Paul Lillrank new Chairman of the Board of Aalto Health Platform
Quality and service management DIEM professor Paul Lillrank was elected Chairman of the Board of Aalto Health Platform (AHP) on January 15th. AHP maintains connections with other academic institutions, particularly Helsinki University Faculty of Medicine; health service providers, such as HUS; and the HealthTech business community. Currently AHP engages 77 professors from all six schools and nearly all Aalto departments.
Professor Lillrank has researched Health Service production systems for the past fifteen years. He has established DIEM's research unit Healthcare Engineering, Management and Architecture (HEMA), and co-founded its academic spin-off, The Nordic Healthcare Group (NHG) Co.Ltd, which with its close to one hundred employees is the leading HWB -consultancy in Finland.
The academic year 2016-17 Paul Lillrank was on a sabbatical leave spending time in Japan and India writing a textbook The Logics of Healthcare - The Professional's Guide to Health System Science (Francis & Taylor / CRC Press).