Pre-conference workshops

February 11, 2016

The pre-conference workshops feature current and relevant topics of interest to public health practitioners. These workshops will comprise of interactive, knowledge-sharing sessions, while incorporating experiences of experts in the topics discussed. The aims of these workshops are to recapitulate the fundamentals or basics of selected issues; and also to share the practical strategies in implementing public health actions in all settings albeit population-based or community-oriented perspective. Delegates to this conference have the choice of attending three workshops which will be taking place concurrently on 2 August 2016, from 8.30 am to 1.00pm. Participant registration and registration fee are required. Kindly ensure early registration as places are limited.

The Power of Big Data: How Do You Monitor and Enhance Efficiency & Quality of Your Hospital Using Casemix System?

8.30 – 9.30 am: Casemix System for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care Services
9.00 – 9.30 am: Minimum Data Set for Casemix System
9.30 – 10.30 am: Hands On Exercise: Using MY-DRG Casemix Cloud
10.30 – 11.00 am: Tea Break
11.00 – 11.30pm: Analysis of “Big Data” in Casemix For Major Parameters
11.30 – 12.30pm: Using Casemix Data to Monitor Quality and Efficiency
12.30 – 13.00 pm: Question & Answer Session /Closing Remarks

1. Professor Dato’ Dr Syed Mohamed Aljunid
Professor and Chair of Health Policy and Management,
Faculty of Public Health,
Kuwait Universtiy.

2. Dr Amrizal Muhammad Nur
Senior Research Fellow,
Health Economic and Casemix Consultant,
International Centre For Casemix and Clinical Coding,
National University of Malaysia (UKM)

Note: Please bring a notebook for this workshop

Mathematical Modelling in Public Health

Fundamentals of Mathematical Modelling in Controlling Infectious Diseases

by Dr Rafdzah Ahmad Zaki

Application of Mathematical Modelling in Controlling Infectious Diseases: A step-by–step guide

by Dr Nurhuda Ismail
Population Health and Preventive Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
Universiti Teknologi Mara

Towards Effective Risk Communication in Public Health

Communication of Health Risk in the Era of Social Media and Networking

by Datuk Dr Yahya Baba

Overcoming Risk Communication Challenges in Public Health Emergencies

by Datuk Dr Norhizan Ismail
Kedah State Health Department