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Center for Innovative Care (ZIV)

Team ZIV 2021: Dr. Oliver Heinze, Gerd Schneider, Julia Müller, Laura Svensson and Lina Weinert. Carolin Anders is missing from the picture.

Funding: Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden Württemberg MWK Locations: University Hospitals Mannheim, Ulm, Freiburg, Heidelberg & Tübingen Budget Heidelberg: 1.611.695,90€ Duration: 2018-2021, extension starting 2022

Project goals

  • Establishment of a center for innovative care at all university hospitals in Baden-Württemberg and networking of the sites.
  • Development, technical integration and implementation of digital solutions for patient participation in prevention, treatment and follow-up (e.g. mobile access to PEPA via the phellow app)
  • Use of collected data (patient-reported outcomes, health data) in research to achieve a better understanding of diseases and to develop new therapy and prevention concepts

Studies by IMI

  • The use of smartwatches in patients with cardiomyopathy: enabling self-monitoring and smartphone-assisted collection of relevant vital and quality-of-life data
  • Evaluation of the phellow app: investigating the user-friendliness of an app for therapy support in the field of gynecological oncology (ENABLE). Link to detailed project description.
  • Quantitative survey on the use of AI in German hospitals.
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