Research project

Restart: A health care reform workshop

The initiative Restart: A health care reform workshop (Neustart) is a project of the Robert Bosch Foundation, together with the Hertie School, which aims to bring together academic research, practice-oriented ideas and  policymaking for a more sustainable healthcare system, as called for in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.  The Bosch Foundation sponsors a professorship in health governance at the Hertie School, where a series of Think Labs involving experts from all parts of the healthcare field will take place over three years. The main theme of Restart is “patient-centred care” and the focus is reforming Germany’s healthcare system. The Professor of Health Governance is scheduled to join the Hertie School in the spring 2019, while the first Think Lab workshops begin in December 2018, led by Professor of Public Health and Education Klaus Hurrelmann, who is currently supervising the project until the new professorship is established. Each Think Lab brings together 15 to 20 experts to discuss a particular topic. The results will be published as briefs by the Robert Bosch Foundation for distribution to the general public and as policy papers for experts by the Hertie School of Governance.


This project is funded by the Robert Bosch Foundation

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