The SLHS, a national platform for health systems and services research
The Management and Coordination Office of the Swiss Learning Health System (SLHS) is hosted by the Department of Health Sciences and Medicine at the University of Lucerne (former Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy). It coordinates the activities and programs of the SLHS.
This includes, among others, the coordination of the Calls for Evidence Syntheses, Policy Briefs and Stakeholder Dialogues, the organization of PhD courses and the coordination of the development of the health information management tools. The Office further monitors and evaluates the overall project outcomes.
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Gerold Stucki is Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Sciences and Medicine at the University of Lucerne and Director of Swiss Paraplegic Research in Nottwil, Switzerland. He is also the Director of the ICF Research Branch, a cooperation partner within the WHO Collaborating Centre for the Family of International Classifications in Germany (at DIMDI), at Swiss Paraplegic Research Nottwil.
Stefan Boes is a Professor of Health Economics at the Department of Health Sciences and Medicine and Director of the Center for Health, Policy and Economics at the University of Lucerne. Prof. Boes’ research focuses on topics in applied health economics, especially health-related behaviors and decisions, health inequalities, and evidence-informed policy-making, including information infrastructures for learning health systems.
Eva Manser has a Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences. Furthermore, she is a student assistant in the Swiss Learning Health System (SLHS) at the Department of Health Sciences and Medicine at the University of Lucerne where she is currently studying Health Sciences with a major in Health Economics and Health Policy.