Ariel Dora Stern, PhD, hold an HPI Visiting Scholar for Digital Health Economics and Policy at the Hasso Plattner Institute. Stern is the Poronui Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Technology and Operations Management Unit at Harvard Business School where she teaches the course “Transforming Health Care Delivery” in the MBA curriculum. Her research focus is at the intersection of regulation, innovation, and digital technology in the health care sector and economics of health care. Dr Stern advises policymakers as the Director of International Health Care Economics at the health innovation hub (hih) of the German Federal Ministry of Health. Stern studied economics at Dartmouth College, USA, and Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. She holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University, USA. Her doctoral dissertation was written on “The Economics of Health Care and the Regulation of Medical Technology”.