Laboratory Informatics

28 March 2019

Suntec Singapore

Key topics:

  • Maintaining data integrity
  • Automation and data handling
  • Integrating IT platforms
  • Optimising processes in the storage of data
  • Digitised, automated, planning process
  • Integration of digital pathology into the diagnostic laboratory

Benefits of attending:

  • Identify lab informatics implementations
  • Evaluate laboratory information management system and its role in integrating the healthcare network
  • Discuss interactive access to laboratory data and information
  • Understand information system strategy, development and specialist applications, customised management or decision support systems

 

09:40

Opening remarks

Dr Cheng Chee Leong, Consultant, Department of Anatomical Pathology, Singapore General Hospital; Director, Computational and Digital Pathology, Singhealth Pathology ACP, Singapore


Session 1

10:00

Knowledge transaction in the virtual labs in the digital environment

Pit Pichappan, Editor-in-chief, Journal of Digital Information Management; Senior Scientist, Digital Information Research Labs, Ilford, UK & Chennai, India


10:40

Next-Generation Sequencing informatics: Challenges and strategies for implementation

Chan Chee Seng, Bioinformatician, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore


11:00

Q&A


11:30

Coffee Break


Session 2

12:00

Innovative IT software interface for safer transfusion practices

Dr Manuel Algora, Consultant, Clinical Pathology; Medical Director of Transfusion Medicine, Service, Pathology & Lab. Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE


12:30

Informatics in the clinical laboratory – data analytics translated to service performance

Dr Wai Yoong Ng, Assistant Director, Department of Clinical Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore


13:00

Q&A


13:15

Lunch break and visit exhibition


Session 3

14:30

Integration of digital pathology

Dr Zakiuddin Ahmed, President, OPEN Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan


15:00

Microbiology automation

Dr Douglas Serano, Consultant Pathologist, Cebu Doctors’ University Hospital, Cebu, Philippines


15:30

Informatics 2020

Dr Philip Wong, Researcher, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong


16:00

Q&A


16:15

End of conference

Conference Chair:

Dr Cheng Chee Leong, Consultant, Department of Anatomical Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Director, Computational and Digital Pathology, Singhealth Pathology ACP, Singapore


Speaker Faculty:

Chan Chee Seng, Bioinformatician, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

Dr Douglas Serano, Consultant Pathologist, Cebu Doctors’ University Hospital, Cebu, Philippines

Dr Manuel Algora, Consultant, Clinical Pathology; Medical Director of Transfusion Medicine,

Service, Pathology & Lab. Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Mohammad Faizal Ahmad Fauzi, Associate Professor, Multimedia, Cyberjaya, Malaysia

Dr Philip Wong, Researcher, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Pit Pichappan, Editor-in-chief, Journal of Digital Information Management; Senior Scientist, Digital Information Research Labs, Ilford, UK & Chennai, India

Dr Wai Yoong Ng, Assistant Director, Department of Clinical Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

Dr Zakiuddin Ahmed, President, OPEN Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan