Medical data routinely generated in everyday clinical practice is processed and made available to medical research in a standardized form. Patients benefit from reliable research results, more precise diagnoses and better treatments. In order to link data from care and research, the participating university hospitals in Aachen, Bonn, Essen, Halle, Hamburg, Jena and Leipzig have established sustainable Data Integration Centers. The network partners Ruhr University Bochum, the Düsseldorf University ...
Date Published: 1st Aug 2019
Publication Type: Journal article
Citation: Stud. Health Technol. Inform. 264:1785–1786
Date Published: 2019
Publication Type: Misc
The medical informatics initiative was created to close the gap between research and healthcare. All of Germany’s university hospitals have joined forces with research institutions, businesses, health insurers, and patient advocacy groups to create a framework that harnesses research findings to the direct benefit of patients. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is investing around 160 million euros in the programme through 2021. The digitisation of medicine is creating ...