Germany

Journal Articles

2020

Daniela Koller, Doris Wohlrab, Georg Sedlmeir. Geographic methods for health monitoring. 2020

Manas K Akmatov, Jakob Holstiege, Annika Steffen, Jörg Bätzing. Trends and regional distribution of outpatient claims for asthma, 2009-2016, Germany. World Health Organization. 2020.

2019

Natalie Baier, Lisa-Marie Sax, Leonie Sundmacher. Trends and regional variation in rates of orthopaedic surgery in Germany: the impact of competition. European Journal of Health Economics. 2019.

Jakob Holstiege, Manas K Akmatov, Stefan Störk et. al. Higher prevalence of heart failure in rural regions: a population-based study covering 87% of German inhabitants. Clinical Research in Cardiology. 2019.

2017

Gopffarth, D., Kopetsch, T., Schmitz, H. Determinants of Regional Variation in Health Expenditures in Germany. Health Econ. 2017.

Kauhl, B., Schweikart, J., Krafft, T. et al. Do the risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus vary by location? A spatial analysis of health insurance claims in Northeastern Germany using kernel density estimation and geographically weighted regression. Int J Health Geogr. 2017.

Dominik von Stillfried, Tatiana Ermakova, Frank Ng, Thomas Czihal. Patient-sharing networks : New approaches in the analysis and transformation of geographic variation in healthcare. 2016

2016

Dreger S, Krille L, Maier W, et al. Regional Deprivation and Non-Cancer Related Computed Tomography Use in Pediatric Patients in Germany: Cross-Sectional Analysis of Cohort Data. PLoS ONE. 2016.

Kauhl B, Schweikart J, Krafft T, et al. Do the risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus vary by location? A spatial analysis of health insurance claims in Northeastern Germany using kernel density estimation and geographically weighted regression. International Journal of Health Geographics. 2016.

M Schulz, T Czihal, M Erhart, D Stillfried. Correlation between Area-Level Sociodemographic Patterns and Estimates of Need for Medical Care. 2016.

2014

Ozegowski S, Sundmacher L. Understanding the gap between need and utilization in outpatient care–the effect of supply-side determinants on regional inequities. Health Policy. 2014.

Vogt V, Siegel M, Sundmacher L. Examining regional variation in the use of cancer screening in Germany. Social Science & Medicine. 2014.

2013

Mikolajczyk RT, Schmedt N, Zhang J, Lindemann C, Langner I, Garbe E. Regional variation in caesarean deliveries in Germany and its causes. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth. 2013.

2011

Berger K. Local versus specialized treatment: the difficulty in interpreting regional variations in treatment. Deutsches Arzteblatt International. 2011.

Glaesmer H, Wittig U, Braehler E, Martin A, Mewes R, Rief W. Health care utilization among first and second generation immigrants and native-born Germans: a population-based study in Germany. International Journal of Public Health. 2011.

Sundmacher L, Busse R. The impact of physician supply on avoidable cancer mortality in Germany. Health Policy. 2011.

Sundmacher L, Kimmerle J, Latzitis N, Busse R: Vermeidbare Sterbefalle in Deutschland: Raumliche Verteilung und ragionale Konzentrationen. (English: Amenable mortality in Germany: spatial distribution and regional concentrations). Das Gesundheitswesen. 2011.

2009

Heier M, Moebus S, Meisinger C, Jockel KH, Volzke H, Doring A, et al. Menopausal hormone therapy in Germany. Results of three national surveys from 1997 to 2003. Maturitas. 2009.

2008

Swart E, Deh U, Robra BP. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. (English: Using claims data for small area analysis and controlling of hospital care). Bundesgesundheitsblatt-Gesundheitsforschung. 2008.

2006

With, K de, M Steib-Bauert, P Straach, and W V Kern. 2006. Is there significant regional variation in hospital antibiotic consumption in Germany? Infection. 2006.

2005

Muller-Nordhorn J, Kulig M, Binting S, Voller H, Krobot KJ, Willich SN, et al. Regional variation in medication following coronary events in Germany. International Journal of Cardiology. 2005.

Websites

Health Care Variation

The Supply Atlas

Health Data

Health Atlas Baden-Württemberg

Bavarian Health Atlas

Bartelsmann Stiftung

Reports

2015

Healthcare Fact Check: Regional Variations in German Healthcare – Bertelsmann Stiftung

2011

Healthcare Fact Check: Regional Variations in German Healthcare – Bertelsmann Stiftung