Reinhard Busse, Dr. med., MPH, FFPH
Reinhard Busse, Dr. med. MPH FFPH, is professor and department head for health care management as well as dean of 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 and a member of several scientific advisory boards (e.g. for the Federal Association of Company-based Sickness Funds, the German Agency for Health Technology Assessment and the Federal Physicians’ Chamber) 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 both 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), health services research including cost-effectiveness analyses, health targets, and health technology assessment (HTA). His department has been designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Health System Research and Management. He was the scientific director of two EU-funded projects (HealthBASKET, HealthACCESS) which compared the benefit baskets, costs of individual health services and access to health services in EU countries.
Princeton Conference XV: May 27, 2008