Oliver Hirsch


Affiliation: Philipps University
Country: Germany


  1. Hirsch O, Keller H, Krones T, Donner Banzhoff N. Arriba-lib: evaluation of an electronic library of decision aids in primary care physicians. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2012;12:48 pubmed publisher
    ..Evidence-based decision aids offer support for physicians in the management of medical information. Future studies should monitor the long-term adoption of arriba-lib in primary care physicians. ..
  2. Hirsch O, Donner Banzhoff N, Schulz M, Erhart M. Detecting and Visualizing Outliers in Provider Profiling Using Funnel Plots and Mixed Effects Models-An Example from Prescription Claims Data. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018;15: pubmed publisher
    ..In the first case three practices were labeled as outliers, the mixed effects model resulted in two outliers. We suggest that both techniques should be routinely applied within a surveillance system of prescription claims data. ..
  3. Hirsch O, Keller H, Albohn Kühne C, Krones T, Donner Banzhoff N. Pitfalls in the statistical examination and interpretation of the correspondence between physician and patient satisfaction ratings and their relevance for shared decision making research. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2011;11:71 pubmed publisher
    ..Only the Bland-Altman method for assessing agreement augmented by bar charts of differences was able to indicate this. ISRCTN: ISRCT71348772. ..
  4. Hirsch O, Bösner S, Hüllermeier E, Senge R, Dembczynski K, Donner Banzhoff N. Multivariate modeling to identify patterns in clinical data: the example of chest pain. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2011;11:155 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of our study was to find natural groups of patients on the basis of risk factors, history and clinical examination data which should then be validated with patients' final diagnoses...
  5. Hirsch O, Keller H, Krones T, Donner Banzhoff N. Arriba-lib: association of an evidence-based electronic library of decision aids with communication and decision-making in patients and primary care physicians. Int J Evid Based Healthc. 2012;10:68-76 pubmed publisher
    ..Prior experience with the use of decision aids has an influence on the acceptance of arriba-lib in patients but not on their decision-making or decision implementation. ..
  6. Hirsch O, Hauschild F, Schmidt M, Baum E, Christiansen H. Comparison of Web-based and paper-based administration of ADHD questionnaires for adults. J Med Internet Res. 2013;15:e47 pubmed publisher
    ..Extended validity studies of existing ADHD questionnaires should be performed by including subjects with a diagnosis of ADHD and by randomizing them to Web- or paper-based administration. ..
  7. Hirsch O, Donner Banzhoff N, Bachmann V. Measurement equivalence of four psychological questionnaires in native-born Germans, Russian-speaking immigrants, and native-born Russians. J Transcult Nurs. 2013;24:225-35 pubmed publisher
    ..The most pronounced differences occurred in the KOPRA, which point to differences in German and Russian health care systems. ..
  8. Hirsch O, Löltgen K, Becker A. Lesbian womens' access to healthcare, experiences with and expectations towards GPs in German primary care. BMC Fam Pract. 2016;17:162 pubmed
    ..Caring for marginal groups should be incorporated in medical training and further education. Ideally, physicians address patients' sexual orientation pro-actively in order to address individual needs accordingly. ..