|Mission:||One of the main goals of the Healthcare Committee is to contribute to solving the healthcare sector’s issues by utilizing the experience, potential, and expertise of its members. AmCham believes that there is a need of transparent and predictable regulatory environment in the healthcare sector, as well as a multi-stakeholder approach to healthcare. Last but not least, AmCham Bulgaria aims at a close cooperation with AmCham EU and other counterpart organizations to develop and improve healthcare policies at the EU and national levels.
|Chairs:||Dr. Krassimira Chemishanska, Amgen Bulgaria
Ms. Galina Petkova MD, MBA, Johnson & Johnson Bulgaria EOOD
|Activities in 2017||August 29, 2017
On August 29th, 2017, the Healthcare Committee held a meeting to discuss issues related to centralized e-tender and to biologic drugs in specific with the aim to produce a position paper with recommendations on the related topic.
March 30, 2017
On March 30th, 2017, the Healthcare Committee gathered to review the healthcare priorities laid out in the AmCham White Paper 2017 and plan supporting activities and events. Members also brainstorm on the concept, format, topics, speakers and expected outcome of an HTA event in partnership with the U.S. Embassy, planned for Q4 2017. More information about the discussed topics is available in the Minutes of Meeting.
|Activities in 2016||May 18, 2016
Topic: Underlying Challenges of E-Health Adoption in Bulgaria
January 14, 2016
AmCham Business Breakfast – The World Bank’s Diagnostic of Health Financing in Bulgaria
|Activities in 2015||May 27, 2015
Speaker: Zlatina Ruseva-Savova, Co-Chair of AmCham Public Procurement and EU Funding Advisory Committee & Managing Partner, Russeva-Savova Law Office
Speaker: Dr. Grigor Dimitrov, Director General Insurance Policy, Bulgarian Industrial Association & Member of the Supervisory Board of NHIF
|Activities in 2014||June 4, 2014
Topic: Smarter Healthcare – Transforming Patient Value, Outcomes and Sustainability
Topic: Real Impact for Better Health