Florian Wurster


Florian Wurster completed his bachelor’s degree in health economics and his master’s degree in health services research at the University of Cologne. During his masters studies, he worked as a student assistant at IMVR and supported data collection and evaluation in the MamBo project, which was funded by the Innovation Fund. As part of the project, he wrote his master’s thesis on the biopsychosocial model of health and disease in the context of health-related quality of life in multimorbid patients.

Between 2019 and 2022, Florian Wurster worked as a research associate at the Technical University of Dortmund. He has already been part of the eCoCo project since 2020 and has been employed as a research associate at the Institute of Medical Sociology, Health Services Research and Rehabilitation Sciences since March 2022.

  • Organization-related health care research
  • Digitalization in health care
  • Clinical Documentation
  • Document analysis
    • Wurster, F., Karbach, U. (2024). Angewandte Versorgungsforschung. In: Kurscheid, C., Balke-Karrenbauer, N., Mollenhauer, J. (eds) Gesundheitsökonomie und Versorgungswissenschaft. Springer Reference Pflege – Therapie – Gesundheit . Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-66798-9_46-1 
    • Wurster, F., Beckmann, M., Cecon-Stabel, N., Dittmer K., Hansen, TJ., Jaschke, J., Köberlein-Neu, J., Okumu, M., Rusniok, C., Pfaff, H., Karbach, U. (2024). The Implementation of an Electronic Medical Record in a German Hospital and the Change in Completeness of Documentation: Longitudinal Document Analysis. JMIR Med Inform 2024;12:e47761. https//doi.org/10.2196/47761
    • Wurster, F., Fütterer, G., Beckmann, M., Dittmer, K., Jaschke, J., Köberlein-Neu, J., Okumu, M.‑R., Rusniok, C., Pfaff, H. & Karbach, U. (2022). The Analyzation of Change in Documentation due to the Introduction of Electronic Patient Records in Hospitals-A Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Systems, 46(8), 54. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10916-022-01840-0
    • Beckmann, M., Dittmer, K., Jaschke, J., Karbach, U., Köberlein-Neu, J., Nocon, M., Rusniok, C., Wurster, F. & Pfaff, H. (2021). Electronic patient record and its effects on social aspects of interprofessional collaboration and clinical workflows in hospitals (eCoCo): a mixed methods study protocol. BMC health services research, 21(1), 377. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-021-06377-5
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