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How Can Innovation Remain Affordable?

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Expensive innovations in medication and precision medicine are placing strain upon our solidarity-based healthcare systems. What are our priorities? Which benefits should (not) be offered?

Executive Director, Stiftung Medico International, Frankfurt
Partner, Kurma Partners SA, Munich
Nursing and Patient Advocate, Vienna
Commercial Head Established Products Mature Markets, SANOFI, Vienna
Chairman, Methodos S.p.A., Milan; Founder, Orvieto Academy for Communicative Leadership, Munich/Orvieto Chair


Executive Director, Stiftung Medico International, Frankfurt

1979-1986 Programme Officer for Latin America, Medico International e.V., Frankfurt/Mexico
1987-1995 Head, Project Department, Medico International e.V., Frankfurt
1996-2018 Executive Director, Medico International e.V., Frankfurt
since 2019 Executive Director, Stiftung Medico International, Frankfurt


Partner, Kurma Partners SA, Munich

 Dr. Peter Neubeck is a Medical Doctor, educated at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich as well as Harvard Medical School and holds an MBA from INSEAD. After tenures at Großhadern University Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital followed by McKinsey & Company and several leadership positions at Novartis, he entered the Venture Capital industry. He took on responsibilities as an Investment Manager and collected valuable operations experience in various executive roles. Since January 2019 he heads the investment business of Kurma Partners in Germany. phil. Sigrid PILZ

Nursing and Patient Advocate, Vienna

 Studium der Erziehungswissenschaften und Psychologie, Universität Innsbruck
1985-2012 Beamtin, Bundesministerium für Familien und Jugend als Leiterin, Abteilung für Internationale Familien- und Jugendpolitik
Lektorin, Institut für Erziehungswissenschaften, Universität Innsbruck
2001-2012 Gesundheitssprecherin der Wiener Grünen, Grüne Gesundheitspolitikerin im Wiener Landtag und Gemeinderat
 Seit 2012 Wiener Pflege-, Patientinnen- und Patientenanwältin

Mag. Sabine RADL

Commercial Head Established Products Mature Markets, SANOFI, Vienna

1994-2001 Sales&Markekting, BUM, JohnsonJohnson Medical, Vienna
2002-2004 Commercial Manager CEE, Wyeth CEE, Vienna
2004-2008 Area Manager CEE, Ranbaxy CEE, Vienna
2008-2011 Managing Director, Ranbaxy Germany
2011-2013 General Manager Zentiva and Business Unit Head Commercial Ops., Sanofi Germany
2014-2015 Country Manager, Sanofi
2016-2017 Country Chair and General Manager DVC&GEM, Sanofi
2018 General Manager GenMed Austria&Switzerland and Country Chair Austria, Sanofi
since 2019 Commercial Head Established Products Mature Markets at Sanofi


Chairman, Methodos S.p.A., Milan; Founder, Orvieto Academy for Communicative Leadership, Munich/Orvieto

 Studied Political Sciences in Würzburg and Rome
1980-1985 Communcation functions in public service, Rome
1985-1992 Journalist for FORTUNE, Wirtschaftswoche, L'Independente, Italia Oggi, Il Giornale, Finanz und Wirtschaft, The European
since 1996 Author and Scholar, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
since 2000 European School of Management and Technology, Berlin
1992-2015 Head of Group Communications, Allianz SE, Munich
since 2015 Chairman of Methodos, S.p.A., Milan
  Executive coach and mentor, Entrepreneurship Center, Munich
since 2017 Founder, Orvieto Academy for Communicative Leadership, Orvieto

Health Symposium

show timetable


18:00 - 19:30OpeningPlenary
20:00 - 22:00Evening ReceptionSocial


09:00 - 10:15How Can Innovation Remain Affordable?Plenary
10:45 - 12:15AI in Medicine: Who’s Responsible for Its Use and Outcomes?Plenary
12:00 - 13:30Partner Session: Digital Healthcare 4.0Partner
13:30 - 14:05Mental Illnesses: New Ideas to Promote InclusionBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 01: The Village ProjectBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 02: Network Living Well with Dementia in KlosterneuburgBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 03: Oasis Socialis’ TransitionBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 04: Informal CaregiversBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 05: Strengthening Abilities – Coping With TraumaBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 06: Grow Together – For a Good Start in LifeBreakout
14:15 - 15:55Breakout Session 07: amigoBreakout
16:00 - 16:30Breakout Sessions SummaryBreakout
17:00 - 20:00Reception on the HillSocial
20:30 - 21:30Special Lecture: Organs on Demand – Solving Chronic Disease with Stem Cells and Organ EngineeringPartner
21:30 - 23:30Happy Hour and DJSocial


04:30 - 08:00Sunrise Hike to GratlspitzSocial
08:30 - 09:30DER STANDARD Morning BriefingPartner
09:30 - 10:45Are Europe’s Healthcare Systems Prepared for the Climate Crisis?Plenary
11:15 - 11:30A Healthy Life – How Do We Implement Good Choices?Plenary
11:30 - 12:30How Can Different Stakeholders Contribute to Good Choices?Plenary
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 01: Adaptive Intelligence: Physicians – Friends or Foes?Partner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 02: Pharmacies: Safety as a Business ModelPartner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 03: The Liberated Patient: From Digitisation to IndividualisationPartner
14:00 - 15:30Partner Session 04: Our Health Caught Between Climate Crisis and DemographyPartner
16:00 - 17:30Partner Session 05: Liberté, Égalité, Santé: Social Inequality and HealthPartner
16:00 - 17:30Partner Session 06: Liberty and Security Need Knowledge: Health Literacy in AustriaPartner
16:00 - 17:30Partner Session 07: Leeway and Grey Areas: Liberty for People in CarePartner