trustee Training programmes will be held in Johannesburg on the 30th of September, and in Cape Town on the 16th of October, booking has already begun. .
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BHF Seminars 2014:
The first in a series of seminars was held in Johannesburg on the 9th of May.
The topics under discussion were: MEDICAL SCHEME COMPLIANCE; and, THE IMPACT OF POPI ON THE FUNDING INDUSTRY, the speaker was health law expert, Esme Prins-van den Berg
The seminar was well attended and the feedback was very positive.
Should you have topics you wish to see covered in future seminars,please forward your suggestions to Laura Beuthin on firstname.lastname@example.org.