The 19th Annual HEALTHWORLD Conference – Designing the New Healthcare Landscape: Spotting the Unexpected – The Post Covid-19 Era, organized by American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, took place at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel in a hybrid mode with limited physical presence and extended virtual participation and was completed with great success.
Healthworld is the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce’s established Conference on major healthcare policy-related issues, held under the Auspices of the Ministry of Health, the Hellenic Association of Pharmaceutical Companies (SFEE), the Association of Health Research and Biotechnology Industry (SEIV), the Phrma Innovation Forum (PIF), the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) and Medtech Europe.
Featuring prominent speakers, HEALTHWORLD is traditionally organized under the Auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Health, the Hellenic Association of Pharmaceutical Companies (SFEE), the Association of Health Research and Biotechnology Industry (SEIV), the PhRMA Innovation Forum (PIF) and most recently (2017, 2018, 1019) under the Auspices of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) and Medtech Europe. Each organization is marked by great success and participation by more than 400 delegates, including all stakeholders of Greece’s health sector (Governmental Representatives, Health Agencies, Regional Health Administrations, Patient Associations, Hospital Governors, MPs, and business community representatives).
931 live viewers attended the conference proceedings during the two conference days and the number of views from the announcement day and until the end day reached 5.736. A limited number of delegates attended the conference with physical presence duet to Covid-19 restrictions set by the Greek Government. Distinguished speakers from Greece and abroad. representatives of the scientific community and the hospital sector, health institutions, governmental representatives and MPs, and representatives from the business community, examined key issues from a variety of perspectives, providing a broad spectrum of ideas and experience.
Virtual conference delegates dynamically declared their presence Conference by setting questions and sharing their views with the panelists. The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on healthcare and the economy sectors and the society in general was broadly discussed during the Conference. Particular emphasis was placed on the important role of technology in the health sector, the acceleration of innovation and the use of technology in a variety of way, as well as on the necessary reforms that have begun and those that need to be followed in order to make the health system more functional and efficient, able to accomplished difficult tasks with positive results.
AMCHAM thanks all speakers, sponsors and virtual delegates for their participation and valuable contribution to the materialization of this conference in the changing Covid-19 era.