31st May 2019
The first event took place on 27. May and was focused on R&D for health needs, with participation of Dr. Attila Végh and Balazs Furjes.
Dr. Attila Végh is a former Group CEO and president of Capio AB, Europe’s most pan-European hospital chain which operates in over 260 hospitals and clinics in five countries Sweden, Denmark, Norway, France and Germany. His presentation introduced a number of innovative solutions and management techniques that support the introduction of innovative solutions in private hospitals and clinics.
“The biggest opportunities for private healthcare sector are size and scale, transparency and standardisation, workforce development and digital solutions. Cross country synergies due to economies of scale, SSCs, shared IT platforms and joint procurement all improve efficiency, clinical standards and protocols contribute to elimination of clinical variation, which improves safety through transparency. Investing in digital platforms for efficiency leads to competitive advantage”, said Dr. Attila Végh, former Group CEO and president of Capio AB.
The event gathered mainly healthcare executives, especially from hospitals and outpatient polyclinics representing the private and public sectors, healthcare professionals, industry and academia leaders. They were discussing how to involve healthcare stakeholders in the application of innovative medical solutions more as well as how to build effective connections between EIT Health and healthcare stakeholders. During the event, Balázs Fürjes, Managing Director of EIT Health InnoStars, summarised organisations’ main goals, achievements and some of its programmes, like Regional Innovation Scheme.
Morning Health Talks was also a good opportunity for journalists to get to know EIT Health better and better understand healthcare innovation ecosystem in Central and Eastern Europe. Mentions were generated within the top tier media, with reports to be found in the leading online business website, the leading economic daily and the leading professional media from the healthcare industry.
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