Programme 30th November

ANNUAL CONFERENCE

„Creating Health for 2020 Today“

 

Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva, November 29-30, 2012, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

 

Programme

29th November

30th November

 

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November 30, 2012

9:30-10:00

Registration of the participants

Panel III. Value-added health technology assessment (HTA) for health policy.

Chairs: Prof. Algirdas Utkus, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, VU, former Minister of Health, Mr. Thomas B. Cueni, Secretary General, Interpharma (Switzerland)

10:00-10:20

HTA: Objectives, Principles, Expectations, Outcomes

Prof. Egon Jonsson, Executive Director, Institute of Health Economics (Canada)

10:20-10:40

HTA: an useful tool in consumer protection and a driving force for innovation and efficiency growth in health sector

Prof. Finn Børlum Kristensen, Chairman, EUnetHTA (Denmark)

10:40-11:00

Comprehensive approach in cancer efforts: prevention, care, research and education

Prof. Ulrik Ringborg, Director, Cancer Centre, Karolinska Institute (Sweden)

11:00-11:20

HTA and needs of patients

Mr. Šarūnas Narbutas, Board member, European Cancer Patient Coalition; Lawyer, LAWIN

11:20-11:40

International examples of good practice in HTA

Dr. Ansgar Hebborn, Pharma’s Head of Payer and HTA Program Policy, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG (Switzerland)

11:40-12:00

HTA in Lithuania: where are we now and what is the way forward?

Prof. Gediminas Černiauskas, Professor at the Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Finance Management, MRU, former Minister of Health

12:00-12:40

Panel discussion:
• Strategic importance of HTA;



• Good practice of new EU member states;



• Evidence based medicine in cardiovascular therapy, Good Lithuanian practice;

• HTA in Lithuania and the other EU countries;


Mr. Martynas Marcinkevičius, Adviser to the Minister of health of the Republic of Lithuiania;

Mr. Márk Péter Molnár, Research Fellow, Institute of Management, Corvinus University of Budapest (Hungary); 

Prof. Pranas Šerpytis, Adviser to the Director General, VUHSK;


Mr. Gintautas Barcys, Director, State Medicines Control Agency;
Ms. Gintarė Mikšienė, Head, Medical Technologies Division, State Health Care Accreditation Agency under the Ministry of Health 

Questions and discussion

Moderator: Prof. Gediminas Černiauskas, Professor at the Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Finance Management, MRU, former Minister of Health

12:40-13:30

Lunch

Panel IV. Optimal implementation of innovative technologies.

Chairs: Prof. Juozas Pundzius, Director General, Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno Klinikos (LUHS Hospital), Chairman, the NHB, Prof. Vinsas Janušonis, Director, Klaipėda Hospital, former Minister of Health

13:30-13:50

Health Innovations in Horizon 2020: the framework programme for research and innovation (2014-2020)

Dr. Virginija Dambrauskaitė, Medical Research – Unit F2, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission

13:50-14:10

Implementation of innovative technologies: case of Charite hospital

Prof. Friedrich Köhler, Centre for Cardiovascular Telemedicine and Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin (Germany)

14:10-14:30

Santara valley: experience in creating innovative technologies

Prof. Vladas Algirdas Bumelis, President, Association of Innovbative Medical Technologies and Biopharmacy

14:30-14:50

„Santaka“ valley‘s the Recent Pharmaceutical and Health Technology Center: promoting enrepreneurial orientation of research

Prof. Vaiva Lesauskaitė, Vice-Rector, LUHS

14:50-15:45

Panel discussion:
• Planning of innovative technologies in radiology;





• Planning of innovative technologies in cardiology;


• Improving the quality of the laboratories


Prof. Algidas Basevičius
, Director for Development, LUHS Hospital;
Prof. Algirdas Edvardas Tamošiūnas, Director, Centre of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, VUHSK;

Prof. Audrius Aidietis, Director, Center of Cardiology and Angiology, VUHSK;

Assoc. Prof. Dalius Vitkus, Associated professor, Department of Physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, and laboratory medicine, Faculty of Medicine, VU; Technical manager, Centre of Laboratory Medicine, VUHSK

Questions and discussion

Moderator: Dr. Justinas Ivaška, Director for Development, VUHSK

15:45-16:00

Coffee break

Closing remarks

Chair: Prof. Vilius Grabauskas, President, Health Forum; Chancellor, Medical Academy, LUHS

16:00-17:00

Key remarks from the Panel I

“Health 2020 in Europe and Lithuania”

Prof. Danguolė Jankauskienė, Vice Dean, Faculty of Politics and Management, MRU

Key remarks from the Panel II

“NCDs and health ageing”

Prof. Aleksandras Laucevičius, Director General, VUHSK

Key remarks from the Panel III

“Value-added HTA for health policy”

Prof. Gediminas Černiauskas, Professor at the Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Finance Management,
MRU, former Minister of Health

Key remarks from the Panel IV

“Optimal implementation of innovative technologies”

Prof. Juozas Pundzius, Director General, LUHS Hospital; Chairman, the NHB

Adopting resolution and closing of the Conference

Prof. Vilius Grabauskas, President, Health Forum; Chancellor, Medical Academy, LUHS