Paradigm Shifts in Healthcare Speakers

Featuring:

Dr Chong Shin Yuet

Dr Chong Shin Yuet
Senior Consultant, Department of Anaesthesiology, Singapore General Hospital
Director of Simulation, Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Services ACP
Adjunct Asst. Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Adjunct Asst. Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Dr. Chong Shin Yuet is a Senior Consultant at the Department of Anaesthesiology at Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and is in charge of the SGH Paediatric Anaesthesia Service. She is currently the Director of Simulation in the Singhealth Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Services ACP. She leads a core group of simulation enthusiasts who conduct multidisciplinary in situ simulation crisis management workshops for healthcare teams at various locations such as operating theatres and intensive care units within SGH and Seng Kang Hospital. They also run simulation workshops for nurses, medical students, residents, medical officers and specialists, as well as train-the-trainer courses.

Dr Hairil Rizal bin Abdullah

Dr Hairil Rizal bin Abdullah

Dr Hairil is a consultant anesthesiologist at the Department of Anaesthesiology, Singapore General Hospital and the Clinical Director of Perioperative Services, Division of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine in Singapore General Hospital. He is also a faculty in the SingHealth Duke-NUS Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Sciences Academic Clinical Program In 2012, he underwent fellowship in the subspecialty of Perioperative Medicine in University of Toronto, Canada. As a perioperative physician, he is passionate about improving outcomes of patients undergoing surgery, and has led multiple studies examining new approaches in perioperative risk assessment and risk mitigation strategies. He is currently the PI for a large data study involving nearly 200,000 surgical patients in SGH, which has provided insights on how the perioperative outcomes can be improved.

Dr Hee Hwan Ing

Dr Hee Hwan Ing

Dr Hee Hwan Ing is a fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, United Kingdom. She is currently a Senior Consultant Anaesthetist in the department of paediatric anaesthesia at the KK Womenís and Childrenís Hospital. She is the Director, Device Development and Director, Industry Collaborations at SingHealth Duke-NUS Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Sciences Academic Clinical Program. She also holds adjunct appointments in the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and YLL School of Medicine. She has completed the Singapore Stanford Biodesign Innovation course (local) and the NUS Medical Device Regulatory graduate course. Her interest includes safety standards in healthcare and medtech that ranges from development of physiological monitoring, automated transportation system, digital health innovation such as information communication technology and analytic app for clinical support decision.

Dr Tan Kian Hian

Dr Tan Kian Hian

Dr Tan obtained his Fellowship from the Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and the Faculty of Pain Medicine, ANZCA.

He is currently a Senior Consultant in the Pain Management Centre and Department of Anaesthesiology in Singapore General Hospital. He is also a Visiting Consultant in Singapore National Eye Centre, National Dental Centre and National Cancer Centre. He is a faculty at the SingHealth Duke-NUS Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Sciences Academic Clinical Program. He is also actively involved in undergraduate education in YLL School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and Duke-NUS Medical School, as well as post-graduate education and examinations in Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine.

Dr Tan has an active interest in acute, chronic persistent and cancer pain management, including interventional procedures. He is also involved in active research in these areas leading to publications in local and international medical journals, and a reviewer of medical journals. He has been invited as a speaker in local and international conferences, such as the World Congress in Anaesthesiology.

Dr Wong Loong Tat

Dr Wong Loong Tat

Dr Wong is a senior consultant anesthesiologist at the Department of Anaesthesiology, Singapore General Hospital. He is also a faculty at the SingHealth Duke-NUS Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Sciences Academic Clinical Programme (ANAES ACP). Dr Wong is actively involved in simulation teaching and has been conducting simulation training to nurses, medical students, residents, medical officers and specialists in SGH.

Dr Yew-Weng CHAN

Dr Yew-Weng CHAN

MBBS (Singapore) 1980; M.MED (Anaes) (Singapore) 1987; FAMS 1998;
AMP/ISMP-157 , Harvard Business School, 1999;
M.Sc (Computing ), deMontfort University (UK), 2001 ;
MBA , California State University, Hayward (USA), 2003;
FAMM (Honorary) 2016.

Senior Consultant, Department of Anaesthesiology, SGH since 1996
Clinical Assoc Professor (Anaesthesiology), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS since 2000
Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School since 2011
Director, Special Projects and Innovation, ACP Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Sciences since 2016
Head, Department of Anaesthesiology, SGH (1994-2001)
Medical Board Member, SGH (1996-2001, 2003-2004, 2006)
Director, Postgraduate Medical Institute, SGH (2004-2006)
Council Member, Academy of Medicine, Singapore since July 2007
Council Member, Education SubCom, World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (2004-2012)
Vice Chairman, Asian-Australasian Regional Section, WFSA (2010-2014)
Honorary Member, Chinese Society of Anaesthesiologists/ Chinese Medical Association since 2004
President, Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists (1997)
Honorary Medical Advisor, Singapore Physiotherapy Association since 2006
Best Business Event Champion, Singapore Tourism Awards 2017
President and Chief Convener, 18th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists 2024 in Singapore

A/Prof Ong Biauw Chi

A/Prof Ong Biauw Chi

A/Prof Ong Biauw Chi is Senior Consultant at Singapore General Hospital Department of Anaesthesiology. She also serves as Visiting Consultant to Outram Campus institutions. She was the Head of Anaesthesiology, SGH from 2009 till 2014. She was Director of Patient Safety and Director of Clinical Governance till August 2015 for a period of 9 years, and has set up the Clinical Governance framework in Singapore General Hospital. She is actively involved in the Joint Commission International process and organizes and promotes quality improvement, safety and peer review in the hospital. A/Prof Ong has spearheaded and been involved in various Clinical Practice Improvement Projects and has won several awards in this area. She is also appointed Chairman Medical Board, Sengkang Health.

She teaches and trains undergraduates and postgraduate trainees with teaching appointments as Clinical Associate Professor with the Faculty of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School. In these roles, she is also involved in teaching patient safety and clinical quality. She was awarded the Public Administration Silver Medal in the National Day Awards, 2013 and the National Medical Excellence award for National Outstanding Clinical Quality Activist in 2014.

She was co-chair of the SGH Quality & Risk Management Network since 2006 till 2014. She has overseen and supported quality initiatives, including clinical quality, service quality, major accreditation & certification programs in Singapore General Hospital such as the Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation. As a key member of the Hospital’s JCI taskforce, she is regularly invited to speak on JCI initiatives, patient safety, clinical governance and improvement processes around the region.

She held an appointment as Senior Consultant and Medical Advisor to the Ministry of Health’s Clinical Quality Branch till 2011. She has also been appointed to the Strategic Advisory Committee for quality improvement in the intermediate and long term care sector by the Agency for Integrated Care.

Prof Ong is a member of the Specialist Training Committee for Anaesthesia, now Residency Advisory Committee, Ministry of Health, Singapore and chairs the Examinations committee for Anaesthesia Examinations in Singapore. She has a special interest in cardiac anaesthesia and did her training in Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Children’s hospital 1994 to 1995.

Her current interests are in setting up the new Sengkang General Hospital, which is a public hospital with 1000 acute beds and 31 ORs and 400 Community hospital beds. It will be a teaching hospital although tertiary work like transplants, acute stroke and cardiac surgery will not be done here. Efficiency of patient flow through the system from the community to the hospital and back is one of the priority areas. Emergency preparedness is also an important area that is of concern in Singapore and all hospitals have to be ready for any incidents. Manpower and working with our related tertiary hospital to deliver seamless care will be the main challenge for our new hospital.

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