14th Annual WAEH meeting – 2020

The Virtual 14th Annual meeting of the World Association of Eye Hospitals took place on 14 & 15 October and 11 & 12 November.

Would you like to know which topics have been discussed? Please see here to take a look at the graphic reports and to read about the presentations and presenters.

Dates & Themes of Phase II – 14th Annual Meeting of the WAEH

14th October
The Hospital of the Future
From AI to Telemedicine to Robotics – From Friction to Disruption

Moderator: Cathy Kowalewski, COO, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Institute, Board member of the WAEH

Co-moderator: Maaike van Zuilen


With a special keynote about Robotics by Prof. Dr. med. Matthias D. Becker, Director & Head of Department of Ophthalmology from Stadtspital Waid und Triemli – from Zürich

About: cooperating with the university of engineering (ETH) in Zurich about a robot that performs intravitreal injections.


Home Monitoring of Vision to Personalise and Titrate Intravitreal Therapy for Macular Disease 


Dawn Sim, Ophthalmologist – Moorfields – UK

 


The Development of Secure Video-consultation Platforms to Facilitate Emergency Ophthalmic Care during  the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond
Stafford Sansome – Ophthalmologist – Caroline Kiduff – Specialty Trainee Ophthalmology doctor – Moorfields – UK

          


Remote Triage in Eye Emergencies: Ensuring Patient Safety

Olivia Li – Ophthalmology Registrar – Moorfields – UK

 

 


Project Panopia: cost-effective model for glaumcoma refferal refinement from community optometrists without the need of repeat testing

Mrs. Rashmi Mathew, Consultant Ophthalmologist – Moorfields – UK


  Illustration from Rebecca Ossborne as a grphoic report of the WAEH Annual meeting 2020


15th October
Happy Healthy Workplace
Hiring and Retaining People / Physician burnout

Moderator: David Probert, CEO Moorfields, Chair Executive Board WAEH
Moderator: Maaike van Zuilen


Employees Health & Happiness: how to ensure healthy working in today’s ‘Covid ways of working’

Loretta Sheales, Executive Director of People and Communications, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia


WAEH project – Presentation: Clinician Burnout – update project

Ivonne van der Heijden, HR-Department, Rotterdam Eye Hospital, Netherlands
Marc Veldkamp, HR-Department, Rotterdam Eye Hospital, Netherlands

 

 

 

 


Exploring green spaces and mindfulness for wellbeing at work

Nima Ghadiri, Clinical Fellow, Moorfields, UK 




Creating a psychological safety forum for the health and mental wellbeing of staf

Anita Aubrey, Service Improvement Manager, Moorfields, UK
Mrs. Rashmi Mathew, Consultants Ophthalmologist – Moorfields – UK


 
New Member presentation: Russia
Alexander Chuprov – Professor, director 
Orenburg branch of S.Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Federal State Institution
 


 


11th November
Value Based Healthcare
Improving Quality when Coping with a Growing Patient Demand


Moderator: Mr. Brendon Gardner – CEO – Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

 

 



Moderator: Mr. Igor Schillevoort – CEO – Rotterdam Eye Hospital

 

 


Improvement in Action – Specialist Clinics Recovery Approach – COVID-19
Orthoptic Cataract Post Operative Management Model

Mrs. Tracy Siggins

– Director Ambulatory Services – Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia


Utilization of COVID-19 comorbidity risk scores to aid in triage of ophthalmology patients

Mr. David Portney – Kellogg Eye Center – USA

 


WAEH project Medical Outcomes

Mrs Rachel Bakker, Rotterdam Ophthalmic Institute, The Netherlands

 


Cue cards: Optimising Learning in Clinics and Theatres

Zain Juma, Moorfields Eye Hospital, UK

 

 


Orthoptic Cataract Post Operative Mangement Model

Catherine Mancuso

 

 

– Manager Diagnostic Eye Services, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Australia


Value Based Care: Leading the Transformation

Mrs. Kristy Davidson, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute TBC / prerecorded

 


New Member presentation: New Zealand

Mrs Deb Boyd

 

 

– CEO, the Auckland Eye Limited Institute – New Zealand



12th of November
Diversity in COVID-19 Pandemic Response, Lessons Learned and The New Normal: Global Perspectives


Moderator: Charity Wai, COO, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore

 

 


China 
Aier Eye Hospital

Mrs. Elaine Zhang, Director of Global Strategy and Business Department and Assistant to Chairman


United Kingdom
Moorfields Eye Hospital
Mr. Declan W. Flanagan, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital, Deputy Director of Research of the Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre and Vice President of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists


Indonesia 
Jakarta Eye Center

Prof Tjahjono D. Gondhowiardjo, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Director, Corporate Development and Education, JEC Eye Hospitals and Clinic, Chairman, Indonesian Eye Bank, Medical Expert Panel for the President of the Republic of Indonesia


Brazil
Hoftalon Eye Hospital

Mr. Rodrigo Sato Hasegawa, CEO

 

 


Philippines
Asian Eye Institute

Mr. Alwin Sta. Rosa, Vice-President and COO

 

 


Handover Ceremony
David Probert, CEO, Moorfields Eye Hospital, United Kingdom, Chair WAEH
Anders Boman, CEO, St Erik Eye Hospital, Sweden, Incoming Chair WAEH


 
Questions? Please do not hesitate to contact Maaike van Zuilen: maaike.vanzuilen@waeh.org
Also if you would like to present!!! See you soon!!!
 
Warm regards,
Maaike van Zuilen

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