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Two-tier Medicine – An Insidious Inequality?

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Keynote & Discussion
German and English language

Can you buy better medicine and is it truly better? What consequences does the insidious marketisation of the healthcare system have? What effects does a two-tier medical system have on medical practitioners?

Professor and Head, Department of Health Economics, Centre for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna
Chief Executive Officer, Wiener Privatklinik Holding AG, Vienna
Chief Executive Officer, Austrian Federation for Pediatric and Adolescent Health, Vienna
Head, Department for Gynecology and Gynecological Oncology, Medical University of Vienna
President, Austrian Medical Chamber, Vienna; President, Medical Chamber of Tyrol, Innsbruck
Chairwoman, JAMÖ - Young General Practitioners Austria; Medical Pracitioner in Specialty Training (Geriatrics), Krankenhaus der Elisabethinen, Linz
Anchor, "REPORT", ORF - Austrian Broadcasting, Vienna
Chief Executive Officer, PremiQaMed Holding; Chairman, Association of the Healthcare Facilities, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna
Director-General, Niederösterreichische Gebietskrankenkasse, St. Pölten

Dr. Judit SIMON

Professor and Head, Department of Health Economics, Centre for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna

Research Fellow, joint appointment between the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health, University College London and Personal Social Services Research Unit, Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, London Research Officer, Health Economics Research Centre, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford Senior Researcher, Health Economics Research Centre, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford Professor of Health Economics, Department of Health Economics, Centre for Public Health, Medical University of Vienna
2001-2002
2002-2005
2005-2013
since 2013

Dr. Walter EBM

Chief Executive Officer, Wiener Privatklinik Holding AG, Vienna

Specialist for Cardiology, Vienna Chief Financial Officer, Vienna Medical Chamber Vienna Chief Executive Officer, Praxisklinik GesmbH & Co KG, Vienna
since 1982
1985-2012
1987-2015

Mag. Andrea FRIED

Chief Executive Officer, Austrian Federation for Pediatric and Adolescent Health, Vienna

Öffentlichkeitsarbeit im Hauptverband der Österreichischen Sozialversicherungsträger Redakteurin der Fachzeitschrift Soziale Sicherheit Chefredakteurin der Österreichischen Krankenhauszeitung, Graz strategische Kommunikation in der GÖG - Gesundheit Österreich GmbH, Wien selbstständige Tätigkeit im Bereich Gesundheitskommunikation u.a. als freie Mitarbeiterin der Tageszeitung DER STANDARD und als Referentin für Social Media an der MedUni Graz (Lehrgang für Public Health) Bundesgeschäftsführerin ARGE Selbsthilfe Österreich, Wien
 Studium der Handelswissenschaften, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
 Journalist bei Austria Presse Agentur, Wiener Zeitung und div. Ärztemedien
1994-1998
1994-1998
2006-2009
2009-2011
2011-2014
2013-2015

Dr. Dr. h.c. Heinz KÖLBL

Head, Department for Gynecology and Gynecological Oncology, Medical University of Vienna

Medical education, University of Vienna Specialisation Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Vienna Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecolgy, University of Vienna Vice Head, 2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Vienna Head, Department of Gyneacology and Obestetrics, University of Vienna Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
1975-1981
1981-1988
1990
1992-1994
1994-1995
1999-2003
2003-2012

Dr. Artur WECHSELBERGER

President, Austrian Medical Chamber, Vienna; President, Medical Chamber of Tyrol, Innsbruck

Promotion, Dr. med. univ., Universität Innsbruck Ausbildung zum Arzt, Allgemeinmedizin, Krankenhaus Reutte und Landeskrankenhaus Innsbruck Niedergelassener Arzt für Allgemeinmedizin Präsident, Ärztekammer für Tirol Lehrbeauftragter, Allgemeinmedizin, Medizinische Universität Innsbruck Qualitätsmanager im Gesundheitswesen, ÖVQ - Österreichische Vereinigung für Qualitätssicherung Master of Science, Gesundheitsmanagement, Donau Universität Krems Master of Business Administration, Donau Universität Krems 1. Vizepräsident, Österreichischen Ärztekammer Additivfach Geriatrie Promotion, Dr. phil., Doktoratsstudium Public Health, UMIT - Private Universität für Gesundheitswissenschaften, Medizinische Informatik und Technik GmbH, Hall in Tirol Präsident, Österreichischen Ärztekammer
1977
1977-1981
seit 1981
seit 1990
seit 1998
2005
2005
2006
2007-2012
2011
2012
seit 2012

Dr. Maria WENDLER

Chairwoman, JAMÖ - Young General Practitioners Austria; Medical Pracitioner in Specialty Training (Geriatrics), Krankenhaus der Elisabethinen, Linz

General Practitioner Training, Graz-Tauplitz and Linz Chair, JAMÖ - Junge Allgemeinmedizin Österreich, Vienna Europe Council Member representing Austria, VdGM - Vasco da Gama Movement, WONCA Europe working group for new and future general practitioners
2011-2014
since 2012
since 2013

Dr. Susanne SCHNABL

Anchor, "REPORT", ORF - Austrian Broadcasting, Vienna

Journalist ORF-RADIO / Ö3, Vienna Journalist, Radio Ö1, Vienna Journalist and Presenter, "Zeit im Bild" and "ORF Pressestunde", ORF - Austrian Broadcasting, Vienna
2002-2010
since 2006
2010-2012

Mag. Julian M. HADSCHIEFF

Chief Executive Officer, PremiQaMed Holding; Chairman, Association of the Healthcare Facilities, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna

Projektleiter, Präsidialabteilung I, Amt der Tiroler Landesregierung, Innsbruck Mitbegründer und CEO PremiQaMed Group, Wien
1986-1991
seit 1991

Mag. Jan PAZOUREK

Director-General, Niederösterreichische Gebietskrankenkasse, St. Pölten

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Institut für Sozialanalyse, Wien Projektleiter, ÖBIG - Österreichisches Bundesinstitut für Gesundheitswesen, Wien Kinderkarenz Ministersekretär, Bundesministerium für Arbeit, Gesundheit und Soziales, Wien Assistent des Obmannes, Leiter der Öffentlichkeitsarbeit, WGKK - Wiener Gebietskrankenkasse, Wien Direktor, WGKK - Wiener Gebietskrankenkasse, Wien Generaldirektor-Stellvertreter, WGKK - Wiener Gebietskrankenkasse, Wien
 Soziologe, Universität Wien
1987-1988
1988-1996
1996-1997
1997-2000
2000-2007
2007-2009
2009-2011

Health Symposium

show timetable

23.08.2015

15:00 - 15:45OpeningPlenary
15:45 - 17:00Health Policy between the Nanny State and NeoliberalismPlenary
18:00 - 21:00ReceptionSocial
18:30 - 19:30Young Talents – Crazy LadyCulture

24.08.2015

07:00 - 08:30Two-tier Medicine – An Insidious Inequality?Plenary
09:00 - 09:45The Social Determinants of our HealthPlenary
09:45 - 10:30Health Care Pioneers against Inequality – Introduction to the Themes and Players in the Breakout SessionsPlenary
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session I.01: HomelessStreetwork – Unbureaucratic Medical Provision for the HomelessBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session I.02: HPSS – Health Promoting Secondary Schools in IcelandBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session I.03: AmberMed – Medical Help for the UninsuredBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session I.04: Doctors for a Healthy Environment: Environmental Justice and PreventionBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session I.05: Health-E-Net – Remote Medical Second Opinions as a Tool for Equity in Access to HealthcareBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session I.06: Healthacross in Practice – Cross-border Access to the Healthcare Systems in Lower Austria and South BohemiaBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session I.07: Niko-TeenBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session I.08: SALTO – SALzburg Together against ObesityBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session I.09: LIGA – The Voice for Child and Youth Health in AustriaBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session I.10: Community Clinic Volunteers Fighting Austerity Measures Causing Deaths of Patients in GreeceBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session II.01: What Do I Have?Breakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session II.02: IT-based Medical Care for Chronic Illnesses for Large Population SegmentsBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session II.03: MyMind – Accessible, Preventative Mental Health Care for AllBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session II.04: Refugee Open Ware – Rapid and Low-Cost Prosthetics for War-Wounded RefugeesBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session II.05: Video Interpreting in the Health Care SystemBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session II.06: Esperity – Connecting Cancer Patients and Improving Their Quality of LifeBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session II.07: Open Innovation in Science – Crowd Sourcing in Health ResearchBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session II.08: Pathways for Change: An Engagement Journey with IntentionBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Brekout Session II.09: How a Community Participates in Deciding the Health Care it WantsBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session III.01: Transcultural Outpatient Clinic for Children and Young People at the University Clinic Hamburg EppendorfBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session III.02: We Accompany Health – For Female Migrants with Low Socio-Economic StatusBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session III.03: Hemayat – Care of Torture and War SurvivorsBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session III.04: projektXchange – Exchange Turns Strangers into FriendsBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session III.05: MiMi – With Migrants for MigrantsBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session IV.01: “I Wasn’t Prepared for That” – The Voice for Family CarersBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session IV.02: Child Hospice Network – Support for Terminally Ill Children and their FamiliesBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session IV.03: Early State of the Art Autism Therapy for Better Chances of Development and InclusionBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session IV.04: Ethics at the Sick Bed – We Reach Difficult Decisions TogetherBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session IV.05: The Globalisation of Care – Ageing in the PhilippinesBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session IV.06: Holistic Care for the Dying in Rural AreasBreakout
12:00 - 15:00Breakout Session IV.07: Down Syndrome Albania FoundationBreakout
15:30 - 18:00Reception on the HillSocial

25.08.2015

02:30 - 06:00Sunrise Hike with Peter Habeler to GratlspitzSocial
07:00 - 08:45Ideas against Inequality – Presentation of the Findings of the Breakout SessionsPlenary
09:15 - 10:50Tackling Health Inequality in the European UnionPlenary
10:50 - 11:00Summarising RemarksPlenary
11:15 - 12:45Health Talk: Throw-away Society – Who is Responsible?Social
13:30 - 15:00Partner Session 01: Primary Health Care – Daring to Change or Just More of the Same?Partner
13:30 - 15:00Partner Session 02: Equality of Opportunity in Healthcare – Tyrol vs. Vienna.Partner
13:30 - 15:00Partner Session 03: Healthcare Hotline – 24 Hours of Effective HelpPartner
13:30 - 15:00Partner Session 04: The Limits of the Welfare State – Charity as a SolutionPartner
15:30 - 17:00Generation Couch Potato – Alternatives to Finger-WaggingSocial
15:30 - 17:00Partner Session 05: Health Care in Danger – Violence Against Health Care Workers Must EndPartner
15:30 - 17:00Partner Session 06: The Helping Hand – Changing Roles of Health Professionals in a Modern Healthcare SystemPartner