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
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
– 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
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