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

May 14, 2018
Olena Khytrova
Olena Khytrova
6 models of primary healthcare organization in regions

Local authorities traditionally believe that every community should have a municipal clinic where anyone can get free and relatively high-quality medical services. The healthcare reform is drastically changing this situation.

May 14, 2018
Tetyana Gavrysh
Tetyana Gavrysh
Olena Khytrova
Olena Khytrova
Why large business should consider investing in medicine

One of the main stakeholders in healthcare reform in Ukraine could be large businesses (producers of agricultural products, processing and food companies, industrial enterprises, etc.).

April 2, 2018
Olena Khytrova
Olena Khytrova
What healthcare reform can offer Ukrainian IT folks

Until recently, business had been unable to affect healthcare in communities in any meaningful way. Yes, it was possible to give money to a hospital for renovation or new equipment.