Here you can find an overview of our current publications.

  • Bachmann C J, Scholle O, Bliddal M, dosReis S, Odsbu I, Skurtveit S, Wesselhoeft R, Vivirito A, Zhang C, Scott S: Recognition and management of children and adolescents with conduct disorder: a real-world data study from four western countries. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health. 01/2024. doi: 10.1186/s13034-024-00710-6
  • Prasser F, Riedel N, Wolter S, Corr D, Ludwig M: Künstliche Intelligenz und sichere Gesundheitsdatennutzung im Projekt KI-FDZ: Anonymisierung, Synthetisierung und sichere Verarbeitung für Real-World-Daten | Artificial intelligence and secure use of health data in the KI-FDZ project: anonymization, synthetization, and secure processing of real-world data. Bundesgesundheitsblatt. 01/2024 doi: 10.1007/s00103-023-03823-z
  • Reitzle L, Heidemann C, Jacob J, Pawlowska-Phelan D, Ludwig M, Scheidt-Nave C: Inzidenz von Typ-1- und Typ-2-Diabetes vor und während der COVID-19-Pandemie in Deutschland: Analyse von Routinedaten der Jahre 2015 bis 2021. Journal of Health Monitoring S5/2023. doi: 10.25646/11703
  • Gutu R, Schaps V, Hoebel J, Wachtler B, Beese F, Jacob J, Alibone M, Wahrendorf M: Berufsbedingte Unterschiede in COVID-19-Erkrankungen – Eine wellenspezifische Analyse von 3,17 Millionen gesetzlich Versicherten. ASU Zeitschrift für medizinische Prävention.12/2023. doi: 10.17147/asu-1-324029
  • May M, Oheim R, Bovy L, Doess A, Maessen D, Neukirch B, Norris R, Williams A, Abrahamsen B: Epidemiology of Tumor-Induced Osteomalacia in Germany Based on Real World Data. Calcified Tissue International. 2023. doi: 10.1007/s00223-023-01148-2
  • Bothe T, Basedow F, Kröger C, Enders D: Sick leave before, during, and after short-term outpatient psychotherapy: a cohort study on sick leave days and health care costs between behavioral and psychodynamic psychotherapies on anonymized claims data. Psychological Medicine. 2023. doi: 10.1017/S0033291723003094
  • Wahrendorf M, Schaps V, Reuter M, Hoebel J, Wachtler B, Jacob J, Alibone M, Dragano N: Berufsbedingte Unterschiede bei COVID-19-Morbidität und -Mortalität in Deutschland. Eine Analyse von Krankenkassendaten von 3,17 Mio. Versicherten – Occupational differences of COVID-19 morbidity and mortality in Germany. An analysis of health insurance data from 3.17 million insured persons, Bundesgesundheitsbl 66, 857–868 (2023), doi: 10.1007/s00103-023-03738-9
  • Ben Khaled N, Mörtl B, Beier D, Reiter F P, Pawlowska-Phelan D, Teufel A, Rössler D, Schwade D F, Philipp A, Kubisch I, Ehmer U, Geier A, Lange C M, Mayerle J, Berger-Thürmel K, De Toni E N, Munker S: Changing treatment landscape associated with improved survival in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma: a nationwide, population-based study. European Journal of Cancer 2023. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2023.113248
  • Rakers F, Weise D, Hamzei F, Musleh R, Schwab M, Jacob J, Alibone M, Günther A: Inzidenz und ambulante medizinische Versorgung von Patienten mit schlaganfallassoziierter spastischer Bewegungsstörung / The incidence and outpatient medical care of patients with post-stroke spasticity. Dtsch Arztebl Int 2023. doi: 10.3238/arztebl.m2023.0004
  • Zahn T, Hesse E, Herrera-Rodriguez A, Walker J, Enders D: KI basierter Rapid Evidence Generator mit risikoadjustiertem Propensity Score Matching/ AI based Rapid Evidence Generator with risk-adjusted propensity score matching. Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung. 2023. doi: 10.1007/s11553-023-01048-1
  • Tesch F, Ehm F, Vivirito A, Wende D, Batram M, Loser F, Menzer S, Jacob J, Roessler M, Seifert M, Kind B, König C, Schulte C, Buschmann T, Hertle D, Ballesteros P, Baßler S, Bertele B, Bitterer T, Riederer C, Sobik F, Reitzle L, Scheidt-Nave C, Schmitt J: Incident autoimmune diseases in association with SARS-CoV-2 infection: a matched cohort study. Clinical rheumatology. 2023. doi: 10.1007/s10067-023-06670-0
  • Jacob J, Tesch F, Wende D, Batram M, Loser F, Weidinger O, Roessler M, Seifert M, Risch L, Nagel O, König C, Jucknewitz R, Treskova-Schwarzbach M, Hertle D, Scholz S, Stern S, Ballesteros P, Baßler S, Bertele B, Repschläger U, Richter N, Riederer C, Sobik F, Schramm A, Schulte C, Walker J, Schmitt J: Development of a risk score to identify patients at high risk for a severe course of COVID-19. Journal of Public Health.2023. doi: 10.1007/s10389-023-01884-7
  • Lang L M, Behr C, Ludwig M, Walker J, Lange H C, Basedow F, Justenhoven C: Routine practice data of three cancer entities: Comparison among cancer registry and health insurance dataVersorgungsnahe Daten dreier Krebsentitäten: Vergleich zwischen Krebsregisterdaten und Krankenversicherungsdaten. Zeitschrift für Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualität im Gesundheitswesen Februar 2023.doi:10.1016/j.zefq.2023.01.001
  • Douros A., Basedow F., Cui Y., Dimakos J., Walker J., Enders D., Tagalakis V.: Effectiveness and Safety of Direct Oral Anticoagulants Among Octogenarians with Venous Thromboembolism: An International Multidatabase Cohort Study. The American Journal of Medicine. 2022. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2022.08.033
  • Roessler M, Tesch F, Batram M, Jacob J, Loser F, Weidinger O, Wende D, Vivirito A, Toepfner N, Ehm F,Seifert M, Nagel O, König C, Jucknewitz R, Armann J P,Berner R, Treskova-Schwarzbach M, Hertle D, Scholz S, Stern S, Ballesteros P, Baßler S, Bertele B, Repschläger U, Richter N, Riederer C,Sobik F, Schramm A, Schulte C, Wieler L, Walker J, Scheidt-Nave C, Schmitt J: Post-COVID-19-associated morbidity in children, adolescents, and adults: A matched cohort study including more than 157,000 individuals with COVID-19 in Germany. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1004122
  • Jacob J, Walker J, Swart E, Baum F, Rößler M, Tesch F, Walther F, Wiegand H F, Ihle P, Schmitt J: Potentiale von und Empfehlungen zur Nutzung von GKV Routinedaten in einer pandemischen Versorgungslage – Erfahrungen aus dem Projekt egePan-Unimed des Netzwerk Universitätsmedizin (NUM). Das Gesundheitswesen 2022. doi: 10.1055/a-1915-4526
  • Holthuis E, Smits E, Spentzouris G, Beier D, Enders D, Gini R, Bartolini C, Mazzaglia G, Penning-van Beest F, Herings R: Increased Risk of Stroke Due to Non-adherence and Non-persistence with Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs): Real-World Analyses Using a Nested Case–Control Study from The Netherlands, Italy and Germany. Drugs – Real World Outcomes. 2022. doi: 10.1007/s40801-022-00317-3
  • Schmitt J, Swartb E, Walther F, Walker J, Rößler M, Tesch F, Baum F, Wiegand H, Jacob J, Ihle P: Erfahrungen, Potenziale und Empfehlungen zur Nutzung von Routinedaten zur Evidenzgenerierung in einer pandemischen Versorgungssituation – Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse aus dem NUM-Projekt egePan Unimed. 2022. Abstract.
  • Ludwig M, Enders D, Basedow F, Walker J, Jacob J: Sampling strategy, characteristics and representativeness of the InGef research database. Public Health 2022. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2022.02.013
  • Drewe-Boss P, Enders D, Walker J, Ohler U: Deep learning for prediction of population health costs. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 2022. doi: 10.1186/s12911-021-01743-z
  • Hohmann C, Ludwig M, Walker J, Iliadis C, Schipper J, Baldus S, Pfister R: Real-world anticoagulatory treatment after percutaneous mitral valve repair using MitraClip: a retrospective, observational study on 1300 patients. Clinical Research in Cardiology. 2022 doi: 10.1007/s00392-022-01988-2
  • Bothe T, Walker J, Kröger C: Gender‐related differences in health‐care and economic costs for eating disorders: A comparative cost‐development analysis for anorexia and bulimia nervosa based on anonymized claims data. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 55 (1), 61–75 (2022). doi: 10.1002/eat.23610
  • Hohmann C, Ludwig M, Walker J, Wienemann H, Baldus S, Pfister R: Real-World Anticoagulatory Treatment After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Retrospective, Observational Study on 4,800 Patients. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine. 2021. doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2021.780762
  • Douros A, Basedow F, Cui Y, Walker J, Enders D, Tagalakis V: Effectiveness and safety of direct oral anticoagulants with antiplatelet agents in patients with venous thromboembolism: a multi-database cohort study. Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 2021. doi: 10.1002/rth2.12643
  • Krings A, Jacob J, Seeber F, Pleyer U, Walker J, Stark K, Wilking H: Estimates of Toxoplasmosis Incidence Based on Healthcare Claims Data, Germany, 2011–2016. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2021. doi: 10.3201/eid2708.203740
  • Rößler M , Jacob J, Risch L, Tesch F, Enders D, Wende D,  Jucknewitz  R, Weidinger O,  Batram M,  Ballesteros P, Baßler S, Hertle D,  Repschläger U, Richter N, Schulte C, Schramm A, Sobik F, Treskova-Schwarzbach M, Scholz S,  Schmitt J, Walker J: Hierarchisierung von Risikofaktoren für schwere COVID-19-Erkrankungsverläufe im Kontext der COVID-19-Schutzimpfungen. Eine gepoolte GKV-Routinedatenanalyse basierend auf 30 Mio. Versicherten. Epidemiologisches Bulletin 19/2021, 2021. doi: 10.25646/8405.
  • Jacob J, Klamroth R, Ploner T, Harder T, Koch J, Wichmann O, Walker J: Incidence of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in adults in Germany – a  retrospective study using health claims data. Preprint, April 2021.
  • Sierocinski E, Angelow A, Mainz A, Walker J, Chenot J-F: Patientensicherheit in der Rheumatherapie – Labormonitoring bei Methotrexat. Zeitschrift für Rheumatologie, 2021. doi: 10.1007/s00393-021-00976-7.
  • Bossert J, Ludwig M, Wronski P, Koetsenruijter J, Krug K, Villalobos M, Jacob J, Walker J, Thomas M, Wensing M: Lung cancer patients’ comorbidities and attendance of German ambulatory physicians in a 5-year cross-sectional study. npj primary care respiratory medicine, 2021. doi: 10.1038/s41533-020-00214-8.
  • Bothe T, Jacob J, Kröger C, Walker J: How expensive are post-traumatic stress disorders? Estimating incremental health care and economic costs on anonymised claims data. The European Journal of Health Economics, 21, 917–930 (2020). doi: 10.1007/s10198-020-01184-x
  • Ludwig M, Jacob J, Basedow F, Andersohn F, Walker J: Clinical outcomes and characteristics of patients hospitalized for Influenza or COVID-19 in Germany. Int J Infect Dis, 2020. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.11.204
  • Beckmann A, Bitzer E-M, Lederle M, Ihle P, Walker J, Marshall U, Horenkamp-Sonntag D, Schneider S,  Zeymer U for the REVASK study group: Health Care Analysis on Myocardial Revascularization in Patients with Chronic Coronary Artery Disease: The Multicenter REVASK Study: Design and Protocol. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 2020. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1721391 
  • Schmedt N, Enders D, Walker J, Garbe E, Douros A: Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors and the risk of venous thromboembolism in patients with type 2 diabetes: a cohort study. Am J Med, 2020. doi10.1016/j.amjmed.2020.10.046
  • Beermann S, Jacob J, Dudareva S, Jansen K, Marcus U, Zimmermann R, Bremer V: Gelingt das Screening von Schwangeren auf HIV, Syphilis und Hepatitis B in Deutschland? Eine Analyse auf Basis von Routinedaten. Bundesgesundheitsblatt 631143–1150 (2020). doi: 10.1007/s00103-020-03199-4
  • Ohlmeier C, Gothe H, Haas J, Osowski U, Weinhold C, Blauwitz S, Schmedt N, Galetzka W, Berkemeier F, Tackenberg B, Stangel M: Epidemiology, characteristics and treatment of patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis and incidence of high disease activity: Real world evidence based on German claims data. PLoS One, 2020, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0231846
  • Angelow A, Ploner T, Grimmsmann T, Walker J, Chenot J-F: Dual renin-angiotensin-aldosterone blockade: Implementation of published research and Dear Doctor letters in ambulatory care: A retrospective observational study using prescription data. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf., 2020, doi: 10.1002/pds.4965
  • Jacob J, Schmedt N, Hickstein L, Galetzka W, Walker J, Enders D: Comparison of Approaches to Select a Propensity Score Matched Control Group in the Absence of an Obvious Start of Follow Up for this Group: An Example Study on the Economic Impact of the DMP Bronchial Asthma. Gesundheitswesen, 2019, doi: 10.1055/a-0948-5356
  • Viniol A, Ploner T, Hickstein L, Haasenritter J, Klein K M, Walker J, Donner-Banzhoff N, Becker A: Prescribing practice of pregabalin/ gabapentin in pain therapy: an evaluation of German claim data. BMJ Open, 2019, doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-021535
  • Husser D, Ueberham L, Jacob J, Heuer D, Riedel-Heller S, Walker J, Hindricks G, Bollmann A: Prevalence of clinically apparent hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in Germany -An analysis of over 5 million patients. PLoS One, 2018, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0196612
  • Beier D, Galetzka W, Hickstein L, Meinhardt M, Häckl D, Schmedt N: Epidemiology, outcomes and treatment patterns among patients with coronary artery disease and/or peripheral artery disease treated in routine clinical practice in Germany. 25. Jahrestagung der GAA, 2018, doi: 10.3205/18gaa03
  • Galetzka W, Jacob J, Enders D: Adapation eines Modells aus dem Natural Language Processing zur Prognose von Leistungskosten auf Basis von GKV Routinedaten. 17. Deutscher Kongress für Versorgungsforschung, 2018. Abstract.
  • Galetzka W, Jacob J, Enders D: Adaption eines Modells aus dem Natural Language Processing zur Prognose von Psychiatrieeinweisungen auf Basis von GKV Routinedaten. 63. Jahrestagung der GMDS, 2018. Abstract.
  • Ploner T, Heß S, Walker J, Grum M, Drewe-Boss P: Disease Trajectory Analysis of COPS patients based on Health claims data. Herbstworkshop DG Epi, 2018.
  • Jacob J, Walker J: Kosten- und Mengeneffekte des MICADO- Selektivvertrags. Monitor Versorgungsforschung, 2018, doi: 10.24945/MVF.04.18.1866-0533.2092. Abstract.
  • Schmedt NAndersohn F, Walker J, Garbe E: Sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors and the risk of fractures of the upper or lower limbs in patients with type 2 diabetes: A nested case-control study. Diabetes Obes Metab, 2018, doi: 10.1111/dom .13480. Abstract.
  • Hickstein L, Kiel S, Raus C, Heß S, Walker J, Chenot J.F.: Akupunktur als Leistung der gesetzlichen Krankenversicherung in Deutschland – eine retrospektive Beobachtungsstudie basierend auf Abrechnungsdaten. Der Schmerz, 2018, doi: 10.1007/s00482-017-0258-2. Abstract.
  • Jacob J, Mischker A, Klinger N, Zickermann C, Walker J: Evaluation eines Infektionsscreenings auf bakterielle Vaginosen zur Vermeidung von Frühgeburten. Monitor Versorgungsforschung, 05/2017, S. 41-45, doi: 10.24945/MVF.05.17.1866-0533.2039. Abstract.
  • Diel R, Jacob J, Lampenius N, Loebinger M, Nienhaus A, Rabe K, Ringshausen F: Burden of non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease in Germany. European Respiratory Journal, 2017, doi: 10.1183/13993003.02109-2016. Abstract.
  • Walker J, Mertens U.K, Schmidt C.O, Chenot J.-F: Effect on healthcare utilization and costs of spinal manual therapy for acute low back pain in routine care: A propensity score matched cohort study. PLOS ONE, 2017, doi:https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0177255. Abstract.
  • Andersohn F, Walker J : Characteristics and external validity of the German Health Risk Institute (HRI) Database. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 2016 , doi: 10.1002/pds.3895. Abstract.
  • Jacob J, Lehne M, Mischker A, Klinger N, Zickermann C, Walker J : Cost effects of preterm birth: a comparison of health care costs associated with early preterm, late preterm, and full-term birth in the first 3 years after birth, The European Journal of Health Economics, 2016, doi: 10.1007/s10198-016-0850-x, Abstract.
  • Andersohn F, Walker J: Faktencheck Rücken Ausmaß und regionale Variationen von Behandlungsfällen und bildgebender Diagnostik, Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2016
  • Bode K, Vogel R, Walker J, Kröger C: Health care costs of borderline personality disorder and matched controls with major depressive disorder: a comparative study based on anonymized claims data, The European Journal of Health Economics, 2016, doi: 10.1007/s10198-016-0858-2, Abstract.
  • Viniol A, Hickstein L, Walker J, Donner-Banzhoff N, Baum E, Becker A: Influence of thyroid hormone therapy on the fracture rate – a claims data cohort study. Bone, 2016, doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2016.03.002, Abstract.
  • Jacob J, Sunder-Plassmann D, Walker J: Evaluation eines Integrierten Versorgungsvertrages zur Versorgung von Patienten mit chronischer Herzinsuffizienz, Monitor Versorgungsforschung, 2016. Abstract.