Conference "Civilisation diseases vs insurance medicine"

Organized by: PAIM
Place: Victoria Inter-Continental Hotel, ul. Królewska 11, Warsaw
Date: 12th - 13th of April 2000


Scientific committee

Prof. Ryszard Andrzejak
Head of Department and Faculty of Internal and Occupational Diseases of Medical Academy in Wrocław

Prof. Janusz Cianciara
Head of Department of Hepatology and Acquired Immunodeficiency of the Institute of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Medical Academy in Warsaw

Prof. Tomasz Pasierski
Department of Coronary Disease, Institute of Cardiology in Warsaw

Prof. Eugeniusz Stroinski
Dean of Higher School of Insurance and Banking in Warsaw

Prof. Piotr Zaborowski
Department of Hepatology and Acquired Immunodeficiency of the Institute of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Medical Academy in Warsaw

Prof. Witold Zatoński
Head of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Division in Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology in Warsaw


Honorary patronage

Teresa Kamińska
President of Bureau of Health Insurance Supervision

Danuta Wałcerz
President of State Insurance Authority

Jerzy Wysocki
President of Polish Insurance Association


Organising Committee

President: Dr Zuzanna Guzel

Secretary: Barbara Perzyńska

Treasurer: Dr Jerzy Nowak

Members: Dr Michał Brodzki, Dr Piotr Daniluk, Dr Jadwiga Dąbrowicz, Dr Barbara Godlewska-Jurczak, Dr Krzysztof Grzyliński, Dr Krzysztof Hoszowski, Dr Arkadiusz Lipka, Dr Jerzy Morzycki, Dr Tadeusz Zielonka



  Wednesday, April 12nd, 2000
09.00 – 10.00 participants registration, coffee
10.15 – 10.30 opening address
10.30 – 13.30 Session I – Insurance risk in patients with viral hepatitis
Chair: Prof. Ryszard Andrzejak, Dr Krzysztof Grzylinski, Prof. Piotr Zaborowski
10.30 – 11.15 Prof. Piotr Zaborowski Epidemiology and risk factors of viral hepatitis in Poland
11.15 – 11.30 break
11.30 – 12.30 Prof. Robert Pokorski (General & Cologne Re, USA) Long-term morbidity and mortality in policyholders infected with hepatitis C
12.30 – 13.15 Prof. Piotr Zaborowski (PAIM) commentary, discussion
13.15 – 15.00 lunch
15.00 – 17.30 Session II – Medical standards in insurance medicine
Chair: Dr Zuzanna Guzel
15.00 – 15.30 Dr Imre Horvath (Hungarian Society of Life Assurance Medicine (MEBOT)) Medical standards in life insurance assessment - Hungarian experience
15.30 – 17.00 Standards of medical services in Iife insurance - PAIM recommendations (panel session)
17.00 – 17.30 discussion
19.00 concert and dinner
  Thursday, April 13th, 2000
08.30 – 09.00 participants registration
09.30 – 13.30 Session III – Risk factors of civilisation diseases vs life expectancy
Chair: Dr Krzysztof Grzyliński, Prof. Eugeniusz Stroinski, Prof. Piotr Zaborowski
09.00 – 09.45 Prof. Tomasz Pasierski Modification of coronary disease risk factors and its influence on prognosis
09.45 – 10.00 Dr Krzysztof Grzyliński (PAIM) commentary, discussion
10.00 – 10.30 coffee break
10.30 – 11.30 Dr John Evans (Scor Vie, Francja) New diagnostic procedures of cardiovascular diseases
11.30 – 12.00 Dr Barbara Godlewska-Jurczak (PAIM) commentary, discussion
12.00 – 12.15 break
12.15 – 13.00 Prof. Witold Zatoński Life expectancy – how long can/will we live for?
13.00 – 13.15 Dr Zuzanna Guzel (PAIM) commentary, discussion
13.15 – 13.30 Prof. Piotr Zaborowski (PAIM), Dr Krzysztof Grzyliński (PAIM) concluding remarks
  conference closing
13.30 – 15.00 lunch
15.00 – 17.00 General Assembly of PAIM Members
  Granting Dr Imre Horvath'ow with Honorary Membership of PAIM