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Th e current moment of Croatian health system and its practice

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Department of Social Sciences and Medical Humanities, University of Rijeka, School of Medicine; [email protected]
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  • Medicine
  • Philosophy

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01-JAHR-2010.indd Bioethics Calendar/Bioetički kalendar 183 Th e current moment of Croatian health system and its practice Venue and time: Medical School in Rijeka, 22 January 2010 Organizers: Th e Croatian Bioethics Society – Rijeka subsidiary Th e Department of Social Sciences and Medical Humanities at University of Rijeka School of Medicine Organizational Committee: Nada Gosić and Amir Muzur (co-chairpersons), Mirko Štifanić, Iva Sorta- Bilajac, Morana Brkljačić Žagrović, Iva Rinčić (members) Th e conference is categorized as professional and appropriate points are received by the Croatian Medical Chamber. Starting points: Health systems in many countries face the crisis. Health system is becoming slug- gish, entangled in red tape and at the same time perfect for hiding diff erent anoma- lies. Both physicians and patients are dissatisfi ed. Th is is a particularly serious prob- lem in transitional countries, including Croatia, and it complicates the achievement of fundamental goals of public health. Methods of achieving these goals, issues of public and private partnership, normative and real position of physicians and other health workers and patients, health crisis management, affi rmation of professional- ism and ethics and possibilities to enhance the quality of the Croatian health system are only some of the Round Table topics, with the scientifi c, professional, social, ethical and cultural approach to the issues. 184 JAHRVol. 1No. 12010 Conference: 10.30 – 11.00 Accreditation 11.00 - 11.15 Opening of the Conference and topic announcement 11.15 – 11.30 Mirko Štifanić (Th e Department of Social Sciences and Medical Humanities at University of Rijeka School of Medicine): Politicized Health System 11.30 – 11.45 Vibor Delić (Department of Medical Aff airs at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare): Basic Characteristic of Croatian Health System Reform 11.45- 12.00 Renato Mittermayer (Accreditation Agency in Healthcare Quality

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