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HMA Invites Philippine Hospitals to the 2014 Pre-Conference Worskshops



Six exciting, in-depth pre-conference workshops by international healthcare experts on August 27, 2014 at the Radisson Blu Hotel Cebu

Cebu City, Philippines, July 14, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - HMA will conduct six pre-conference workshops on August 27, 2014 at Radisson Blu Hotel, Cebu City. A wide range of topics will be presented by and discussed with seven internationally renowned healthcare experts.

The workshops will cover in-depth discussions on understanding and reducing hospital costs, biomedical engineering, approaches in the continuum of care, and patient centered care. "The pre-event seminars are really meant for local Philippine hospital managers to take advantage of the international speakers already coming for HMA. It's really a wonderful opportunity," said Mr. Ashok Nath, Chairman of HMA.

A certification boot camp on Lean Six Sigma can also be attended. At the end of the whole-day workshop, participants of this boot camp will receive certificates from Anexas Consultancy and will become certified Six Sigma Yellow Belts.

Moreover, for the first time in thirteen years, HMA offers a training session on HMA Presentation Skills and Technique (PSAT). This session is open to all HMA speakers and delegates, and to all those who are interested in learning presentation skills.

Registration for the pre-conference workshops is now open. Interested attendees can course registrations through [email protected]. Online registration is also available at http://hospitalmanagementasia.com/pre-conference/.

Interested delegates can choose any of the topics listed at http://hospitalmanagementasia.com/pre-conference/. For more information about the pre-conference workshop topics and speakers, please contact [email protected]

HMA 2014 Summary of Topics and Speakers

TOPIC 1: USING LEAN AND SIX SIGMA TO SPEED UP EMERGENCY SERVICES - INVOLVING LABORATORY & RADIOLOGY
Wed, Aug 27 | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Workshop Leader: Amitabh Saxena, CEO, Anexas Consultancy Services

TOPIC 2: HOW TO MEASURE, UNDERSTAND AND REDUCE HOSPITAL COST
Wed, Aug 27 | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Workshop Leader: Benedict Stanberry, Director, IHLM

TOPIC 3: HMA PRESENTATION SKILLS AND TECHNIQUE
Wed, Aug 27 | 2:30 PM-5:30 PM
Workshop Leader: Dr. Whitney Blondeau, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Maine Medical Center and Tufts University

TOPIC 4: BIO MEDICAL ENGINEERING: THE BASICS OF GETTING IT RIGHT FOR USERS AND THE TECHNICAL DEPARTMENT
Wed, Aug 27 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Workshop Leader: Ashok Shah, Executive Director, Greenverks

TOPIC 5: THE ESSENTIALS OF PATIENT CENTERED CARE FOR NURSES
Wed, Aug 27 | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Workshop Leader: Ms. Katherine McCoy, Director of Nursing, Johns Hopkins Singapore

TOPIC 6: STANDARDIZED AND HOLISTIC APPROACH IN CONTINUUM OF CARE
Wed, Aug 27 | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Workshop Leaders: Dr. Sandhya Mujumdar, Deputy Director - Medical Affairs, National University Hospital AND Dr. Ling Moi Lin, Director of Infection Control - Singapore General Hospital

Further information about HMA 2014's six, in-depth pre-conferences, please visit www.hospitalmanagementasia.com/preconference. An e-flyer is also downloadable at http://hospitalmanagementasia.com/wp-content/uploads/Pre-ConFlier26May.pdf

About Hospital Management Asia (HMA)

HMA was awarded BEST MANAGED EVENT in the Asian Conference Awards 2013, organized by the London-based Global Conference Network.

HMA, now in its 13th year, is the largest educational event for healthcare managers in Asia. HMA 2014 is organized by Exedra Events and presented by the Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines (PHAPi), in cooperation with Johns Hopkins International, Joint Commission International, Austco Marketing & Service (Asia), The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards, DNV GL, Elsevier, RiskMan International Pty Ltd, Wolters Kluwer Health|UpToDate, the International Hospital Federation, the Asian Hospital Federation, and a number of national associations and organizations across Asia: Association of Healthcare Providers (India), ASTRON Hospital & Healthcare Consultants Private Limited, Healthcare Federation of India, Hong Kong Hospital Authority, Ho Chi Minh City Medical Association, Indian Health Care Quality Forum, Indonesian Hospital Association, Japan Hospital Association, Korean Hospital Association, Ministry of Health Vietnam, Myanmar Private Hospital Association, The Medical Practitioner Society of Ho Chi Minh City. For more information, please visit www.hospitalmanagementasia.com.

Source: Hospital Management Asia (HMA)

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