27th Congress of the European Association of Hospital Managers27th Congress of the European Association of Hospital Managers


08.00 Registration
09.00 The Leading Change Course

09:00 - 17:00 Pre-Congress Courses developed by faculty from the Center of Primary Care at the Harvard Medical School and the European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM)

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09.05 Nova National School of Public Health Crash Courses

09:00 - 11:00 Readmissions crash course

11:00 - 13:00 Avoidable hospital admissions and ambulatory care sensitive conditions

11:00 - 13:00 Monitoring the quality of care in portuguese hospitals

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09.30 Workshop: "Health management in Portuguese Speaking Countries Community"


Chairperson: Delfim Rodrigues | Hospital Administrator, Hospital Nossa Senhora da Oliveira de Guimarães


 Francisco Balestrin | President, International Hospital Federation (IHF)

 Fernando Regateiro Chairman, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, PT

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10.00 EAHM Board Meeting
14.00 Technical Visits (180 min)

Hospital de Cascais - Dr. José de Almeida (full) 

Portuguese NHS Contact Center

Tecnimede Pharma Plant (full) 

Champalimaud Clinical Centre 

NOVA National School of Public Health (ENSP-NOVA)

Portuguese NHS eHealth solutions at the Lisboa Ocidental Hospital Centre

Shared Hospital Sterilization Service

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14.00 Pre-Congress Courses

The Future Healthcare Management in Europe (FHME) by IESE Business School, Karolinska Institutet & EIT Health: 

14:00 - 15:30 - Session 1 -  Co creative leadership

15:45 - 17:15  - Session 2 - Patient-centric organisation

17:30 - 19:00  - Session 3 - Dealing with complexity

The Future Healthcare Management in Europe (FHME) by IESE Business School, Karolinska Institutet & EIT Health: 

14:00 - 15:30 - Session 1b - Breaking free fom management trends

15:45 - 17:15 - Session 2b - Integrating care, creating networks

17:30 - 19:00 - Session 3b - Innovating health services with design thinking

NOVA Healthcare Iniciative Crash Courses by NOVA School of Business & Economics: 

14:00 - 15:30 Management in health care: process analysis (full)

15:45 - 17:15 An introduction to value-based health care (full)

Instituto Superior Técnico (CEG-IST) & University of Twente:


14:00 - 17:00 Crash course on operations management for hospital managers

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14.30 EAHM 111th Executive Committee Meeting
15.30 eHealth Roadshow

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19.00 Welcome Reception and Exhibition Official Opening
08.00 Registration
09.00 Opening Ceremony
09.45 Plenary Session I - PEOPLE CENTRED CARE

Chairperson: Lajos Horvath, Hospital Manager, HU

Keynote Speaker: Mark Pearson | Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Paulo Boto

Nick Goodwin

João de Deus
Hanne Tonnesen

10.30 Break & networking coffee powered by IMO - Inspired Memorable Objects
10.30 Hospital Innovation B2B MEETINGS - in parallel to the Congress sessions (10.30 - 17.30)

11.00 Best practices Parallel Roundtables 1

Roundtable 1.1 | Continuous quality improvement

Co-organiser: NOVA National School of Public Health

Chairperson: Paulo Boto

Speakers: Marsha Fleischer, Attila Molnar, Carl David Mildenberger

Roundtable 1.2 | Hospitals role in integrating care for older people

Co-organiser: International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)

Chairperson: Nick Goodwin

Speaker: Erica GadsbyJulio Garcia Comesana

Roundtable 1.3 | An improved skills mix for a more patient-centred care

Co-organiser: European Association of Senior Hospital Physicians (AEMH)

Chairperson: João de Deus

Speakers: Gilles Dussault, Iris Meyenburg-Altwarg, Thomas Zilling, Hrvoje Sobat

Roundtable 1.4 | Implementation of patient-centred health promotion

Co-organiser: International Network of Health Promoting Hospitals & Health Services (HPH)

Chairperson: Hanne Tønnesen

Speakers: Jeff Kirk Svane, Leif Dahlberg, Mette Rasmussen

11.00 Workshop: How can the European Investment Bank support your strategic investments?

Organiser: European Investment Bank (full)

Chairperson: Dana Burduja

Speakers: Sandra CalçadoDavor Štimac, Xavier Meert

12.15 Industry Symposia

Navigating the Analytics Journey – from BI to AI… mind the gap!

Organiser: Glintt


Speakers: Filipa FixeRicardo Gil Santos

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Diagnostics, Data and Integrated Clinical Care - Role of the Lab

Organiser: Abbott

Chairperson: Emilie Neukom

Speakers: David Humphreys, Matt Sawtell

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The Benefits of Hospital Patient Blood Management (PBM) Programs

Organiser: Vifor Pharma


Speakers: Axel Hofmann, Jorge Félix, Dialina Brilhante

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12.15 Oral Communications

12:15 - 13:00 People Centred Care I

12:15 - 13:00 Integration of Care

13:05 - 13:45 People Centred Care II

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13.00 Lunch
14.00 Plenary Session II - INTEGRATION OF CARE

Chairperson: Danny Havenith | CEO, MercurHosp Asbl, BE

Keynote Speaker: Nirav R. Shah | Stanford University Department of Medicine

Jörg Studzinski
Ann-Lise Guisset
Rosna Mortuza
Holger Höhmann

14.50 Best practices Parallel Roundtables 2

Roundtable 2.1 | Adopt technologies to integrate care

Co-organizer: Healthcare Information and Management Society (HIMSS)

Chairperson: Jorg Studzinski

Speakers: Jan-Eric Slot, Jordi Piera Jiménez, Henrique Martins, Pierre Michael Meier

Roundtable 2.2 | Hospital transformations towards integrated and people centred health services

Co-organiser: World Health Organization (WHO)

Chairperson: Ann-Lise Guisset

Speakers: Lucy Nugent, Áine Carroll, Ralf-Michael Schmitz, Volker E. Amelung

Roundtable 2.3 | New hospitals through value healthcare

Co-organiser: International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM)

Chairperson: Rosna Mortuza

Speakers: Francisco Rocha Gonçalves, Dipak Kalra, Wayne Goddard, Sophie Beaupere

Roundtable 2.4 | Leadership in mental health: 4 priorities for person-centred innovation

Co-organiser: EAHM Sub-Committee for Mental Health 

Chairpersons: Holger HohmannDoris Gillig

Speakers: Peter McGovern, Hans Christian Brix Norgaard, Jim Ryan, Dave Riley

16.05 Break & networking coffee

Chairperson: Páll Matthíasson, CEO Landspítali, IS

Keynote Speaker: Jan-Philipp Beck | EIT Health

Paul Timmers

Eva M. Weinreich-Jensen

Xavier Corbella

Vassilis Tsanidis

Luís Pereira

17.25 Best practices Parallel Roundtables 3

Roundtable 3.1 | How to transform Bigdata into Better Health

Co-organizer: European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Health

Chairperson: Paul Timmers

Speakers: Hans Hofstraat, Berta Ortiga Fontgivell, Arnau Valls

Roundtable 3.2 | Precise medicine for better patient outcomes

Co-organizer: European Hospital and Healthcare Federation (HOPE)

Chairperson: Eva M. Weinreich-Jensen 

Speakers: Andres Metspalu, Erik Jylling, Guillaume Mercy, Pascal Verdonck

Roundtable 3.3 | Major Ambulatory Medicine

Co-organizer: European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM)

Chairperson: Xavier Corbella

Speakers: Luís Campos, Sophia de Rooij, Niall Herity

Roundtable 3.4 | Innovation through Public Procurement (PCP and PPI)

Co-organizer: European Commission 

Chairperson: Vassilis Tsanidis

Speakers: José A. Valverde, Sasa Jenko, Gerben Bekema, Martina Ahlberg


20.00 Congress Gala Dinner
09.00 Plenary Session IV - SUSTAINABILITY

Chairperson: Heinz Kölking, EAHM Past President

Keynote Speaker: Nigel Edwards | Nuffield Trust

Lise Rochaix, Michele Calabro, Thomas AllvinFilipa Mota e Costa

09.50 Best practices Parallel Roundtables 4
Roundtable 4.1 | Hospital efficiency: addressing quality and appropriateness issues

Co-organiser: European Health Economics Association (EuHEA)

Chairperson: Lise Rochaix

Speakers: John Yfantopoulos, Zeynep Or, Rachel Meacock, João Marques Gomes

Roundtable 4.2 | Ageing and sucessful healthcare change

Co-organiser: European Healthcare Management Association (EHMA)

Chairperson: Michele Calabro

Speakers: Nick GoodwinPiotr Pusty, Julio MayolJose A Valverde


Roundtable 4.3 | Risk sharing partnerships

Co-organizer: European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)

Chairperson: Thomas Allvin

Speakers: Ewan Barbour,Tim Wilsdon, Inneke Van de Vijver , Carolina Santos


10.30 Hospital Innovation B2B MEETINGS - in parallel to the Congress sessions (10.30 - 16.00)

11.05 Break & networking coffee
11.30 Industry Symposia

Symposium Siemens Healthineers

Organiser: Siemens


Speakers: TBD

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Leading the digitalization of hospitals

Organiser: LG Electronics


Speaker: Vitor Ribeiro

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Digital Transformation in Diagnostics

Organiser: Roche

Chairperson: Nazli Sahafi 

Speakers: Jean-Philippe Bogardi, Nuno Guimarães

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Telehealth for chronic diseases: Integrated patient-centric solutions

Organiser: Linde AG, Linde Healthcare

Chairperson: Martin Braecklein

Speakers: Teresa Magalhães, João Agostinho, João Pereira, Frederic Lievens

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Risk prevention reduces costs and improves outcomes

Organiser: B. Braun & EAHM

Chairperson: Jacques Scheres

Speakers: Michael SasseViviane KnepperDavid Peres

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11.30 Oral Communications

11:30 - 12:15 Sustainability I

11:30 - 12:15 Innovative Provision Models I

11:30 - 13:00 Innovative Provision Models II

11:30 - 13:00 Sustainability II

11:30 - 13:45 Management Matters

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13.00 Lunch
14.00 Plenary Session V - MANAGEMENT MATTERS

Chairperson: Georgia Oikonomopoulou | “Elpis” Athens General Hospital 

Keynote Speaker: Carl Savage | Karolinska Institutet

Francisco Balestrin
Agnès Couffinhal

Jaume Ribera

14.50 Best practices Parallel Roundtables 5

Roundtable 5.1 | A competency-based approach to enhance healthcare management: how to make the best use of it?

Co-organiser: International Hospital Federation (IHF)

Chairperson: Francisco Balestrin

Speakers: Marisa Gil Lapetra, Lorcan Birthistle, Eric de Roodenbeke, Anna Riera-Domènech

Roundtable 5.2 | What waste reduction strategies?

Co-organiser: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Chairperson: Agnès Couffinhal

Speakers: Tony McNamara, Till Hornung, Carlos Mur de Víu 

Roundtable 5.3 | Management and leadership competencies matter for a change in management and innovation in healthcare 

Co-organiser: IESE Business School

Chairperson: Jaume Ribera

Speakers: Matthias P. Spielmann, Daniele MasciaTina Joyce, Gabriel Antoja


14.50 Workshop: How can Horizon 2020 promote research on integration of care?

Organiser: European Commission (full)

Chairperson: Margrieta Langins

Speakers: Carme Hernandez, Magda Rosenmöller, Anna Ceccarelli, José A. Valverde, Sasa Jenko

16.15 Break & networking coffee
16.35 Closing Ceremony

Awards Session - Oral communication award & Poster award

Closing Remarks - EAHM President

17.15 48th EAHM Ordinary General Assembly
17.35 Post-Congress Courses (90min): The Future Healthcare Management in Europe (FHME) by IESE Business School, Karolinska Institutet & EIT Health

17:35  - Session 4 - Operational Excellence in healthcare

Jaume Ribera, IESE Business School 
Case discussion and intercative lecture: “Shouldice Hospital” (video)

17:35  - Session 5 - Compassionate leadership

José Fonseca-Pires, AESE Business School 
Case discussion: "Humanizing of care in hospital intensive care units”

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