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Healthcare in Hungary: Questions and Answers
23/06/2017
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A video of the conference on healthcare in Hungary.
Healthcare in Hungary
“Are There Any Lessons From Abroad?”
 
 
Date: May 04, 2017, 10:00-13:00
 
Place: Magyar Tudományos Akadémia / Hungarian Academy of Sciences,  1051 Budapest, Széchenyi ter 9
 
Sponsors: Friends of Hungary and Danube Institute
 
 
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Program outline:
 
09:30-10:00 Registration, Morning Coffee
 
10:00-10:10 Welcoming Remarks, John O’Sullivan, President Danube Institute, introduction of Moderator.
 
10:10-10:20 Program Overview
 Professor Márta Péntek, Professor Corvinus, Moderator
 
10:40-11:30 Two Socialist Medical Models—Sweden and Canada. What’s Working, What’s Not?
 Dr. Antal Németh, Professor of the Karolinska Institute, Sweden
 Dr. Stephen Szarka, Asst. Clinical Professor McMaster University
 Q and A
 
11:30-11:45 Coffee break
 
11:45-12:40 The U.S. Model— Quality of Care? Good. Coverage? Poor.
 Dr. Sándor Szabó., Medical Director University of California, Irvine
 Dr. Zsuzsanna Sándor, Prof. of Internal Medicine, U of Ca., Irvine
 Q and A
 
12:40-13:15 Technology Cost Containment—Why Doesn't Medical Technology Bring Down the Cost of Healthcare?
 Devon Herrick, Ph.D, Senior Fellow, National Center for Policy Analysis
 Q and A
 
13:00-13:30 Round Table Discussion With Moderator and Panelists
Confirmed Speakers
• Dr. Devon M Herrick, Senior Fellow with the National Centre for Policy Analysis, U.S.
• Dr. Sándor Szabó, Professor of pathology and pharmacology at the University of California, Irvine, in addition to teaching medical students and resident doctors and serving as medical director. In 2010, he was chosen as external member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
• Dr. Zsuzsanna Sándor, Professor of Internal Medicine and co-director of the resident program in internal medicine at the University of California, Irvine.
• Dr. Antal Németh, Professor of the Karolinska Institute, Sweden since 2009, and currently a senior professor. He received the H.M. The King’s 12th size Gold Medal in 2011.
• Dr. Stephen Szarka, Assistant Clinical Professor of the Family Practice Department of McMaster University.
 
Moderated by Dr. Márta Péntek, Professor Corvinus University
Comments by Dr. István Éger, President, Hungarian Medical Chamber
 
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