8th International Health Summit

Topic

Management of Chronic Diseases – Main Challenge for Today's Health Systems

Host

Advance Healthcare Management Institute

About summit

The main motivation of holding another summit was increasing importance of chronic diseases and unsatisfactory capability of today’s health systems to respond to this challenge. The conference is primarily designed for managers of medical facilities and health insurance companies, regulators, and suppliers – the aim is to inspire them to change their institutions. More than 180 participants from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and other countries in Europe and the world attended the event.

Program | Day 1

CONFERENCE OPENING

Conference opening key notes
James Rice – Gallagher Integrated | USA

Welcome speech
Svatopluk Němeček – Minister of Health, Czech Republic
Štěpán Svačina – Chairman of Czech Medical Association

IMPACT OF CHRONIC DISEASES

Burden of chronic diseases and their implications for health systems across Europe
Anne Johansen – World Health Organization| Denmark

Impact of chronic diseases on societies and their reactions
Barbara Young – House of Lords| United Kingdom

EXAMPLES OF INTEGRATED CARE MODELS

Introduction to integrated care models
Daniel Hodyc – Advance Healthcare Management Institute | Czech Republic

Building an integrated system on the basis of regional hospitals
Ron Werft – Cottage Health | USA

Ensuring continuum of care for cancer patients
Martin de Villiers – Independent Clinical Oncology Network | South Africa

Public health focused model of primary care in Hungary
Magor Papp – Public Health Focused Model Programme for Organising Primary Care Services | Hungary

Diabetes disease management program run by health insurer
Martin Kultan – Dôvera zdravotná poisťovňa | Slovakia

Program | Day 2

ENABLING INTEGRATED CARE

Role of electronic medical record in care management
Rachelle Kaye – Kaye Health Systems Consulting Services | Israel

Remote management in heart failure patients
Friedrich Köhler – Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin | Germany

Clinical decision support for primary care. Pay for performance for hospitals
Gerry Morrow – Clarity Informatics | United Kingdom

Contracting for quality in chronic disease management
Jeroen Struijs – National Instituted of Public Health and the Environment | Netherlands

Clinical governance and physician leadership
Simon Carter – The London Clinic | United Kingdom

ENGAGING THE PATIENTS

Motivating patients to improve their health
Karen Tomes – Allina Health | USA

Providing useful information to patients
John Leach – McKinsey & Company | United Kingdom

Implementing a community-oriented obesity prevention program
Eva Wilkinson – Westminster | United Kingdom

Helping employees to stay healthy
Jiří Prokop – Škoda Auto | Czech Republic

Tailoring practical advice to different social groups
Tereza Hodycová – Pro Fit Institut | Czech Republic

Program | Day 3

COMPETENCIES OF INSTITUTIONS AND MANAGERS OF THE FUTURE

Role of hospitals in the 21st century
John Combes – American Hospital Association | USA

Chronic diseases and their management – A global perspective on economic impact
Armin Fidler – MCI Management Center Innsbruck | Austria

Preparing healthcare managers and leaders of the future
John Finnegan – University of Minnesota | USA

Changing relationships – Building alliances to fight chronic diseases
Tomáš Macháček – KlientPRO | Czech Republic

Can we create an innovation-friendly environment in CEE health systems?
Pavel Hroboň – Advance Healthcare Management Institute | Czech Republic

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