Point of Care Testing

28 March 2019

Suntec Singapore

Key topics:

  • POCT regulations: What will it mean for your lab?
  • Significance of digital innovations for POCT
  • POCT and optics
  • Approach to Point-of-Care immune monitoring

Benefits of attending:

  • Examine how implementation of POCT can improve patient outcomes, lead to advanced care and faster diagnosis
  • Discuss POC systems in different stages of their development, from early stage to established diagnostic systems in the clinical routine
  • Discuss connectivity between POCT instruments and electronic medical records to ensure quality of results
  • Assess quality control and quality assurance for POCT

09:55

Opening remarks

Joanne Lee, Senior Principal Scientific Officer, Laboratory Medicine, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Singapore


Session 1

10:00

POCT method evaluation

Joanne Lee, Senior Principal Scientific Officer, Laboratory Medicine, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Singapore


10:45

POCT Troponin

Dr Song, Chemical Pathologist, National Seoul University Hospital, Seoul, Korea


11:30

POCT in urinalysis

Dr Joris R Delanghe, Professor, Clinical Chemistry, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium


12:00

Q&A


12:15

Lunch break and visit exhibition


Session 2

13:30

Secrets to POCT connectivity revealed

Wayne Fok Kam Chuen, Specialist, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore


14:00

Quality control and quality assurance for POCT

Chew Yee Yean, Head, Laboratory Service Unit and Chief Scientific Officer, Division of Laboratory Medicine, Department of Pathology, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


14:30

Q&A


14:45

Coffee Break


Session 3

15:15

Choosing the right POCC and what do you need to be a POCC?

Chayanit Srihong, Manager, POCT and Referral Laboratory Services, Bumrungrad International Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand


16:00

Clinical utility of POCT in acute diseases decision making

Prof Salvatore Di Somma, President, GREAT Network; Professor of Medicine, Chairman and Director Emergency Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy


16:30

Q&A


16:45

End of conference

Conference Chair:
Joanne Lee, Senior Principal Scientific Officer, Laboratory Medicine, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Singapore

Co-chair:
Chew Yee Yean, Head, Laboratory Service Unit and Chief Scientific Officer, Division of Laboratory Medicine, Department of Pathology, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Speaker Faculty:

Chayanit Srihong, Manager, POCT and Referral Laboratory Services, Bumrungrad International Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

Dr Joris R Delanghe, Professor, Clinical Chemistry, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium

Prof Salvatore Di Somma, President, GREAT Network; Professor of Medicine, Chairman and Director Emergency Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy

Dr Song, Chemical Pathologist, National Seoul University Hospital, Seoul, Korea

Wayne Fok Kam Chuen, Specialist, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore