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DIMDI’s National and International Cooperation Partners

DIMDI closely collaborates with other institutes of the BMG in all areas, other federal and state authorities, as well as national and international public organisations: 

  • ABDATA Pharma-Data-Service
    ABDATA Pharma-Data-Service
    Manufacturer of ABDA databases (ABDA proprietary medicinal products, ABDA interactions etc.)
  • AWMF - Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Wissenschaftlichen Medizinischen Fachgesellschaften
    Association of the Scientific Medical Societies
    The AWMF runs the electronic medicine journal, German Medical Science (gms), with publications from all medical fields of activity in cooperation with the German National Library of Medicine (ZB MED) and DIMDI.
  • BfArM - Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte
    Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices
    BfArM is involved in the authorisation of medicinal products and in the approval of clinical investigations/performance evaluations of medical devices and in vitro diagnostic agents in Germany. DIMDI is the technical platform for the AMIS databases of the higher federal authorities for the authorisation of medicinal products and cooperates with them by forming a national drug information system according to § 67a AMG (PharmNet.Bund.de). Furthermore DIMDI is the technical platform for applications for approval of clinical investigations/performance evaluations for medical devices and in vitro diagnostic agents and runs a database for those clinical investigations/performance evaluations. BfArM also supplies DIMDI with data concerning incidents with medical devices in Germany. DIMDI informs the competent authorities of the Federal States about current incident reports and manages a database for them including all incidents.
  • Bundesgesundheitsblatt
    Federal Health Gazette
    The monthly Federal Health Gazette - Health Research - Health Protection covers all issues and areas with which the public health service and the state health policy deal with. DIMDI has been a member of the editorial advisory board for many years and participates in the topic discussion, makes its own contributions and coordinates main emphases concerning topics such as medical classifications, Health Technology Assessment (HTA), medical information systems and telematics in the health service.
  • BPI - Bundesverband der pharmazeutischen Industrie
    German Pharmaceutical Industry Association
    DIMDI closely cooperates with the BPI in the drug information area.
  • BVL -Bundesamt für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit
    The Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety
    BVL is involved in the authorisation of medical products in Germany. DIMDI is the technical platform for the AMIS databases of the higher federal authorities for the authorisation of medical products and cooperates with them by forming a national drug information system according to § 67a AMG.
  • DESTATIS - Statistisches Bundesamt und statistische Landesämter
    Federal Statistical Office
    DIMDI advises the Federal Statistical Office on questions concerning cause of death coding and trains the signers of the statistical national office.
  • Deutsche Cochrane Zentrum - Institut für Medizinische Biometrie und Medizinische Informatik, Abteilung für Medizinische Biometrie und Statistikder Universität Freiburg
    German Centre of the Cochrane Collaboration, Institute for Medical Biometry and Medical Computer Science, Department for Medical Biometrics and Statistics, University of Freiburg
    The Cochrane centre, as important database provider in the area of evaluation of medical procedures and technologies, is one of DIMDI’s closest cooperation partners.
  • DIN - Deutsches Institut für Normung
    German Institute of Standardisation
    Representatives of German interests in the supranational standardisation
    DIMDI cooperates with DIN on the NaMed sub-committee “Terminologies and semantic Networks”.
  • EMA - European Medicines Agency
    DIMDI cooperates with the EMA in different telematics projects to convert the goals of the European Union Commission and is active in several groups.
  • INSERM - Institut nationale de la Santé et de la Recherche médicale
    Paris, France
    National Institution of Health and Medical Research
    INSERM provides DIMDI with the French translation of the MeSH.
  • IQWiG - Institut für Qualität und Wirtschaftlichkeit im Gesundheitswesen
    Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care, Cologne/Germany
    IQWiG evaluates pharmaceuticals, surgical procedures, diagnostic tests, clinical practice guidelines and aspects of disease management programmes. The final reports of IQWiG are included in the DAHTA-Database of DIMDI, which includes also HTA reports or references and abstracts of reports of other federal institutions and international Organisations.
  • KKG - Kuratorium für Fragen der Klassifikationen im Gesundheitswesen
    National Board for Classification in Health Care
    DIMDI discusses current questions concerning medical classifications with health care representatives and cooperates with them on the further development of classifications.
  • MDS - Medizinischer Dienst des Spitzenverbands der Krankenkassen e.V. Medical Service of the Central Organisation of statutory Health and Care Insurances
    MDS consults the Central Organisation of statutory Health and Care Insurances concerning health care and organizing public health. DIMDI is in contact with MDS concerning several themes, e. g. classifications and databases (AMIS for MDS).
  • NLM - National Library of Medicine
    Bethesda, USA
    DIMDI works together with the NLM as a MEDLARS-Center (Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System) and is represented in the International MEDLARS Center Policy Advisory Group (IMPAG).
  • PEI - Paul-Ehrlich-Institut
    DIMDI cooperates as technical platform (see BfArM).
  • WHO - Weltgesundheitsorganisation
    World Health Organization
    DIMDI's workings on the German-language version of the ICD-10 are carried out in close contact with the WHO Centre. DIMDI continues to play a part in the maintenance of the English and French original versions of the WHO. DIMDI is "WHO Collaborating Centre for the Family of International Classifications" for German-speaking areas since 2003. DIMDI is represented in all work groups of the WHO cooperation centers. Furthermore, DIMDI is represented in the National Expert Group for the Harmonisation of the Indicator "Drug Related Death" and in the planning committee of the "International Collaborative Effort on Automating Cause of Death Statistics".
  • WIdO - Wissenschaftliches Institut der AOK
    Research Institute of the Local Health Care Funds
    DIMDI cooperates with the WIdO on the production of the annually updated version of the official German ATC classification with defined daily doses.
  • ZB MED - Information Centre for Life Sciences
    The cooperation between ZB MED and DIMDI is tightly linked in many areas. As the electronic medicine journal, German Medical Science (gms).
  • Zeitschrift für Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualität im Gesundheitswesen (ZEFQ)
    German Journal for Evidence and Quality in Health Care
    DIMDI is part of the editorial advisory board of the journal. It participates in the topic discussion and makes its own contributions. DIMDI also communicates qualified contributions from experts from research and the health service.
  • ZI - Zentralinstitut für die kassenärztliche Versorgung
    Central Research Institute of Ambulatory Health Care in Germany
    DIMDI made a cooperation contract with the Central Research Institute concerning the maintenance and further development of the international classification of diseases.
  • ZLG - Zentralstelle der Länder für Gesundheitsschutz bei Arzneimitteln und Medizinprodukten
    Central Authority of the Laender for Health Protection regarding Medicinal Products and Medical Devices
    DIMDI cooperates with ZLG in the scope of the information system on medical devices and by forming a national drug information system according to § 67a AMG.