On this page you will find the brief profiles of the scientific institutions involved in EMANet.
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Scientific Institutions of the EMANet-Network
Department of Emergency Medicine
The personel of the emergency medicine department contribute the experience of many years in conducting studies in the challenging environment of emergency rooms to the EMANet network. The emergency medicine department is involved in the EMASPOT research project and can contribute its many years of expertise in conducting studies on acutely ill emergency patients with cardiac complaints.
Institute for Medical Sociology and Rehabilitation Science
The Institute for Medical Sociology and Rehabilitation Science has many years of experience in health services research and in researching the effects of demographic change on the health care system. It also brings methodological expertise in qualitative research to the network.
The Institute for Medical Sociology is involved in the EMAAge research project.
Institute for General Medicine
The Institute of General Medicine has expertise in the analysis and development of primary medical care models for the best possible outpatient care of patients. Multiprofessionality and questions of optimized interfaces are important fields of work. The Institute of General Medicine develops innovative approaches, implements and evaluates them scientifically. The Institute of General Medicine is involved in the research project EMAPREPARE and examines patients at the interface of outpatient and inpatient care.
Medical clinic with focus on psychosomatics
The medical clinic with a focus on psychosomatics contributes expertise in conducting structured clinical interviews and psychometric data to assess mental illness and mental symptoms to the EMANet network. The clinic is involved in the EMASPOT project.
A particular expertise of the clinic is in the collection of self-reported patient endpoints of physical and mental health in medical care.
Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics
The Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics supports and advises the EMANet scientists in setting up an infrastructure that enables the administration of medical data from eight hospitals and the integration of health insurance data. A data manager from the institute is involved in setting up the infrastructure for the studies. A health economist at the institute will use the data collected to carry out health economic analyzes, which will serve, among other things, as a basis for drawing up recommendations for interventions.
Institute for Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology
The Institute for Biometry and Clinical Epidemiology (iBikE) supports and advises the EMANet scientists in the biometric planning of studies and the choice of the appropriate study design, in carrying out the research and in evaluating the data. The iBikE also takes on data management tasks.
Geriatrics working group
The Geriatrics research group is involved in the EMAAge project. It brings experience in geriatric assessment and the assessment of age-related health conditions (frailty, malnutrition, dementia) as well as knowledge of the peculiarities of rehabilitation after fractures in old age.
Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery
The Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery is involved in the EMAAge project in the first funding phase and supports the study with clinical expertise in relation to the surgical treatment of fractures of the proximal femur and the management of patients after a fracture.