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Partner Session 02: Tyroleans are Healthier. But Why?

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Hayek-Saal
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german language

Out of all of Austria’s federal provinces, Tyroleans are the healthiest Austrians. They live the longest and demand the least from their regional health insurance company. Nonetheless, they suffer under intensive stress. The cause-effect relationship has however not yet been scientifically explored. Are there any scientific explanations for this? If so, can we derive any courses of action from them for the other federal states and for Austria?

Immediately after the session, the SVA, in cooperation with the TGKK, invites all participants of their partner session to a reception in the Otto-Molden-Foyer.

Speakers

Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Science, University of Vienna Key Note
Head, Institute of Medical Genetics; Director, Centre of Pathobiochemistry and Genetics, Medical University of Vienna Key Note
Director, TGKK - Tyrolean Medical Insurance Company, Innsbruck Key Note
Rector, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck
Member of the Regional Government, Education, Family and Culture, Office of the Provincial Government of Tyrol, Innsbruck
Chairman, TGKK - Tyrolean Regional Health Insurance Fund, Innsbruck
Austrian Federal Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection, Vienna
Editor-in-Chief, Tiroler Tageszeitung, Innsbruck Chair

Mag. Dr. Wolfgang DÜR

Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Science, University of Vienna

1974-1977 Acting school at the University for Music and Dramatic Art Vienna (Max Reinhardt-Seminar)
1977-1983 Studies of law, sociology and philosophy at the University of Vienna
1983 MA in sociology, University of Vienna
1984-1986 Dramaturg at the Vienna Schauspielhaus (directorate Hans Gratzer) as freelance and as employee
since 1987 Teaching at University of Vienna, University of Graz, University of Innsbruck, and others
1987-1989 Junior researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for the Sociology of Health and Medicine (LBIMGS)
1990-2007 Senior researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for the Sociology of Health and Medicine (LBIMGS)
1993 PhD in sociology, University of Vienna
since 1993 Several postdoc trainings (qualitative research, multilevel analysis, knowledge management, patients' surveys)
2008 Habilitation for sociology at the faculty of social science at the University of Vienna
since 2008 Founder and Director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institut Health Promotion Research (LBIHPR)

Mag. Dr. Markus HENGSTSCHLÄGER

Head, Institute of Medical Genetics; Director, Centre of Pathobiochemistry and Genetics, Medical University of Vienna

1986-1990 Studium Genetik, Diplomarbeit am Children Cancer Research Institute St. Anna Kinderspital, Sponsion zum Magister der Genetik (Auszeichnung, Studienverkürzung)
1990-1992 Dissertation als Universitätsassistent am Vienna Biocenter, Promotion zum Doktor der Genetik (Auszeichnung)
1993-1994 Postdoc an der Yale University, USA
1995 Universitätsassistent Universität Wien
1997 Habilitation
1998 außerordentlicher Universitätsprofessor
2004 Ausbildungsabschluss: Fachhumangenetiker
2004 Berufung (internationales Berufungsverfahren) zum Universitätsprofessor für Medizinische Genetik an der Medizinischen Universität Wien
seit 2004 Moderator der Medizin- und Wissenschaftssendung "Radiodoktor", ORF, Ö1 Radio
seit 2005 Leiter der Abteilung Genetik, Institut für Kinderwunsch, Lainzerstraße, Wien
2005-2009 Leiter der Abteilung für Medizinische Genetik, Universitätsklinik für Frauenheilkunde, Medizinische Universität Wien
seit 2009 Vorstand des Instituts für Medizinische Genetik, Medizinische Universität Wien
 - Wissenschaftliche Arbeitsgebiete: Erforschung der humangenetischen Erkrankung Tuberöse Sklerose; Stammzellen aus dem humanen Fruchtwasser; Deregulation von Zelldifferenzierungsprozessen bei humangenetischen Erkrankungen; pränatale und postnatale genetische Routinediagnostik; Genetik in der Reproduktionsmedizin; Bioethik (Schwerpunkt medizinische Genetik und Stammzellforschung).
 - Alleinverantwortliche Verfassung und Leitung der Durchführung einer Vielzahl von Drittmittel-Projekten gefördert durch z.B. Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung (FWF), Marie Curie Research Network (Forschungsförderung der Europäischen Union), Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Verkehr, Herzfeldersche Familienstiftung, Komission Onkologie der
 Wiener Medizinischen Fakultät, Anton-Dreher-Gedächtnisstiftung, Hochschuljubiläumsstiftung der Stadt Wien.
seit 2011 zusätzlich Organisationseinheitsleiter des Zentrum für Pathobiochemie und Genetik der Medizinischen Universität Wien

Dr. Arno MELITOPULOS

Director, TGKK - Tyrolean Medical Insurance Company, Innsbruck

1995-2005 Substitute of Head of Department, TGKK - Tyrolean Medical Insurance Company (Tiroler Gebietskrankenkasse)
2003-2005 Concurrently Consultant of the Federal Ministry of Health during the Major Health Care Reform
2005-2008 Head of Department of Law and Policy, TGKK - Tyrolean Medical Insurance Company
2006-2008 General Manager, TGF - Health Fund Tyrol (Tiroler Gesundheitsfonds)
2008-2011 Head of GÖG Business Unit ÖBIG - Federal Institute for Health (Österreichisches Bundesinstitut für Gesundheitswesen), GÖG - Gesundheit Österreich GmbH
2009-2011 General Manager GÖG - Gesundheit Österreich GmbH
2011 General Manger Regional, TGKK - Tyrolean Medical Insurance Company

Dr. Helga FRITSCH

Rector, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck

1976-1983 Medical School Friedrich-Wilhelms-University, Bonn
1983 Medical Examination and Approbation as Medical Doctor
1978-1983 Tutor in the Institute of Anatomy, University of Bonn
1985 Doctorate Degree of the Medical Faculty, University of Bonn, Title of the thesis: The neocortex in the rabbit (magna cum laude)
1983-1989 Training and postdoctoral scientist for Anatomy, Bonn
1989-1992 Qualification for Anatomy, Medical Faculty, University of Lübeck (MUL)
1991 Habilitation (Ph.D. Degree) for Anatomy and Embryology, Medical Faculty, University of Lübeck. Title of the thesis: Development of the pelvic connective tissue
1992-1998 Senior Physician for Anatomy at the Institute of Anatomy, Lübeck Medical University
1996 Applied Professor for Anatomy at the Institute of Anatomy, Lübeck Medical University
1998 Head of the Institute of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Innsbruck Medical University
2003-2005 Dean of Study Affairs, Innsbruck Medical University
2004-2013 Head of the Departments for Anatomy, Histology and Embryology and Director of the Division Clinical Functional Anatomy, Innsbruck Medical University
2012-2013 Dean of Human Resources, Staff Development and Equal Treatment, Innsbruck Medical University
since 2013 Rector, Innsbruck Medical University

diplômé Alois STÖGER

Austrian Federal Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection, Vienna

1975-1979 Lehre als Maschinenschlosser in der Voest Alpine AG; danach bis 1986 Facharbeiter
1982-1986 Vorsitzender der oberösterreichischen Gewerkschaftsjugend
1986-2008 Hauptamtlicher Sekretär der Gewerkschaft Metall Bergbau Energie
  Studienabschluss mit dem Diplômé des Hautes Etudes des Pratiques Sociales
1997-2000 Studium der sozialen Praxis an der Marc Bloch Universität in Strasbourg und Linz;
1997-2009 Gemeinderatsmitglied in Gallneukirchen
2003-2008 Stadtrat
2000 Wahl zum Kammerrat der Kammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte für Oberösterreich
2005-2008 OÖGKK - Obmann der Oberösterreichischen Gebietskrankenkasse
2008-2014 Bundesminister für Gesundheit
seit 2014 Bundesminister für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie

Alois VAHRNER

Editor-in-Chief, Tiroler Tageszeitung, Innsbruck

 Studium Publizistik und Politikwissenschaft in Wien (nicht abgeschlossen)
1987 Start als freier Mitarbeiter in der Wiener Redaktion der Tiroler Tageszeitung
1988 Anstellung als Wirtschaftsredakteur der TT in Wien
1992 Rückkehr in die TT-Wirtschaftsredaktion nach Tirol
2005 Leiter der Wirtschaftsredaktion der TT
2006 Stellvertretender TT-Chefredakteur
2009 Chefredakteur der TT, gemeinsam mit Mario Zenhäusern

Health Symposium

show timetable

17.08.2014

20:00 - 23:00ReceptionSocial

18.08.2014

09:00 - 09:15OpeningPlenary
09:15 - 12:00Abstracting and Synthesising Human NaturePlenary
12:00 - 12:15Introduction to the Breakout SessionsPlenary
13:00 - 14:00Debate: Abstracting and Synthesising Human NaturePlenary
13:45 - 14:00Eleven Questions for the Future of the Austrian Health Care SystemBreakout
14:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 01: Using Big Data to Create a Citizen-Oriented Healthcare System by 2025?Breakout
14:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 02: Big Data - Self-Determined Individual Health Behaviour or Skilful Manipulation?Breakout
14:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 03: Is Data Protection an Obstacle to the Further Development of Our Healthcare System?Breakout
14:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 04: Predictive Genetics - The Right to Know or Not to Know?Breakout
14:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 05: Genes Are Unfair - Who Has to Suffer the Consequences?Breakout
14:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 06: The Individual Genome - Fate, Opportunity or Obligation?Breakout
14:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 07: Doping for the Brain - Individual Freedom or Social Responsibility?Breakout
14:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 08: The Findings of Brain Research - A Blessing or a Curse?Breakout
14:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 09: Neurosciences and Brain Research - What Do We Make of New Findings?Breakout
14:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 10: Health Promotion - Easier Said than Done. What Can Health Promotion Contribute to Public Health by 2025?Breakout
14:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 11: Reorienting Health Services - From Cure to PreventionBreakout
16:30 - 17:15Consolidation and Evaluation of the Future ScenariosBreakout
18:00 - 21:00Reception on the HillSocial
21:30 - 22:30Theatre Performance: Free AssociationCulture

19.08.2014

04:30 - 08:00Sunrise Hike with Peter Habeler to GratlspitzSocial
09:00 - 10:45Future Scenarios for the Austrian Healthcare System 2025Plenary
11:15 - 13:00Modernising Communication in Primary HealthcarePlenary
13:15 - 14:45Health Talk - Nutrition 2.0Social
15:30 - 17:00Partner Session 01: Healthy Choices - Promoting Healthy BehaviourPartner
15:30 - 17:00Partner Session 02: Tyroleans are Healthier. But Why?Partner
15:30 - 17:00Partner Session 03: How much Evidence-Based Medicine is Appropriate? - The Example of AustriaPartner
15:30 - 19:00Partner Session 04: Can Chemical Leasing Improve Hygiene Management in Healthcare?Partner
17:30 - 19:00Partner Session 05: Cross-Border Healthcare in Practice - Patients' Rights in the EUPartner
19:00 - 20:30Vienna Lectures: "Brainier, Better, More Beautiful... - Can Humans Be Optimised?"Culture