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Think Tanks in the Healthcare Sector Bring a Breath of Fresh Air

Panel

Date
April 10, 2019

Time
13:15 - 14:15

Location
_Box, Hall 1.2

In the USA think tanks are already a powerful force for influencing healthcare policy and are an established component of the range of available decision-making aids. Examples include the Heritage Foundation, which is reputed to have exercised a significant influence on the reforms of the US Healthcare system known as Obama Care.
In Germany it was only in the 1960s and 1970s that a practically based organization was set up, and the aspects that it dealt with included questions about the healthcare system.

Recent years have seen the emergence of a growing number of young initiatives, which are also providing a significant impetus and are encouraging new thinking. These “Next Generation Think Tanks” are seeking to engage in a dialogue with established decision-makers in order to offer fresh ideas for a healthcare system that has become somewhat set in its ways.

Contributors

Moderation:
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Prof. David Matusiewicz, Professor of General Business Administration, FOM University of Applied Science

Speaker:
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Jana Aulenkamp, Doktorandin, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB)

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Timo Frank, Hashtag Gesundheit e.V.

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Luise Tavera, Chairwoman, Denkschmiede Gesundheit

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Markus Wulfern, BKK Young Talents

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Julia Zink, President, BKK Young Talents