Contributing expert knowledge

External experts with experience in certain medical specialties and methodological or clinical experience may participate as experts in the preparation of our assessments, reports and generally understandable health information.

The following options exist for people who wish to participate in IQWiG's work as an external expert:

The following options exist for people who wish to participate in IQWiG's work as an external expert:

Answer specific questions (using a questionnaire or in interview form) on therapeutic indications, treatments, and daily clinical practice for the following assessments:

  • dossier assessments of drugs (AMNOG, § 35a SGB V)
  • assessments of the potential of non-drug interventions (§ 137e SGB V)
  • assessments according to § 137h SGB V on examination and treatment methods with high-risk medical devices

What do you need to do?

Register in our expert database. From this database, we select experts according to the topic of interest and defined criteria.

Provide a medical review of our easily understandable texts on informedhealthonline.org

What do you need to do?

Register in our expert database. From this database, we select experts according to the topic of interest and defined criteria.

Write reviews or discuss open questions on benefit assessments of drugs and non-drug interventions, describe health care standards for guideline synopses or prepare HTA reports as part of the “ThemenCheck Medizin” (HTA reports suggested by the general public).

What do you need to do?

Check whether we have announced current calls for tender. You can also use the IQWiG Info Service (only in german) to be informed about new calls for tender. If a call for tender is published, send us the required documents. In this way, you will participate in our tendering procedure.

Comment on report plans or preliminary reports of benefit assessments, guideline synopses or health information, preliminary HTA reports or drafts of the methods paper.

What do you need to do?

If you participate in IQWiG’s commenting procedures.

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