BayFoNet – Bavarian research network for general practice
BayFoNet is a research network of general practices in the state of Bavaria that was established by four general practice institutes at universities in Würzburg, Munich (LMU and TUM) and Erlangen. A total of 240 GP practices collaborate as research partners within the network. Two randomized controlled trials in a general practice setting are currently planned, one to evaluate diagnostic pathways for acute urinary tract infections and the other, the implementation of an online self-management program for asthma. Furthermore, the feasibility and acceptance of trials in ambulatory care by both general practitioners and patients is being investigated.