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 5  leading Ukrainian lawyers in medicine according to Ukrainian Law Firms 2018.

Projects

Publications

July 17, 2019
Tetyana Gavrysh
Tetyana Gavrysh
Olena Khytrova
Olena Khytrova
Ukrainian healthcare is turning into a competitive market

Changes in healthcare are probably the most successful of the announced reforms in Ukraine yet. Its authors from the very beginning had clear goals and a strategy for achieving them as well as professional advocacy of the reform by lawyers among doctors as well society as a whole.

Feb. 27, 2019
Olena Khytrova
Olena Khytrova
Olexiy Holivin
Olexiy Holivin
2 directors: who will be running hospitals now

The medical reform is radically changing the approach to hospital management, transforming budgetary institutions into municipal enterprises. Another important change is that now it will be directors or a team of them, not administrators, running these enterprises, and not necessarily ones with medical education.

Feb. 11, 2019
Tetyana Gavrysh
Tetyana Gavrysh
Olena Khytrova
Olena Khytrova
Board of trustees in a hospital as a resource for successful reorganization

It is now possible to establish boards of trustees in hospitals. They can help with hospital development, when the very approach to management of a medical institution and provision of medical services as a whole is changing. So far, however, this resource is not being used often enough.