Institut für Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen (IQWiG)

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Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG)
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IQWiG is an independent scientific institute that investigates the benefits and harms of medical interventions for patients. We regularly provide information about the potential advantages and disadvantages of different diagnostic and therapeutic interventions.
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Journal Article

Gerhardus A. [The role of HTA in German health care. Do we need impact objectives?]. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2006;49(3):233-40. Abstract


Busse R, Riesberg A. Health care systems in transition: Germany. Vol 6 (9). Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe; 2004. Abstract

Web Article

Germany - GHO Country statistics. Vol 2014. Geneva: World Health Organisation (WHO); 2014. Abstract
Germany - OECD Countries. Vol 2014. Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); 2014. Abstract