Physician and economist, graduated from 2nd Medical Faculty of the Charles University in Prague and from School of Public Health at Harvard University in the USA. Pavel worked as Deputy Minister of Health responsible for health insurance, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Previously, he was employed by the General Health Insurance Company of the Czech Republic as an advisor and director of strategy. Pavel also gained experiences as a consultant for McKinsey&Company. After graduation, he worked for several years as physician specializing in the area of general internal medicine.
His work and research interest includes health systems reforms, changes in funding and provision of health services required by spread of chronic diseases, competition of payers and risk-adjustment systems, long-term care, reimbursement of pharmaceuticals, health technology assessment, impact of reimbursement mechanisms on provider behavior, and strategies of health insurers and providers.
Daniel Hodyc, M.D., Ph.D.
Physician and economist, graduated from 2nd Medical Faculty of the Charles University and from the University of Economics in Prague. He participated in implementation of DRG-based reimbursement system of acute hospital care as a consultant to the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic.
He is co-founder, internal lector and partner of Advance Healthcare Management Institute, provider of executive education in the field of management of health services. He is also a partner and senior consultant at Advance Healthcare Management Consulting, a company providing analyses and consulting services in the areas of assessment of provided health services, contracts among payers and providers as well as preparation and implementation of disease management programs. In Advance Hospital Analytics, he develops benchmarking of clinical procedures in acute hospital care.