LABORATORY INFORMATICS CONFERENCE

6 February 2018

5.25 CME Points

Za’abeel Hall 6, Conference Room 2

Overview

The core of any pathology department is its information system.  The integration of pathology systems and the processes required to support this are becoming ever more complex, reflecting modern requirements for health care delivery.  Optimal use of pathology services will depend on greater involvement of IT to manage demand and to encourage appropriate test requesting.

Clinicians are likely to become increasingly dependent on direct access to pathology data. The challenge for laboratory scientists is to ensure the timely and effective introduction of IT systems that can meet the needs of modern laboratory medicine. The Laboratory Informatics Conference at MEDLAB will discuss better solutions on optimal use of pathology services to encourage appropriate test requesting.

Key Topics:

  • Evaluation and effective implementation of technology for laboratory information management
  • Analysing data from the lab/ Business Intelligence
  • Management of laboratory data in electronic medical records systems


Benefits of attending:

  • Review data analytics in the laboratory
  • Evaluate laboratory information management system
  • Discuss IT literacy amongst all pathology staff
  • Understand role of lab in clinical informatics


Chair: Dr Ayoub Nahal,
Consultant, Anatomic Pathologist, Medical Director, e-Pathology Program, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Activity Director:
Dr Fadi W. Abdul –Karim, Professor of Pathology and Vice Chair for Education, Robert Tomsich Pathology and Laboratory Med Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA

 

Cleveland Clinic Foundation Centre for Continuing Education acknowledges educational grants for partial support of this activity from: 
Abbott Diagnostics | Beckman Coulter | Siemens Healthineers

Supported by:

Cleveland Clinic Foundation Centre for Continuing Education acknowledges educational grants for partial support of this activity from: 
Abbott Diagnostics
Beckman Coulter
Siemens Healthineers

09:50

Opening remarks by the chair and moderator

Dr Ayoub Nahal, Consultant, Anatomic Pathologist, Medical Director, e-Pathology Program, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Session 1

10:00

The role of big data in the clinic laboratory

Andrew Turner, Manager, Clinical Pathology,  Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE

10:30

Analysing data from the lab

Raymond Turner, Manager, Laboratory Services, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

11:00 Coffee Break


Session 2

11:30

Lab analytics – tool to optimise lab performance

Gagan Goel, IT Director, National Reference Laboratory, Abu Dhabi, UAE

12:00

Interfacing LIS with EMR

Dr Naval Kishore, Professor, Middlesex University, Dubai, UAE

12:30

Evaluation and effective implementation of technology for laboratory information management

Cherie Perdue, Chief Information Officer, American Hospital, Dubai, UAE
Carlo Kaabar, Director of Laboratory Services and Outreach, American Hospital, Dubai, UAE

13:00 Lunch Break


Session 3

14:30

Bridge the distance between pathologists: The amazing solutions of digital pathology

Dr Essam Ezzat Ayad, Professor of Pathology Cairo University; Director of the Digital
Pathology Program, Alborg Laboratories, Jeddah, KSA

15:00

Solutions for today’s pathology challenges through digitalisation

Aiman Hamouda, Chief Information Officer, Unilabs, Geneva, Switzerland

15:30 Coffee Break


Session 4

16:00

Affordable digital pathology using a smartphone

Dr Sanjeev Y Patwardhan, Clinical Pathologist, Histopathologist & Cytologist, Satyajit Clinic, Mumbai, India

16:30

Optimisation: Improving lab efficiency

Umar Ansari, Learning Consultant, Healthcare Information Technologies, Dubai, UAE

17:00 End of conference

Supported by:

ACTIVITY DIRECTORS:

Dr Mansour Al Zarouni, Member, General Secretariat Committee, Sultan Bin Khalifa International Thalassemia Award (SITA), Dubai, UAE

Dr Fadi W. Abdul –Karim, Professor of Pathology and Vice Chair for Education, Robert Tomsich Pathology and Lab Med Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA


PLANNING COMMITTEE:

Dr Ayoub Nahal, Consultant, Anatomic Pathologist, Medical Director, e-Pathology Program, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE


SPEAKER FACULTY:

Aiman Hamouda, Chief Information Officer, Unilabs, Geneva, Switzerland

Andrew Turner, Manager, Clinical Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE

Carlo Kaabar, Director of Laboratory Services and Outreach, American Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Cherie Perdue, Chief Information Officer, American Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Dr Essam Ezzat Ayad, Professor of Pathology Cairo University; Director of the Digital Pathology Program, Alborg Laboratories, Jeddah, KSA

Gagan Goel, IT Director, National Reference Laboratory, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr Naval Kishore, Professor, Middlesex University, Dubai, UAE

Raymond Turner, Manager, Laboratory Services, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr Sanjeev Y Patwardhan, Clinical Pathologist, Histopathologist & Cytologist, Satyajit Clinic, Mumbai, India

Raymond Turner, Manager, Laboratory Services, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Supported by: