Public officials

IGES Institute

Mandatory SHI for public officials lowers burden on public-sector budgets

Including privately insured civil servants in the statutory health insurance (GKV) would lower the burden on national and federal public-sector budgets by approximately 60 billion euros by 2030. However, not all federal states would see an improvement. This system change would generate an additional income for the GKV, which would make possible a reduction of contributions of up to 0.34 percent. » 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

Care documentation  II

IGES Institute

New care documentation for day and short-term care to come soon

Partial hospitalization and short-term care are becoming increasingly important in ambulatory care. According to statistics, the number of elderly people using day-care services is increasing by 13 percent annually. Documentation poses a particular challenge in this field. New concepts for this have been developed and are currently being tested under the scientific supervision of the IGES Institute. » Details

Psychotherapists

IGES Institute

Making the distribution of psychotherapists more demand-oriented

In the discussion about better access to psychotherapeutic care, experts call for a stronger distribution of SHI accreditation for psychotherapists according to the needs of people in the region. To this end, differences in the regional prevalence of psychological disorders are to inform needs planning more in future. A needs index which was especially developed for this purpose makes this possible. » Details

Digital health

IGES Institute

Digital health: Customer-benefits determine success

Competition for insurees and patients takes on a new shape in the digital world. Both the old and new healthcare system stakeholders will come together in new combinations. Those who can offer convincing customer benefits will succeed on the new platforms. However, new conditions need to be set for this. Additionally, more reliable business models are required. This was the conclusion drawn on Digital Health Day, which was jointly organized by the IGES Institute and the business consultancy Roland Berger in Berlin. » Details

Patient Rights Act

IGES Institute

Patient Rights Act: improvements are still insufficient

Three years after the introduction of the Patient Rights Act, experts make a restrained positive evaluation. The Act has brought about more clarity and improved knowledge of patient rights, but knowledge gaps still exist. Additionally, some regulations face practical problems. Specific aspects in need of further improvement have been identified. » Details

Health economics

IGES Institute

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 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
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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