Tag Archives: health

Science Talk: Schwerpunkt Vorsorgemedizin – Weniger ist mehr?

The Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy organizes a Science Talk about preventive medicine with the title “Schwerpunkt Vorsorgemedizin – Weniger ist mehr?“. Aula der Wissenschaften, Wollzeile 27a, 1010 Wien, April 24, 2017.  The panel discussion includes:

  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Manfred Maier (ehem. Vorstand der Abteilung Allgemein- und Familienmedizin am Zentrum für Public Health, Medizinische Universität Wien)
  • Dr. Katharina T. Paul (Senior Research Fellow, FWF – Austrian Science Fund, Institut für Politikwissenschaft, Universität Wien)
  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gerald J. Pruckner (Gesundheitsökonom, Universität Linz)
  • DDr. Irmgard Schiller-Frühwirth, MPH (Hauptverband der österreichischen Sozialversicherungsträger)
  • Dr. Martin Sprenger, MPH (Leiter Lehrgang Public Health, Medizinische Universität Graz)

Annual Meeting

At the annual meeting of Linz economists, Karl Lehner, chief executive officer of the Upper Austrian Health and Hospital Public Holding Company, presented some ideas to utilize synergies and overcome avoidable expenditure in the inpatient and outpatient sector.

alex_schlierbachAlso Alexander Ahammer (picture), member of this laboratory, presented his current work about prescription behavior of general practioniers. In this joint work with Ivan Zilic, they try to find out, which financial incentives and channels are shaping the prescription style.