Professor of Economics and Health Management

An honorary professor of Health management and Economics, and founder of the Hospital Management Master’s course at ESSEC business school, Gérard Viens essentially works with the managers of State-run and private healthcare facilities. He is also a member of the French national committee of the Rare Diseases Alliance and the Executive Board of the French Association of Angelman’s Syndrome. He knows how to put key health economy figures into perspective to provide markers for the Korian Foundation for Ageing Well’s projects.

Gérard Viens holds various roles at public health organisations such as the Ile-de-France Regional Health Insurance Service, where he is an administrator, and the Health Auditing Board. He is also the Rapporteur General for the government campaign to modernise the funding of healthcare establishments. Gérard Viens is involved in fighting cancer, he is a member of the INSERM clinical research inter-commission group, and Chairperson of the Scientific Board for Sanofi Pharmaceutical Days. He has written a number of books, including Gérer la qualité et les risques à l’hôpital, co-written with Pierre Anhoury, and La Gestion des achats et des stocks a l'hôpital (Managing stocks and purchases in hospitals, available in French only), co-written with René Faitot.

Bibliography : 

  • "Décision et évaluation médico-économique du médicament en Europe" éditions John Libbey, 2004
  • "Gérer la qualité et les risques à l'hôpital" ESF éditeur , 1994
  • "La Gestion des achats et des stocks à l'hôpital" ESF éditeur, 1985