Health Management has developed into an important factor for the economy in Rheinland-Palatinate. It offers employment to many people with various qualificatons. The University Medical Center is the second biggest employer in Rheinland-Palatinate with 7,500 employees.
The "Initiative Health Management Rheinland-Palatinate"works to improve the Standing of this economic sector while at the same time contining to uphold the high standards of medical and nursing care in this state.
Regional and branch-related foci are developed within leading state and regional projects. Particular attention is paid to network-building and cross-sector cooperation.
The University Medical Center is currently involved in the following Projects:
The ADAPTHERA Network work to optimally treat patients who have been newly diagnosed with chronic Rheumatism early on. Since September 2011, any patient in Rheinland-Palatinate who exhibits early symptoms can be accepted into the network. The first contact person is their general practioner. ADAPTHERA is researching simple but innovative tests that in the future will show the best treatment options for patients from the very beginning.
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thrombVEAL is a trial program under the title "Medical Treatment of Patients with Oral Anticoagulation." In four sub-studies, different care systems within the scope of observation studies will be examined. The quality of the medical care will be scientifically analyzed and evaluated to identify weak spots and potential areas for improvement of patient care.
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The goal of the project "Wundnetz Rheinland-Palatinate" is to provide patients with chronic wounds with better and faster treatment. A coordinated network of general practitioners, specialized doctors, hospitals and nurses, as well as the application of modern wound therapies should improve the treament of patients with poor healing wounds. This leads to faster healing times, prevents the patient from experiencing painful rebandaging, and saves unnecessary costs.
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