2008: Assessment of the Benefits and Harms of Medical Interventions / Science, Society, and the Individual

Leading health care experts from home and abroad met again at the IQWiG Autumn Symposium in Cologne on 28 and 29 November to discuss current and controversial aspects of medicine.

The first day focused on a key topic of the Institute: evaluating the benefit and harm of medical interventions. The topic for the second day of the symposium explored the requirements of and consequences for stakeholders in health care on the one hand, and insured citizens and patients on the other, as a result of the scientific knowledge obtained.