Wennberg International Collaborative Spring Policy Meeting 2018 (Zurich)

April 12-13, 2018  |   Zurich, Switzerland

Event Details


April 12-13, 2018


Zurich, Switzerland

Event Website

Visit: www.wennberg-zurich.org


The deadline to submit your contributions for consideration at the meeting is Monday, December 18, 2017.

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About the meeting

The Wennberg International Collaborative Spring Policy Meeting is hosted by the Wennberg International Collaborative, the National Research Program 74 “Smarter Health Care,” and the Swiss School of Public Health. The conference will showcase the healthcare system in Switzerland, highlighting key regional differences. The conference brings together Swiss and international healthcare experts, and links researchers and policy makers in the healthcare field. The meeting addresses four main topics:

  • Regional variation in health care
  • Incentives for smarter health care
  • Bridging the gap between healthcare research and policy
  • Health policy in Switzerland

We are pleased to announce that the following speakers have confirmed their participation:

  • David Goodman (United States)
  • Jonathan Skinner (United States)
  • Sabina Nuti (Italy)
  • Diane Watson (Australia) 
  • Martin McKee (United Kingdom)
About the sponsors

National Research Programme (NRP) 74 “Smarter Healthcare”:
NRP 74 is a 5 year programme of the Swiss National Science Foundation. The main goals of the new NRP are to provide insights into the health care structure and utilisation in Switzerland, and into ways of improving health outcomes with a particular focus on prevention and the treatment of chronic conditions.

Swiss Schools of Public Health + (SSPH+):
The Foundation SSPH+ is the national coordinating body for the promotion of postgraduate university education and the research in the fields of public health.

Wennberg Collaborative International:
The collaborative was founded in 2010 with the goal to accelerate research into the causes and consequences of unwarranted health care variation across regions and providers.