Digital living environments and health

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The Institute for Medicine, Informatics and Economics (GECKO) is the centre of research activities in the field of digital living environments and health. It represents the central issues facing the German health care system in the coming decades: health, computing, costs, outcomes. GECKO undertakes research and development at the interfaces between medicine, economics and informatics. 


Research topics include:

  • E-learning in medicine
  • Health economics
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Consumer health informatics
  • Business processes
  • Materials processing and engineering


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