Ambassador King Hosts the Financial Sustainability of Innovative Treatment Seminar

The U.S. Embassy Prague U.S. Commercial Service, in cooperation in cooperation with the NGO Revenium, organized a seminar “Financial Sustainability of Innovative Treatment in the Czech Republic”.

Ambassador Stephen B. King hosted the event which featured presentations from top Czech healthcare stakeholders including Julius Špičák, Vice Chair of Healthcare Committee, Chamber of Deputies; David Smehlik, Deputy Director, General Insurance Company (VZP);  Ladislav Friedrich, Chairman, Union of Insurance Companies; Jana Prausova, Chairwoman, Czech Oncology Society; Richard Ceska, Head of Center for Preventive Cardiology, VFN; Tomáš Doležal, Pharmacoeconomist, Pharmea; Iva Mašková, Oncology Patient. 

The seminar highlighted the importance of cooperation and open discussion among all stakeholders especially in the light of new legislation being prepared to target the topic.