The Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) office Cologne emerged from the German Institute of Medical Documentation and Information (DIMDI), which was incorporated into BfArM on 26 May 2020.

The institute provides high-quality information for all areas of the health system via Internet. It publishes official medical classifications and maintains medical terminologies, thesauri, nomenclatures and catalogues.
In addition, it develops and operates database-supported information systems for drugs, medical devices and clinical studies.



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