Sick benefits

IGES Institute

Reports: restricting both too high and too low sick benefits

Experts have presented a new calculation system for predicting health insurances’ financial needs more accurately in future. In contrast to the current system, they especially recommend including diseases as well as members’ individual incomes. » Details

IGES Institute

IGES Institute

Study demonstrates concepts for ensuring mobility and accessibility in rural regions

In the era of demographic change, numerous new and regionally adapted concepts are needed to ensure mobility and regional care in rural areas. This has been shown by an IGES Institute study commissioned by the ADAC. » Details

Health insurance funds

IGES Institute

Young working people often change health insurances

Young working people without a family of their own change their health insurance particularly often. Three out of four people in this age group have changed health insurance at least once before the age of 40, and every tenth person has even changed three times. » Details

White Book Obesity

IGES Institute

Experts: reducing obstacles for treating obesity

Experts are concerned about the growing number of adults suffering from extreme obesity. They therefore demand nationwide, optimally networked and better financed obesity care in Germany. IGES Institute scientists concluded this in a white paper on obesity. » Details

Capital Congress 2016

IGES Institute

„Yes we can - repeat medical advances like those of the past century“

On occasion of the start of the Capital Congress of Medicine and Healthcare 2016, IGES Institute Director Prof Bertram Häussler has called for continuing the advances seen in medicine over the past century. » Details

White Paper Joint Replacement

IGES Institute

Joint replacement patients in Germany in very good care

In 2014, approximately 370,000 people in Germany received a new hip or knee joint. According to surveys, the majority of patients are satisfied with the results. However, the demands on artificial joint replacement will increase due to demographic changes, amongst other reasons. Experts therefore call for patient-orientated treatment concepts with improved networking between the different stakeholders in the system. The IGES Institute concluded this in its Joint Replacement White Paper. » Details

Acute renal failure:

IGES Institute

Acute renal failure: kidney function is restored more frequently with continuous renal replacement therapy

Intensive medical treatment of acute renal failure with continuous renal replacement therapy more effectively prevents permanent dialysis than intermittent therapy. Additionally, studies have indicated that continuous renal replacement therapy is more cost effective in the long-term. This has been shown by a health technology assessment (HTA) in which IGES scientists extensively analyzed and assessed current internal international studies. » 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