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The congress' contributors

The congress' Contributors

Gregory Katz

Gregory Katz is the founder and Executive Director of the Consortium Value-Based Health Care (VBHC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerate the emergence of patient-reported outcome registries. His research activities focus on innovation management in life sciences & value based health care. Since June 2019, he is commissioned by EIT Health – a body of the European Union – to compare tools and best practices across 22 EU countries to implement VBHC in Europe. As lead author, he publishes scientific articles in academic journals such as PLOS, JBJS, Transfusion, Yale J of Health Policy, etc. As pro bono activities, he was Vice-President of Eurocord Association from 2004 to 2008, an international platform for clinical research on cord blood stem cell transplantation. He was a board member of the European School of Surgery (2009-2012), Chairman of the Scientific Board of GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines Global Innovation Fund (2012-2015), and Chairman of the Think Tank Digital Leaders in Health (2018). He received several distinctions such as the San Benedetto International Prize for his achievements in bioethics and humanism (2009) and the Special Jury Award from the French Fédération de l’Hospitalisation Privée (2012). In 2015, he was invited as eminent scholar for the Grand Rounds Lecture at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Speakers

Learn more about Thomas Allvin

Thomas Allvin

Executive Director for Strategy and Healthcare Systems at the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)

Thomas Allvin

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Ambassadors

Learn more about June Raine

June Raine

Director of Vigilance and Risk Management of Medicines at the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) of the UK

June Raine
Learn more about Miklos Szocska

Miklos Szocska

Former Secretary of State for Health in Hungary, Director of the Health Services Management Training Centre of the Semmelweis University

Miklos Szocska

Master of Ceremonies

Patients included

We are proud to announce that EPF Congress 2019 is Patients Included™. This means that EPF is committed to incorporating the experience of patients as experts in living with their condition while ensuring they were neither excluded nor exploited.

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