Regional Healthcare Provision in Italy: Lazio
Join this meeting to meet decision makers within healthcare provision from the Italian region of Lazio – and to gain market insights and to spot potential market opportunities
In this digital roundtable, you will gain insights into Lazio´s public healthcare system and understand potential market opportunities to grow your business in Italy;
you have a certain opportunity to build new relations in uncertain times.
Following the meeting, we will explore the opportunity for interested companies in individual assistance or a collective export delegation to Italy in 2021.
Across the globe, entire healthcare systems are challenged by COVID-19 as a major stress test of todays’ healthcare systems – mainly designed to deal with lifestyle related diseases and smaller scale emergencies. As a response to the new needs following the pandemic of mass hospitalization and unpredicted outpatient caretaking, Italy has allocated an investment of 3.25 billion euro in innovation and advancement of public healthcare services.
A unique opportunity to scout for new market opportunities, and to be part of a new digital framework and potentially increase your growth opportunities. By participating in this digital meeting, you will:
- Meet procurement managers in the Lazio region
- Gain insight into the healthcare challenges and future investments & demands
- Be a part of an aggregate effort to romote and showcase Danish solutions within healthcare
- Remain featured in a company catalogue distributed to the Italian participants prior to the meeting
With the purpose of initiating the contact to relevant actors and decision-makers within healthcare procurement, this digital meeting is organized by the Confederation of Danish Industry in cooperation with the Royal Danish Embassy in Rome for Danish companies. The Embassy in Italy will facilitate the contact to the Italian participants, while DI will gather the Danish companies.
10.00 Welcome and moderation
Jens Holst Nielsen, Director, Global Market Development at the Confederation of Danish Industry
10.05 Healthcare provision and expected investments in Lazio
MD Director Paolo Parente, Task Force Healthcare emergencies and local COVID-19 coordinator, Health district ASL Rome 1
10.30 Insights into Healthcare Procurement in Italy
Angela Russo, Head of International Cooperation Projects
Guido Gastaldon, Responsible of Healthcare - Sourcing of Products and services
Consip SpA, the Italian Central Purchasing Body (CPB) in charge of setting up a national public procurement and e-procurement system
10.55 Digital Health and the Healthcare sector in Denmark
Hans Erik Henriksen, CEO, Healthcare Denmark
11.15 Roundtable with the participating Danish companies
Each Danish company provides a short presentation
11.50 Open dialogue and questions
The participants can engage in open dialogue and questions
ITALIAN PUBLIC HEALTHCARE IN BRIEF
The Italian healthcare system is according to the World Health Organization, the third most efficient in the world. The average life expectancy is among the highest in the world: 79.4 years for men and 84.5 years for women. The Italian public healthcare system S.S.N spends €114 billion euro every year, and private healthcare expenses are accounting for €40 billion. It is a regional based healthcare system providing "free" assistance to all citizens in 20 regions. As a consequence of COVID-19 pandemic and the exponential request of healthcare assistance, there has been allocated €3.25 billion (Relaunch decree) + €1.4 billion (Cura Italia decree) to reinforce and modernize healthcare services.
GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO THE REGION OF LAZIO
Lazio is the central peninsular of the country with 5.8 million inhabitants and is the second most populated region in Italy: 341 inhabitants per square meter. The capital of Lazio is Rome and it is the capital city of Italy.
WHAT IS THE SITUATION IN THE HEALTHCARE SECTOR IN LAZIO?
The public healthcare services in Lazio is organized in 10 different health districts comprising 331 hospitals, with the majority of hospitals located in Rome and the sounding provinces. There are 20.800 beds (hospitals, clinics, day hospitals etc.) of which 540 intensive care beds.
HOW BIG IS THE HEALTHCARE SECTOR IN LAZIO?
The healthcare expenditure amounts to 10.5 billion euro. Fifty-one percent of all health care institutions (hospitals, clinics, day hospitals) are privately managed, and accredited to supply public healthcare services. In relation to the Relaunch decree, an additional €118 million has been allocated in the advancement of healthcare services.
WHO ARE THE KEY DECISION-MAKERS WITHIN PUBLIC HEALTHCARE IN LAZIO?
The regional healthcare budget is allocated to each of the 10 health districts, and the seven biggest hospitals in the region. Each of the 10 health districts (ASL), ARES 118 (central emergency unit), and the seven biggest hospitals, has a Director General, responsible for dedicated healthcare budgets and the management of resources.
THE FINE PRINT
The price is calculated on a fixed number of companies and a 75 per cent subsidy from the Danish Trade Council. If the number of participating companies changes or if the support from the Trade Council is not approved, we reserve the right to offer participation at a different price. Should this result in a higher price than the one quoted you have the right to cancel your participation.
Registration is in accordance with the General Terms and Conditions for participation in Export Promotion Events of the Confederation of Danish Industry. Read more.