On September 22, the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic together with CzechMed organized Conference Public Procurement of Medical Devices and Technologies in Hospitals. In his keynote speech Jaroslav Kracún, Legal Officer, DG Internal Market & Services, European Commission, addressed Procurement of quality with consideration of sustainable development under the new Directive 2014/24/EU. Foreign speakers - Yvan Cox, Manager of the Material Management, University Hospitals Leuven and Geert Heyrman, Head of procurement and logistics department, GasthuisZusters Antwerpen together with representatives of Czech ministries, health care companies and hospitals procurement professionals delivered opinions, ideas and discussed public procurement and how to buy health care devices and technologies effectively in terms of price and quality.
Presentations of speakers: Jaroslav Kracún (European Commission), Jan Klusáček (Czech Ministry of Health), Radim Šenk (ÚVN - Military University Hospital Prague), Adam Vojtěch (Czech Ministry of Finance), Yvan Cox (University Hospital Leuven). Click here fore more details.
Video from the session of the Platform for quality of medical devices is available here.