20
OCT
2016

Addressing the Challenge of Patient-centered Care and Safety

SAHTAS is participating in various sessions on Health Technology Assessment (please see below) as part of the 40th IHF World Hospital Congresstaking place from the 31 October – 3 November 2016  to be held at Durban ICC, Durban, South Africa.

The sessions on Health Technology Assessment has been jointly organized by the Southern African Health Technology Assessment Society (SAHTAS) and Charlotte Maxeke Medical Research Cluster (CMeRC)

The theme of the Congress is “ Addressing the Challenge of Patient-centered Care and Safety

Congress Tracks: 

  • Quality of Care
  • Capacity Building in Leadership and Management
  • Governance and Accountability
  • Ethics and Medical Legal Issues
  • Financing and Universal Health Coverage
  • Technology: Role in determining Clinical Pathways in Patient Care
  • Service Delivery: Innovations in delivery of Care and Hospital Services

To download the agenda of the congress please click here

Information on the sessions on Health Technology Assessment are given below:

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS:

Health Technology Assessment: the essentials

Introduction to mini-HTA: a potential management and decision support tool for the hospital environment

PANEL:

South Africa – Department of Health: Use of health technology for delivery of innovative health care.

FREE PAPER: Capacity Building in Leadership and Management:

Capacity building for implementation of HTA: a joint effort between Australia and South Africa