9-11 October 2022

Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center (RICEC), KSA

Putting the patient at the centre: coordinating health and social outcomes



Sunday 9th October | 12:30 - 18:00

 Lecture Halls 3 & 4



12:30 – 14:30: VIP lunch
14:30 – 15:30: Meet the experts: walk-in consultations
15:30 – 18:00: An engaging session, followed by canapés and networking

Topics include:

  • How can we address the complex health management needs of communities in light of rising costs, ageing populations, and growth in chronic diseases?
  • How can we bridge the gap in the coordination of care across health and social systems?
  • How can we work towards a more holistic patient-centric model?
  • How can we ensure the focus is always on improving outcomes?

Join us as we challenge traditional thinking and consider a roadmap for transformation towards a genuinely person-centred service model, creating better experiences for patients, families, carers, and health service practitioners, inside and outside the health system.


Dr. Héctor Upegui
Worldwide Market Development Executive & Chief Health Officer

Dr. Héctor Upegui is responsible for driving research, strategy and marketing development for Merative and championing integrated care. With over 25 years’ experience as a physician in social security settings, Dr Upegui has published and co-authored a wide range of papers on health, social care and integrated care and has advised government and non-governmental organisations on emerging health trends and public health policy.

Dr. Ahmed Balkhair
Chief Digital Health Officer 

Former Deputy Minister for eHealth, Former DG National Health Information Center, IBM Principal Consultant 

Dr. Balkhair is a thought leader in the eHealth domain, combining the skills and knowledge of the clinical and business side along with the technical expertise and know-how, coupled with a strong leadership and managerial skills demonstrated through successful large-scale transformation endeavors over the past years.