Director, National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians Germany
Bernhard Gibis is heading the department for service contracts and pharmaceuticals at the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance physicians (KBV) in Berlin, covering the fields of health information, evidence based health care and service delivery design.
He qualified as an MD in Germany and specialized in gynaecology and obstetrics, in addition to which he holds a Masters degree in Public Health.
His expertise is in the field of evidence based health care covering in particular the areas of evidence informed decision and policy making (i.e. guidelines, health technology assessment), quality assurance (i.e. quality indicators, quality management) and knowledge management (i.e. communities of practice, organizational support tools).
He is a member of acknowledged societies of the field, member of the scientific boards of respective journals and serves as advisor to national and international research projects. His professional affiliation has been with various national and international organizations such as the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research and the World Health Organization.