Seminar Innovative Health Solutions for Statutory Health Insurance (SHI) in Cooperation with a SHI Partner (375025)

Seminar Innovative Health Solutions for Statutory Health Insurance (SHI) in Cooperation with a SHI Partner (375025)

Seminar Profile

General features
Title Seminar Innovative Health Solutions for Statutory Health Insurance (SHI) in Cooperation with a SHI Partner
Reference number(s) 375025
Semester Winter term 2023/24
Rhythm of the event Winter term only 
Framework topic (content) In the seminar, innovative solutions will be developed for practice-relevant issues in the field of statutory health insurance.
Target audience/ assignment

MSc WiWi PO 2018: Area Health Economics

Number of places max. 15 places (+ 5 on waiting list)
Language German
Venue Internal seminar
Practice partner Yes
Rhythm of the course Block event
Preparation of term paper During the lecture period
Requirements and support
Objective Specific issues from the business field of the practice partner will be presented, and a solution will be developed together in the seminar as well as a way of implementation will be defined. Students write a seminar thesis. Before submission, the students present their work in a block event, which also includes a group discussion.
Required prior knowledge Knowledge of empirical economic research methods and health economics
Supporting course for an introduction to scientific work

Mandatory, dates will be announced. ILIAS test has to be completed.

Formal requirements Guidelines for writing scientific papers and theses
General literature

Flick, U., von Kardorff, E. (2005): Qualitative Forschung: Ein Handbuch, 11. Auflage, Berlin.
Mayring, P. (2002): Einführung in die qualitative Sozialforschung. Weinheim: Beltz Verlag.
Kuckartz, U. (2014): Mixed Methods. Methodologie, Forschungsdesigns und Analyseverfahren. Wiesbaden: Springer.
Bortz, J., Döring, N. (2006): Forschungsmethoden und Evaluation für Human- und Sozialwissenschaftler. Heidelberg: Springer.
Knapp, J., Zeratsky, J., Kowitz, B. (2016): Sprint.
How to solve big problems and test new ideas in just five Days. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Banbary A. et al (2021): Using the Double Diamond model to co-design a dementia caregivers telehealth peer support program.

J Telemed Telecare 27(10):667-673.
Basic literature as an introduction to each topic No
Methodology Basic knowledge of qualitative or quantitative data collection and analysis.
Special software used Depending on the topic Conceptboard, Excel, R, SAS, Stata, MAXQDA, SPSS
Recommended word processing software No special recommendation
Term paper page count 5-10 pages
Discussion of outline Several possible
Performance requirements / evaluation incl. weighting Compulsory attendance, written part 60% and presentation 40%
Assessor Prof. Dr. Annika Herr
Contact Person PD Dr. Jan Zeidler 
Group work and assignment of topics
Group work  Yes
Group size  5
Group composition procedure The groups are composed together with the practice partner.
Topics The topics are generated together with the practice partner. The practice partner selects the topics with regard to their relevance for the SHI.
Topic allocation procedure Preference-based
Type of pre-registration  Stud.IP (first come, first serve)
Time schedule
Pre-registration / application 28/09/2023 – 05/10/2023, maximum 15 persons + 5 on waiting list, lottery procedure
Preliminary discussion / topic presentation / kick-o meeting

09/10/2023, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Topic assignment 09/10/2023
Binding registration After kick-off-meeting
Start of processing term paper 09/10/2023
Term paper submission 01/02/2024
Presentation submission 16/01/2024
Presentation event 18/01/2024, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.