Dr Alexander Pimperl Alexander Pimperl is Vice Chairman of the Board of OptiMedis AG. Since he has been at OptiMedis AG, he has built up the Analytics Department and established standardized processes and reports for accounting to improve cost transparency and controlling. Pimperl also developed and implemented the scientifically based business intelligence (BI) infrastructure, enabling the linkage, preparation, and enrichment of data from various sources in a data warehouse to sup-port management for Gesundes Kinzigtal. He received a doctorate in health care management and health economics at the Institute for Healthcare Management and Health Economics, within the University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology in Austria.
In 2015 Alexander Pimperl was awarded with the Commonwealth Fund’s Harkness Fellowship in Health Care Policy and Practice, one of the most prestigious and coveted healthcare scholarships worldwide. For twelve months he had been working at the University of California, Berkeley with Prof. Hector Rodriguez, Prof. Steven Shortell (UC Berkeley) and Dr Julie Schmittdiel (Kaiser Permanente) on the topic “Performance Management in Accountable Care Organizations in the U.S. and Germany: From external reporting requirements to enabling internal performance management in physician practices?”.