LABORATORY MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

5 February 2018

 5.25 CME Points Total

Za’abeel Hall 6, Conference Room 1

Overview

The conference is designed to provide its audience with a unique opportunity to understand the collaboration of administrative and medical leadership and exchange knowledge about the dynamics of quality management and safety improvement in medical laboratory of any size, scope, or specialty.

Key Topics:

  • Lean laboratory
  • Culture of safety
  • Challenges in the lab 
  • Lab automation
  • Lab as a revenue centre
  • Quality performance indicator
  • Convergence and integration of diagnostics

Benefits of attending

  • Interpret key technological breakthroughs in managing a laboratory
  • Identify pre-analytical factors affecting laboratory results
  • Discuss appropriate safety procedures practiced in the clinical laboratory
  • Identify commonly cited accreditation deficiencies
  • Review six sigma management system to improve quality 

 

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

Session 1

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

09:30

Leadership and employee engagement

John Butz, Director of Operations/Administrator, Mayo Medical Laboratories, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

10:00

The role of QA programme in optimising laboratory cost-management

Faisal ibrahim, Director, Quality Assurance, National Reference Laboratory, Abu Dhabi, UAE

10:30 Coffee Break


Session 2

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

11:00

Emotional intelligence and laboratory management

Dr Mousa Al-Abbadi, Consultant Pathologist, Jordan University School of Medicine, Amman, Jordan

11:30

Outsourcing as a solution in the era of privatization

Dr Nashat Nafouri, Chair, Healthcare Interest Group (HIG); Executive Officer, Saudi Quality Council(SQC), Jeddah, KSA

12:00

Managing patient results in the light of an FDA (or other Regulatory Body) Safety Communication using Biotin interference

Dr Danni Li, Assistant Professor,  Department of Lab Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

12:30 Lunch Break


Session 3

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

13:30

Recognised accreditation to enhance quality and competence

Dr Qasim Humoud Al-Shamsi, Deputy Head of Laboratories Accreditation
Section Accreditation Department, Emirates International Accreditation
Centre, Dubai, UAE

14:00

Developing new leadership in clinical laboratories

Dr Elizabeth Wagar, Chair,Laboratory Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

14:30

Laboratory test utilisation

Dr Ola Elgaddar, Lecturer of Chemical Pathology, Alexandria University; Medical Director, Alborg laboratories, Abu Dhabi, UAE

15:00 Coffee Break


Session 4

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

16:00

Medical laboratories in the hospital setting: a task for today, a challenge for tomorrow

Prof Kai Gutensohn,  Director Hospital Laboratories, LADR Group, Geesthacht, Germany

16:30

National standards for clinical laboratories and blood banks: The CBAHI experience in KSA

Abdulla Al Khashan, Laboratory Surveyor, Saudi Central Board for Accreditation of Healthcare Institutions (CBAHI), Riyadh, KSA

17:00

Current and future challenges for laboratories: Are you ready?

Dr Aaron Han, Consultant Pathologist, Chief, Department of Pathology; Acting Chief Medical Officer (CMO), American Hospital, Dubai, UAE

17:30 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:

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

John Butz, Director of Operations/Administrator, Mayo Medical Laboratories, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA


SPEAKER FACULTY:

Dr Aaron Han, Consultant Pathologist, Chief, Department of Pathology; Acting Chief Medical Officer (CMO), American Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Abdulla Al Khashan, Laboratory Surveyor, Saudi Central Board for Accreditation of Healthcare Institutions (CBAHI), Riyadh, KSA

Dr Danni Li, Assistant Professor, Department of Lab Medicine and Pathology, University ofMinnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Dr Elizabeth Wagar, Chair, Laboratory Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Faisal Ibrahim, Director, Quality Assurance, National Reference Laboratory, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Prof Kai Gutensohn, Director Hospital Laboratories, LADR Group, Geesthacht, Germany

Dr Mousa Al-Abbadi, Consultant Pathologist, Jordan University School of Medicine, Amman, Jordan

Dr Nashat Nafouri, Chair, Healthcare Interest Group (HIG); Executive Officer, Saudi Quality Council(SQC), Jeddah, KSA

Dr Ola Elgaddar, Lecturer of Chemical Pathology, Alexandria University; Medical Director, Alborg Laboratories, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr Qasim Humoud Al-Shamsi, Deputy Head of Laboratories Accreditation Section Accreditation Department, Emirates International Accreditation Centre, Dubai, UAE

 

Supported by: