TOTAL RADIOLOGY KSA FORUM

 Wednesday, September 12 2018 

Overview:

Under the patronage of the Saudi Ministry of Health, the Total Radiology KSA forum presented the latest advances in medical imaging and improvement of care quality for radiology patients. 

In keeping with the theme of ‘Managing Radiology Services to achieve Vision 2030’, the sessions included a comprehensive discussion on the latest accreditation standards, quality management in radiology practice, private sector participation in Radiology and advancing radiology training and education.

Key topics:

  • Big data and AI in radiology
  • Private Sector Participation in radiology and radiology centres
  • Quality management standards and accreditation in radiology
  • Radiology training and education

Benefits of Attending:

  • Review how Artificial Intelligence can provide fast access to diagnostic imaging results
  • Improve the performance of and processes related to diagnostic and therapeutic procedures with quality management
  • Examine impact of new initiatives through private sector participation in improving standards of radiology
  • Identify how to translate academic research to evidence-based diagnostic radiology
  • Evaluate how educational standards are changing to meet future skills and requirements of the radiologist

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Chairs:

  • Dr Ali Zailae, Neuroimaging, Head RT&MI Scientific Committee, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Yasser Asseri, Transformation Administration, Radiology PSP lead, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, KSA

 

Speakers:

Dr Abdulaziz Almosabihi, Consultant Neuroradiologist, Director, North Riyadh Hospital, Riyadh, KSA
Dr Abdulelah Al Hawsawi,
Director General, Saudi Center for Patient Safety, Riyadh, KSA
Prof Ahmed Albarrak,
Professor and Chairman, Medical Informatics, College of Medicine, Chairman, Health Informatics Research Chair, King Saud University, Former Dean, Health Sciences College, and Vice Rector for Quality, Planning, and Development, Saudi Electronic University, Riyadh, KSA
Dr Ali AlMesned,
Advisor to the General Directorate of Radiology and Applied Services, Ministry of Health – Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, KSA
Dr Anjum M Ahmed,
Global Director for Imaging Information Systems, Agfa Healthcare, Ontario, Canada

MD Dr Charles Niehaus, Group Chief Medical Officer/Chief Operating Officer, Alliance Medical, Warwick, UK 

Dr Haranadha Reddy Puttur, Consultant-Business Intelligence & Advanced Analytics, CPDA, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, KSA

Karine Bachongy, Senior Investment Officer, IFC - International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Dr Khalid Khashoggi,
Consultant Radiologist, President, Radiological Society of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah, KSA
Mohamed Mostafa,
Chief Executive Officer, Philips Healthcare KSA, Riyadh, KSA
Dr Noor Al-Naimy,
Women’s Imaging Consultant, KFSH - King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam, KSA
Dr Omer Demirkaya,
Senior Scientist, Medical Physicist, Head, Imaging Physics Section, Biomedical Physics, KFSH&RC - King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh,
Tobias Gilk,
Senior Vice President, Radiology Design Specialist, RAD Planning, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Dr Yahiya Al-Qhtani,
Medical Imaging Quality Manger, KFMC – King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, KSA
Dr Yusuf Abdullah Alkadhi,
Consultant, Abdominal Radiology, KFSH&RC - King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, KSA
Dr Zakaria Al Safran,
Consultant Radiologist, President, Saudi Interventional Radiology Society – SIRS, Dammam, KSA
 

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Programme:


09:15 Opening remarks
Dr Ali Zailae, Neuroimaging, Head RT&MI Scientific Committee, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health – Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, KSA
• Dr Yasser Asseri,
Transformation Administration, Radiology PSP lead, Ministry of Health – Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, KSA

SESSION 1: PRIVATE SECTOR PARTICIPATION IN RADIOLOGY
Moderator: Dr Zakaria Al Safran, Consultant Radiologist, President, Saudi Interventional Radiology Society – SIRS, Dammam, KSA

09:20 Opening keynote address: Medical Imaging PSP – Vision Realisation Office experience
Dr Yasser Asseri, Transformation Administration, Radiology PSP lead, Ministry of Health – Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, KSA

09:40 Private sector participation in delivering public diagnostics services: an international perspective
Karine Bachongy, Senior Investment Officer, IFC - International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

10:00 Panel discussion: PSPs for the provision of medical imaging services inside public hospitals
• Radiology SPVs - Special Purpose Vehicles
• Introduction of new imaging services
• Teleradiology-based distant reporting services
Moderator: Dr Yasser Asseri, Transformation Administration, Radiology PSP lead, Ministry of Health – Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, KSA
Panelists:
• Karine Bachongy,
Senior Investment Officer, IFC - International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group, Astana, Kazakhstan
• Mohamed Mostafa,
CEO, Philips Healthcare KSA, Riyadh, KSA
• Tobias Gilk,
Radiology Design Specialist, RAD Planning, Kansas City, Minnesota, USA
• Dr Yusuf Abdullah Alkadhi,
Consultant, Abdominal Radiology, KFSH&RC - KFSH&RC - King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, KSA

SESSION 2: BIG DATA AND AI APPLICATION IN RADIOLOGY
Moderator: Prof Ahmed Albarrak,
Professor and Chairman, Medical Informatics, College of Medicine, Chairman, Health Informatics Research Chair, King Saud University, Former Dean, Health Sciences College, and Vice Rector for Quality, Planning, and Development, Saudi Electronic University, Riyadh, KSA

11:00 Medical imaging control measures in PPP: A multi-national experience

MD Dr Charles Niehaus, Group Chief Medical Officer/Chief Operating Officer, Alliance Medical, Warwick, UK

11:20 Keynote address: Big data and AI in radiology
Dr Anjum M Ahmed, Global Director for Imaging Information Systems, Agfa Healthcare, Ontario, Canada

12:00 Business intelligence in radiology
Dr Haranadha Reddy Puttur, Consultant-Business Intelligence & Advanced Analytics, CPDA, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, KSA

12:30 Break

SESSION 3: QUALITY MANAGEMENT STANDARDS AND ACCREDITATION IN RADIOLOGY
Moderator: Dr Abdulaziz Almosabihi,
Consultant Neuroradiologist, Director, North Riyadh Hospital, Riyadh, KSA

13:30 Update in MoH standards and accreditation project in radiology
Dr Ali Fahad AlMesned, Advisor to the General Directorate of Radiology and Applied Services, Ministry of Health – Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, KSA

14:00 Accreditation standards in breast imaging
Dr Noor Al-Naimy, Women’s Imaging Consultant, KFSH - King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam, KSA

14:30 Radiology Total Quality Management for 2030
Yahya Al-Qhtani, Medical Imaging Quality Manger, KFMC – King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, KSA

SESSION 4: SAFETY IN DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY
Moderator: Dr Abdulelah Al Hawsawi,
Director General, Saudi Center for Patient Safety, Riyadh, KSA

15:00 Radiation dose monitoring in diagnostics imaging and practical issues surrounding its implementation
Dr Omer Demirkaya, Senior Scientist, Medical Physicist, Head, Imaging Physics Section, Biomedical Physics, KFSH&RC - King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, KSA

15:30 The importance of establishing credentialing for MR Safety Officers, MR Safety Experts and MR Medical Directors
Tobias Gilk, Senior Vice President, Radiology Design Specialist, RAD Planning, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

SESSION 5: RADIOLOGY TRAINING AND EDUCATION
Moderator: Dr Khalid Khashoggi, Consultant Radiologist, President, Radiological Society of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah, KSA

16:00 New era in radiology technology and medical imaging training program
Dr Ali Zailae, Neuroimaging, Head RT&MI Scientific Committee, King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health – Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, KSA

16:30 End of conference