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Konsortium Hospital Universiti Awam Malaysia (KHUAM)

The Konsortium Hospital Universiti Awam Malaysia (KHUAM) was founded on 15th June 2017 with the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement between five public university hospitals in Malaysia. In the following years, six other public universities have also pledged their support and commitments towards this strategic partnership and initiative.

KHUAM was established with the aim of having a systematic and integrated approach to the running and management of public university teaching hospitals. KHUAM not only create a strategic networking and partnership between all the teaching hospital under the public universities umbrella but more importantly it provides an official channel and avenue for the sharing and exchange of ideas that can elevate all university hospital to a higher level during the current globally challenging and competitive environment.

Previous host of KHUAM’s National Conference:
2018 – Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC)
2019 - Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz UKM (HCTM)
2021 – Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia (HUSM)
2022 - Sultan Ahmad Shah Medical Centre @IIUM (SASMEC @IIUM)


Complementing Healthcare Transformation in Malaysia MADANI

Event Tentative

“Complementing Healthcare Transformation in Malaysia MADANI”

Join us for an unforgettable event. We are excited to give you a sneak peek into what promises to be the most remarkable event of the year.

Time Session Speakers Venue
08:00-08:30 Registration
08:30-09:15 Plenary 1 :
The Do’s and the Don’ts in Malaysian Healthcare Transformation Post Pandemics
YBhg. Dato' Sri Idris Jala
President & Chairman
PEMANDU Associates

Chairperson: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmad Izuanuddin Ismail
Auditorium 2
Symposium 1 :
Equitable Access
Chairperson: Dr. Azlina Ibrahim Auditorium 2
09:15-09:40 Topic 1a :
Optimizing resources among the University Teaching Hospitals and MOH
Prof Dato' Dr. Hanafiah Harunarashid
Pro Vice Chancellor
Kuala Lumpur Campus
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Auditorium 2
09:40-10:05 Topic 1b :
Ensuring equity of access to all University Teaching Hospitals
Prof Dr Nazirah Binti Hasnan
University Malaya Medical Centre
Auditorium 2
10:05-10:30 Topic 1c :
Hospital clustering project: A viable option for University Teaching Hospitals?
Dato’ Dr. Khalid Ibrahim
Principal Medical Lecturer
Faculty of Medicine
Universiti Teknologi MARA
Auditorium 2
10:30-10:45 Q & A
10:45-11:00 Refreshment Break & Poster Viewing
Symposium 2 :
Chairperson: Prof. Dr. Anis Safura Ramli Auditorium 2
11:00-11:25 Topic 2a :
Financial sustainability: strategies to adapt and adopt
Prof. Dato' Dr. Nik Hisamuddin Nik Ab Rahman
Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital
Auditorium 2
11:25-11:50 Topic 2b :
Human resources for future health systems
Dr. Khor Swee Kheng
Angsana Health
Auditorium 2
11:50-12:15 Topic 2c :
Best practices in financial management: lessons from the recent past
Prof. Dato' Dr. Mohamed Saufi Awang
Sultan Ahmad Shah Medical Centre (SASMEC)
Auditorium 2
12:15-12:30 Q & A
12:30-13:30 Opening Ceremony
Welcome Speech - Conference Chair
Opening Speech
Officiation and Gimmick
Keynote Speech:
Healthcare Transformation in Malaysia Madani
YBhg. Dato' Sri Idris Jala
President & Chairman
PEMANDU Associates
14:30-15:15 Plenary 2 :
Matching Specialist Training and Service Needs for the Country
Puan Suraya Hani Saleh
Timbalan Setiausaha Bahagian - Bhgn. Dasar dan Penyelidikan, MoHE

Chairperson: Dr. Izzat Ismail
Auditorium 2
Symposium 3 :
Working Together/Collaboration
Chairperson: Dr. Izzat Ismail Auditorium 2
15:15-15:40 Topic 3a :
Collaborative Work between University Teaching Hospital and MOH during Covid Pandemic
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tang Swee Fong
Senior Consultant
Paediatrician and Paediatric Intensivist
Hospital Tunku Ampuan Besar Tuanku Aishah Rohani UKM
Auditorium 2
15:40-16:05 Topic 3b :
Forging a Complementary Partnership with the Private Healthcare Institutions
Datuk Dr. Kuljit Singh
Association Private Hospitals Malaysia (APHM)
Auditorium 2
16:05-16:30 Topic 3c :
The Roles of University Teaching Hospitals, Ministry of Health and the Private Sector in Resource Optimization
Prof. Dr. Helen Benedict Lasimbang
Hospital Universiti Malaysia Sabah UMS
Auditorium 2
16:30-16:45 Q & A
16:45-17:00 Refreshment Break
Concurrent Sessions
15:30-17:00 Topic Track 1: Administrative
Current and Future Challenges of Hospital Governance at University Teaching Hospital
Moderator: En. Mohd Rizal Nordin Conference Room 1, Level 2, HASA UiTM
15:30-17:00 Topic Track 2: Pharmacy
Procurement/Common Formulary/Collaboration/Financial and Staffing Issues
Moderator: En. Nur Azmi Badarulzaman Director's Meeting Room, Level 10, HASA UiTM
15:30-17:00 Topic Track 3: Finance
Financial Sustainability at University Teaching Hospitals
Moderator: Pn. Mazuina Samsuri Main Conference Room, Level 10, HASA UiTM
Time Session Speakers Venue
08:00-08:30 Registration
Concurrent Sessions
08.30-10:00 Topic Track 1: Nursing
Future Trend in Nursing: What to Expect?
Dr. Zamzaliza Abdul Mulud
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health Sciences UiTM

Moderator: Matron Norhaniza Kamaludin
Auditorium 1, Level 2, HASA UiTM
08.30-10:00 Topic Track 2: Sprituality
Introduction to Spirituality Care Services in University Teaching Hospitals
Dr. Ahmad Fahmi Bin Md Sahray
Head of Spirituality & Health Unit
Hospital Sungai Buloh

Moderator: Dr. Diana Katiman
Auditorium 2, Level 2, HASA UiTM
08.30-10:00 Topic Track 3: Allied Health
Reshaping the Standard of Rehabilitative Care in Teaching Hospitals
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haidzir Manaf
Malaysian Physiotherapy Association

Moderator: En. Mohd Nazeri Kamarudin
Conference Room 1, Level 2, HASA UiTM
10:00-10:30 Refreshment Break
10:30-11:15 Plenary 3 :
Digitalization in Healthcare
Encik Mohd Safuan Mohd Zairi
Chief Ecosystem Development Officer

Chairperson: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fazah Akhtar Hanapiah
Auditorium 2
Symposium 4 :
Harnessing Technology
Chairperson: Dr. Rafiz Abdul Rani Auditorium 2
11:15-11:40 Topic 4a :
Creating the Digital Link Between the Public Healthcare and the Private Sector
Dr. Nuraidah Mohd Marzuki,
Deputy Director
Health Informatics Centre
Ministry of Health Malaysia
Auditorium 2
11:40-12:05 Topic 4b :
Healthcare in IR5.0?: What is the Future Outlook
Mr. Fabian Bigar
MyDIGITAL Corporation
Ministry of Economy, Malaysia
Auditorium 2
12:05-12:30 Topic 4c :
Harnessing Big Data in Healthcare: The Malaysian Experience
Dr. Masliyana Husin
Principal Investigator & Analyst, RECoVaM Study
Institute for Clinical Research
National Institutes of Health
Auditorium 2
12:30-12:45 Q & A
12:45-01:30 LUNCH
Symposium 5 :
Governance and Leadership
Chairperson: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Julina Md Noor Auditorium 2
14:00-14:25 Topic 5a :
Nurturing Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare Delivery Through Leadership
Prof. Dato' Dr. Hj Abdul Rahim Abdullah
Malaysian Society of Quality in Health (MSQH)
Auditorium 2
14:25-14:50 Topic 5b :
University Teaching Hospitals and the Accreditation Process: Challenges and Opportunities
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hanita Othman
Deputy Director
Diagnostic, Pharmacy & Support Services
Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz UKM
Auditorium 2
14:50-15:15 Topic 5c :
Adverse Events in the Hospital - The Medicolegal Implications
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Idzwan Zakaria
Senior Consultant
(Emergency Medicine)
University Malaya Medical Centre
Auditorium 2
15:15-15:30 Q & A
15:30-16:30 Forum
The Role of University Teaching Hospitals in Health White Paper
Panel: Dr. Muhammed Anis Abd Wahab (Deputy Director, Planning Division MOH)
Panel: Prof. Dr. Nazirah Hasnan (Director, University Malaya Medical Centre)

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Mohammed Fauzi Abdul Rani
Auditorium 2
16:30-17:00 Closing Ceremony
Closing Speech
Auditorium 2


Application Submission

The registration to the conference is only possible via the online registration platform. Please kindly note that everyone who wants to attend the conference, must register and pay for the registration fee of RM200.00 per participant. Registering for the conference is easy. Simply fill out the registration form and submit it online.

Come and join us at the KHUAM 5th National Conference 2023.

Don't miss out on this exiciting conference. Secure your spot by completing the registration process today.


Cancellations must be notified in writing (e-mail is sufficient) to the Conference Secretariat. Any cancellation made before 14th July 2023 will be subjected to a 50% cancellation charge. No refund can be made after 14th July 2023. As an alternative to cancellation, your registration can be transferred to another person without incurring any cost penalty. The Conference Secretariat must be advised in writing of any alterations or transfers.

Abstract Submission


We are pleased to invite you to submit an abstract for an e-poster presentation in the 5th KHUAM Conference. This is a platform for administrators, clinicians, academics, and professionals to share their latest findings, insights and experiences.

The abstract submission guidelines intend to provide clear instructions for the abstract submission. Prospective authors are encouraged to read the guidelines below carefully. The Scientific Committee and Advisory Board reserve the right to reject any abstract that does not meet the requirements or is in violation of them.

General Abstract Guideline

All abstract submissions should be emailed to konferensihasa@uitm.edu.my

The Scientific Committee invites the submission of original scientific materials that are unpublished and have yet to be presented at the time of the abstract submission deadline.

Study topic categories:

      Governance Practice

      System Management

      Digital Innovation

      Patient Safety

      Integrated Care

      Research Collaboration

Do not submit the same study in multiple abstracts. Abstracts that appear as more than one version of a single study will be rejected.

Abstracts should be submitted in clear British English (BrE) to allow the reviewers to focus on the scientific content of the abstract.

Abstracts should be checked for grammar and spelling errors. Abstracts cannot be modified once submitted.

All abstract submissions must strictly follow the template provided. Failure to do so will lead to disqualification.

Deadline for abstract submission is 30th June 2023. Participants must register for the conference in order to submit an abstract.

Abstract Review & Selection

A panel of local experts will review the abstracts for suitability before being accepted. There is no limit to the number of submissions per participant. The corresponding author will receive a confirmation of acceptance for e-poster presentation via email by 1st July 2023. Authors of abstracts selected for e-poster presentation will be informed about the date of the session, and presentation guidelines will be provided. E-poster presenters will be informed about the date of the e-poster session, and will receive guidelines for their presentation via email.

Any 5th KHUAM Conference’s committee members who wish to submit their abstracts must follow the following conditions:

      The paper consists of other authors who are not part of the committee members; AND

      For poster submission, the first or corresponding author should not be the committee members; AND

      For presentation, the presenter should not be the committee members.

Withdrawal Policy


If the author/s wishes to withdraw their abstract, they are requested to do so in writing via email to the abstract committee secretariat before 7th July 2023.

Prior to abstract submission, ensure that the following is agreed upon by all authors:

      Be aware that their names will appear on the abstract and all authors agree to the submission and presentation of the results.

      Understand that the poster and/or oral presentation may be photographed, videotaped and/or recorded via other media means during the conference.

      Understand that all possible patent and copyright issues must be resolved before submission.

For further enquiries, kindly email konferensihasa@uitm.edu.my

Conference Location

Auditorium 1 & 2, Hospital Al-Sultan Abdullah, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 42300 Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor.

Accommodation Location

List of nearby Hotel from Hospital Al-Sultan Abdullah (HASA)

Hotel UiTM Puncak Alam

Room Price :  RM197/day

Distance from HASA :  0.5 KM

 Hotel UiTM Puncak Alam

 03-3258 7676

OYO 43958 Enrich Hotel

Room Price :  RM105-RM165/day

Distance from HASA :  5.8 KM

 OYO 43958 Enrich Hotel

 03-55434 1254

Enrich Hotel Puncak Alam

Room Price :  RM97/day

Distance from HASA :  6.6 KM

 Enrich Hotel Puncak Alam

 03-5871 1966

Hotel Selesa (OYO)

Room Price :  RM111/day

Distance from HASA :  8.0 KM

 Hotel Selesa (OYO)

 03-6039 4699

OYO 89894 1st Inn Hotel Klang Sentral

Room Price :  RM67-RM72/day

Distance from HASA :  16.8 KM

 OYO 89894 1st Inn Hotel Klang Sentral

 03-8873 3710

OYO 89387 Sun Keerana Hotel

Room Price :  RM90-RM193/day

Distance from HASA :  17.0 KM

 OYO 89387 Sun Keerana Hotel

 03-8873 3710

Courtyard by Marriott Setia Alam

Room Price :  RM307/day

Distance from HASA :  18.5 KM

 Courtyard by Marriott Setia Alam

 03-5021 9888

Smile Hotel Subang Airport

Room Price :  RM69-RM89/day

Distance from HASA :  20.0 KM

 Smile Hotel Subang Airport


Sritel Boutique Hotel

Room Price :  RM71-RM80/day

Distance from HASA :  21.0 KM

 Sritel Boutique Hotel

 011-1102 8106

Acappella Suite Hotel, Shah Alam

Room Price :  RM203-RM233/day

Distance from HASA :  23.8 KM

 Acappella Suite Hotel, Shah Alam

 03-5039 8888

Glenz Business Hotel, Shah Alam, Glenmarie

Room Price :  RM151/day

Distance from HASA :  24.4 KM

 Glenz Business Hotel, Shah Alam, Glenmarie

 03-5569 8229

Wyndham Acmar Klang

Room Price :  RM272-RM306/day

Distance from HASA :  24.7 KM

 Wyndham Acmar Klang

 03-3311 8888

Hotel de Art Shah Alam i-City

Room Price :  RM105-RM149/day

Distance from HASA :  25.5 KM

 Hotel de Art Shah Alam i-City

 03-5880 5588

Concorde Hotel Shah Alam

Room Price :  RM223-RM270/day

Distance from HASA :  27.7 KM

 Concorde Hotel Shah Alam

 03-5520 8000

Glenmarie Hotel and Golf Resort

Room Price :  RM211-RM261/day

Distance from HASA :  30.6 KM

 Glenmarie Hotel and Golf Resort

 03-7802 5200

Hotel Sara's Inn, Shah Alam

Room Price :  RM97-RM146/day

Distance from HASA :  33.2 KM

 Hotel Sara's Inn, Shah Alam

 03-5523 2633

Doubletree By Hilton Shah Alam I-City

Room Price :  RM298-RM350/day

Distance from HASA :  34.6 KM

 Doubletree By Hilton Shah Alam I-City

 03-5650 0200