The eventAbout the Event:
For the sixth consecutive year, Capital Weekly will host a conference dedicated to the health sector in Bulgaria.
The health economy continues to grow and is one of the most innovative sectors, but it also faces huge challenges on its path to the future. Here are some of the highlight questions that will be covered in the 2019 event:
How will the health care model change and what are the lessons learned in other countries? What policies will the EU implement to foster innovation? How will digitalization change the field? What technology will change the face of health care? Can Bulgaria rely on healthcare as a major economic growth factor, and how? What are the steps to attracting investment in the field, developing health and spa tourism, medicine manufacturing, clinical trials, education and development, and what is the return? Which are the technologies that change the sector? What is the future of medicine?
The event will also host the Second Annual Awards for Innovations and Good Practices in the Health Sector, which distinguish the people and companies that drive the sector forward.
Topic in the Agenda:
- Innovation in the sector - Reforms in the health care model and lessons learned from abroad
- How does the EU promote innovation
- Digital health
- New trends in laboratory equipment and diagnostic technology
- Hospital healthcare
- Second annual awards for innovations and good practices in the health sector
300+participants, health authorities - Ministry of Health, National Health Insurance Fund, Ministry of Finance, Bulgarian Medical Association, representatives of major political parties, managers and representatives of medical facilities, physicians, business representatives, pharmaceutical companies, professional organizations’ representatives
When and Where:
November 12th, 2019, Sofia Hotel Balkan
Early-bird registration fee (till October 21): 150 BGN excl. 20% VAT
Standard participation fee (after October 21): 200 BGN excl. 20% VAT
* This event is restricted for people under the age of 18
Prof. Assen Baltov, MD, DSc CEO, University General and Emergency Medicine Hospital "N.I. Pirogov"
Ivan Madzharov, MD Chairman, Bulgarian Medical Association
Prof. Assena Stoimenova, MScPharm Member of the Management Board of the European Medicines Agency, member of the CHMP (Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use)
Lora Ivcheva Sanofi Genzyme
Rouslana Toncheva CEO, Janssen Bulgaria
Slaveyko Djambazov, MD, PhD CEO, НТА
Prof. Petko Salchev, MD, DSC Classification Systems, Standards and Innovation Director, NCPHA
Deyan Denev CEO ARPharM
Illiana Paunova, CEO, BgMVO
Kountcho Trifonov MD Manager at Health PR
Prof. Asen Dudov Head of Medical Oncology Clinic, Acibadem City Clinic Cancer Center
Dr. Med. Todor Finkov, MBA HighPoint Solutions and Independent consulting
Marc Schreiner CEO of the Hospital Federation of Berlin, Member of the Board of the German Hospital Federation, Chair of the "Committee on EU and international affairs" of the German Hospital Federation
Gizelle Baker Director Global Scientific Engagement, Philip Morris International
Prof. Zdravko Kamenov, MD, PhD, DMSc, FACE, FECSM Head of the Clinic of Endocrinology, Alexandrovska University hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria and Chair of the Department of Internal diseases, Medical University of Sofia
8.30 – 9.00 Registration and coffee
9.00 Official Opening
Dr. Daniela Daritkova, Chair of the Parliamentary Healthcare Committee
Zheny Nacheva - Deputy Minister of Health (c)
Ivan Madzharov, MD, Chairman, Bulgarian Medical Association
Prof. Ilko Getov, President of the Bulgarian Pharmaceutical Union
Announcement of the Second Annual Awards for Innovations and Good Practices in the Healthcare Sector
9.30 - 10.30 First Panel "Innovations in the Healthcare Sector
- Changes in the Healthcaree Model and Foreign Countries Models "
Moderator: Kountcho Trifonov, MD, Manager of Health PR
Budget 2020 - expectations, hopes and realities - Prof. Grigor Dimitrov, NHIF Advisory Board Member and Chief Director of the Bulgarian Industrial Association Social Security Directorate
Innovations in oncology - Prof. Asen Dudov, DSc, Head of Medical Oncology Clinic, Acibadem City Clinic Cancer Center
Future of medicines or medicines of the future - Dr. Svetoslav Tsenov, Director of Astellas for Bulgaria, Vice-chairman, Association of Research-based Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Bulgaria (ARPharM Bulgaria)
How EU encorages innovation - Deyan Denev, CEO, ARPharM
Speech by the competition winner
Innovations in the general health prophylaxis and provision of satisfactory healthcare status of German population - Marc Schreiner, CEO of the Berlin Hospital Federation, Member of the Board of the German Hospital Federation and Chairman of the EU Affairs Committee related to the German Hospital Federation
Financing of healthcare promotion services – Prof. Petko Salchev, MD, DSC, Classification Systems, Standards and Innovation Director, NCPHA
Population Health Impact Model - Gizelle Baker, MD, PhD, Director Global Scientific Engagement, Philip Morris International
Innovations in Diabetes - Prof. Zdravko Kamenov, MD, DSc, Head of Endoclinology, University General Hospital "Alexandrovska"
10.30 – 11.45 Second Panel - "Innovations in common diseases therapy"
Moderator: Prof. Assena Stoimenova, MScPharm
Innovation - the role of the regulator -Bogdan Kirilov, Bulgarian Drug Agency Executive Director
Innovative Therapies - Cost or Value? - Dr. Krasimira Cemishanska, CEO of Amgen Bulgaria and Chairman of the Association of Research-Based Pharmaceutical Manufacturers in Bulgaria (ARPharM)
How health innovations meet the high patients’ demand for new therapies? - Lora Ivcheva, CEO of Sanofi Bulgaria, General Manager Sanofi Genzyme South-East & Central Europe
Pharmaceutical Innovation role in healthcare change - Konstantinos Papagianis, CEO of MSD for Bulgaria
Improving adherence to patient therapy based on actual clinical practice and patient programs - Alexander Alexiev, CEO, SAT Health
11.45 - 12.00 Coffee break
12.00 - 13.30 Тhird Panel "Digital Healthcare"
Moderator: Dr. Branimir Raduilov, Consultant in eHealth and Medical Technology
The patient of the future: why knowledge matters – Rouslana Toncheva, CEO, Janssen Bulgaria
Benefits of Foundation Medicine Services - comprehensive genomic profiling in clinical practice, Dr. Radoslav Mangaldzhiev
Real World Data: principles and implementation - Slaveyko Djambazov, MD, PhD, CEO, НТА
New technologies and patients’ safety – Mariya Sharkova, Healthcare Attorney
Bulgarian Medicines Verification System after 9/02/2019 – Illiana Paunova, CEO, BgMVO
13.30 - 14.30 Lunch
14.30 - 16.00 Forth Panel "Hospital Healthcare"
Moderator: Ivan Madzharov, MD, Chairman, Bulgarian Medical Association
The succesful hospitals:
University General and Emergency Medicine Hospital "N.I. Pirogov" resstructuring –
Prof. Assen Baltov, MD, DSc, CEO, University General and Emergency Medicine Hospital "N.I. Pirogov"
Successful model for private hospitals development - Dr. Ivan Kolchakov, member of "Sofiamed" Hospital management
Specialized Physiatric Hospital "Dimitar Gramatikov, MD" - Rousse – Svetoslav Datchev, MD, CEO
Hospitals of the Future - Dr. Todor Finkov, consultant