Publications

Extract of publications Prof. Dr. Alexander Geissler & Team, Chair of Health Economics, Policy and Management:

Peer-reviewed articles
2024

Kuklinski, David: Blum, Marcel; Subelack, Jonas; Geissler, Alexander; Eichenberger, Alena; Morant Rudolf (2024) Breast cancer patients enrolled in the Swiss mammography screening program “donna” demonstrate prolonged survival. Breast Cancer Res 

Steinbeck, Viktoria; Bischof, Anja Y.; Schöner, Lukas; Kuklinski; David & Geissler, Alexander (2024) Gender health gap pre- and post-joint arthroplasty: identifying affected patient-reported health domains. Int J Equity Health 

Bischof, Anja; Cordier, Johannes; Vogel, Justus & Geissler, Alexander (2024) Medication adherence halves COPD patients’ hospitalization risk – evidence from Swiss health insurance data npj Primary care Respiratory Medicine 

Vogel, Justus; Hollenbach, Johannes; Hollenbach, Johannes; Haering, Alexander; Augurzky, Boris & Geissler, Alexander (2024) The association of hospital profitability and digital maturity – An explorative study using data from the German DigitalRadar project Health Policy
2023
Steinbeck, Viktoria; Langenberger, Benedikt; Schöner, Lukas; Wittich, Laura; Klauser, Wolfgang: Mayer, Martin; Kuklinski, David; Vogel, Justus; Geissler, Alexander; Pross, Christoph & Busse, Reinhard (2023) Electronic Patient-Reported Outcome Monitoring to Improve Quality of Life After Joint Replacement - Secondary Analyses of a Randomized Clinical Trial JAMA Network Open 
Langenberger, Benedikt; Steinbeck, Viktoria; Schöner, Lukas; Busse, Reinhard; Pross, Christoph & Kuklinski, David (2023) Exploring treatment effect heterogeneity of a PROMs alert intervention in knee and hip arthroplasty patients: A causal forest application Computers in Biology and Medicine 
Berger, Elke; Reichebner, Christoph; Eriksen, Astrid; Hildebrandt, Meik; Kuklinski, David & Busse, Reinhard (2023) Spezialisierte Behandlung ovn Darmkrebs in zertifizierten Krebszentren: Müssen Patient*innen wirklich weitere Wege auf sich nehmen? Gesundheitswesen 
Bischof, Anja Y. & Geissler, Alexander (2023) Making the cut on caesarean section: a logistic regression analysis on factors favouring caesarean sections without medical indication in comparison to spontaneous vaginal birth (unisg.ch) BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Kuklinski, David; Vogel, Justus; Henschke, Cornelia; Pross Christoph & Geissler, Alexander (2023) Robotic-assisted surgery for prostatectomy - does the diffusion of robotic systems contribute to treatment centralization and influence patients' hospital choice? Health Economics Review 
Schöner, Lukas; Kuklinski, David; Geissler, Alexander; Busse, Reinhard & Pross, Christoph (2023) A composite measure for patient‑reported outcomes in orthopedic care: design principles and validity checks. Quality of Life Research
2022
Moser, Dominik (2022) Quality aspects relating to giving birth in Switzerland: An analysis of quality indicators in inpatient obstetrics from 2013 to 2017. Front. Public Health
Bleibtreu, Elena; von Ahlen, Christine & Geissler, Alexander (2022) Service-, needs-, and quality-based hospital capacity planning – The evolution of a revolution in Switzerland. Health Policy
Enodien, Bassey; Moser, Dominik; Kessler,Florian: Taha-Mehlitz, Stephanie: Frey, Daniel M. & Taha Anas (2022) Cost and Quality Comparison of Hernia Surgery in Stationary, Day-Patient and Outpatient Care. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 
Quentin, Wilm; Stephani, Victor; Berenson, Robert A.; Bilde, Lone; Grasic, Katja; Sikkut, Riina; Touré, Mariama & Geissler, Alexander (2022) How Denmark, England, Estonia, France, Germany, and the USA Pay for Variable, Specialized and Low Volume Care: A Cross-country Comparison of In-patient Payment Systems International Journal of Health Policy and Management
Vogel, Justus F. A.; Barkhausen, Max; Pross, Christoph M. & Geissler, Alexander (2022) Defining minimum volume thresholds to increase quality of care: a new patient-oriented approach using mixed integer programming. The European Journal of Health Economics
Kuklinski, David; Marques, Carlos J.; Bohlen, Karina; Westphal, Karl C.; Lampe, Frank & Geissler, Alexander (2022) Thresholds for meaningful improvement in WOMAC scores need to be adjusted to patient characteristics after hip and knee replacement. Journal of Orthopaedics
Strumann, Christoph; Geissler, Alexander; Busse, Reinhard & Pross, Christoph (2022) Can competition improve hospital quality of care? A difference-in-differences approach to evaluate the effect of increasing quality transparency on hospital quality. The European Journal of Health Economics
2021
Kuklinski, D., Vogel, J. & Geissler, A. (2021) The impact of quality on hospital choice. Which information affects patients’ behavior for colorectal resection or knee replacement?. Health Care Manag Sci 
Moser, Dominik; von Ahlen, Christine & Geissler, Alexander (2021) Qualitätsvariation in der Schweiz: Analyse der Mamma-Resektionen bei Brustkrebs anhand des Qualitätsindikators der Brusterhaltung. Das Gesundheitswesen
von Ahlen, Christine; Moser, Dominik & Geissler, Alexander (2021) Qualitätstransparenz in der stationären Krankenhausversorgung der Schweiz. Gesundheitsökonomie und Qualitätsmanagement
Working papers
2024
Vogel, Justus; Haering, Alexander; Kuklinski, David & Geissler, Alexander (2024) Is There a Relationship between Hospital Process Digitalization and Quality of Care? – Observational Study Using Data from Hospital Quality Report Cards and the DigitalRadar Project. Ruhr Economic Papers
2023

Vogel, Justus; Hollenbach, Johannes; Haering, Alexander; Augurzky, Boris & Geissler, Alexander (2023) Are Profitable Hospitals More Digitally Mature? – An Explorative Study Using Data from the German DigitalRadar Project. Ruhr Economic Papers.

Cordier, Johannes; Salvi, Irene; Geissler Alexander & Vogel, Justus (2023) Is rapid recovery always the best recovery? - Developing a machine learning approach for optimal assignment rules under capacity constraints for knee replacement patients. Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers.

Book chapters
2024

Subelack, Jonas; Kuklinski, David; Vogel, Justus & Geissler, Alexander (2024). Spitalplanung in der Schweiz: Impulse für die deutsche Krankenhausreform. In Klauber, Jürgen; Wasem, Jörg; Beivers, Andreas; Mostert, Carina & Scheller-Kreinsen, David. (eds) Krankenhaus-Report 2024. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. S. 45-63

Geissler, Alexander, Krause, Franz & Leber, Wulf-Dietrich. (2024). Neugestaltung der deutschen Krankenhauslandschaft. In: Klauber, Jürgen; Wasem, Jörg; Beivers, Andreas; Mostert, Carina & Scheller-Kreinsen, David (eds) Krankenhaus-Report 2024. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. S. 81-105
2022
Geissler, Alexander; Wiesmann, Anne & Thun, Sylvia (2022) Messung des digitalen Reifegrades von deutschen Krankenhäusern - Status quo und Perspektiven. In Marx, Gernot & Meister, Sven (ed.): Die digitale Intensivstation - Handlungsfelder, Erfordernisse, Umsetzung. Berlin : Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft S. 156-161.
Busse, Reinhard & Geissler, Alexander (2022) Ziele des Gesundheitssystems, Strategien der Gesundheitspolitik und Herausforderungen für Krankenhäuser: eine kurze Einführung. In Debatin, Jörg F.; Ekkernkamp, Axel; Schulte, Barbara & Tecklenburg, Andreas (Hrsg.): Krankenhausmanagement.  Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft, S. 3-8.
2020
Oschmann, Laura; Nimptsch, Ulrike; Möckel, Martin; Römer, Claudia & Geissler, Alexander (2020) Notfallstufen: qualitative Unterschiede in der Notfallversorgung. In Dormann, Franz; Klauber, Jürgen & Kuhlen, Ralf (Hrsg.): Qualitätsmonitor 2020. Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft, S. 33-61.
Stephani, Victor; Geissler, Alexander & Quentin, Wilm (2020) Vergütung von spezialisierten, seltenen und kostenvariablen Fällen außerhalb des DRG-Systems: Erfahrungen aus Deutschland, Dänemark, England, Estland, Frankreich und den USA. In Klauber, Jürgen; Geraedts, Max; Friedrich, Jörg; Wasem, Jürgen & Beivers, Andreas (Hrsg.): Krankenhaus-Report. Springer-Verlag GmbH, 2020, S. 53-67.
Vogel, Justus; Letzgus, Philipp & Geissler, Alexander (2020) Paradigmenwechsel in der Krankenhausplanung – hin zu Leistungs-, Bedarfs- und Qualitätsorientierung für einen höheren Patientennutzen. In Klauber, Jürgen; Geraedts, Max; Friedrich, Jörg; Wasem, Jürgen & Beivers, Andreas (Hrsg.): Krankenhaus-Report. Springer-Verlag GmbH, S. 327-358.
2019
Vogel, Justus; Polin, Katherine; Pross, Christoph & Geissler, Alexander (2019) Implikationen von Mindestmengen und Zertifizierungsvorgaben: Auswirkungen verschiedener Vorgaben auf den deutschen Krankenhaussektor. In Dormann, F., Klauber, J., Kuhlen, R., Amon, M. (Hrsg.): Qualitätsmonitor. Berlin: MWV Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Vertragsgesellschaft, S. 63-88
2016
Van den Heede, Koen; Dubois, Cécile; Devriese, Stephan; Baier, Natalie; Camaly, Olivier; Depuijdt, Eveline; Geissler, Alexander; Ghesquiere, Annelies; Misplon, Sarah; Quentin, Wilm; Van Loon, Christophe & Van de Voorde, Carine (2016) Organisation and payment of emergency care services in Belgium: current situation and options for reform. KCE Report 263. Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE).
2014
Van de Voorde, Carine; Van den Heede, Koen; Obyn, Caroline; Quentin, Wilm; Geissler, Alexander; Wittenbecher, Friedrich; Busse, Reinhard; Magnussen, Jon; Camaly, Olivier; Devriese, Stephan; Gerkens, Sophie; Misplon, Sarah; Neyt, Mattias & Mertens, Raf (2014) Conceptual framework for the reform of the Belgian hospital payment system. KCE Report 229. Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE)
Articles in professional journals
2020
Geissler, Alexander (2020) Spitalplanung für mehr Patientennutzen. In: im dialog - Magazin über Gesundheitspolitik der CSS Gruppe, 3, S. 19.
Berger, Elke; Busse, Reinhard; Geissler, Alexander; Spies, Claudia & Weiss, Björn (2020) Übertragbarkeit neuer Versorgungsformen in die Regelversorgung. In: Gesundheits- und Sozialpolitik 74, 1, S. 64-70.
2018
Berger, Elke; Busse, Reinhard; Finger, Benjamin; Focke, Klaus & Geissler, Alexander (2018) Krankenhaus: Impulse aus Dänemark für Deutschland. In: Gesundheits- und Sozialpolitik 72, 3, S. 19-24.

 

Please find below a list of the working papers and scientific reports published in the Working Paper Series in Health Economics, Management and Policy.

Year Title Authors Type
2024

Thesen und Empfehlungen zur Krankenhausreform in Deutschland

Justus VogelDavid KuklinskiAlexander Geissler

Research Report
2023

Price sensitivity and demand for healthcare services: Investigating demand-side financial incentives using anonymised claims data from Switzerland

Irene SalviJohannes Cordier; David KuklinskiJustus Vogel; Alexander Geissler  

Research Report
2023 The power of knowledge: A survey on COPD patients' health literacy in Switzerland Anja Bischof Working Paper
2023

Auswirkungen der Krankenhausreform in Deutschland: Diskussion der Möglichkeiten einer Folgenabschätzung der Reform und des Potenzials der NRW-Qualitätsvorgaben

Justus VogelDavid KuklinskiAlexander Geissler  

Research Report
2023 Analyse der Schweizer Spitallandschaft anhand der Zürcher Spitalleistungsbereiche und -gruppen: Ableitung von Empfehlungen für die Krankenhausreform in Deutschland David KuklinskiJonas Subelack
Alexander GeisslerJustus Vogel
Research Report
2023 Identifikation und Quantifizierung von Low Value Care mit anonymisierten Schweizer Versichertendaten am Beispiel von chronisch-obstruktiver Lungenerkrankung (COPD) und koronarer Herzkrankheit (KHK) Anja BischofJohannes CordierJustus Vogel Alexander Geissler Research Report
2023 Design Principles of Clinical Dashboards Incorporating PROMs: Crafting and Elaborating the Potential of Clinical Dashboards Incorporating PROMs

Anja BischofIrene Salvi; David Kuklinski;Justus Vogel; Alexander Geissler

Research Report
2023 Instrument zur Evaluierung des Reifegrades der Krankenhäuser hinsichtlich der Digitalisierung DigitalRadar Krankenhaus Konsortium Research Report
2021 Digitalization in MedTech: Understanding the Impact on Total Knee Arthroplasty Max Lorenz, Patrick Reinhard, Thomas Spring  Research Report

 

On this page, we publish posters and presentations accepted and presented at different conferences:

Year Title Presenter Authors Download
2024

What kind of self-management works and what patients need to better self-manage in the case of COPD -Evidence from Swiss survey data

EuHEA Conference 

Daria Bukanova

Daria Bukanova
Anja Yvonne Bischof
Justus Vogel
Alexander Geissler

Presentation
2024

Entity embedding of high-dimensional claims data for hospitalized exacerbation prediction

EuHEA Conference 

Johannes Cordier

Johannes Cordier
Alexander Geissler
Justus Vogel

Presentation
2024

The potential of a PROM based DHI in knee and hip replacement to unburden thehealthcare system post-surgery Secondary analyses of the PROMoting Quality RCT

EuHEA Conference  

David Kuklinski
Lukas Schöner

David Kuklinski
Lukas Schöner
Alexander Geissler
Reinhard Busse
Justus Vogel

Presentation
2024

Designing a clinical decision support algorithm for optimal ICU discharge decisions – A causal machine learning approach

EuHEA Conference  

Justus Vogel

Justus Vogel
Johannes Cordier
Miodrag Filipovic

Presentation
2024

Rapid recovery after joint replacement: a cost-effective post-recovery path from the German payer’s perspective

EuHEA Conference  

Irene Salvi Irene Salvi Presentation
2024

Assessing the relationship between hospital process
digitalization and quality of care – learnings from an
evaluation of the German hospital landscape

16th dggö Annual Conference 

Justus Vogel

Justus Vogel
Alexander Haering
David Kuklinski
Alexander Geissler

Presentation
2024

Spitalplanung in der Schweiz: Impulse für die deutsche Krankenhausreform

16th dggö Annual Conference 

Jonas Subelack

Jonas Subelack
David Kuklinski
Justus Vogel
Alexander Geissler

Presentation
2024

The potential of a PROM based DHI in knee and hip replacement to unburden thehealthcare system post-surgery- Secondary analyses of the PROMoting Quality RCT

16th dggö Annual Conference 

David Kuklinski David Kuklinski
Lukas Schöner
Alexander Geissler
Justus Vogel
Presentation
2024

What happens after exceeding the deductible? Investigating demand-side financial incentives using claims data from Switzerland

16. dggö Jahrestagung 

Irene Salvi

Irene Salvi
Johannes Cordier
Justus Vogel
Alexander Geissler

Presentation
2024

Comparative Study of Healthcare Quality Reporting Websites: A Content Analysis Across Nine Western Countries

16. dggö Jahrestagung 

Maxime Sapin Maxime Sapin
David Kuklinski
Alexander Geissler
Justus Vogel
Presentation
2024

Retrospective evaluation of interval breast cancer with AI diagnostic software

European Congress of Radiology 

Jonas Subelack

Jonas Subelack
Alexander Geissler
Justus Vogel
Rudolf Morant
Alena Eichenberger
Marcel Blum
Axel Gräwingholt
David Kuklinski

Presentation
2023

The association of hospital profitability and digital maturity An explorative study using data from the German DigitalRadar project

15th dggö Annual Conference 

Justus Vogel

Justus Vogel
Johannes Hollenbach 
Alexander Haering
Boris Augurzky 
Alexander Geissler

Presentation
2023

What matters when interpreting patient-reported outcomes? - Adjusted minimal clinically important differences for hip and knee replacement patients

15th dggö Annual Conference 

Irene Salvi Irene Salvi   
David Kuklinski
Justus Vogel
Anja Bischof
Alexander Geissler
Presentation
2023

Don’t cheat on your prescription! – A retrospective study on COPD patients’ medication adherence based on Swiss sickness fund data

15th dggö Annual Conference 

Anja Bischof Anja Bischof
Johannes Cordier
Justus Vogel
Alexander Geissler  
Presentation
2023

Cost-utility and cost-effectiveness of Rapid Recovery after knee replacement: The payer’s perspective

ISPOR Europe 

Irene Salvi Irene Salvi Poster
2023

What happens after exceeding the deductible? Demand-side financial incentives for the overuse of healthcare services

EuHEA Conference 

Irene Salvi Irene Salvi
Johannes Cordier
Justus Vogel
Alexander Geissler
Poster
2023

Mammography Screening Program "Donna" significantly reduces overall mortality of women with breast cancer

Swiss Society of Senology

Rudolf Morant Marcel Blum
Jonas Subelack
David Kuklinski
Alexander Geissler
Alena  Eichenberger
Rudolf Morant
Poster
2023

Interval Carcinomas in the mammography screening program "Donna" (St.Gallen & Graubünden): A retrospective evaluation for quality control and improvement

Swiss Society of Senology

Rudolf Morant Jonas Subelack
Alexander Geissler
Marcel Blum
Rudolf Morant
Alena Eichenberger
David Kuklinski
Poster
2022

Adipositachirurgie in einer zentrumorientierten Krankenhausplanung

11. Adipositassymposium

Justus Vogel Justus Vogel
Alexander Geissler
Presentation
2022

What is the association between gender and health-related quality of life in patients who underwent total hip or knee arthroplasty?

EuHEA PhD Conference

Anja Bischof

Anja Bischof
Viktoria Steinbeck
David Kuklinski
Carlos J. Marques
Karina Bohlen
Karl C. Westphal
Frank Lampe
Alexander Geissler

Poster
2022

Socio-demographic factors associated with mild, moderate, and severe dementia in the Swiss psychiatric inpatient setting

5th Interational Psychiatry Congress on Mental Health and Recovery

Elena Bleibtreu Irene Salvi
Elena Bleibtreu
Alexander Geissler
Poster
2022

Identifying Barriers to Access to Treatment with Hydroxyurea for Patients with Sickle Cell Disease – A Qualitative Analysis of the Supply Chain in Ghana

Global Congress on Sickle Cell Disease

Simone Graven

Simone Graven
Anja Bischof
Alexander Geissler

Poster
2021

What makes the difference on the decision for the delivery mode?

iHEA

Anja Bischof Anja Bischof
Alexander Geissler
Poster
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