We are very happy to announce that a Focus Topic on The German Medical Informatics Initiative has just been published with open access in Methods of Information in Medicine. It gives a comprehensive overview about this highly relevant funding initiative supporting the digitalization of the health system in Germany. In three editorials the funding initiative is presented next to the concepts and current status of the four funded consortia.
Editorial: Health Information Systems – from Present to Future?
- The German Medical Informatics Initiative (Haux R)
- Unlocking Data for Research and Healthcare (Gehring S, Eulenfeld R)
- A National Approach to Integrating Health Data from Patient Care and Medical Research (Semler S, Wissing F, Heyder R)
The four funded consortia:
DIFUTURE → https://www.thieme-connect.de/products/ejournals/pdf/10.3414/ME17-02-0022.pdf
HiGHmed → https://www.thieme-connect.de/products/ejournals/pdf/10.3414/ME18-02-0002.pdf
MIRACUM → https://www.thieme-connect.de/products/ejournals/pdf/10.3414/ME17-02-0025.pdf
SMITH → https://www.thieme-connect.de/products/ejournals/pdf/10.3414/ME18-02-0004.pdf