His current research fields are health information systems and management, and health-enabling technologies.
Reinhold Haux is, among others, co-chairing the Lower Saxony Research Network Design of Environments for Ageing, where more than 60 researchers are involved in inter- and multidisciplinary research on information and communication technologies for promoting and sustaining quality of life, health and self-sufficiency.
Prof. Haux is author and editor of more than 300 publications. He has supervised about 50 doctoral theses. His current lectures are in medical informatics and various subfields, such as health information systems and health-enabling technologies. Since its start in 2001 the international Frank-van-Swieten-Lectures on Strategic Information Management in Health Information Systems are part of his teaching activities.
For the term 2007-2010 Reinhold Haux was President of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA). He is now serving as IMIAâ€™s Past President.
Since 2001 Prof. Haux is editor of the journal Methods of Information in Medicine. He has, from 2001 to 2007, co-edited the IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics. Reinhold Haux has advisory functions in science, economy, and government.