Laboratory management

26 March 2019

Suntec Singapore

Key topics:

  • Lab policies
  • Personnel management
  • Financial management
  • Lab accreditation
  • Quality management
  • Awareness of culture and ethics in the workplace

Benefits of attending:

  • Implement test utilisation management programs that provide zero diagnostic errors
  • Apply tailored quality control plans in your laboratory to avoid common pitfalls and improve quality
  • Eliminate testing deficiencies to ensure consistent and accurate results that improve patient’s outcome

09:50

Opening remarks

Dr Aw Tar Choon, Director (Chemical Pathology), Department of Laboratory Medicine, Changi General Hospital; Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore


Session 1

10:00

Clinical value of quality management in clinical laboratory practices

Dr Aw Tar Choon, Director (Chemical Pathology), Department of Laboratory Medicine, Changi General Hospital; Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore


10:30

Rational test ordering

Dr Fung En Ching, Consultant Chemical Pathologist, RIPAS Hospital, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei


11:00

Q&A


11:15

Coffee Break


Session 2

12:00

The role of emotional intelligence and primal leadership in effective laboratory management

Ronaldo Puno, National President, Philippine Association of Medical Technologists (PAMET), Manila, Philippines


12:30

Role of simulation in training and clinical laboratory operation

Prof Dr Rizwan Hashim, Head of Pathology Department, Consultant Pathologist, PAF Hospital; Director, Department of Medical Education, Fazaia Medical College, Air University Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan


13:15

Q&A


13:30

Lunch break and visit exhibition


Session 3

14:30

Lab management matters

Dr Bernadette Espiritu, President, Philippine Society of Pathologists, Inc.; Chairman, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Bulacan Medical Center, Bulacan, Philippines


15:00

Improving operational efficiency

Dr Aw Tar Choon, Director (Chemical Pathology), Department of Laboratory Medicine, Changi General Hospital; Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore


15:30

Laboratory leadership: A critical role inside and beyond the laboratory

College of American Pathologists, Northfield, Illinois, USA


16:00

Q&A


16:15

End of conference

Conference Chair:

Dr Aw Tar Choon, Director (Chemical Pathology), Department of Laboratory Medicine, Changi General Hospital; Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore


Speaker Faculty:

Dr Bernadette Espiritu, President, Philippine Society of Pathologists, Inc.; Chairman, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Bulacan Medical Center, Bulacan, Philippines

Dr Fung En Ching
, Consultant Chemical Pathologist, RIPAS Hospital, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Prof Dr Rizwan Hashim, Head of Pathology Department, Consultant Pathologist, PAF Hospital; Director, Department of Medical Education, Fazaia Medical College, Air University Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan

Ronaldo Puno,
National President, Philippine Association of Medical Technologists (PAMET), Manila, Philippines