Value in Healthcare

The research group Value in Healthcare addresses various topics within the health system with the goal to increase the objective and subjective value of healthcare provision for patients.

In our projects we define value as the best-possible outcomes for patients given budgetary restrictions and patient preferences. Measured outcomes include clinical and patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) to re-center care around the patient.

With our research we want to inform providers and physicians, policy makers, the industry, health insurances and patients.

Research topics include the impact of (1) optimized patient pathways and intersectoral collaboration, (2) payment system (e.g.. capitation, bundled payments)/ scheme (e.g., value-based pricing) changes, (3) innovations (e.g., Artificial Intelligence, digital health interventions), (4) policy changes (e.g., hospital capacity planning), and (5) quality transparency initiatives (e.g., quality dashboards, certifications) on healthcare expenditures and patient value.

For more information on our recent projects, see links below:

The research group is led by Dr. David Kuklinski. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We are very happy to share our insights and discuss pressing challenges of the health system – just contact us: