Conference "Insurance medicine of the new century"

Organized by: PAIM
Place: Marriott Hotel, Al. Jerozolimskie 65/79, Warsaw
Date: 3rd - 4th of April 2001


Komitet Naukowy

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

Prof. Tadeusz Płusa
Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Central Clinical Hospital of Medical Academy 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

Danuta Wałcerz
President of State Insurance Authority

Piotr Gryza
President of Bureau of Health Insurance Supervision

Jerzy Wysocki
President of Polish Insurance Association


Organising Committee

President: Dr Krzysztof Hoszowski

Secretary: Barbara Perzyńska

Treasurer: Dr Jerzy Nowak

Members: Dr Michał Brodzki, Dr Piotr Daniluk, Dr Barbara Godlewska-Jurczak, Dr Alina Goszczyk, Dr Krzysztof Grzyliński, Dr Zuzanna Guzel, Dr Arkadiusz Lipka, Dr Jerzy Morzycki, Dr Tadeusz Zielonka



  Tuesday, April 3rd, 2001
09.00 – 10.00 participants registration, coffee
10.00 – 10.30 opening address
10.30 – 13.30 Session I
Chair: Dr Krzysztof Grzyliński, Dr Krzysztof Hoszowski, Prof. Witold Zatoński
10.30 – 11.15 Dr Jerzy Tyczyński (Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Division in Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology in Warsaw) Assessment and prognosis possibilities of the epidemiological situation in the Polish population
11.15 – 11.30 break
11.30 – 12.30 Dr Phillip Smalley (Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated) Insurance implications of the new cardiac markers in acute coronary syndromes
12.30 – 13.30 Prof. Robert Pokorski (General & Cologne Re, USA) Hyperthrophic cardiomyopathy: risk factors for life insurance
13.30 – 15.00 lunch
15.00 – 16.30 Session II
Chair: Dr Michał Brodzki, Dr Arkadiusz Lipka, Prof. Piotr Zaborowski
15.00 – 15.45 Prof. Andrzej Januszewicz (Department of Hypertension, Institute of Cardiology in Warsaw) Factors influencing survival rate in patients with hypertension
15.45 – 16.30 Dr Altus van der Merwe (Swiss Re) Diabetes – state of art
19.00 gala dinner
  Wednesday, April 4th, 2001 r.
07.30 – 10.00 Election Breakfast, General Assembly of PAIM
10.00 – 10.30 coffee
10.30 – 12.15 Session III
Chair: Dr Zuzanna Guzel, Dr Tadeusz Zielonka, Prof. Tadeusz Płusa
10.30 – 11.15 Dr Krzysztof Grzyliński (General & Cologne Re) Geographical and enviromental factors determining the prevalence of malignant neoplasm in Poland
11.15 – 12.15 Dr Michael Wiechmann (GE Francona Re) New aspects of cancer diagnosis and treatment
12.15 – 12.30 break
12.30 – 17.00 Session IV
Chair: Prof. Ryszard Andrzejak, Dr Jerzy Nowak
12.30 – 13.30 Dr Achim Regenauer (Munich Re) Is medical progress still affordable? - some observations on trends using CHD as an example
13.30 – 15.00 lunch
15.00 – 16.30 discussion panel – Private health insurance perspectives in Poland.
Participants: representatives of the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Finance, Bureau of Health Insurance upervision, insurance companies, public health insurance bodies, health centres.
16.30 – 17.00 Dr Zuzanna Guzel (PAIM), Dr Krzysztof Grzyliński (PAIM) concluding remarks
  conference closing ceremony