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

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

Patient Rights Act

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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

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

IGES Institute

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

IGES Institute

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

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