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Please find below links to the presentations that were delivered during the conference:


Welcome to the conference


Conference Opening Video


Dr. Sarah Jarvis, General Practitioner, London, medical writer & broadcaster

Introduction to the Conference


Session 1: Acting together: A roadmap towards sustainable healthcare


Pascale Richetta, Vice President, AbbVie Western Europe and Canada Operations 

Acting together to face today’s societal changes: A multi-stakeholder approach towards sustainable healthcare


Prof. Walter Ricciardi, White Paper on Sustainable Healthcare Rapporteur and Professor of Public Health, Sacred Heart Catholic University, Rome 

An evidence-based process: Presentation of the European Steering Group’s White Paper and key findings


Mary Harney, Chair of the European Steering Group, Former Health Minister of Ireland 

Sustainable Healthcare: A call to action from the European Steering Group


Session 2: “Challenge accepted”: Inspirational transformations of healthcare systems in Europe


Dr. Mary Baker, Former President, European Brain Council 

Opening Remarks


Walter J.P. van Kuijen, MSc, MBA, Senior Vice President, Global Government & Public Affairs, Philips 

Breaking silos: Technology at the service of health


Sören Olofsson, Swedish Ministry of Health 

The use of data to prevent, treat and deliver care


Prof. Michael Dixon OBE, Chairman of the College of Medicine, Chair of the NHS Alliance, UK 

How sharing decision-making between doctors and patients can improve outcomes and efficiency


Dr. Rafael Bengoa, Director DEUSTO Business School Spain, former Health Minister, Basque Country, Spain 

International care models and policy implications


Session 3: The policy response for sustainable healthcare


Egita Pole, Understate Secretary, Republic of Latvia and EU Presidency

Member states’ commitments to sustainable healthcare


Solange Ménival, Vice President, Aquitaine Regional Council, France; the College of Health Sciences at the University of Bordeaux 

Regional responses to improving healthcare sustainability


Session 4: A focus on concrete initiatives to improve healthcare sustainability in the fields of prevention, citizen empowerment and reorganisation of delivery of care


Prof. Martin McKee, European Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 

Opening Remarks


Prof. Vincenzo Atella, Professor of Economics at the University of Rome 

E-FEM - The European Future of Elderly Model: a dynamic micro-simulation model


Dr. Juan Jover, Head of Rheumatology, Hospital Clínico, San Carlos, Spain 

The Early Intervention Clinic in Spain


Jakub Golab, Adviser to the Management Board, Healthy Ageing Foundation, Poland 

Citizens’ responsibility and empowerment: Polish experiences based on the “Healthy–Active-Constructive” project


Prof. Hilary Thomas, Chief Medical Advisor, KPMG 

An integrated patient care approach


Dr. Apostolos Letsios, General Manager, Agios Andreas Hospital, Greece 

Hospital efficiency: a new way of delivering care


Frank Goodwin, Adviser and Former President, Eurocarers 

How caregivers transform care



Thursday 19 March, 2015
08.30 to 16.45




La Bibliothèque Solvay

Parc LĂ©opold
Rue Belliard 137
1040 Brussels

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