“Insurance Medicine 2.0 in a changing world”. EUMASS 2023, Strasbourg (France) Sept 28-30 Don’t miss one of the key conferences in Insurance Medicine in EUROPE. This biannual congress organised by EUMASS (European Union of Medicine in Assurance and Social Security) offers opportunities for practitioners, researchers, and stakeholders to meet up and share knowledge. Click here for more information.
Newsletter 2023, Issue 20
With a great pleasure we present the first Newsletter 2023. The past year was marked by many internal changes. Nevertheless, we were able to travel again, attend meetings and make new contacts.
Interventions regarding physicians’ sickness certification practice – a systematic literature review with meta-analyses
As yet, interventions aiming to influence physicians’ sickness certification practice have not been evaluated scientifically. Studies in this field differ considerably concerning intervention content and effect measures. Against this background, in our meta-analysis we observed no statistically significant effect in favor of the interventions for having any return to work (RTW, i.e. first, partial, or full) nor full RTW.
Set of podcasts on Cochrane Reviews
We proudly present our first set of podcasts on Cochrane Reviews in English, German and French:
Extensive variability of work participation outcomes – J Clin Epidemiol 2022
Work participation is an outcome measured frequently in international research and across disciplines, but definitions and measurement methods vary substantially between trials. Consensus needs to be reached on key work participation outcomes, terminology and clinimetrically-sound measurement methods. Click here to read the J Clin
Basel Fairness Questionnaire for work disability evaluation – PLOS ONE 2021
There are currently no tools for assessing claimants’ perceived fairness in work disability evaluations.
EUMASS Congress 2021 from 16-17 September 2021 purely ONLINE (NEW 2 days)
Update from January 15, 2021 It remains uncertain whether holding large events on-site will be feasible in the coming months.
Cochrane Insurance Medicine celebrates fifth Anniversary
The Cochrane Knowledge Translation (KT) Department invited Cochrane Insurance Medicine to talk about the successes and challenges of the past five years, our KT strategy, working in collaboration with partners and other Cochrane Group, and our plans for the future. The CIM blog is available here.