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EHRA Summit 2017

Thursday & Friday: 16-17 March 2017

Working together to reach out to policy makers

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Day 1: 16 March

  Presentation Speakers
13:15 - 13:20 Welcome G. Hindricks
13:20 - 13:30 Feedback from the EHRA Spring Summit 2016 H. Heidbuchel
Session 1:  Interacting with policy makers at the hospital level – Chaired by G. Hindricks & H. Heidbuchel
13:30 - 13:50 “As Director of Electrophysiology, I am happy that I studied hospital management in order to deal with my administrators.” C. Leclercq
13:50 - 14:10  “I am an expert clinician and do not feel the need to acquire business skills: that is the job of my administrators.”  M. Schalij
14:10 - 14:30  The view of the hospital administrator  R. Kuhlen
14:30 - 14:50 Do we need local training or DAS-CAM?  T. De Potter
14:50 - 15:30  Panel + audience discussion  Plenary
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break  
Session 2: Reimbursement and quality assurance advocacy towards national policy makers – Chaired by B. Merkely & K. Zeppenfeld
16:00 - 16:15 Avenues to innovation reimbursement: the innovator’s perspective  K-H Kuck
16:15 - 16:35 Testimony of a successful reimbursement change: what worked? H. Heidbuchel
16:35 – 16:55 Testimony of a failed reimbursement change: why it went wrong F. Braunschweig
16:55 – 17:15 The spiralling down of technology -and DRG- reimbursement: how to stop?   C. Elsner
17:15 – 17:30 How policy makers try to have innovations adopted faster and more systematically
through the health care system: NHS Innovation Accelerator
 C. Davie
17:30 - 18:15 Panel + audience discussion Plenary
20:00 - 22:00 Dinner  

Day 2: 17 March

  Presentation Speakers
Introductory lecture
9:30 – 9:50 Advocacy and networking - why is it so important? J. Brugada
Session 3: How to reach the key decision makers at the European level?  – Chaired by H. Heidbuchel & N. De Groot
9:50 – 10:10  How EHRA/ESC ventures into Horizon2020 funded trial  N. Dagres
10:10-10:30  How to find your way in the “Research & Innovation Participant Portal” when shopping for EU funding?  S. O'Kelly
10:30-10:45  Lessons from the EHRA Innovation Summit: how EHRA can help to clear the hurdles for getting innovative solutions reimbursed  F. Prinzen
10:45 - 11:00 The vision of ESC on EU health and science policies  A.R. Pries
11:00 - 11:15 EHRA Position Documents on new technology or standards of care  L. Fauchier
11:15 - 11:30  Coffee break  
11:30 – 12:20 Panel + audience discussion  Plenary
12:20 – 12:35 Late Breaking News: How the new MedTech regulations will affect us all from 2018 onwards G. Hindricks
12:35 – 12:45 Take-home messages and adjourn by the EHRA President G. Hindricks

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