Participating in IQWiG's work
There are various ways in which you can participate in IQWiG's assessments:
- Contributing expert knowledge: Professionals with experience in medical specialties as well as methodological or clinical experience can participate as external experts in the preparation of our assessments and our easily understandable health information.
- Contributing the patients' perspective: Patients can contribute their perspective on the early benefit assessment of drugs according to AMNOG, on the benefit assessments of drugs and non-drug interventions, and on our health information.
- Propose topic for HTA report: In the “Themencheck Medizin" (Topic check medicine) members of the public can propose medical topics on examination and treatment methods which, from their point of view, should undergo a scientific Investigation.
- Submitting comments: All interested parties - people, institutions, industry - may participate in IQWiG's current benefit assessments by submitting comments on report plans or preliminary reports.
Depending on how you participate in IQWiG's work: in the interest of transparency, certain external advisors of IQWiG are obliged to disclose any potential conflicts of interest. You can find further information under the navigation point "conflicts of interest".