Introduction of the e-card - Evaluation of the trial operation

  • Grün, Oskar (PI - Project head)
  • Hackl, Peter (PI - Project head)
  • Bendl-Tschiedel, Carola (Researcher)
  • Nitsch, Roland (Researcher)
  • Vyborny, Michael (Researcher)

    Project Details


    In order to evaluate the e-card system,the General Association of the Austrian Social Insurance Institutions and the Austrian Medical Chamber ordered a comparison between the handling time for physicians under the former system based on the health insurance certificate and the e-card system. The time study covered 20 physicians in Burgenland, Austria.

    Financing body

    Austrian Medical Chamber (General Association of the Austrian Social Insurance Institutions)
    Effective start/end date1/07/0112/09/06

    Collaborative partners

    • Vienna University of Economics and Business (lead)
    • Burgenländische Gebietskrankenkasse (Project partner)
    • SV-Chipkarten Errichtungs- und Betriebsgesellschaft (Project partner)
    • Österreichische Ärztekammer (Project partner)
    • Hauptverband der Österreichischen Sozialversicherungsträger (Project partner)
    • Ärztekammer für Burgenland (Project partner)
    • EDS/Orga (Project partner)

    Austrian Classification of Fields of Science and Technology (OEFOS)

    • 303036 Patient safety
    • 505
    • 305901 Computer-aided diagnosis and therapy
    • 303010 Health economics
    • 101018 Statistics
    • 504007 Empirical social research
    • 505010 Medical law