New Catalysts for Change
Pavilion 3, Amphitheatre

Social networking platforms and mobile systems have enormous potential to accelerate broad-based, affordable, high-quality health care solutions. What should governments do to encourage the development of healthcare networks while maintaining necessary oversight and quality controls?

Mark Kurtser , Chairman of the Board of Directors, MD Medical Group Investments

Nicole Bricq , Minister for Foreign Trade of France
Arjan de Jongste , Chief Executive Officer, Russia and CIS, Philips
Vasyl Latsanych , Vice President for Strategy and Marketing, Member of the Management Board, MTS
Simon Matskeplishvili , Chairman of the Echocardiography Section, Russian Society of Cardiology; Chief Scientific Researcher, Bakulev Scientific Centre for Cardiovascular Surgery of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
Robert Puskaric , Head of Region Northern Europe and Central Asia, Ericsson
Andrei Yurin , Deputy Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation


Key moments

When the government invests (in healthcare system) 1 euro, 2 or 3 euro needs to be invested by private sector or, probably, by local self-government authorities
Nicole Bricq
In the OSCE countries the economy due to implementation of the mobile medicine could amount to 400 billion dollars. This is the issue of effectiveness and those enormous funds which are saved due to effective reaction to appearing or potential problems and re-direction of these funds to other spheres in need.
Vasil Latsanich
If we want timely to renovate the major funds and modify medical institutions, the future certainly belongs to private-public partnerships.
Andrei Yurin