Following last year’s successful inaugural Southern African Outcomes Measurement and Reporting (OMRC) virtual conference, a follow up webinar will be held that will discuss the considerations for the initiation of any National Musculoskeletal Outcome Project.

All stakeholders including clinical practitioners, medical schemes, managed care experts, patients, patient representative groups, health experts and industry experts with an interest in the management of musculoskeletal conditions are invited to attend the webinar.

Date: Wednesday, 26 January 2022

Time: 18:00 – 20:00

For more information and register for the free webinar, go to:  https://omrc.co.za/webinars

 

TOPICS

  • The orthopaedic surgeon’s role in the co-ordination of care and outcome reporting in musculoskeletal conditions.
  • The family practitioner role in the co-ordination of care and outcome reporting for musculoskeletal conditions.
  • The physiotherapists’ role in the co-ordination of care and outcome reporting for musculoskeletal conditions.
  • The role of managed care ensuring the co-ordination of care and outcome reporting for musculoskeletal conditions.

  

PRESENTATIONS/PANELISTS

Prof Sharon Fonn:  HMI Panellist; Professor: School of Public Health, WITS.

Dr Neil Soderlund: CEO: Quantium Health Australia, Past CEO Health Outcomes Australia.

Dr Andrew Good: Co-founder Southern Africa Outcome Measurement and Reporting Conference (SA OMRC); Director Lifechoice; Managing Director Prognosys; Consultant Optimal Managed Care.

Samantha Dunbar: Physiotherapist; Past Exco Member IPPTA; Past Chair SASP PhysioFocus Committee; SAPPF member.

Dr Phillip Webster: Orthopaedic surgeon; Past-president South African Orthopaedic Association; Past-president South African Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons; Chairman: Hand Shoulder Course South Africa.

Dr Odette Koch: Orthopaedic specialist at 1 Military Hospital; SAOA EXCO member responsible for the SA Orthopaedic Registry; International Program Editor for AO Trauma International in the Upper Limb Program.

Wilma Erasmus: Chair: International Private Physical Therapy Association (IPPTA); Physiotherapist in Private Practice.

Magda Fourie: Physiotherapist- Honorary Life Member of the South African Society of Physiotherapy (SASP®); Past President SASP; SASP Professional Liaison Consultant and member of the SASP Data Warehousing committee.

Dr Thys Kruger: Family practitioner in private practice with extensive medical; Pharmaceutical and healthcare funding experience embracing the principles of evidence-based medicine.

Dr Unben Pillay: Family Practitioner with over two decades working in family medicine and multidisciplinary primary health care. Special interest in chronic disease management, digital healthcare solutions and outcomes-based healthcare; Director: IPAF.

Dr Wayne Riback:  Advanced Specialist: Health Professionals Strategic Unit, Medscheme; Anaesthetist; 15+ years in the pharmaceutical Industry, both on the commercial and medical side – currently in managed health care focusing on various strategies within the specialist sphere.

Rosalind Reddy: Clinical Executive: Medshield Medical Scheme; Professional Nurse; Member of IODSA.