Institut für klinische Epidemiologie und Biostatistik

The medical care system is facing enormous challenges. The need for medical services is growing in all parts of the world, due to the enormous and rapid growth of knowledge and possibilities in medicine and the resulting demand. Unfortunately there are problems with this.

New knowledge in medicine is often insufficiently checked with regard to its evidence, effectiveness in everyday clinical practice and with regard to the actual benefit for patients. In addition, knowledge from proven evidence is often implemented in practice inadequately or with a delay