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

14th Annual WAEH meeting – 2020

The first part of the Virtual 14th Annual meeting of the World Association of Eye Hospitals took place on 14 & 15 October. Next dates are: 11 & 12 November.

Want to know what has been talked about? Please see below for the graphic reports and the presentations and presenters. 
Please note that the recordings and slides are just available for the WAEH members via our knowledge Hub. Want to become a member: please contact Maaike van Zuilen. 

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, Member Executive Board WAEH 
Co-moderator: Maaike van Zuilen, Global Lead of the WAEH

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

  
After the plenary session, attendees were invites to virtually network. 

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


Moderator: David Probert, CEO Moorfields, Chair Executive Board WAEH 
Moderator: Prof. Christine Nelson, Kellogg Eye Center, Member Executive Board WAEH 

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

WAEH Virtual Annual Meeting – Phase II – Please register now! 

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

Timing – Singapore 6 pm, UK 11 am, Rotterdam 12 noon, Melbourne 9 pm, Ann Arbor 6 am,  Baltimore 6 am – TBC 

Moderator: mr. Brendon Gardner – CEO – Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Moderator: mr. Igor Schillevoort – CEO – Rotterdam Eye Hospital 

Value Based Care: Leading the Transformation
Mrs Kristy Davidson, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute TBC / prerecorded

Value Based Healthcare – Improving Quality when Coping with a Growing Patient Demand
David Portney – Kellog Eye Center – USA 

The Australian perspective – Value Based Healthcare 
Melbourne – TBC 

WAEH project Medical Outcomes
Mrs Rachel Bakker, Rotterdam Ophthalmic Institute, The Netherlands

New Member presentation: New Zealand
Mrs Deb Boyd, CEO, the Auckland Eye Limited Institute – New Zealand

After the plenary session, round tables are taking place. Grab a coffee or a drink (depended on your timezone) and chat / discuss / brainstorm with your fellow eye-colleagues from all over the world! 
 

12th of November
Diversities in Pandemic Response: Asian Perspective

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

Several presentations from Asian EyeHospitals 
Hosted by the Singapore National Eye Centre

Member Meeting
WAEH – members 

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

After the plenary session, round tables are taking place. Grab a coffee or a drink (depended on your timezone) and chat / discuss / brainstorm with your fellow eye-colleagues from all over the world! 
 

Upcoming WAEH webinars

3 December
Designing Eye Hospitals for the Future
Do we still need buildings?
Webinar: 13.00pm – 14.30pm 
14.30 – 16.00pm: round tables – meet& greet your international colleagues!! 

Moderator: Anders Boman, CEO, St Erik Eye Hospital, Sweden TBC

With presentations by:

  • St Erik Eye Hospital 
  • Ms. Sumita Singha, B Arch (hons), RIBA Ecologic Architects

After the plenary session, round tables are taking place. Grab a coffee or a drink (depended on your timezone!) and chat / discuss / brainstorm with your fellow eye-colleagues from all over the world! 

21 January 2021
The Patient Voice

Webinar: timing will be announced
Including round tables – meet& greet your international colleagues!! 

Moderator: to be announced

Patient Storytelling at Meetings
Renee Chmielewski, Manager Planning & Patient Experience, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia – TBC

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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