Olena Khytrova

associate partner

For over 7 years Olena Khytrova has been handling cases on starting and expanding medical business, as well as protecting the rights of doctors, clinics, patients and pharmaceutical companies. Since 2015 she has been a legal consultant on the healthcare reform as part of a working group attached to Ukraine's Ministry of Healthcare and Kharkiv Expert Group on Healthcare Reform. In 2017 Olena’s team completed the first project in Ukraine on reforming the organization and funding of primary medical care in Chuguyev District.

Olena is a coauthor and critic of the key normative acts on healthcare reform and methodological recommendations on clinic autonomization. She participated in the development of new clinical protocols and neonatology legislation, including the organization of catamnesis for high risk groups of children. This project was jointly implemented with the Ukrainian-German Medical Association and Association of Neonatologists of Ukraine.

As expert on international programs for healthcare transformation for USAID, U-LEAD and Renaissance, Olena every year conducts trainings all over Ukraine for communities and clinic administrators. She provides consultations on clinic autonomization and funding, new healthcare organization in regions, as well as optimization and motivation of medical personnel.

Olena is among TOP 20 leading Ukrainian lawyers in medicine according to Ukrainian Law Firms 2017.

Projects

Publications

Jan. 30, 2018
Olena Khytrova
Olena Khytrova
Who will pay for medical services after medical reform in Ukraine?

No matter where our patient goes, be it a public or private clinic, the treatment will be paid for by the state. Annual budget funding approaches the mark of 2.3$ billion. These funds used to go to public and municipal hospital exclusively, but now private entities also have a claim to them.

Jan. 24, 2018
Olena Khytrova
Olena Khytrova
Кто, за что, и сколько будет платить в больницах после медреформы?

Вопрос оплаты медицинских услуг часто определяет качество и продолжительность жизни человека. Авторы и сторонники реформы обещают облегчение финансовой ноши для пациентов, а противники - пугают непомерно высокими ценами на медуслуги. 

Jan. 17, 2018
Olena Khytrova
Olena Khytrova
Reasons to Invest in Ukrainian Medicine

The paradox of Ukrainian medicine is that despite having a host of medical facilities and hospital beds it still cannot fully satisfy the people’s need for quality health care.