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AsiaPac09 Schedule of Events 1 Register Today and Save!
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Review of HIMSS AsiaPac08 2 15 Jan 2009. Register at
Advisory Board & Organising Committee 3 www.himssasiapac.org.
Pre-Conference Programme Overview 4
Thought Leaders & Education Sessions 5 HIMSS would like to thank and
Hotel Reservations 6 recognise its 2009 event host
CPHIMS Exam 6
Exhibition & Product Tutorials 7
Registration 9 Ministry of Health, Malaysia
Supporting Organisations 10
AsiaPac09 Schedule of Events
Tuesday, 24 February
09:00–16:00 Developing Countries Workshop
09:30–16:30 Symposia: Physicians’ & IT Leadership
Symposium and Nursing Informatics Symposium
17:30–19:30 Opening Reception
Wednesday, 25 February
09:00–10:30 Opening Keynote Session
11:00–12:00 Education Sessions
11:00–18:00 Exhibit Hall
14:30–15:30 Education Sessions
15:45–16:45 Education Sessions
17:00–18:30 Cocktail Reception
Thursday, 26 February
09:00–14:00 Exhibit Hall
09:00–12:30 Education Sessions Media Partners
14:00–15:00 Keynote Session
15:30–16:30 Education Sessions
15:00–18:30 Exhibit Hall
19:00–22:30 Special Networking Reception
Friday, 27 February
09:00–10:00 Education Sessions
08:30–10:30 CPHIMS Exam (Check-in at 8:00)
09:00–11:00 Exhibit Hall
11:00–12:00 Closing Keynote Session
Welcome to HIMSS AsiaPac09
Discover New Healthcare IT Solutions. Develop
New Connections. Share Global Insights.
HIMSS AsiaPac09 takes place from the 24th to the 27th
of February 2009 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre,
Organised by the Healthcare Information and Management
Systems Society (HIMSS), a not-for-profit and non-
governmental, international healthcare membership
organisation, the HIMSS AsiaPac09 conference and
exhibition is slated to bring together thought leaders and
key stakeholders in healthcare and technology throughout
the Asia Pacific region.
HIMSS AsiaPac09 is designed by and for healthcare IT
users and providers, making it a not-to-be-missed event
that helps to advance quality healthcare delivery through
the use of IT.
Who will be there?
Physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals
Healthcare administrators and managers, CEOs, CFOs,
CIOs and CTOs
Policymakers and health authority representatives
Ministry officials from national governments
IT leadership, systems and services professionals
R&D and project managers
Academics and students
Consultants, vendors and professional service firms
Review of HIMSS AsiaPac08
The HIMSS AsiaPac08 Conference &
Exhibition was held in Hong Kong and saw
an attendance of over 1400 healthcare leaders,
a 29% increase in attendance from 2007.
Other highlights included:
Representatives from 28 countries at the conference
Over 50 educational sessions featuring esteemed
healthcare professionals, sharing insights and case
50+ exhibitors showcasing innovative healthcare IT
solutions in a “hands-on” environment
High level thought leaders and keynote speakers
touching on today’s most critical healthcare IT topics
Comprehensive media coverage both locally and
Powerful networking events
CPHIMS exam, offering professional development
Advisory Board & Organising Committee
Advisory Board and Organising Committee members are critical to the success of the
conference, since they provide strategic recommendations and insights that shape
the conference program. The event is shaped under the guidance of recognised
leaders in e-health organisations, providers of healthcare and government agencies
from the Asia Pacific region.
Advisory Board Members
Dr Yun Sik KWAK Visiting Professor of Kyungpook National University School of
Medical Informatics Medicine, Daegu, Republic of Korea
Dr CHONG Yoke Sin Group Chief Information Officer Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd
Prof Jack LI Yu-Chuan President Asia Pacific Association of Medical Informatics
Ms Lisa MCGLYNN Assistant Secretary, eHealth Branch Australian Government Department of
Health and Ageing
Prof Jai MOHAN Vice President Malaysian Health Informatics Association,
Dr Sarah MUTTITT Chief Information Officer Ministry of Health Holdings, Singapore
Prof Lily RILANTONO Senior Consultant National Cardiovascular Center, Indonesia
Ms Nancy TSE Director (Finance) Hong Kong Hospital Authority, Hong Kong SAR
Mr WANG Caiyou Vice Director, Center for Health Ministry of Health, People’s Republic of China
Organising Committee Members
Dr KWAK Yun Sik Chairman, HIMSS AsiaPac Kyungpook National University School of
Conference & Exhibition 2009, Medicine, Daegu, Republic of Korea
Visiting Professor of Medical Informatics
Dr Chamaree Medical Director Bumrungrad International, Thailand
Mr HO Khai Leng IT Director Integrated Health Information Systems,
Dr Safurah Bte JAAFAR Director, Family Health Ministry of Health, Malaysia
Dr KIM Yong Oock Professor of Plastic Surgery; Yonsei University Healthcare System,
Director of EMR Committee of South Korea
Yonsei University Healthcare System
Prof Michio KIMURA Professor of Radiology Hamamatsu Medical University, Japan
Prof LI Baoluo Chairman Chinese Hospital Information
Mr Steven MAYO-SMITH Chief Information Officer Radius Health Group
Dr Supathiratheavy Deputy Director (Medical), Federal Ministry of Health, Malaysia
RASIAH Territory Health Department,
Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya
Dr Amiruddin HISAN Deputy Director, Telehealth Division Ministry of Health, Malaysia
Dr Winne TANG Chairman, Steering Committee eHealth Consortium, Hong Kong
Dr TENG Seng Chong Senior Deputy Director, Ministry of Health, Malaysia
Medical Development Division
Dr Kenneth THEAN Group Vice President, IT & CIO/CMIO Parkway Health, Singapore
Dr C P WONG Chairman Hong Kong Society of Medical Informatics
The conference portion of HIMSS AsiaPac09 will engage
participants in thought-provoking discussions, collaborative
exchanges and interactive sessions on EHR / EMR / EPR
applications, emerging technologies, clinical leadership,
eHealth innovations and market dynamics. Leading these
forums are keynote speakers, visionaries and thought-leaders
from Asia Pacific’s best hospitals, universities, associations,
government/policy and health ministries.
Tuesday, 24 February 2009
Keynotes Physicians’ & IT Leadership Symposium*
A highlight of HIMSS AsiaPac09 is the keynote The Physicians’ & IT Leadership Symposium will focus on
addresses by leading healthcare experts, solution-driven approaches, healthcare IT issues, and IT
practitioners and officials from major hospitals, as a foundation for innovation, integration and expansion
healthcare systems and national governments of care delivery. It will encompass a broad range of topics
of the Asia Pacific region. These high-level from implementation strategies within in the context of
leaders will speak from a variety of perspectives organisational change to the use of clinical data and systems
and provide unique insights into the latest to ensure improved decision-making, overall processes
trends and issues facing the healthcare IT and workflow.
Nursing Informatics Symposium*
The Nursing Informatics Symposium will provide an
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Haji Mohd.
opportunity for nurses, clinicians and managers to discuss
Ismail Bin MERICAN
Director-General, Ministry of Health, key issues on how to effectively integrate IT tools to improve
Malaysia processes and workflow at the point of care, and approaches
Spearheading Malaysia’s healthcare for enhancing patient care and quality outcomes.
as Director-General of Health,
Malaysia, since 2004. The one-day symposium will see discussions on topics
such as Nursing Documentation, Managing Medication
William Edward Hammond PhD
Chair, Health Level Seven Administration and Recording, and Patient Tracking, and
Presenting new-age health IT models provide a rich learning platform about the current
that address the immediate needs and future impact on patient safety, culture and processes.
of countries toward high quality of life
around the world. The symposium, which includes a hospital tour, also features
case studies from Korea, Malaysia and Singapore.
Day 2 Keynote
Enrico Coiera MB BS PhD Developing Countries Workshop*
Director, Centre for Health Informatics,
Created specifically for providers, leaders and government
University of New South Wales officials from emerging nations, the Developing Countries
Recognising the crucial role of Workshop discusses issues on Primary Healthcare and
communication for effective provides useful insights on Capacity Building towards
organisational performance and safe healthcare IT implementation. Topics discussed will include
clinical practice. human resource development, education and training,
which are crucial to its successful implementation.
John J Nance JD The workshop also provides an environment of knowledge-
John Nance and Associates sharing through round-table discussions on topics such as
Blueprint for a radically different Policy Development and Legal Framework, Foreign Aid and
approach providing proof and Private Industry Support and The New Digital Divide.
methods needed to make exponential
progress in medical safety. *Separate fee required
Thought Leaders Education Sessions
Benjamin Ong MBBS, MMed, The HIMSS AsiaPac09 Conference offers over
FRCP, FAMS 30 education sessions, covering a variety of
Chairman, Medical Board, National topic areas by speakers representing more
University Hospital, Singapore than 18 countries. These educational insights
are provided throughout the week – don’t miss
Looks into the value of patient centric
out on your opportunity to participate in them.
information, beyond institution centric EMRs.
Topic categories will engage participants in
thought-provoking discussions, collaborative
Hyeoun-Ae PARK RN, PhD exchanges and interactive sessions on market
Professor, Biostatistics and Health dynamics, EHR / EMR / EPR applications,
Informatics, College of Nursing, Seoul emerging technologies, clinical leadership and
National University, Republic of Korea e-health innovations.
Achieving precision through integrating,
mapping and modeling health care Topic Categories
terminologies within SNOMED CT.
eHealth Sessions within the eHealth
Victor J. Strecher PhD, MPH track focus on the use of eHealth for
Professor and Director, Center for Health virtual patient care, the role of eHealth for
Communications Research, University public patient use, standardisation and
of Michigan Schools of Public Health interoperability of eHealth tools, and an
and Medicine; Chairman and Founder, eHealth code of ethics.
HealthMedia, Inc. Electronic Health / Medical / Patient
Explores the active elements of health Records (EHR / EMR / EPR / PHR)
communication and the dissemination of interactive Sessions in this track will discuss the
health interventions to real-world settings. current status of electronic record use at
local and regional levels, implementation
Dr John Wocher and clinician experience, standards and
Executive Vice President, Administration, interoperability and emerging and enabling
Kameda Medical Center, Japan technologies in the field.
Kameda achieved a completely integrated IT Strategy and Innovation This track
EMR system with features that promote patient concentrates on perspectives from
safety, improved quality and financial analysis. policymakers, support for and advances
in IT innovation, the legal and social impact
of IT in healthcare, and evolving processes
Dr Azrin Mohd Zubir in clinical decision support and eMedicine
Health Informatics Consultant, Meridian administration.
Project Management Sdn. Bhd, Malaysia
Clinical Leadership & Governance
Valuable country experience in applied Health
This track focuses on successful
Informatics in Hospital Information Systems.
implementation and integration of patient
safety, clinical support, risk management,
and IT solutions, as well as framing best
Mr R Basil practices for organisational change.
Chief Executive Officer, Manipal Hospital The Business Case for Sustainable IT
and Manipal Health Systems, India In this track, healthcare professionals
Shares practical experience from one of the will discuss the challenges inherent in
largest network of hospitals in India. implementing HIT particularly in emerging
Communications—Connecting for Care
How can today’s providers have the most
Dr Winai Sawasdivorn
meaningful impact on their patients? What
Secretary General, Thai National Health
tools are most effective in transmitting
Security Office, Thailand
healthcare information to consumers?
Bringing healthcare to new heights as These and other questions are addressed to
Secretary General of Thailand’s National
highlight the benefits of increased provider/
Health Security Office.
For full programme details, visit www.himssasiapac.org.
While at the conference, E-Sessions
E-Sessions are 20 minute, computer-based learning
explore the city of programmes that are available at any time during
the HIMSS AsiaPac09 Conference & Exhibition. View
Kuala Lumpur and PowerPoint presentations with synchronised audio
on the latest industry topics in the E-Session viewing
discover great shopping, areas situated at a convenient location within the event.
E-Sessions allow you the flexibility of learning at your own
pace and convenience.
food and nightlife.
Learn more about the
city’s sights and sounds Friday, 27 February 2009
8:30 – 10:30 (Candidate check in begins at 8:00)
from Tourism Malaysia
HIMSS Member Rate USD $275
Non-Member Rate USD $345
Registration deadline: Friday, 13 February 2009
The Certified Professional In Healthcare Information
and Management Systems (CPHIMS) is a prestigious,
professional certification programme for healthcare
Hotel Reservations information and management systems professionals.
It is dedicated to enhancing and promoting the profession
Enjoy specially discounted rates in
by providing the premier credential in the industry. The
numerous hotels around Kuala Lumpur
CPHIMS programme accomplishes this mission by
when you reserve with the official
establishing standards for professional practice and
secretariat for the HIMSS AsiaPac09
creating a fair, valid, and reliable examination process by
Conference & Exhibition. For more details,
which professionals can demonstrate their knowledge
and skill. CPHIMS grants certification, whose value is
recognised by consumers and other key constituencies,
to those persons who meet the programme’s
Plan to take the CPHIMS exam — and earn your
credentials — during HIMSS AsiaPac09 in Kuala Lumpur!
Advance registration is required in order to sit for this
exam. To learn more, visit www.himss.org/getcertified or
contact Julianna Kazragys at email@example.com.
“ The CPHIMS credential is a demonstration
of one’s commitment to continual
professional development. I would highly
recommend CPHIMS to anyone wishing
to distinguish themselves amongst peers
as a certified professional within the
healthcare informatics community.”
Mr Fong Choon Khin, Group SVP, IT & Group CIO,
Parkway Holdings Limited
Exhibition & Product Tutorials
Presenting a Powerful Trade
Exhibition at HIMSS AsiaPac09
The HIMSS AsiaPac09 Exhibit hall is your opportunity to
explore the latest in healthcare IT solutions, emerging
technological advances and interoperability standards that
span the globe. The exhibition hall is open daily and will
feature companies showcasing their products and services
in a hands-on, interactive environment.
Some of the exhibitors that have signed up
as of 20 October 2008 include:
Alert Life Sciences Computing
Aruba Networks Inc
Epic Systems Corporation
Healthcare Software (HCS)
Hospira Pty Ltd
IBA Health Limited
Microsoft Operation Pte Ltd
Motion Computing Inc
N-Tier Business Solutions (P) LTD
PACSHealth The word is out.
Join HIMSS –
SAP Asia Pte Ltd we can transform
Sobha Renaissance Information Technology healthcare...together.
Trend Care Systems Pty Ltd The power to change healthcare is the
Tunstall vision of every healthcare IT professional.
For more than 45 years, HIMSS – the
Healthcare Information and Management
Product Tutorials Systems Society – has been turning that
vision into reality through knowledge
While visiting the Exhibition, we recommend that you attend sharing, advocacy, collaboration, innovation
the numerous Product Tutorials, consisting of 45 minute and community affiliations. No other
case studies that will provide you with an insight into the professional affiliation links you to so many
solutions offered by exhibitors’ products and services. like-minded individuals sharing knowledge,
Note: For the latest exhibitor listing, please visit www.himssasiapac.org solving problems and networking.
Several Asia Pacific membership
options are available:
As HIMSS strives to lead change through collaboration
and knowledge sharing with all stakeholders, outreach
is now extended to trade associations and professional
organisations that share our mission. HIMSS offers its
memberships to qualifying individuals and organisations
to encourage their involvement with HIMSS, to lead
healthcare change through information technology.
The Organisational Affiliate (OA) program is exclusively
for healthcare providers, and goes beyond individual
membership and focuses on technology, education
and networking for the entire organisation—from senior
management to entry-level staff. The OA program is
designed to help healthcare organisations reduce costs,
increase employee education and enhance networking
opportunities—which translates to new possibilities—
regardless of the total number of employees or level of
A customised level of OA membership can be created
exclusively for your health system. Contact Steven Yeo at
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
HIMSS has an industry presence unrivaled in scope.
With the greatest breadth of experience and depth of
expertise across all aspects of the healthcare technology
continuum, more senior and executive-level decision
makers belong to HIMSS than any other healthcare
information technology association. As a corporate
member, you don’t just ride the wave of change – you are
the wave of change.
Join HIMSS Today!
As a member of HIMSS your voice is heard; your ideas
are valued – and you plug into a larger network of
20,000 dedicated professionals committed to moving
the industry forward to a bright future.
To learn more, visit
or email Steven Yeo at email@example.com.
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Late Registration Late Registration
Early Bird Early Bird Registration
& On-Site & On-Site
On or before On or after On or before Jan 16 to
Feb 23-27, 2009
Feb 22, 2009 Feb 23, 2009 Jan 15, 2009 Feb 22, 2009
HIMSS 1185 MYR 1525 MYR 2200 MYR 2540 MYR 3220 MYR
Member Rate* (USD 350) (USD 450) (USD 650) (USD 750) (USD 950)
Non-Member 1355 MYR 1860 MYR 2710 MYR 3050 MYR 3725 MYR
Rate (USD 400) (USD 550) (USD 800) (USD 900) (USD 1100)
670 MYR 670 MYR 1185 MYR 1185 MYR 1185 MYR
(USD 200) (USD 200) (USD 350) (USD 350) (USD 350)
* Members and Staff of the Supporting Organisations receive HIMSS Member rates.
** Employees of a college or university, including researchers, professors or administrators. The delegate must register as a representative of the
affiliated educational institution.
Includes entrance to all education sessions and exhibition hall Wednesday–Friday; Tuesday evening Opening
Reception; and conference bag (while supplies last). Breakfast and lunch are not included. Meals may be purchased
onsite at a variety of food outlets.
Delegation packages for groups and special packages for emerging countries are also available. For more
information, please contact Sean Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Developing Countries Workshop MYR 170 (USD 50)
Tuesday 24 February, 09.00 – 16.00
Physicians’ and IT Leadership Symposium MYR 850 (USD 250)
Tuesday 24 February, 09.30 – 16.30
Nursing Informatics Symposium MYR 850 (USD 250)
Tuesday 24 February, 09.30 – 16.30
CPHIMS Exam (Deadline for registration 13 February 09) HIMSS Member Rate: MYR 900 (USD 275)
Friday 27 February, 08.30 – 10.30 (Check in at 08.00) Non-Member Rate: MYR 1,130 (USD 345)
To be eligible for CPHIMS exam, candidates must fulfill one of the following requirements for education and work experience.
Baccalaureate degree plus five (5) years of associated information and management systems experience* three (3)
of those years in healthcare
Graduate degree plus three (3) years of associated information and management systems experience* two (2) of
those years in healthcare
*Associated information and management systems experience includes the following functional areas: administrative/management, clinical
information systems, e-health, information systems, or management engineering.
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for confirmation. C/O Eric Chuo C/O Eric Chuo
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No. 39 & 40 Jalan Mamanda 9 Please allow 5-7 working days
68000 Ampang Point for delivery.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Please allow 5 – 7 working days for delivery.
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Tel: +603 4252 9100
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The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is the healthcare
industry’s membership organisation exclusively focused on providing global leadership for
the optimal use of healthcare information technology (IT) and management systems for
the betterment of healthcare. Founded in 1961 with offices in Chicago, Washington, D.C.,
Brussels, Singapore, and other locations across the United States and Europe, HIMSS today
represents over 20,000 individual members and over 350 corporate members — collectively
representing organisations employing millions of people. HIMSS frames and leads healthcare
public-policy development and the improvement of industry practices through its advocacy,
educational and professional development initiatives, which are designed to call attention to
information and management systems’ contributions to quality patient care.
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