Use of large language models in clinical research (part 2)
This is a follow-up on our previous blog entry on large language models (LLMs) and first experiences using the publicly available chatbots, based on LLMs. It is worth noting that during creation of this blog post, the AI technology already advanced and an upgraded version of model GPT- 3.5 (on which ChatGPT was based) has become available (GPT-4).
Use of large language models in clinical research (part 1)
The importance of artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential impact on the workforce has entered the limelight in the last weeks of the year 2022. News outlets and internet websites reported on a groundbreaking achievement in AI: the development of chatbots based on large language models (LLMs) that can be used by the general public in an intuitive, conversational and user-friendly manner
Clinical trials: increasing the visibility of research with visual abstracts
Communication of scientific results to the public is a very important part of research. The new EU CTR also requires that the results are communicated to the general public in a language understandable to lay persons. Furthermore, social media provides great dissemination channels for researchers to attract readers.
Das GKV-Finanzstabilisierungsgesetz und die Folgen für das AMNOG
Am 20. Oktober 2022 wurde das GKV-Finanzstabilisierungsgesetz (GKV-FinSt) mit den Stimmen der Ampel-Koalition verabschiedet. Mit dem Gesetz soll die Finanzierung der gesetzlichen Krankenversicherung für die Zukunft gesichert werden.
EU HTA Regulation: relevance, challenges and outlook
HTA stands for "Health Technology Assessment" and is used to systematically and transparently evaluate medical procedures and technologies from different perspectives. It aims to provide evidence-based information for physicians, health authorities, health insurers and patients.
Orphan Drugs in the process of the German Act on the Reform of the Market for Medicinal Products (AMNOG) – Quo Vadis?
The special position of Orphan Drugs in the process of the German Act on the Reform of the Market for Medicinal Products (AMNOG, Arzneimittelneuordnungsgesetz) is frequently criticized. In the following article, we will explain the concept of Orphan Drugs, elaborate their particular role and discuss the upcoming changes within the AMNOG process.