First CEE Conference on Hospital Hygiene and Patient Safety

Many thanks to all participants, speakers and sponsors for this great conference!

High-level keynote speakers, lectures by specialists and excellent networking opportunities made the first Semmelweis CEE Conference on Hospital Hygiene and Patient Safety a great success.

We cordially congratulate the three winners of our poster session and thank our sponsor Ecolab and ICPIC for providing them with travel, accommodation and a ticket to the ICPIC in Geneva:

From left: Franz Allerberger, Astrid Mayr, Bernhard Küenburg – First CEE Conference on Hospital Hygiene and Patient Safety 2015

From left: Franz Allerberger, Jan Belohlavek, Bernhard Küenburg – First CEE Conference on Hospital Hygiene and Patient Safety 2015

From left: Franz Allerberger, Wolfgang Prammer, Bernhard Küenburg – First CEE Conference on Hospital Hygiene and Patient Safety 2015

10 Best E-Posters

We would like to thank all participants of the Abstract Submission for their contribution.

We congratulate the 10 best authors on their abstracts!

Room 1

13.00-14.00

Registration and Welcoming-Drink

14.00-14.30

WELCOME SPEECH

Dr. Bernhard Küenburg, President Semmelweis Foundation
Dr. Mario Mikloši, Slovak Ministry of Health
Pamela Rendi-Wagner, Austrian Ministry of Health
Rector Ágoston Szél, Semmelweis University

14.30-15.30

KEYNOTE “THE GLOBAL DIMENSION OF HOSPITAL HYGIENE AN PATIEN SAFETY”

Didier Pittet, WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety

15.30-16.00

Break

16.00-17.30

PANEL DISCUSSION:

“THE FUTURE OF INFECTION SURVEILLANCE AN CONTROL”

Alex Blaicher, Malteser Sachsen-Brandenburg
Jaroslava Brnova, University Hospital Trnava
Didier Pittet, WHO
Pamela Rendi-Wagner,  DTM&H, Austrian Ministry of Health
Mária Stefkovicova, Public Health Institute Trencin
Rector Ágoston Szél, Semmelweis University

Moderation: Ronny Tekal-Teutscher

17.30-18.00

Break

Room 1

18.00-18.15

Impulse Speech:

“WHO OWNS INFECTION CONTROL?”

Walter Zingg, Infection control programme, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva

18.15-19.00

PANEL DISCUSSION:

“WHO IS SETTING THE PRACICAL STANDARDS FOR HYGIENE CONCEPTS OF THE FUTURE?”

Walter Zingg, Infection control programme, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva
Pawel Grzesiowski,  Polish Medical Hygiene Society, Warsaw
Rossitza Vatcheva-Dobrevska, National Centre of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Sofia
Snezana Brkic, Vice Dean for Academic Affair, Medical Faculty Novi Sad, Novi Sad
Elisabeth Presterl, Medical University of Vienna

Room 2

18.00-19.00

“DCXPERT SMART BIO-DECONTAMINATION SYSTEM, BASED ON H202”

Davul Ljuhar, Braincon

“GENEXPERT, IMPECT OF RAPID, ON-DEMAND MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS ON THE PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF INFECTIONS”

Hanno Braak, Cepheid

“SAFE AND SIMPLE – WHY TOUCLESS HAND DISINFECTION SOLUTIONS TOUCH EVERYONE”

Axel Poschner, Steripower

 

Room 3

18.00-19.00

Presentation and Discussion:

“HYSTERIA HYGIENE?”

Dr. Manfred F. Berger, Author

“CLEAN CARE – SAFER CARE”

Thierry Crouzet, Author

 

Room 1

from 19.00

Networking and Dinner

Room 1

8.00-9.00

Registration / Breakfast

09.00-09.20

“WOULD SEMMELWEIS BE HEARD TODAY?”

Didier Pittet, WHO

09.20-10.00

KEYNOTE “INFECTION PREVENTION CONSULTANT”

Maureen Spencer, Infection Prevention Consultant

10.00-10.30

Break

Room 1

10.30 – 10.55

Impulse Speech:

“SURVEILLANCE – WHAT PRECONDITIONS MUST BE CREATED”

Karsten Becker,
Universitätsklinikum Münster, Institut
für Medizinische Mikrobiologie

 

11.00 – 12.00

DISCUSSION:

“CONFIDENTIAL VS. PUBLIC REPORTING OF INFECTION CONTROL”

Karsten Becker, University of Muenster

Andreea Moldovan, St. Constantin Hospital

Reinhild Strauß, Austrian Ministry of Health

 

Room 2

10.30 – 10.55

“PREVENTION BY INFRASTRUCTURE”

Mathias Seraphin, VAMED

11:00 – 11.25

“SSI AND PREOPERATIVE PREVENTION”

Maureen Spencer, Infection Prevention Consultant

 

11.30 – 11.55

“DESINFECTION – FORMALDEHYDE VS H2O2”

Walter Zingg,
Infection control programme, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva

Room 3

10.30 – 10.50

“THE PREVENTION OF C.DIFF”

Maja Rupnik, Institute of
Public Health Maribor, Centre for
Microbiology

10.50 – 11.10

“THE PREVENTION OF MRSA”

Wolfgang R. Heizmann, ORGAMED GmbH

11.10 – 11.30

“ROLE OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY IN THE PREVENTION OF

CARBAPENEMASE PRODUCING ENTEROBACTERIACEAE”

Rafael Cantón,
Hospital Universitario Ramóny Cajal

Room 1

12.00-13:30

Lunch

Room 1

13.30 – 14.00

“ANTIBIOTICS MANAGEMENT”

Herman Goossens,
University of Antwerp, UA, Belgium

14.00 – 14.30

“HOW CAN HOSPITAL DIRECTORS INFLUENCE HYGIENE”

Didier Pittet, WHO

14.30 – 15.00

“HOSPITAL RISK MANAGEMENT”

Jacqueline McDowell, Cepheid

Room 2

13.30 – 15.00

Impulse Speech:

“IMPORTANCE OF COLLABORATIVE WORK IN EUROPE”
Franz Allerberger, AGES

Presentation of the 10 Best Posters

Room 3

13.30 – 14.00

“THE PREVENTION OF MTB”

Vera Katalinic-Jankovic,
Croatian National Institute of Public Health

14.00 – 14.30

“MERS-COV INFECTION: UPDATE WITH FOCUS ON DISEASE PREVENTION”

Norbert Nowotny, University of Veterinary Medicine

14.30 – 15.00

EBOLA, HOW DANGEROUS IS THE DISEASE? HOW TO HANDLE EBOLA PATIENTS IN A HOSPITAL?”

Thomas Grünewald,
Clinical Centre St. Georg

 

 

Room 1

15.00-15.30

Break

Room 1

15.30-16.30

Lectures in cooperation with ÖGHMP:

“FOODBORN ZOONOSIS INSIDE THE HOSPITAL”

Franz Allerberger, AGES

15.50 – 16.10

“WATER HYGIENE AND HEALTH CARE FACILITIES”

Regina Sommer,
Medical University of Vienna

16.10 – 16.30

“INTELLIGENT INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN HAI SURVEILLANCE”

Walter Koller, Medical University of Vienna

Room 2

15.30 – 15.50

Lectures in cooperation with ÖGACH:

“ASP – BASICS AND EVIDENCE”

Agnes Wechsler-Fördös, Hospital Rudolfstiftung

15.50 – 16.10

“MODERN MICROBIOLOGICAL METHODS FOR RAPID DETECTION OF RESISTANCE”

Athanasios Makristathis, Medical University of Vienna

16.10 – 16.30

“MORE ANTIBIOTICS MEANS MORE RESISTANCE?”

Oskar Janata,
Danube Hospital

Room 3

15.30 – 15.50

Lectures in Cooperation with ÖGKH

“CURRENT STAKEHOLDERS IN INFECTION CONTROL”

Ojan Assadian, University of Huddersfield

15.50 – 16.10

“BRINGING THE PATIENT AND HIS RELATIVES INTO THE BOAT OF HEALTH CARE”

Axel Kramer, University Medicine Greifswald, Germany

16.10 – 16.30

“POSSILBE USE OF BACTERIOPHAGES AND THEIR ROLE IN CONTROLLING INFECTION”

Vasily Akimkin,
Scientific Research Disinfectiology Institute, Moscow, Russia

Room 1

16.30 – 17.00

Closing Statement

Bernhard Küenburg,
President Semmelweis Foundation

from 17.00

Networking

B. Braun supplies the global healthcare market with products for many treatment areas as well as services for hospitals, general practitioners and the homecare sector. To ensure safety for patients and healthcare workers, B. Braun provides tailor made safety concepts, training and a wide product range of personal protective equipment and disinfectants. www.bbraun.com

Biomedica is a leading distributor of Medical Devices, In Vitro Diagnostics, Life Sciences, Biomedica Immunoassays and Clinical IT throughout Central Eastern Europe (CEE) for more than 40 years. Supported by a team of 280 professionals based in its headquarters in Vienna and 12 offices/ subsidiaries in CEE, Biomedica supplies its customers working in healthcare and research with flexible, customized solutions, high-quality products as well as comprehensive support in the areas of application, service and training. www.bmgrp.eu

A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene, energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2015 sales of $13.5 billion and 48,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the healthcare, food, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. www.ecolab.com

Braincon Handels GmbH was founded in 1992 in Vienna/Austria. Braincon is focused on non-invasive medical imaging, project management and IT solutions Diagnostic medical imaging with a focus on OP/OA/RA, breast imaging and CT applications Research partner of the Medical University Vienna, Technical University Vienna and the Veterinarian University Vienna Founding partner of D3A. www.bct.co.at

Since 1925 we are supplying the industry with high quality products produced by well-known international companies like GETT Gerätetechnik (in Germany). Being a partner of these companies puts us in an excellent position to support our customers with technical services for development and production. Due to our competent team we are able to verify customer-specific requirements and implement the technical elaboration quick and straightforward. www.braun-braun.at

HandInScan steps into the footprints of Ignaz Semmelweis, fighting healthcare-associated infections with evidence-based practices. The Semmelweis Scanner offers a total quality solution for hand hygiene skill training, monitoring and performance assessment.   The system provides immediate feedback on the actual hand hygiene technique, resulting in rapid improvement of the healthcare workers’ compliance with the current protocols. Staff inclusion and patient empowerment are supported via real-time, customizable reporting system, also offering accurate and timely quality reports to the management. www.handinscan.com

L&R is a leading solution provider in the fields of medicine, hygiene and care. With more than 160 years of expertise, 5,000 employees, 49 subsidiaries and shareholdings, as well as more than 130 selected partners, L&R realized a sales volume of more than 650 million euros in 2018. The company’s headquarters are located in Rengsdorf (Germany) and Vienna (Austria). The entrepreneurial spirit of L&R reflects in the corporate claim: People.Health.Care. – the human, the health and the care for both. www.lohmann-rauscher.com

schülke is a chemical-pharmaceutical company based in Germany and is an international leader in hygiene, infection prevention & control and chemical preservatives. For 125 years schülke has pioneered developments in disease prevention and control through innovative product development.
Since 1996 schülke has been part of the Air Liquide group. www.schuelke.com

Steripower was formed in 2003. Our mission is to substantially improve hygiene standards in all areas of life. We achieve this with our touchless hand disinfection units with which the disinfection of your hands become as comfortable, safe and time saving as possible. Steripower products are entirely developed and manufactured in Germany. www.steripower.de

Founded in 1982, VAMED has become the leading global provider of a full line of services for hospitals and other health care facilities. The group has implemented about 850 projects in more than 80 countries on five continents. VAMED’s portfolio ranges from project development, planning and turnkey equipment via maintenance, technical, commercial and infrastructure services to the total operational management of health care facilities. With its portfolio of services, VAMED covers the entire range of health care, from health tourism and preventive medicine via medical care and nursing to aftercare and rehabilitation. VAMED is Austria’s leading private provider of rehabilitation services and, through VAMED Vitality World, the company is also Austria’s largest operator of thermal spas and health resorts. In the year 2017 the VAMED group was responsible for more than 18,000 staff worldwide, generating a volume of business of € 1.7 bn. www.vamed.com