Prof. Dr. med. Reinhard Busse

Prof. Dr. med. Reinhard Busse

Head of the Department of Health Care Management at Berlin University of Technology, Germany


Professor Reinhard Busse is department head for health care management in the Faculty of Economics and Management at Technische Universität Berlin, Germany. He is also a faculty member of Charité, Berlin’s medical faculty as well as Associate Head of Research Policy and Head of the Berlin hub of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, a member of several scientific advisory boards as well as a regular consultant for WHO, the EU Commission, the Worldbank, OECD and other international organizations within Europe and beyond as well as national health and research institutions. His research focuses on methods and contents of comparative health system analysis (with a particular emphasis on the reforms in Germany, other social health insurance countries and central and eastern Europe, role of EU, financing and payment mechanisms as well as disease management), health services research and health economics including cost-effectiveness analyses, and health technology assessment (HTA). His department has been designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Health System Research and Management. He is the director of the annual Observatory’s summer schools in Venice and was the coordinator of the EU-funded project “EuroDRG: Diagnosis-Related Groups in Europe: towards Efficiency and Quality” (2009-2011). Since 2011, he is editor-in-chief of the international peer reviewed journal Health Policy. Professor Busse studied medicine in Marburg/ Germany, Boston/ USA and London/ UK as well as Public Health in Hannover/ Germany.

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Plenary Session 4: Harnessing innovations to build back better: European lessons from the pandemic

  • 10 November, 2021
  • 13:30 - 15:00
  • Auditorium