RaPHaeL – Research Practices Halle-Leipzig

The Institute of General Practice at the University of Halle (Saale), the Department of General Practice at the University of Leipzig and the Department of Medical Psychology at the Medical University in Hanover have combined forces to create the RaPHaeL network, the ultimate aim of which is to establish a practice-based research network of 60 GP practices in the states of Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt. Currently, a randomized controlled trial with a stepped wedge design is being conducted into the effect of an intervention to reduce potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) on the polypharmacy of multimorbid elderly people.