Research

Challenges in Health Care

This site contains an overview of the projects of the first funding period (2016-2020) of the Leibniz Science Campus Ruhr

Research Area


Regional Variation

Health care supply and demand display large regional variation. LSCR studies the reasons for this variation and considers the consequences for health policy. This research area consists of the following five projects.

Research Area


Sustainable Supply

Demographic trends will result in a reduction of qualified health-care personnel. We analyse how this development will affect health care provision in order to develop solutions that ensure access to ambulatory care in rural areas.

Project


Ambulatory Care

Project


Long Term Care

Research Area


Prevention

In the face of dwindling health-care resources, one way to maintain high-quality care is by reducing demand. In this context, disease prevention and understanding health care demand are increasingly important.