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Prof. Ran Balicer, MD, PhD, MPH serves as Founding Director of the ‘Clalit’ Research Institute, the WHO Collaborating Center on Non-Communicable Diseases Research, Prevention and Control. In Parallel, he serves as Director of Health Policy Planning for ‘Clalit’ – Israel’s largest healthcare organization. In these roles, he is responsible for strategic planning of novel organization-wide interventions for improving healthcare quality, reducing disparities and increasing effectiveness. These include the introduction of innovative data-driven tools into practice – predictive modeling, real-life effectiveness studies, decision support tools and proactive care models.
Prof Balicer serves as Associate Professor at the Public Health Department, Ben-Gurion University, Israel. He also as Chair of the Israeli Society for Quality in Healthcare, as President of the local chapter of ISPOR (the International Society of Pharmaco-economics and Outcomes Research) and as an Advisor to Israeli Ministry of Health. Prof. Balicer serves in advisory groups for the WHO Regional Office for Europe in projects focusing on non-communicable diseases monitoring, prevention and control, Healthy Aging and Coordinated/Integrated Healthcare Systems. He also serves as a Board Member of the International Foundation for Integrated Care.