Focus of work

Focus point “Management of health care facilities”

This focus of work deals with business-related questions of health care systems and in particular examines research projects on performance analysis of the hospital sector, hospital financing and transparency of health facilities’ performances. The field of activity is managed by Dr. rer. medic. Natalie Pomorin and Dr. rer. pol. Antonius Reifferscheid.

Here you can find some examples of the working area’s research projects.

 

Focus point “Workplace health promotion”

The field of expertise of this working group consists of elected questions on the objectives, implementation strategies and benefits of workplace health promotion respectively occupational health care management. Hereby, the focus is on methods and instruments of economic evaluation of health-maintaining interventions and prevention in operational context. This working group is managed by Dr. rer. medic. Natalie Pomorin.

Here you can find some examples of the working area’s research projects.

 

Focus point “Healthcare system, health policy and governance of pharmaceuticals”

This working group focusses on aspects of financial, organizational and incentive structures in healthcare systems, including e.g. questions of risk adjustment, physician remuneration and pharmaceutical regulation. The projects of the group include special questions concerning national healthcare systems as well as international comparative research. This field of activity is led by Dr. rer. medic. Anke Walendzik and Prof. Dr. rer. medic. Gerald Lux.

Here you can find some examples of the working area’s research projects.

 

Focus point “Health-economic evaluation and health services research”

The research activities of this working group comprise cost-effectiveness- and cost-utility analyses concerning medical interventions (especially: pharmaceuticals and medical devices). In addition health services research projects are carried out. Within these projects, for instance, the daily medical routine of diagnostics and therapy is monitored in selected chronic diseases. During the past 10 years, the institute has played an important role in elaborating methodological fundamentals of health economic evaluation in Germany. This field of activity is led by PD Dr. med. Dr. rer. pol. Anja Neumann and Dr. rer. medic. Janine Biermann.

Here you can find some examples of the working area’s research projects.

 

Focus point “Health Technology Assessment and systematic reviews”

The emphasis of this research group is on Health Technology Assessment (HTA) reports, systematic reviews, and a variety of further evidence syntheses. The implementation of evidence into practice is also targeted and achieved by supporting clinical guideline groups and the Medical Service of the Health Funds (MDK) during the development or update of guidelines or reports e.g., individual health services (IGeL) by appraisal of the available evidence and methodological advice. . Special interest is paid to the development of methodological standards of HTA in Germany, in particular for Rapid Reviews and the determination of patients’ preferences. This field of activity is led by Dr. rer. medic. Barbara Buchberger, MPH.

Here you can find some examples of the working area’s research projects.

Focus of work

Focus point “Management of health care facilities”

This focus of work deals with business-related questions of health care systems and in particular examines research projects on performance analysis of the hospital sector, hospital financing and transparency of health facilities’ performances. The field of activity is managed by Dr. rer. medic. Natalie Pomorin and Dr. rer. pol. Antonius Reifferscheid.

Here you can find some examples of the working area’s research projects.

 

Focus point “Workplace health promotion”

The field of expertise of this working group consists of elected questions on the objectives, implementation strategies and benefits of workplace health promotion respectively occupational health care management. Hereby, the focus is on methods and instruments of economic evaluation of health-maintaining interventions and prevention in operational context. This working group is managed by Dr. rer. medic. Natalie Pomorin.

Here you can find some examples of the working area’s research projects.

 

Focus point “Healthcare system, health policy and governance of pharmaceuticals”

This working group focusses on aspects of financial, organizational and incentive structures in healthcare systems, including e.g. questions of risk adjustment, physician remuneration and pharmaceutical regulation. The projects of the group include special questions concerning national healthcare systems as well as international comparative research. This field of activity is led by Dr. rer. medic. Anke Walendzik and Prof. Dr. rer. medic. Gerald Lux.

Here you can find some examples of the working area’s research projects.

 

Focus point “Health-economic evaluation and health services research”

The research activities of this working group comprise cost-effectiveness- and cost-utility analyses concerning medical interventions (especially: pharmaceuticals and medical devices). In addition health services research projects are carried out. Within these projects, for instance, the daily medical routine of diagnostics and therapy is monitored in selected chronic diseases. During the past 10 years, the institute has played an important role in elaborating methodological fundamentals of health economic evaluation in Germany. This field of activity is led by PD Dr. med. Dr. rer. pol. Anja Neumann and Dr. rer. medic. Janine Biermann.

Here you can find some examples of the working area’s research projects.

 

Focus point “Health Technology Assessment and systematic reviews”

The emphasis of this research group is on Health Technology Assessment (HTA) reports, systematic reviews, and a variety of further evidence syntheses. The implementation of evidence into practice is also targeted and achieved by supporting clinical guideline groups and the Medical Service of the Health Funds (MDK) during the development or update of guidelines or reports e.g., individual health services (IGeL) by appraisal of the available evidence and methodological advice. . Special interest is paid to the development of methodological standards of HTA in Germany, in particular for Rapid Reviews and the determination of patients’ preferences. This field of activity is led by Dr. rer. medic. Barbara Buchberger, MPH.

Here you can find some examples of the working area’s research projects.