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Reimbursement summary for angioplasty of arteries of lower extremities

This post presents an extract from our reimbursement analysis for angioplasty of arteries lower extremities using plain and drug-coated balloons (DCBs) for peripheral artery disease in England, France and Germany. Plain balloon angioplasty is reimbursement via DRG solely and DCBs are reimbursement via combination of DRG and add-on reimbursement.
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The G-BA Innovation Committee published an overview of 32 newly funded projects in Germany

On June 7, 2022, the Innovation Committee at the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) published the overview of the 32 innovative healthcare research projects that will be funded.

The complete list of funded projects is provided below:

  1. A patient typology for needs-based and more effective coaching in patients with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer. The applicant is Working Group on Clinical Studies, e. V.;
  2. Integrated psychosocial care in intensive care medicine: Participatory development and piloting of an innovative healthcare approach. The applicant is University of Ulm;
  3. Strengthening of hospital staff in the care of migrant women. A Berlin case study on genital mutilation/genital circumcision. The applicant is Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hanover;
  4. Digital health applications in mental disorders on the test stand. The applicant is the University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz;
  5. E-monitoring to increase the quality of therapy and functional capacity in young rheumatism patients with high disease activity. The applicant is the Technical University of Munich;
  6. Smartphone-based intervention to reduce postpartum depressive symptoms. The applicant is Free University of Berlin;
  7. AI improves diagnostics in the care of the elderly population. The applicant is Charité - University Medicine Berlin;
  8. Accompanying evaluation of the development process of an open national registry for rare diseases. The applicant is Charité - University Medicine Berlin;
  9. Research of the implementation process of digital health applications and their effects in standard care. The applicant is the Dresden University of Technology;
  10. Rapid identification of emergencies in the phone queue and routing to a fast track. The applicant is the Central Institute for statutory health insurance in the Federal Republic of Germany;
  11. The implementation of the potential of digital health applications (DiGA) in outpatient care in mental disorders. The applicant is the Essen Research Institute for Medical Management;
  12. Gender health gaps in guideline-oriented inpatient cardiological care and implementation strategies to reduce them. The applicant is Federal Congress for Gender Health, Institute for Gender Health, e. V.;
  13. Exercise and nutrition intervention in ovarian carcinoma - developing a healthcare concept and evaluation in clinical routine. The applicant is University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf;
  14. Target group-specific optimization of lifestyle interventions to change behavior in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. The applicant is Hannover Medical University;
  15. IT-based relapse monitoring for schizophrenia. The applicant is the Hospital Rechts der Isar of the Technical University of Munich;
  16. The survey, analysis, and recommendations on participation and shared decision-making in routine pediatric care. The applicant is University of Heidelberg;
  17. Improving the quality of life (QoL) of patients with lung cancer through preference-oriented QoL monitoring in connection with cancer registry data. The applicant is University of Bayreuth;
  18. Regional differences in healthcare in people with dementia in Germany: causes and implications. The applicant is Medical University of Brandenburg CAMPUS GmbH;
  19. Cross-sectoral monitoring and modeling of regional health care. The applicant is Technical University Dresden;
  20. Small-scale analyzes of the needs-based design of prevention services in socially disadvantaged population groups. The applicant is Hamburg University of Applied Sciences;
  21. Recommendation for Evidence-based Preoperative AI-controlled virtual Reduction and osteosynthesis of complex fractures. The applicant is Charité - University Medicine Berlin;
  22. Digitalized clinical decision support for the prevention of postoperative delirium. The applicant is Charité - University Medicine Berlin;
  23. Integration of clinical and molecular data in precision oncology to develop a similarity-based algorithm for therapy recommendations. The applicant is Charité - University Medicine Berlin;
  24. Survey and analysis of regional hospice and palliative care networks using an adapted quality assessment tool. The applicant is Hannover Medical School;
  25. Orofaciopharyngeal and verbal-communicative activation in old age. The applicant is Hannover Medical School;
  26. Adaptation and networking of general practitioner and specialist medical care concerning the health effects of climate change. The applicant is University of Augsburg;
  27. Analysis of medication errors in children and adolescents and preparation of recommendations for action. The applicant is Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg;
  28. Monitoring routines in people with chronic diseases: survey and roadmap for the future. The applicant is Philipps University of Marburg;
  29. Analysis of the care processes of elderly AOK-insured persons beforehand of a need for care. The applicant is Charité - University Medicine Berlin;
  30. Prevention and health promotion for caregivers. Development and evaluation of a diversity-sensitive online self-help offer to strengthen self-management using the example of people with a Turkish migration background. The applicant is the Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin;
  31. Health economic analysis of the burden of family caregivers. The applicant is Leibniz University Hannover;
  32. User-oriented requirement profile for AI-based clinical decision support systems using the example of sepsis care. The applicant is the University of Duisburg-Essen.

The full details in German can be found here.

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