Annette Zentner

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The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies supports and promotes evidence-based health policy-making through comprehensive and rigorous analysis of health systems in Europe. It brings together a wide range of policy-makers, academics and practitioners to analyse trends in health reform, drawing on experience from across Europe to illuminate(More)
Diese systematische Übersicht untersucht den Nutzen von Ginkgo biloba (Ginkgo) bei Alzheimer Demenz hinsichtlich patientenrelevanter Endpunkte. Dazu wurden elektronische Datenbanken und Studienregister nach randomisiert kontrollierten Studien durchsucht, die einen Vergleich von Ginkgo und Plazebo oder einer anderen Therapieoption untersuchten. Hersteller(More)
UNLABELLED POLITICAL BACKGROUND: As a German novelty, the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (Institut für Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen; IGWiG) was established in 2004 to, among other tasks, evaluate the benefit of pharmaceuticals. In this context it is of importance that patented pharmaceuticals are only excluded(More)
OBJECTIVES Gender as a social construct is a recognized health determinant. Because best practice in reporting health technology assessment (HTA) clearly specifies the need to appraise a technology's social impact within the target population, the extent to which gender issues are taken into account in HTA production is of interest, not only in light of(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of physician-centred gatekeeping on health, health care utilization, and costs by conducting a systematic review of the literature. METHODS Systematic search in PubMed (MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE), EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library, from the databases' respective inception dates up to January 2010, using the search words(More)
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