Romanian Healthcare Awards
September 24th, 2020 / Garden of Bragadiru Palace, Bucharest
The first and largest competition with an international jury dedicated to doctors, medical teams and hospitals in Romania, an event recognizing innovation and excellence in the field of health, which aims to identify and appreciate examples of good practice in the Romanian medical system, individual and team achievements.
Doctor of the Year, Medical Team of the Year and Hospital of the Year are the 3 categories of the 2020 edition. A project created by SpațiulMedical.ro and the Association for Interprofessional Communication PROFESSIONS, organized by BORO Communication.
Dr. Diana Loreta Păun
romania / president of the jury
PRESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR, PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT, ROMANIAN PRESIDENTIAL ADMINISTRATION
She is an endocrinologist and an Associate Professor in at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila” Bucharest.
Dr. Nicolay Yanev
Bulgaria / DOCTOR OF THE YEAR 2017, UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL IN SOFIA
He created a microvascular surgery service for head and neck reconstruction in Sofia. The work and efforts of Dr. Yanev’s team have been recognized by by the Bulgarian Medical Union, who awarded him the Doctor of the Year distinction.
Dr. Andreea Moldovan
Romania / Medical Director of the Clinical Hospital for Infectious Diseases in Brașov
Andreea combined the complementary information of the 2 specialties to contribute to the organization and implementation of a comprehensive program for the prevention and control of nosocomial infections that brought her the “Award of Excellence in Intrahospital Hygiene”, offered by the World Health Organization.
Dr. José María Muñoz y Ramón
Spain / Chairman, Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care & ex-medical director at “La Paz University Hospital”
La Paz University Hospital has been ranked as Spain’s best public hospital by the national Health Reputation Monitor.
Dr. Gheorghe Borcean
Romania / PRESIDENT OF THE ROMANIAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS
Primary Surgeon, Orthopedic Primary Doctor, Forensic Medicine Specialist, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor at „Victor Babeş” University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Timisoara.
Dr. Andrei Baciu
Romania / Secretary of State, Ministry of Health
Andrei Baciu is an expert in public health policies, studying at the “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, specializing in surgery.
Dr. Adrian Udrea
Romania / PRESIDENT OF ROMANIAN NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PRIVATE ONCOLOGISTS, MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF THE MEDISPROF CLINIC CLUJ NAPOCA
Educated in Cluj and Rouen, France / Awarded by Quintiles in 2014 for “valuable contribution to the development of clinical research in Romania”.
Prof. Dr. Anca Dana Buzoianu
Romania / Rector of the “Iuliu Hațieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj-Napoca
She has been a member of commissions, scientific councils and specialized working groups of several institutions, including the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Education, the Council of the European Union or the National Medicines Agency.
Prof. Dr. Viorel Scripcariu
Romania / Rector of the “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi
General Surgeon specialized in laparoscopic surgery, diagnostic digestive endoscopy and management of health services.
Prof. Dr. Leonard Azamfirei
Romania / Rector of the “George Emil Palade” University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science and Technology of Targu Mures
Leonard Azamfirei is specialized in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Physician and has degrees in legal and administrative sciences. He is the author of over 250 scientific papers published in the country and abroad and 29 specialized books. He has won and coordinated 24 national research projects.
Prof. Dr. Daniel Lighezan
Romania / Didactic vice-rector of the “Victor Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara
Specialized in Cardiology and Internal Medicine, has an extensive scientific activity. He leads the Internal Medicine clinic within the Timișoara Municipal Emergency Clinical Hospital.
Prof. Dr. Cătălina Poiană
Romania / Vice-rector of the “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy București
She is the president of the Romanian Society of Endocrinology and the President of the College of Physicians of Bucharest.
Dr. Ferdinand Waldenberger
Austria / MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF Kepler University Hospital, Linz
Ferdinand Rudolf Waldenberger contributed to numerous medical premieres in cardiac surgery. He has a chair at the Sigmund Freud University in Vienna and promotes concepts as value-based healthcare and ethics in medicine.
Dr. Jaroslaw J. Fedorowski
POLAND / PRESIDENT OF THE POLISH HOSPITAL FEDERATION
Governor (PL), the European Hospital and Healthcare Federation HOPE & President of the Polish Association of Managed Care. Jaroslaw Fedorowski has a MBA in healthcare administration.
Romania / Journalist, Reporter and Producer of health show, PRO TV
Liliana Curea makes the show “Doctor de Bine” from PRO TV. In each edition of the show, Liliana presents a topic of interest in the field, along with specialists with experience in medicine.
Romania /+20 years of experience in the field of medical technology. Leader of the division of products and solutions dedicated to healthcare within Philips Romania
Serban coordinates the company’s relationship with the representatives of the medical system, public and private, in order to contribute to the development of the Romanian healthcare system, with solutions and services for both hospitals and the patient’s home.
Italy / CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, SAN DONATO HOSPITAL GROUP, THE LARGEST PRIVATE HOSPITAL GROUP IN ITALY
Francesco is also CEO of The National Institute of Obesity Treatment, international reference point for obesity, and of the Smart Clinic, innovative outpatient clinic network inside shopping centers. He was honoured with the title of Cavaliere della Repubblica by President of the Italian Republic in 2017.
Dr. biologist Violeta Astratinei
Romania / President and founder of the Melanom Romania Association
Violeta Astratinei founded the Romania Melanoma Association in order to contribute to improving patients’ education by continuously updating information about melanoma, the health system and frontier research.
Hans Erik Henriksen
DENMARK / CEO HEALTHCARE DENMARK
Healthcare DENMARK is a public-private partnership that promotes Danish healthcare excellence under the patronage of His Royal Highness Princess Mary of Denmark. Hans Erik Henriksen has an important international background in e-Health.
Dr. Valeriu Gheorghiţă
Romania / primary doctor Infectious Diseases at the Central Military Emergency University Hospital „Dr. Carol Davila ”
Valeriu Gheorghiţă studied at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Târgu-Mureş and the “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, specializing in infectious diseases.
UK / INDEPENDENT INNOVATION-SOLUTIONS CONSULTANT TO HEALTHCARE ORGANISATIONS AND GOVERNMENTS
Paul Cryer is results-driven with an extensive international healthcare and central Government experience, a successful track record of delivery in the NHS and commercial sector at both strategic and operational levels.
Dr. Evgeny Solomonov
ISRAEL / Head of General and Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery Department, Ziv Medical Center
Dr. Solomonov finished in 2007 a clinical fellowship program in hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery and liver transplantation at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. He is also one of the pioneers of robotic liver surgery and he is an executive member of the Clinical Association of Robotic Surgery.
Lodewijk de Beukelaar
THE NETHERLANDS / CEO Groene Hart Hospital, Gouda
Lodewijk de Beukelaar is constantly improving the quality of care, and this is one of the reasons why ZorgSaam won first place in the top 100 regional hospitals in the Netherlands in 2018 when Lodewijk was COO of the hospital.
Dr. Turkes Ablachim
Romania / medical director, The Bucharest Hospitals and Medical Services Administration
Prof. Dr. Cătălin Codreanu
Romania / the manager of the Clinical Center for Rheumatic Diseases „Dr. Ion Stoia” Bucharest, president of the Romanian Society of Rheumatology
Prof. Dr. Gheorghe Peltecu
Romania / former manager for many years of the Philanthropy Clinical Hospital in Bucharest, professor of Obstetrics-Gynecology at UMF “Carol Davila” Bucharest
Romania / Director of Care of the Zalău Emergency Hospital
Ramona Marincaș is a licensed Nursing Assistant and has been appointed “Practitioner of the Year” for two consecutive years by the Infection Prevention Society, the British Society for the Prevention of Infections.
Dr. Claire Farrugia
Malta / WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN OBTAINING EUROPEAN HAND HYGIENE EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR MATER DEI HOSPITAL
Claire Farrugia is Senior infection prevention and control nurse at the main public general hospital and a visiting lecturer at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta, with +25 years experience.
The 15 finalists will receive the diplomas of excellence Romanian Healthcare Awards during the Award Ceremony that will take place on September 24 in Bucharest.
At the same time, among the finalists, the winners of the Doctor of the Year, Medical Team of the Year and Hospital of the Year trophies will be announced.
The finalists (not a ranking) are:
Dr. Petre Cornel Brătilă
Dr. Adrian Covic
Dr. Bogdan Pană
Dr. Diana Cimpoeșu
Dr. Mihai Craiu
Doctor of the Year: Dr. Mihai Craiu
Medici pentru România
Spitalul Militar de Urgență “Constantin Papilian” Cluj-Napoca
Spitalul Clinic de Boli Infecțioase și Tropicale “Dr. Victor Babeș”
Spitalul Clinic Filantropia
Spitalul Clinic Municipal de Urgenţă Timişoara
Medical Team of the Year: Spitalul Clinic Municipal de Urgenţă Timişoara
Spitalul Universitar Elias
Spitalul Clinic de Copii “Dr. Victor Gomoiu”
Institutul Regional de Oncologie Iași
Spitalul Județean de Urgență “Pius Brînzeu” Timișoara
Spitalul Clinic de Boli Infecțioase Cluj-Napoca
Hospital of the Year: Spitalul Județean de Urgență “Pius Brînzeu” Timișoara
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