Health care interventions and products need thorough evaluation. The potential benefits, harms, and added value for consumers, patients and health care systems need analysis and description. Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics provide evidences that helps in decision making of patients, healthcare professionals, health policy decision makers, and the industry.
Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics was formed in 2001 with vision to promote and enhance evidence-based decision making and resource allocation in the health care system. Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics has achieved remarkable results in patient-oriented research, transferring clinical research skills, and evidence-based clinical practice.
The Institute offers career opportunities for various specialists from health sciences, which include physicians, clinical epidemiologists, clinical researchers, health economists, biostatisticians, pharmacologists, specialists in informatics and data managers. Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics collaborate with national and international researchers. CEB is an independent academic institution, which specialises in health technology assessments. It is an accredited institution (level A) by the Swiss Institute for postgraduate and continued medical education (SWIF) and it offers training for receiving a postgraduate degree in Prevention and Public Health.
CEB also provides PhD Program in Clinical Research (also MD-PhD possible) and Interfaculty PhD Program in Epidemiology (Faculty of Science of the University of Basel). For evidence-based medicine, CEB has incorporated in the development of standard teaching books and web-based tools. CEB offers presentations and seminars with invited as well as own speakers covering clinical epidemiology, biostatistics, and health care research. At the University of Basel, CEB provides training in clinical epidemiology and research methodology.