Point of Care Testing

Impact, Bangkok, Thailand

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

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

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