On October 28, 2022, the Innovation Committee at the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) reported that 231 applications were received for innovation funding of healthcare research projects.
The applications received concerned the following topics:
- Health in climate change: 26 applications;
- Digitization and networking of quality-assured guideline knowledge and further development of the methodology: 15 applications;
- Health services research to improve the situation of affected people in the provision of aids: 8 applications;
- Improvement of specialist medical and dental care in inpatient care facilities: 10 applications;
- Prerequisites for the development and requirements for the implementation of eHealth in patient care: 42 applications;
- Health services research on aftercare and discharge management: 24 applications;
- Drug Therapy: Impact of Switching from Best Supportive Care (BSC) or Off-Label Use (OLU) to Indication-Specific Drugs: 7 applications.
Also, 31 applications were received for the development or further development of the clinical guidelines:
- Healthcare in more frequent diseases with a cross-sectoral need for coordination: 8 applications;
- Provision of target groups with special needs (e.g., children, young people, older people and/or people in need of care, gender-specific characteristics, people with disabilities, ethical aspects): 14 applications;
- Health of the population/public health (e.g., health promotion, prevention through lifestyle modification, protective measures, health communication): 3 applications;
- Intensive care of critically ill patients: 6 applications.
The full details in German can be found here.
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