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​ ​ ​10 October 2019 (Thursday) – Pre-Conference Workshop on Innovation
Venue: Lecture Theatre ​ ​
Time ​Programme ​Speakers
2.00pmIntroduction
​Assoc Prof Derrick Chan Wei Shih
Research Director, KK Research Centre
Head and Senior Consultant, Neurology Service, KKH
Director, Clinician Innovator Track, Office of Academic and Clinical Development
Deputy Director (Education), Medical Technology Office, SingHealth
​2.05pm​Opening address and launch of Health Services Innovation and
Development Grant 2019
​Assoc Prof Ng Kee Chong
Chairman, Medical Board, KKH
2.15pm Sharing journeyAssoc Prof Sng Ban Leong
Head and Senior Consultant
Department of Women’s Anaesthesia, KKH

Ms Cynthia Lim
Advanced Practice Nurse
Children's Emergency, KKH
2.35pm Design thinking and medtech considerationsMs Fiona Loke
Senior Manager, Medical Technology Office, SingHealth
​2.50pm​Innovation from organisation transformation’s standpoint​Dr Leo Kee Hao
Assistant Director, Office for Service Transformation, SingHealth
​3.05pmData analytics in innovation​​Ms Goh Bee Keow
Senior Manager, Data Analytics Office, KKH
​3.20pmIT Challenges in Healthcare Innovation​Mr Chua Chee Yong
Director, Emerging Services & Capabilities Group, Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS)
Head, IT Strategy and Planning, Ministry of Health (MOH) Singapore
​3.35pm​Innovation funding pathways​Assoc Prof Derrick Chan Wei Shih
Research Director, KK Research Centre, KKH
​3.50pm​Protecting Intellectual Property
Ms Chole Chu
Executive, SingHealth Intellectual Property, SingHealth
​4.05pm​Tea break
4.15pm Panel discussion
4.45pm Closing address​Dr Eileen Lew
Director, Medical Innovations and Care Transformation
Deputy Chairman, Division of Clinical Support Services
Senior Consultant, Department of Women’s Anaesthesia, KKH

​ ​ 11 October 2019 (Friday): Main Conference (Day One)
Venue: KKH Auditorium ​ ​
Time ​Programme ​Speakers
​9.00am​Welcome address by Organising ChairpersonDr Tan Ee Shien
Chairperson, 10th KKH Scientific Meeting 2019
Head and Senior Consultant, Genetics Service, KKH​
​9.05am​Opening remarks by Chairman, Medical Board
KKH programmes through the life cycle
Assoc Prof Ng Kee Chong
Chairman, Medical Board, KKH​
​9.30amOpening address by Guest of Honour​Mr Edwin Tong
Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Law and Ministry of Health, Singapore​
​9.40amLaunch of the SingHealth Duke-NUS Genomic Medicine Centre​
​9.50amGenomic sequencing and personalised medicine​Dr Saumya Shekhar Jamuar
Head, SingHealth Duke-NUS Genomic Medicine Centre
Senior Consultant, Genetics Service, KKH​
​10.10amPlenary 1
Precision cell therapy in paediatric haematology/oncology
​Prof Leung Wing Hang
Director, Research, SingHealth, Duke-NUS Transplant Centre
Senior Consultant, Haematology/Oncology Service, KKH
​10.40amTea break and poster viewing​Venue: Women’s Tower Podium, Level 1
​​Symposium 1
Paediatric Oncology
Chairperson: Prof Leung Wing Hang, Director Research SingHealth Duke-NUS Transplant Centre
Senior Consultant, Haematology/Oncology Service, KKH
Venue: KKH Auditorium ​ ​​ ​ ​
​11.10am​Paediatric haematology/oncology: A patient’s experience
​11.30am​Preclinical models and novel biomarker discovery for paediatric solid tumorsDr Amos Loh
Deputy Director, KK Research Centre
Senior Consultant, Department of Paediatric Surgery, KKH​
​11.50amPathology in precision oncology​​Assoc Prof Kenneth Chang
Head and Senior Consultant
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, KKH
​12.10pm​Proton therapy for paediatric CNS tumoursDr Looi Wen Shen
Associate Consultant
Division of Radiation Oncology, NCCS​
​12.30pmNeurocognitive evaluations and psychosocial supportive care for children and young people with cancer​Dr Lois Teo
Head and Senior Principal Psychologist
Psychology Service, KKH​
​12.50pm to 1.50pmLunch, poster viewing and poster competition​Venue: Women’s Tower Podium, Level 1
​​Symposium 2
Fetal medicine: From womb to world
Chairperson: Dr Thia Wee Hong Edwin, Deputy Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, KKH
Venue: Lecture Theatre ​ ​
​11.10am​Bart's hydrops: A mother's experience
​11.30am​The inverted pyramid of prenatal careDr Serene Thain
Associate Consultant
Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KKH​
​11.50am​Fetal therapy and surgery​Dr Anju Bhatia
Staff Physician
Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, KKH
​12.10pm​Advancing the frontiers of fetal gene therapyProf Jerry Chan
Senior Consultant
Department of Reproductive Medicine, KKH​
​12.30pm​KK Human Milk Bank: Giving premature babies the best start in life​Dr Chua Mei Chien
Head and Senior Consultant
Department of Nenotology, KKH
12.50pm to 1.50pm Lunch symposium (Sponsored by Sanofi)
Common hereditary lysosomal storage diseases ​
Treatable common lysosomal storage diseases​​Dr Ngu Lock Hock
Consultant in Clinical Genetics and Inherited Metabolic Disorders,
Hospital Kuala Lumpur
The spectrum of mucopolysaccharidosisDr Lin Hsiang-Yu
Associate Professor in Department of Paediatrics
MacKay Medical College, New Taipei City
​​Symposium 3
Nursing and Allied Health
Chairperson: Dr Huang Fang, Assistant Director of Nursing, Division of Nursing, KKH
Venue: Conference Room 1 and 2 ​ ​
​11.10am​The patient experience - Gynaeoncology patient
​11.30am​Pre and post-operative dietary optimisation for gynaeoncology patients​Ms Cheryl Au
Senior Dietitian
Nutrition and Dietetics Department, KKH
​11.50am​Sentinel lymph node biopsy in gynaecological cancers​Dr Wang Junjie
Consultant
Department of Gynaecological Oncology, KKH
​12.10pm​APAE clinicMs Wei Na
Nurse Clinician
Division of Nursing (APN Office), KKH​
​12.30pm​Rehabilitation for gynaeoncology patients​Ms Barbara Wee
Senior Physiotherapist
Physiotherapy Department, KKH
​12.50pm to 1.50pm Lunch symposium (Sponsored by PerkinElmer)
Tandem mass spectrometry - A simple and rapid solution for the newborn screening for inborn errors of metabolism
​Mr Ang Chung Yen, PhD
Senior Application Scientist, PerkinElmer
​ ​ ​Venue: KKH Auditorium ​ ​​ ​ ​
​1.50pmPlenary 2
Metabolic health in women and children - The IPRAMHO experience
​Dr Ang Seng Bin
Head and Senior Consultant
Family Medicine Service, KKH
​​Symposium 4
Personalised medicine in women’s health
Chairperson: Dr Ieera Aggarwal, Consultant, Department of Gynaecological Oncology, KKH
Venue: KKH Auditorium ​ ​​ ​ ​
2.20pmThe role of pre-implantation genetic screening (PGS) and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) in reproductive medicineDr Sadhana Nadarajah
Senior Consultant
Department of Reproductive Medicine, KKH
​2.45pmPersonalised medicine in anaesthesiology​Assoc Prof Sng Ban Leong
Head and Senior Consultant
Department of Women’s Anaesthesia, KKH
​3.10pmPersonalised management of gynaecological cancer​Dr Lim Sheow Lei
Visiting Consultant (Senior Medical Oncologist)
Department of Gynaecological Oncology, KKH
​3.35pmThe role of genetics in the development of therapeutics for osteoporosis​Dr Ang Seng Bin
Head and Senior Consultant
Family Medicine Service, KKH
​4.00pm​Tea break and poster viewingVenue: Women’s Tower Podium, Level 1
​​Symposium 5
Caring for children with autism/medically complex children and their caregivers – Care transitions and caregiver burnout
Chairperson:
Dr Sylvia Choo, Senior Consultant, Department of Child Development and
Ms Zeng Yan Yi, Advanced Practiced Nurse, Division of Nursing, KKH
Venue: Lecture Theatre ​ ​
2.20pmGrowing up with autism spectrum disorder: A social and developmental perspectiveMs Gwen Chng
Autism Resource Nurse
Department of Child Development, KKH
​2.35pmA Social and Developmental Perspective of Autism Spectrum Disorder Across The LifespanDr Koh Hwan Cui
Senior Psychologist
Department of Child Development, KKH
​3.00pmA caregiver journey of transition to adult care for medically complex patientsMs Wong Wanlin
Senior Medical Social Worker
Medical Social Work Department, KKH

Ms Zhou Li
Nurse Clinician
Division of Nursing
Nursing Specialist Services, KKH​
​3.20pmTransitioning rehabilitation care for medically complex patients from hospital to community​Ms Maheswari Vellaichamy
Senior Physiotherapist
Physiotherapy Department, KKH

Ms Stacy Tan Man Ling
Senior Speech Therapist
Speech-Language Therapy Service, KKH

Mr Joseph Acuna Tampos
Occupational Therapist
AWWA Community Integration Service
​3.40pm​Caregiver burnout/fatigue and respite careMs Wong Wanlin
Senior Medical Social Worker
Medical Social Work Department, KKH

Ms Melanie Kwan
Senior Music Therapist
Child Life, Art and Music Therapy Programme (CHAMPs), KKH​
​4.00pm​Tea break and poster viewingVenue: Women’s Tower Podium, Level 1
​​Symposium 6
Improving patient experience (OPE)
Chairperson: Ms Irene Chan, Director, Office of Patient Experience, KKH
Venue: Conference Room 1 and 2 ​ ​
2.20pmThe patient experience eco-systemMs Irene Chan
Director
Office of Patient Experience, KKH
​2.45pmPatient-reported Operations Measures (PROMs)

Patient-reported Experience Measures (PREMs)
Assoc Prof Ng Kee Chong
Chairman, Medical Board, KKH

Mr John Wong
Senior Manager
Office of Patient Experience, KKH
​3.10pmCommunity acquired pneumonia (CAP) - Value driven care (VDC) : Patient reported experience measures (PREMs)
​Dr Biju Thomas
Senior Consultant
Respiratory Medicine Service, KKH
​3.35pmCertis Living Lab In KKH​Mr Fuji Foo
Vice President, Business Digitalization
(Certis Technology)

Ms Poh Ju Peng
Solution Architect (Certis Technology)
​4.00pm​Tea break and poster viewingVenue: Women’s Tower Podium, Level 1
Venue: KKH Auditorium ​ ​​ ​ ​
4.30pmDebate
The increasing popularity and use of social media has been of benefit to the provision of medical care
​Moderator
Adj Assoc Prof Shahdadpuri Raveen Ishwardas
Senior Consultant
General Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, KKH
5.30pm to 6.00pmAward presentation and closing ceremony

​ ​ 12 October 2019 (Saturday): Main Conference (Day Two)
Time ​Programme ​Speakers
​​Workshop 1
Genetics education for physicians
(maximum 50 participants)
Venue: KKH Auditorium ​ ​
​8.30am to 12.30pm​This interactive workshop focuses on the application of a wide range of genetic tests and practical pre- and post-test counselling in daily clinical work​​Dr Ting Teck Wah
Consultant
Genetics Service, KKH

Dr Edwin Thia
Deputy Head and Senior Consultant
Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, KKH

Ms Breana Cham
Principal Genetic Counsellor
Genetics Service, KKH

Ms Lim Jiin Ying
Senior Genetic Counsellor
Genetics Service, KKH

Ms Sylvia Kam
Genetic Counsellor
Genetics Service, KKH​
​10.30am​Tea break
​​Workshop 2
Grief and bereavement: A person and family centric journey of care
(maximum 30 participants)
Venue: Conference Room 1 ​ ​
​8.30am to 1.00pm​- Theoretical framework of grief and bereavement
- Supporting the families and its impact on healthcare workers
- Skills in managing grief
- A parent’s perspective
- Our transforming journey of bereavement care in KKH
​Dr Sylvia Mun
Assistant Director
Allied Health Office, KKH

Ms Ang Lee Beng
Master Medical Social Worker
Medical Social Work Department
Chair, KKH Bereavement Support Committee, KKH

Ms Majella Irudayam
Principal Medical Social Worker
Child Development Department
Co-Chair, KKH Bereavement Support Committee, KKH

Ms Irene Chan
Director
Office of Patient Experience, KKH

Dr Komal Tewani
Consultant
Palliative Medicine,
Department of Gynaecological Oncology, KKH
​10.30am​Tea break
​​Workshop 3
Illusions of perfect communication
(maximum 24 participants)
Venue: Conference Room 2 
​8.30am to 1.00pmRecognise different styles of communication and identify which style is the most suitable for a given scenario

- Use effective communication to improve understanding and build rapport with others

- Appreciate the role of body language and tone of voice in an effective communication
​Dr Rajeswari Kathirvel
Consultant
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KKH

Dr Serena Koh
Associate Consultant
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KKH

Dr Suzanna Sulaiman
Senior Consultant
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, KKH

Faculty from Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KKH
Supported by Office of Patient Experience, KKH
​10.30am​Tea break
Venue: Lecture Theatre 
​​KKH Centre Grant (CG) Research Networking Session
​9.00am Opening address
​Assoc Prof Ng Kee Chong
Chairman, Medical Board, KKH
9.15am​​Introduction​Assoc Prof Derrick Chan Wei Shih
Research Director
KK Research Centre, KKH
​9.30am​Breakout sessions
- Nutrition/Metabolic
- Brain/Cognition/Acquired Brain Injury
- Genomics/Pharmacogenomics
- MedTech
​10.30am​Tea break
​10.50am​Sharing by groups
​​11.50amClosing​​Assoc Prof Derrick Chan Wei Shih
Research Director
KK Research Centre, KKH