Health economics

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Better obesity care decreases the number of cases and disease burden

Within ten years, two million people could be less obese with better care. The number of obese people would decrease by an eighth from approximately 16 million to 14 million cases. Furthermore, this would markedly decrease the disease burden resulting from secondary and concomitant diseases. » Details

IGES Institute

IGES Institute

Pilot project for ensuring care provision and mobility in the Bautzen-Görlitz region initiated

Pilot projects for ensuring future care provision and mobility in rural areas have been initiated in several regions in Germany. The Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) had called for tenders for this project. The aim is to develop innovative concepts which sustain important future public and private care services in the light of persisting demographic change in the pilot project regions. » Details

ISPOR 2016

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IGES at the Health Economics Congress ISPOR

With numerous contributions from the fields of health economics and healthcare research, IGES once again presented itself at the European Congress of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR). » Details

Arzneimittel-Atlas

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Drug Atlas: moderate increase in drug expenditures of 4.4. percent

In 2015, statutory health insurance (SHI) expenditure for drugs increased by 1.48 billion euros to 34.84 billion euros. This corresponds to a moderate plus of 4.4. percent compared to the previous year. In 2014, the increase was twice as high, owing to exceptional items such as the increased manufacturer levy which is being discontinued. IGES experts are expecting a similar growth of 4.3 percent in 2016. » Details

Elderly care

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Job chances in elderly care for refugees and migrants

According to studies, there will be a shortage of 100,000 to 200,000 caregiving staff over the next 15 years. The field of elderly care is particularly affected. A currently published brochure illustrates possibilities for refugees and migrants to qualify in this field. » Details

Health apps

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Health apps: clearer regulations for safer digital care packages

Experts call for clearer digital care product approval regulations that take better advantage of the opportunities they offer. Accordingly, innovative online and IT applications should be assessed with particular regard to all the health risks they entail for the user. To date, an appropriate approval system that takes into consideration the diverse range of products does not exist. » Details

Specialized hospitals:

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Specialized hospitals: patient travel time insignificantly increased

Specialized hospitals are not necessarily less accessible to patients. Even if the number of hospitals providing prostate removal surgery was halved, the average duration of travel would only be five minutes longer. » Details

IGES Competence Center Innovation Fund

  • Using systematic benefit assessment to find the best project for the Innovation Fund
  • New dimensions in health care research
  • Planing Innovation Fund projects now
  • Thought-provoking impulse: import of innovative care concepts
Hirndoping
AiM

AiM

Assessment in Medicine

Evidence based reimbursement of medical devices » Details

CSG

CSG

Clinical Study Group

Clinical research that doesn't lose sight of the big picture » Details

IMC clinicon

IMC clinicon

IMC clinicon

Analysis and consulting for hospitals » Details

Auditorium Friedrichstraße

Auditorium Friedrichstraße

Congress Center IGES Group

At the Interface of Science, Politics and Culture. Conferences. Meetings. Events. » Details