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Guest: Oliver Schenk, Leiter der Abteilung Grundsatzfragen der Gesundheitspolitik und Telematik, Bundesministerium der Gesundheit

Berlin, October 13, 2016: AmCham Germany’s Business of Healthcare Committee met with Oliver Schenk, Leiter der Abteilung Grundsatzfragen der Gesundheitspolitik und Telematik, Bundesministerium der Gesundheit, to discuss current developments in health policy. Mr. Schenk focused his keynote on the issues of digitization, eHealth, pharma dialogue and innovation fonds. Innovation in the health care sector will be the key factor to help tackle the challenges the German healthcare system is facing; digitization and eHealth are essential for a sustainable healthcare system. Mr. Schenk also pointed out that good transatlantic relations are significant drivers for future healthcare solutions.

We thank Mr. Schenk for the constructive dialogue and look forward to continuing the discussion in the future.

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