Dr. Vera Vennedey

Vera holds a PhD in Health Sciences. She has in depth knowledge and practical experience in patient engagement in medical decision making, especially through patient preference analysis. See more

Vera holds a PhD in Health Sciences. She has in depth knowledge and practical experience in patient engagement in medical decision making, especially through patient preference analysis.  She is experienced in interviewing patients, conducting patient surveys, and collaborating with various actors in the health care sector. She joined admedicum in May 2022.

Contact: vera.vennedey@admedicum.com

Experience:

  • More than 8 years of professional experience in the health care sector
  • Experience in working with patients and their relatives and friends, patient organizations, physicians and nurses in clinical practice and research
  • Previous collaborations with HTA organizations, health insurances, pharmaceutical companies, and medtech companies
  • Familiar with planning, coordinating and/or analyzing qualitative and quantitative studies including e.g., clinical trials, cross-sectional studies patient surveys, and patient preference analyses 
  • Detailed methodological knowledge and practical experience in completing HTA processes within the German health care system

Education:

Vera completed her bachelor’s degree in European Public Health (B.Sc., 2012) and her master`s degree in Health Services Research (M.Sc., 2014) at the University Maastricht. Both her master’s thesis and her Ph.D. at the University of Cologne addressed various aspects of involving patients in medical decision-making. She investigated individual and population-related health decisions with a focus on patient preference analysis.

Dissertation

Transforming health care delivery towards patient-centered and value-based care 


Master’s thesis

Patient preferences for age-related macular degeneration treatments: a discrete choice experiment


Bachelor’s thesis

Socio-demographic factors influencing the willingness to donate organs after death: an analysis of the GEDA 2009 survey

Publications

Kasdorf A, Dust G, Vennedey V, Rietz C, Polidori MC, Voltz R, Strupp J,CoRe-Net (2021). What are the risk factors for avoidable transitions in the last year of life? A qualitative exploration of professionals’ perspectives for improving care in Germany BMC Health Services Research
 
Simões Corrêa Galendi J, Vennedey V, Kentenich H, Stock S, Müller D (2021).Data on Utility in Cost-Utility Analyses of Genetic Screen-and-Treat Strategies for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Cancers
 
Leidner C, Vennedey V, Hillen H, Ansmann L, Stock S, Kuntz L,Pfaff H, Hower KI; CoRe-Net Co-applicants (2021). Implementation of patient-centred care: which system-level determinants matter from a decision maker’s perspective?Results from a qualitative interview study across various health and social care organisations. BMJ Open

Ansmann L, Vennedey V, Hillen HA, Stock S, Kuntz L, Pfaff H, Mannion R, Hower KI, Cologne Research And Development Network CoRe-Net Study Group (2021). Resource dependency and strategy in healthcare organizations during a time of scarce resources: evidence from the metropolitan area of Cologne Journal of Health Organization and Management
 
Krassuski L, Kautz-Freimuth S, Vennedey V, Rhiem K, Schmutzler R, StockS (2021). Decision Aids for Preventive Treatment Alternatives for BRCA1/2Mutation Carriers: a Systematic Review GebFra Science Herrler A, Kukla H, Vennedey V, Stock S (2021). What matters to people aged80 and over regarding ambulatory care? A systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies European Journal of Ageing
 
Nawabi F, Krebs F, Vennedey V, Shukri A, Lorenz L, Stock S (2021). Health Literacy in Pregnant Women: A Systematic Review International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
 
Kautz-Freimuth S, Redaèlli M, Rhiem K, Vodermaier A, Krassuski L, Nicolai K,Schnepper M, Kuboth V, Dick J, Vennedey V, Wiedemann R, Schmutzler R,Stock S (2021). Development of decision aids for female BRCA1 and BRCA2mutation carriers in Germany to support preference-sensitive decision-making. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
 
Vennedey V, Dust G, Schippel N, Shukri A, Strupp J, Rietz C, Voltz R, Stock S(2020). Patient-centered care during the last year of life: Adaptation and validation of the German PACIC short form for bereaved persons as proxies (PACIC-S9-Proxy) BMC Palliative Care
 
Vennedey V, Peltzer S, Shukri A, Müller H, Jessen F, Albus C, Stock S (2020).Comparison of patient and proxy assessment of patient-centeredness in the care of coronary heart disease: a cross-sectional survey using the PACIC-S11.1 Journal of Primary Care and Community Health
 
Krassuski L, Vennedey V, Stock S, Kautz-Freimuth S (2020). Entscheidungshilfenzu präventiven Handlungsalternativen für BRCA1/2-Mutationsträgerinnen.Eine systematische Übersicht. Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde
 
Hower KI, Vennedey V, Hillen HA, Stock S, Kuntz L, Pfaff H, Pförtner TK,Scholl I, Ansmann L (2020). How does organizational communication climate contribute to the implementation of patient-centered care? A quantitative study from the perspective of health and social care in Germany International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
 
Vennedey V, Hower KI, Hillen H, Ansmann L, Kuntz L, Stock S; CologneResearch and Development Network (CoRe-Net) (2020). Patients’ perspectives of facilitators and barriers to patient-centered care: insights from qualitative patient interviews. BMJ Open
 
Tünneßen M, Hiligsmann M, Stock S, Vennedey V (2020). Patients’ preferences for the treatment of anxiety and depressive disorders: a systematic review of discrete choice experiments. Journal of Medical Economics
 
Krassuski L, Vennedey V, Stock S, Kautz-Freimuth S (2019). Effectiveness of decision aids for female BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers: a systematic review. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
 
Hower KI, Vennedey V, Hillen HA, Kuntz L, Stock S, Pfaff H, Ansmann L(2019). Implementation of patient-centred care: which organisational determinants matter from decision maker’s perspective? Results from a qualitative interview study across various health and social care organisations. BMJ Open
 
Vennedey V, Derman SH, Hiligsmann M, Civello D, Schwalm A, Seidl A,Scheibler F, Stock S, Noack MJ, Danner M (2018). Patients’ preferences in periodontal disease treatment elicited alongside an IQWiG benefit assessment: a feasibility study. Patient Preference and Adherence
 
Ansmann L, Hillen HA, Kuntz L, Stock S, Vennedey V, Hower KI, CologneResearch and Development Network (CoRe-Net) (2018). Characteristics of value-based health and social care from organisations’ perspectives (OrgValue): a mixed-methods study protocol. BMJ Open
 
Bien DR, Danner M, Vennedey V, Civello D, Evers SM, Hiligsmann M (2017).Patients’ Preferences for Outcome, Process and Cost Attributes in Cancer Treatment: A Systematic Review of Discrete Choice Experiments. The Patient
 
Danner M, Vennedey V, Hiligsmann M, Fauser S, Gross C, Stock S (2017).Comparing Analytic Hierarchy Process and Discrete-Choice Experiment to Elicit Patient Preferences for Treatment Characteristics in Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Value in Health
 
Morsfeld C, Vennedey V, Müller D, Pieper D, Stock S (2017). Effects of PatientEducation on Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Results: A Systematic Review. Osteoporosis International
 
Vennedey V, Civello D, Danner M, Hiligsmann M (2016). Analytic Report inIQWiG-Working paper: Präferenzmessung bei Parodontopathien (GA 15-01)
 
Danner M, Vennedey V, Hiligsmann M, Fauser S, Gross C, Stock S (2016).How Well Can Analytic Hierarchy Process be Used to Elicit Individual Preferences? Insights from a Survey in Patients Suffering from Age-Related Macular Degeneration. The Patient
 
Vennedey V, Danner M, Evers SMAA, Dirksen C, Stock S, Hiligsmann M (2016).Using qualitative research to facilitate the interpretation of quantitative results from a discrete choice experiment: insights from a survey in elderly ophthalmologic patients. Patient Preference and Adherence
 
Danner M, Vennedey V, Hiligsmann M, Fauser S, Stock S (2015). Focus Groups in Elderly Ophthalmologic Patients: Setting the Stage for Quantitative Preference Elicitation. The Patient