Schedule

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DAY ONE – MONDAY, November 5

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 7.00 am - Registration Romanian Participants


8:00 am – General Registration


8:30 am -- Introduction Presentation - Stefan Minovici - President & CEO RABC  


8:40 am -- H.E. George Maior – Romanian Ambassador to Washington DC


8.45 am – H.E. Ion Jinga – Romanian Ambassador to the United Nations   
 

8:50 am -- Hon. VADM Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H., US Surgeon General (invited) 


9:10 am - 9.30 am -- H.E. Sorina Pintea, Minister of Health Morning Plenary Sessions


9:30 am -- Overview of the Romanian Health Care 

Ms. Carmen Orban M.D., General Manager /Fundeni Clinical Institute

Research and Education System - A view from the top, overview of healthcare services, education and research conducted in Romania - Highest-ranking medical professionals discuss status quo and future plans

 

10:00 am - 10:15 am -- Coffee Break


10.15 am – 10.30 a.m. - Mr. Michael Dowling – President & CEO Northwell Health (Invited) 

"What makes for a great health care system, Northwell Health "


10.30 – 10.45 a.m. Mr. Angelo Acquista, M.D. - Lenox Hill Hospital Manhattan – The role of International Medicine and Concierge Services at Northwell Health


10. 45 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. Mr. Yves Duroseau, MD, MPH Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital (LHH), NS/LIJ. Emergency Medicine Running an ER in the Heart of Manhattan 


11.00 am – 11.20 a.m.  Mr. Arthur Klein, MD, President of The Mount Sinai Health Network, “Accelerating Innovation in Healthcare Industry”


11.20 am – 11.45 am Alexander Hellinger, DPT, MBA, Lenox Health Greenwich Village Overseeing the operations and development of Lenox Hill Greenwich Village


11:45 a.m.- 12:05 p.m. Hortenzia Beciu, M.D., M.P.H Johns Hopkins Medicine International Leadership Team “Personalized medicine, the role of research and education in advancing personalized medicine” 


12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.  -  Lunch Break Hilton Hotel 


1:45 pm – 4:30 pm -- Parallel Afternoon Sessions
 

1.45 p.m. – 2.10 p.m. Mr. Usama Gergis, MD, MBA Bone Marrow Transplant Specialist 

Medical Director, New York Presbyterian Global Services
 

2.10 p.m. – 2.30 p.m. Mr. Lucian Dorobanțu, M.D.  - primary cardiovascular surgeon, Monza Hospital


2.30 a.m. - 2.50 p.m. Mr. Lee C. Rogers, DPM, FRCPS Strategies to Reverse an Epidemic of Diabetic Amputations in Romania


2.50 p.m. 3.10 p.m. - Mr. Daniel Kline. M.D., Executive Director, New York State Podiatric Medical Association - Demonstrating value of podiatric services. 


3.10 p.m. – 3.30 Mr. Doru Paul M.D., Ph.D. - Weill Cornell Medicine.  “Bridges of collaboration in Clinical Oncology and Cancer Research between US and Romania”. 


3.30 p.m. – 5.00 p.m. Plenary Session: The Status of Medicine in the US: what do we measure, what are we investing in, what do we care about?


Panel One

The value of interventional medicine (minimally invasive procedures, interventional radiology). Romanian and US talks


Panel Two

Oncology present and future

- The role of genetic medicine in cancer prevention, detection and treatment

- Partnerships in value added healthcare solutions (home care)

- Generics/biosimilars vs. Branded 

- What’s new in the market 

- Improving value/ reducing costs

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DAY TWO - TUESDAY, November 6

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9:00 am – 9.20 am Mr. Nicolae Bănicioiu, M.D., Former Minister of Health of Romania

Building a US Hospital in Romania 


9.20 a.m. – 9.40 p.m. Mr. Peter D. McCann, M.D. Northwell Health – Zucker School of  Medicine / Director of Orthopedic Surgery


10:00 am -- Plenary Session
 

From private sector in Romania, “Opportunities   for Investing in the Romanian Healthcare System” - Building a US Hospital Model for International Medicine in Romania 

 

11.00 am – 11.20 -a.m. - Coffee Break


11:20 am – 13.00 p.m.  -- Parallel Sessions 


1.00 p.m. – 2.30 p.m. – Lunch Break 


2.30 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. The role of tele-medicine in national and international health

Panel Three - Medical exchange programs between Romania and the United States
 

END OF BESTINVEST ROMANIA HEALTHCARE FORUM
 

6:30 pm – 9.30 p.m. – Dinner Gala the Water Club New York City

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DAY THREE - WEDNESDAY, November 7

Visit to Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins International MEDICINE

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 7.30 a.m. Depart from NY Millennium Hilton for Johns Hopkins International/ Baltimore 


11:30 am - 11:15 am -- Meet and greet with JHI Executive, JHI Management team
Participants:  Johns Hopkins Medicine International
  

11:15 noon - 12:00 pm -- Johns Hopkins Health System & Research and Development Presentation
Participants:  Johns Hopkins Health Systems
Objectives:  
· Overview of the Johns Hopkins Health System: (capacity of hospital network; faculty and staff; 

· Maryland paying system; research and awards; future of Johns Hopkins), Questions and answers 


2:00 pm - 12:15 pm -- Grab your lunch
Participants:  All participants

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm -- Lunch Presentations and Discussions
Participants:  Johns Hopkins Genomic Center
Objectives:  

· Present the Johns Hopkins Genomic Center and discuss the importance of integration of the four labs that are part of the center (molecular diagnostic lab; center for inherited disease research; high throughput sequencing lab; and DNA diagnostic Lab)

· Discuss identifying genetic alterations in cancer affecting sensitivity and resistance to targeted therapies and connecting such changes to key clinical characteristics and novel therapeutic approaches.
· Discuss opportunities for research collaboration


1:15 pm - 1:30 pm -- After lunch coffee break
Participants:  All 


1:30 pm - 2:15 pm -- Johns Hopkins Innovation Hub: Fast Forward and Johns Hopkins Technology Venture
Participants:  Hopkins Venture and Fast Forward
Objectives:  

· Present the ideas behind the Johns Hopkins technology Ventures and the achievements so far; 

· Present and discuss in more detail the fast forward entity and the relationship with the Johns Education and Research capacity as well as with other Maryland innovation communities


2:15 pm - 3:15 pm -- JHI Global Partnership Initiatives and International Patient Services
Participants:  Johns Hopkins Medicine International
Objectives:  

· Overview of the JHI twenty years of global partnerships; 

· Overview of the international patient services opportunities and medical second opinions at Johns Hopkins; 

· Assess the interest of collaborating with Johns Hopkins from the Romanian public and private enterprises; 

· Discussion opportunities and conclude the meeting.


3:30 pm - 4:30 pm -- Hospital Tour including International Patients
Participants:  All RABC and Hopkins 


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DAY FOUR - THURSDAY, November 8


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New York City Hospital Visits:


8:30 am – 9:45 am -- Northwell Health – Lenox Hill Greenwich Village  


10.00 – 11.00 a.m.  Lenox Hill Hospital Park Avenue 


11:15 am – 1:00 pm -- Mt. Sinai Hospital – 1468 Madison Avenue 


1:30 pm - 2:30 pm -- Lunch – Tavern on the Green / Central Park 


3:00 pm – 4:30 pm -- NY Presbyterian Weill Cornell University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell

 

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6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Reception – Mission of Romania to the United Nations – offered by H.E. Ambassador Ion Jinga, Permanent Representative of Romania to the UN