Shaping the Future of Healthcare in Greece

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08.30-09.00 Registration and Coffee

09.00-09.25 Welcome and Introductory Remarks

•John Kyriopoulos, President, Scientific Committee, Professor Emeritus Health Economics, National School of Public Health
•Nikos Maniadakis, Professor of Health Care Management, National School of Public Health
•Thanassis Papamichos, Chairman Organizing Committee, Hellenic Association of Health Services Management

09.25-10.00  Keynote Speeches

•Spyridon-Adonis Georgiadis, Minister of Health
•Jane Griffiths, Group Company Chairman of Janssen EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), Chair of the Europe Committee of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). Co-chair of the joint Executive Committee of PhRMA and EFPIA (European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations)

Coordinators:

•Thanassis Papamichos, Chairman Organizing Committee, Hellenic Association of Health Services Management
•Aris Sissouras, Scientific Committee, Professor Emeritus of Operations Research, University of Patras

SESSION 1/ SOCIOECONOMIC INEQUALITIES IN HEALTH

10.00-10.50 Speeches

•Aaron Reeves, Researcher, Quantitative Sociology, Oxford University
«Empirical data on the impact of crisis and austerity on health inequalities»

•George Tsakos, Senior Lecturer, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London (UCL), London, United Kingdom
«Health inequalities and the role of welfare state»

•Kostas Athanassakis,  Department of Health Economics, National School of Public Health
«The differential impact of economic crisis on health and healthcare utilization of the various social strata in Greece»

10.50-11.10 Research Presentation

•Tina Tripsa, Country Manager IPSOS
«Socioeconomic inequalities in health: The perspective of Health professionals and Greek citizens»

Coordinators:

•Christos Lionis, Professor of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Crete
•Elpida Pavi, Senior Lecturer, National School of Public Health

11.10-11.40 Coffee Break

SESSION 2 / SHAPING A HEALTHIER EUROPE

Shaping a Healthier Europe: Strategies and Action Plans
11.40-12.25 Speeches

•Agis Tsouros, M.D., Ph.D., FFPH Director, Policy and Governance for Health and Well-being
•Mark Pearson, Deputy Director, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
•Prof Mark Lawler, European Cancer Concord Project Lead, Chair in Translational Cancer Genomics and Associate Director of Postgraduate Studies, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology, Queen’s University Belfast
«Shaping improved outcomes for Europe’s citizens in an era of economic austerity: The European Cancer Patient’s Bill of Rights, a catalyst for change»
•Dr Isabelle Moulon, Head of Department, Patients and Healthcare Professionals, European Medicines Agency
«EMA experience in involving patients in the evaluation of medicines»

Coordinator:

•Evangelos Georgiou, Director at Simulation Center, Athens University Medical School (MPLSC)

Shaping a Healthier Europe: Sustainable Health
12.25-12.40 Keynote speech

•Haseeb Ahmad, CEO, Greece, Cyprus and Malta, MSD

Coordinator:

•Andrew Jack, Pharmaceuticals Correspondent, Financial Times

12.40-12.55 Speech

•Andreas Xanthos, Parliament Member, Head of Health Parliamentary Committee, SYRIZA party

Coordinator:

•Vasilis Makropoulos, Dean, National School of Public Health

SESSION 3 / ACCESS TO INNOVATION

12.55- 13.05 Introductory speech

•Jeroen Commissaris, President & Managing Director at AstraZeneca
«Pharmaceutical innovation: The international environment-Trends and Strategies for increasing access to medicines»

13.05-13.55 Speeches

•Konstantinos Frouzis, President SFEE (Hellenic Association of Pharmaceutical Companies)
«The contribution of pharmaceutical innovation to the improvement of healthcare»
•Roberto Greco, Vice President, PhRMA LAWG, VP, GlaxoSmithKline – General Manager Greece and Cluster Area Director Adriatics
«Innovative medicines and their contribution to the rationalization of the NHS»
•Michalis Karamouzis, Medical Oncologist, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry, Medical School, University of Athens
«Challenges and Caveats of Health Innovation»
•Stanimir Hasurdjiev, European Patients Forum

Chair:

•Jane Griffiths, Group Company Chairman of Janssen EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), Chair of the Europe Committee of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). Co-chair of the joint Executive Committee of PhRMA and EFPIA (European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations)

Coordinator:

•Αndrew Jack, Pharmaceuticals correspondent, Financial Times

13.55-14.55 Lunch Break

SESSION 4 / SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM RECONSTRUCTION AND FINANCING: FUTURE PLANS

14.55-15.05 Speech

•John Kyriopoulos, Professor Emeritus, Health Economics, National School of Public Health
«An alternative solution for the re-organization of healthcare sector»

Coordinator:

•John Boletis, Professor of Nephrology, Medical School, University of Athens

15.05-15.55 Speeches

•Kyriakos Souliotis, Assistant Professor of Health Policy at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Peloponnese
«Social security; A crisis choice»

•Athanasios Vozikis, Assistant Professor, University of Piraeus, Economics Dept.
«Supplementary and private insurance»

•George Veliotes, Interamerican General Manager Life & Health, Chairman of Insurance Europe General Health Committee, Chairman Health Business Group Eurapco
«How can private health insurance contribute to better health?»

•Lefteris Thireos, General Practitioner/Family Physician, Public Health Consultant, Athens Medical Society, Hellenic Association of Health Services Management, HL7 Greece
«Μeasures to reduce pharmaceutical expenditure: the case of a prescription quota system for physicians»

Coordinators:

•Miltiades Nektarios, Asst. Professor in the Dept. of Statistics and Insurance Science, University of Piraeus
•George Mergos, Professor of Economic Science, University of Athens

SESSION 5 / ΤHE ROLE OF PROVIDERS & SUPPLIERS IN THE NEW LANDSCAPE OF NATIONAL PRIMARY HEALTH NETWORK (PEDY)

15.55-16.05 Speech

•Antonis Bezas, Deputy Minister of Health

Coordinator:

•John Yfantopoulos, Professor of Health Economics and Social Politics, University of Athens
«The new landscape of National Primary Health Network: Planning and Strategies for the Future»

16.05-17.30 Panel Discussion

•Dimitris Kontos, President, National Organization for Healthcare Provision (EOPYY)
•George Patoulis, President of the Athens Medical Association (ISA)
•Theodore Liakopoulos, Chairman of MD&D Committee AMCHAM, General Manager Johnson & Johnson Hellas Medical
«Medical Devices and Diagnostics Landscape: Innovation within an Austerity Healthcare Environment»
•Gregory Sarafianos, President, Pan-Hellenic Association of Private Clinics (PEIK)
«The role of private clinics in the new environment in Health: Problems, challenges and opportunities»
•Manolis Koutalas, Gen. Manager, Medisyn & Nikolaos Iosif, Commercial Director, Medisyn
«Medical Laboratory Microbiologist: Viability in the current Primary Health Care setting, positioning in a civilian focused Primary Health Care System»
•Georgios Panagiotarakos, General Manager, Siemens Healthcare Greece
«Contributing to a sustainable Healthcare System»

Coordinators:

•Dimitris Kouvelas, Professor of Pharmacology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
•Vassilis Bardis, COO, Athens Medical Group

CONCLUDING REMARKS

17.30-17.40
John Kyriopoulos, Nikos Maniadakis