MAY 21, 2024

Unlocking potentials in Healthcare to foster innovations

Klub Cankarjevega doma, Ljubljana. We start at 11 AM.

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The conference is being organized in collaboration with the Association of Economists in Healthcare.

About the conference

For the 13th year in a row, Forum of International Research and Development Pharmaceutical Companies, EIG (FarmaForum) organized a strategic conference Value of Innovation, where we sought answers to current questions and offered insight into innovations in the field of pharmacy and healthcare.

The conference addressed strategies for efficient resource management in healthcare systems, enabling the reallocation of funds in favour of breakthrough innovations. The conference served as a guide for those striving to shape the future of healthcare through sustainable and innovative approaches.


Program

 

Welcome speeches

 

Forum of International Research & Development Pharmaceutical Companies, EIG

Jurij Stariha, president of the board of the Forum of International Research & Development Pharmaceutical Companies, EIG

Ministry of Health

Valentina Prevolnik Rupel, minister of health

 

First part of the conference

 

Building health as the most important societal pillar

Bogi Eliasen, Director of Health at the Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies (CIFS)

Driving innovation in healthcare: Governance, Leadership and Change management

Marc Schreiner, Managing Director of the Hospital Federation of Berlin

More than 30 years of emphasis on the importance of economics in health care and improving the organization of health care

Bogdan Tušar, Association of Healthcare Economists

 

Second part of the conference 

 

Project presentation: the economic burden of diabetes

Karmen Janša, Health Insurance institute of Slovenia (ZZZS), Jesenice General Hospital

Round table: Open doors for innovation in Slovenian healthcare? Desire or reality?

Urh Grošelj, Pediatric Clinic Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana

Iztok Štotl, University Medical Centre Ljubljana (UKC Ljubljana)

Tanja Španić, patient advocate

Tatjana Jevševar, director of the Association of Health institutions of Slovenia

Janez Poklukar, medical doctor and former director of UKC Ljubljana, General Hospital Jesenice and former Minister of Health

The round table will be chaired by Dorjan Marušič, international consultant. 

Conclusion of the round table

Dorjan Marušič, international consultant

 

Closing speech

Barbara Stegel, General Secretary of the Forum of International Research & Development Pharmaceutical Companies, EIG

Speakers

Bogi Eliasen

Director of Health at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies (CIFS)

Bogi Eliasen

Bogi Eliasen is Director of Health at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies (CIFS).

Marc Schreiner

Managing Director of the Hospital Federation of Berlin

Marc Schreiner

Since 2018, Marc Schreiner, lawyer, has been Managing Director of the Hospital Federation of Berlin as well as a member of the Executive Committee of the

Dorjan Marušič

International consultant

Dorjan Marušič

Senior doctor Dorijan Marušič, PhD was the expert director of the Izola General Hospital, state secretary at the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Slovenia,

Bogdan Tušar

Association of Healthcare Economists

Bogdan Tušar

Bogdan Tušar is a university-qualified lawyer with extensive experience in the management of healthcare organizations.

Karmen Janša

Health Insurance Institute of Slovenia

Karmen Janša

Since 2017, I have been working part-time at the General Hospital Jesenice as a specialist in internal medicine and head of the diabetes clinic,

Urh Grošelj

Pediatric Clinic Ljubljana

Urh Grošelj

Associate Professor Dr. Urh Grošelj, MD, MSc in Bioethics, graduated (2007) and received his doctorate (2012) from the Faculty of Medicine,

Tanja Španić

Patient advocate and president of Europa Donna Slovenia

Tanja Španić

She was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 26 years old. A good year after her diagnosis, she joined the Slovenian Association Europa Donna

Iztok Štotl

Department of endocrinology and diabetes, University Medical Centre Ljubljana

Iztok Štotl

Iztok Štotl is a diabetologist at the Department of endocrinology and diabetes, University Medical Centre Ljubljana.

Janez Poklukar

doctor and former director general of UKC Ljubljana, Jesenice General Hospital and former minister of health

Janez Poklukar

Janez Poklukar comes from a healthcare family, instilling in him a lifelong dedication to caring for others.

Jurij Stariha

Chairman of the board of Farma Forum

Jurij Stariha

Jurij Stariha, MSc, joined Novo Nordisk Slovenia in 2016 as MA&PA manager for Slovenian region.

Barbara Stegel

Secretary General of Farma Forum

Barbara Stegel

Barbara Stegel, MSc, has several years of experience in management and marketing. At the beginning of her career, she collaborated with major Slovenian companies

About us

Forum of International Research and Development Pharmaceutical Companies, EIG (FarmaForum) is the representative of the innovative pharmaceutical industry in Slovenia. We bring together 21 innovative pharmaceutical companies with a common mission: #WeWontRest in developing innovative medicinal products, vaccines and therapies that play a key role in the management of diseases and improving the quality of life of patients around the world.

FarmaForum operates as a non-government, non-profit, non-political and independent economic interest group that acts as a trustworthy partner in the field of medicines, health, and healthcare in Slovenian society. We actively strive for better information and greater awareness of decision makers, patients, and the general public on these complex, yet extremely important issues for individuals and society as a whole.

Mission and vision

FarmaForum actively contributes to a sustainable and high-quality health system that provides patients with timely access to innovative therapeutic solutions. As the representative of the innovative pharmaceutical industry, FarmaForum is a recognized and reliable partner in society’s efforts towards finding the best solutions in healthcare.