Conference Healthcare Innovations in V4 and Israel

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The international hybrid conference Healthcare Innovations in Visegrad Countries and Israel will take place on Wednesday, September 21st, at BEA Olomouc. The aim of this event is to debate socio-economic challenges of healthcare in Europe and Israel and to present the results of an international project focused on eHealth innovations and healthcare management in Visegrad countries. The conference will bring together experts from universities, hospitals and state administrations and it is intended to establish a platform for healthcare innovations in Visegrad countries and Israel.

Among the distinguished speakers will be prof. Niek Klazinga (OECD), who will have a presentation on “Challenges of European Healthcare; the role of Healthcare System Performance Management “. Former Secretary of State of the Israeli Ministry of Health Moshe Bar Siman Tove will speak about the Israeli road to the cost-effective health system. “Sustainable Visions and Strategies of University Hospital“ will be the topic for prof. Roman Havlík, CEO of Olomouc University Hospital. Deputy Minister of Health Radek Policar will reveal the agenda of the Czech Presidency of the EU and eHealth. The Visegrad project will be presented by researchers from University of Economics in Katowice, Budapest Business School-University of Applied Sciences, University of Economics in Bratislava and Moravian Business College Olomouc (research leaders – Grzegorz GlodJudit Sági, Denisa Gajdová, Jindra Peterková). Among the Israeli experts will be Edna Bar-Ratson from Maccabi HMO, Oren Pearlsman from the Israeli Ministry of Health and a representative of Reichman University.

The conference is organized by the Moravian Business College Olomouc, BEA Olomouc, the Czech-Israeli Mutual Chamber of Commerce with support of the Visegrad Fund, the Israeli Embassy in the Czech Republic, Tesco SW.  The event is part of the annual Czech-Israeli Innovation Days in Olomouc.





Opening Speeches

  • RNDr. Josef Tesařík (CZ), Director MVSO
  • JUDr. Pavel Smutný (CZ), President ČISOK
  • Mgr. Helena Langšádlová (CZ), Minister of Science, Research and Innovation (TBC)
  • H.E. Anna Azari, Ambassador of Israel to the Czech Republic


Healthcare Challenges in the Public and Private Sector

  • prof. Niek Klazinga (NL) – OECD/University of Amsterdam
    • Challenges of European Healthcare; the Role of Healthcare System Performance Management
  • Moshe Bar Siman Tov (ISR), the former Director General, MOH
    • Israeli Road to the Cost-Effective Health System
  • JUDr. Radek Policar (CZ), Deputy Minister, MOH
    • The Czech Presidency of the EU and eHealth
  • Hugo van Haastert (NL), DG Santé, European Commission
    • eHealth Network
  • prof. Roman Havlík, PhD (CZ), CEO, Olomouc University Hospital
    • Sustainable Visions and Strategies of University Hospital
  • Ivo Hlaváč, PhD (CZ), Czech Chamber of Commerce
    • Public Health and Economic Growth


Coffee Break


Healthcare Innovations in V4 + Israel – Part 1 (V4)

  • dr. hab. Grzegorz Głód, dr. hab. Izabella Steinerowska-Streb, dr. hab. Wojciech Głód (PL) – (University of Economics in Katowice)
    • Perspectives for the Development of e-health in Poland
  • dr. Sági Judit, PhD (HU) – (Budapest Business School)
    • Is the sustainable and value-based healthcare system an unrealistic dream in Hungary?
  • Ing. Denisa Gajdová, PhD (SK) – (University of Economics in Bratislava)
    • The basic characteristics of the mechanisms supporting innovation and creation of start-ups in the Slovak healthcare system
  • Ing. Tomáš Jelínek, PhD (CZ) – (Moravian Business College Olomouc)
    • Current Challenges in Introducing Healthcare Innovations in the Czech Republic


Lunch Break


Healthcare Innovations in V4 + Israel – Part 2 (Israel)

  • Edna Bar Ratson MBA, MSc (ISR) – (Maccabi HMO)
    • When Can Digital Health Bring Better Care to Patients
  • Oren Pearlsman MHA, MSc (ISR) – (Ministry of Health)
    • Introduction of Digital Innovations into the Israeli Healthcare System
  • Prof. Varda Liberman (ISR) – (Reichman University)
    • The Israeli Health Startups Ecosystem


Coffee Break


Healthcare Sustainability Projects

  • MUDr. Jiří Kofránek, CSc. (CZ) – (Charles University and Creative Connections s.r.o.)
    • e-Golem Project – Web Simulators for Physiology
  • Ing. Tomáš Jelínek, PhD (CZ), MVSO
    • Contributing to Innovation Ecosystem in V4 – Joint Research Project V4+Israel
    • Final Comments & Concluding Remarks



Coffee Break + Networking

Speakers and Researchers

JUDr. Radek Policar

Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic

Prof. Dr. Niek Klazinga

Head of the OECD Health Care Quality Indicator Programme, OECD/University of Amsterdam

Moshe Bar Siman Tov

The former Director General, Ministry of Health (Israel)

Prof. Roman Havlík PhD

CEO, Olomouc University Hospital

Edna Bar Ratson, MBA, MSc

Director of Quality Improvement, Maccabi Healthcare Services

Oren Pearlsman MHA, MSc

Department Manager of Work Plans and Ministry Strategics, Ministry of Health (Israel)

Prof. Varda Liberman

Provost and Head of MBA In Healthcre Innovation, Reichman University

dr. hab. Grzegorz Głód

Associate Professor, University of Economics in Katowice

dr. hab. Wojciech Głód

Associate Professor, University of Economics in Katowice

dr. hab. Isabella Steinerowska Streb

Associate Professor, University of Economics in Katowice

dr. habil. Judit Sági PhD

Deputy Dean for Research Affairs, Budapest Business School

Ing. Denisa Gajdová PhD

Assistant Professor, University of Economics in Bratislava

Hugo van Haastert

Policy officer, DG Sante, European Commission

doc. Ing. Jindra Peterková PhD

Associate Professor, Department Manager, Moravian Business College Olomouc

doc. MUDr. Jiří Kofránek, CSc.

Associate Professor, Charles University