Research Report for the year 2019

Scientific publications

Journal Articles:
  • Borde JP, Kaier K, Hehn P, Böhmer MM, Kreusch TM, Dobler G: Tick-borne encephalitis virus infections in Germany. Seasonality and in-year patterns. A retrospective analysis from 2001-2018. Plos One, 2019; 14 (online): e0224044. : https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0224044
  • Heister T, Wolkewitz M, Hehn P, Wolff J, Dettenkofer M, Grundmann H, Kaier K: Costs of hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile infections: an analysis on the effect of time-dependent exposures using routine and surveillance data. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, 2019; 17: 16. : https://doi.org/10.1186/s12962-019-0184-5
  • Kaier K, Heister T, Motschall E, Hehn P, Bluhmki T, Wolkewitz M: Impact of mechanical ventilation on the daily costs of ICU care: a systematic review and meta regression. Epidemiol Infect, 2019; 147 (online): e314. : https://doi.org/10.1017/S0950268819001900
  • Kaier K, von Zur Mühlen C, Zirlik A, Bothe W, Hehn P, Zehender M, Bode C, Stachon P: Estimating the additional costs per life saved due to transcatheter aortic valve replacement: a secondary data analysis of electronic health records in Germany. Eur J Health Econ, 2019; 20: 625-632. : https://doi.org/10.1007/s10198-018-1023-x
  • Kaier K, Wolkewitz M, Hehn P, Mutters NT, Heister T: The impact of hospital-acquired infections on the patient-level reimbursement-cost relationship in a DRG-based hospital payment system. Int J Health Econ Ma, 2019. : https://doi.org/10.1007/s10754-019-09267-w (in Druck)
  • Olivier M, Boeker M, Hanser S, Hehn P, Kaier K: Der Pflegekomplexmaßnahmen-Score: Paradigmenwechsel im G-DRG System oder Tropfen auf den heißen Stein? Eine Sekundäranalyse auf Basis von Abrechnungsdaten. Gesundheitsökonomie & Qualitätsmanagement, 2019; 24: 191-196. : http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/a-0659-1706
  • Peikert A, Kaier K, Merz J, Manhart L, Schäfer I, Hilgendorf I, Hehn P, Wolf D, Willecke F, Sheng X, Clemens A, Zehender M, von Zur Mühlen C, Bode C, Zirlik A, Stachon P: Residual inflammatory risk in coronary heart disease: incidence of elevated high-sensitive CRP in a real-world cohort. Clin Res Cardiol, 2019 (online). : https://doi.org/10.1007/s00392-019-01511-0