DAMA Meeting in Cape Town – 17 August 2017

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DAMA (the Data Management Association) will be hosting a chapter meeting on the 17th August 2017, which will have a special focus on the Healthcare Industry and all who wish to attend are welcome.

DAMA is a non-profit, vendor-independent, international association of technical and business professionals dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resource management (IRM) and data resource management (DRM). The vision of DAMA is to support an empowered global community of information professionals.

Two key topics will be presented at this session. Take a look at the agenda below:

Modelling complex organisation for the automation of knowledge discovery
Speaker: Heidi van Niekerk, Datawarehouse Specialist, MediClinic International

Heidi van Niekerk is Data Science specialist with a specific interest in Health Informatics. She is currently employed by MediClinic as a data warehouse specialist, and has recently submitted her PhD dissertation for examination at the Department of Information Science of the University of Stellenbosch. Previously she worked at Accenture as a consultant in both South Africa and the United States. After which she joined Wells Fargo Bank and worked in the field of Risk Management. She returned to South Africa and joined MediClinic, a private hospital group, working in the field of Health Informatics.
She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree with majors in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Stellenbosch, as well as a Masters Degree, from the University of Pretoria, in Informatics.

Insights in data management in the area of medical practitioner data
Speakers: Ian Neuberger (Owner) and Benjamin Dadon (COO), Medpages

Established in 1996 Medpages is the largest, most accurate, most up to date and most complete healthcare database available for Africa. Medpages service an impressive list of subscribing clients – offering them a wide range of data subscriptions, providing excellent marketing solutions and online advertising opportunities. Their free search is the most popular healthcare directory for Africa – it is used by the public to quickly and easily find contact details for healthcare providers. Medpages acts as a trusted third party in the healthcare industry, collecting and maintaining the contact information everyone uses.

Event Details:

Date: Thursday 17th August 2017
Time: 15:00 – 17:00
Venue: Mediclinic Corporate Offices – 25 Du Toit Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 7600

Email us if you are interested in attending the session.

Karabina and Zetta Solutions are proud hosting partners to DAMA.

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