KSRI is pleased to announce Roland Görlitz as its new General Manager. He takes over the position from Dr. Wibke Michalk who left KSRI due to a new employment in Munich. Before he came to KSRI Roland Görlitz worked at the FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik Karlsruhe in the research group Information Process Engineering (IPE) where he was involved in the following projects easyCare , Stroke Manager , INSPIRE and AAL . Görlitz’ research activities concentrate on healthcare service networks, Service Engineering and Information Management. Before taking up his duties as KSRI General Manager he was a member of the research group Information & Market Engineering lead by Prof. Christof Weinhardt and a KSRI associated researcher. He has therefore already gained experience with KSRI research topics and will incorporate his broad health sector domain knowledge in the different research groups at KSRI. His research interests include provider networks within the healthcare sector, patient-orientated coordination of health care services and the creation of value in health care networks.