Prof. Dr. Lena Ansmann

+49 (0)441 798-4165

Division for Organizational Health Services Research

Department of Health Services Research

School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg 

Postal address: 
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg 
26111 Oldenburg 

Visitor address: 
Campus Haarentor, Building V04
Ammerländer Heerstraße 140
26129 Oldenburg

Organizational Health Services Research

Organizational Health Services Research

Welcome to the webpages of the division of organizational health services research!

The division was founded in November 2017.

Latest news from 16.09.2021

Interview with Prof. Dr. Lena Ansmann published in KBV Klartext

Press reactions to publication from PINTU study

Central results of the surveys on patient participation in tumor conferences were recently published in the journal Cancer Medicine:

Deutsches Ärzteblatt and Ärztezeitung report on our results:

Comment on the article

Comment on the article by Prof. Dr. Lena Ansmann et al. (2021) "Resource dependency and strategy in healthcare organisations during a time of scarce resources: evidence from the metropolitan area of Cologne" was published in Monitor Versorgungsforschung: (p. 11)

OHSR-Symposium to the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Medical Sociology (DGMS) and the German Society of Medical Psychology (DGMP)

The registration for the Pre-Conference Symposium "Current state of research on organizational behavior in healthcare and where do we go from here?" on 15.09.2021 is open! More information at:

The new master's program in health services research will start in the winter semester 2021/2022

Information about the study program can be found at:

Interview on "Good health care in pandemic times" with Prof. Dr. Lena Ansmann:

The most important key data and current activities of the Cross-Border Institute of Healthcare Systems and Prevention (CBI) can be read on the newly created website:

Prof. Dr. Lena Ansmann was elected to the board as deputy of the chairman of the German Society for Medical Sociology (DGMS)

New publication of the Competence Network Public Health on COVID-19

The background paper "Wie können nicht an‐COVID‐19 Erkrankte gute Entscheidungen zur Inanspruchnahme von Gesundheitsversorgung treffen?“ has been pubslished: (English translation will follow shortly).

Competence Network Public Health on COVID-19

The German Society for Medical Sociology (DGMS) has currently joined forces with more than 15 scientific societies and associations in the field of public health to form the Competence Network Public Health on COVID-19, in order to pool epidemiological-statistical, social science, (population) medical and methodological expertise. On this website you will find interdisciplinary and scientific findings: 

MUK Project prolongation until 08/2021

Project details: MUK - New Service-Delivery Model for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Devices and Intervention

Publication of the Memorandum on the Concept and Methods of Organizational Health Services Research in the Journal "Das Gesundheitswesen"

Chapter 1:

Chapter 2:

Chapter 3:

Short version:

New offer: The Mixed Methods Laboratory

Dates and further information:

Book publication

As a result of the research project NWOB a book was published:

Körner, Mirjam; Ansmann, Lena; Schwarz, Betje; Kowalski, Christoph (Hg.) (2018): Organizational Behaviour in Healthcare. Theoretical Approaches, Methods and Empirical Results. 1. Aufl. Wien, Österreich: LIT Verlag.

Presentation award

At the 38th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Senology, which took place on 14-16 June 2018 in Stuttgart, Prof. Dr. Lena Ansmann was awarded with a prize for her scientific work "Brustkrebs bei Menschen mit körperlicher Behinderung: Ungleichheiten hinsichtlich Erkrankungsschwere und lokaler Tumorbehandlung?"

(Changed: 2021-09-16)