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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 - 15:45 Opening Plenary
15:45 - 17:00 Health Policy between the Nanny State and Neoliberalism Plenary
18:00 - 21:00 Reception Social
18:30 - 19:30 Young Talents – Crazy Lady Culture

24.08.2015

07:00 - 08:30 Two-tier Medicine – An Insidious Inequality? Plenary
09:00 - 09:45 The Social Determinants of our Health Plenary
09:45 - 10:30 Health Care Pioneers against Inequality – Introduction to the Themes and Players in the Breakout Sessions Plenary
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.01: HomelessStreetwork – Unbureaucratic Medical Provision for the Homeless Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.02: HPSS – Health Promoting Secondary Schools in Iceland Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.03: MyMind – Accessible, Preventative Mental Health Care for All Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.03: AmberMed – Medical Help for the Uninsured Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.04: Doctors for a Healthy Environment: Environmental Justice and Prevention Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.05: Health-E-Net – Remote Medical Second Opinions as a Tool for Equity in Access to Healthcare Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.06: Healthacross in Practice – Cross-border Access to the Healthcare Systems in Lower Austria and South Bohemia Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.07: Niko-Teen Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.08: SALTO – SALzburg Together against Obesity Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.09: LIGA – The Voice for Child and Youth Health in Austria Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session I.10: Community Clinic Volunteers Fighting Austerity Measures Causing Deaths of Patients in Greece Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.01: What Do I Have? Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.02: IT-based Medical Care for Chronic Illnesses for Large Population Segments Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.04: Refugee Open Ware – Rapid and Low-Cost Prosthetics for War-Wounded Refugees Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.05: Video Interpreting in the Health Care System Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.06: Esperity – Connecting Cancer Patients and Improving Their Quality of Life Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.07: Open Innovation in Science – Crowd Sourcing in Health Research Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session II.08: Pathways for Change: An Engagement Journey with Intention Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session III.01: Transcultural Outpatient Clinic for Children and Young People at the University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session III.02: We Accompany Health – For Female Migrants with Low Socio-Economic Status Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session III.03: Hemayat – Care of Torture and War Survivors Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session III.04: projektXchange – Exchange Turns Strangers into Friends Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session III.05: MiMi – With Migrants for Migrants Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.03: Early State of the Art Autism Therapy for Better Chances of Development and Inclusion Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.04: Ethics at the Sick Bed – We Reach Difficult Decisions Together Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.06: Holistic Care for the Dying in Rural Areas Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.02: Child Hospice Network – Support for Terminally Ill Children and their Families Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.01: “I Wasn’t Prepared for That” – The Voice for Family Carers Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.07: Down Syndrome Albania Foundation Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Breakout Session IV.05: The Globalisation of Care – Ageing in the Philippines Breakout
12:00 - 15:00 Brekout Session II.09: How a Community Participates in Deciding the Health Care it Wants Breakout
15:30 - 18:00 Reception on the Hill Social

25.08.2015

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