Big data & real world data

Leader of research group: Prof. Dr. Imre Boncz


The group's activities

• Need-based market analysis and health economics analysis of instrument and device health technologies

• Health insurance (NEAK) data asset analysis

Antecedents of the formation of the research group

• “GINOP-2.2.1-15-2017-00067 Networked Analytical and Data Utilization Opportunities in Healthcare”: Creation of a ‘DataLake’

• “EFOP-3.6.2-16-2017-00003 Establishment of a Sports, Recreational and Health Economics Cooperation Research Network”

• “EFOP-3.6.2-16-2017-00009 Development and Internationalization of the Clinical Research Thematic Network”: assessment of the disease burden related to human clinical trials involving the NEAK database.

• “EFOP-3.6.1-16-2016-00004 Comprehensive developments at the University of Pécs for the implementation of intelligent specialization”: creation of an institutional framework for health technology assessment (HTA).

Affiliation, synergy

• Excellence Programme for Higher Education Institutions 2019:

• “Centre of Excellence in Health Economics and Health Management”


The research findings of our working group are applied by the ministries of health or their background institutions of 12 countries, supporting the health care of 869 million people worldwide.

Significant international organizations (OECD, WHO, World Bank, EU) refer to our work in their recommendations.

  • Our research results have been included in specialized textbooks and textbooks published by the world's leading scientific publishers: Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Springer, Elsevier, BMJ-Blackwell Publishing, Academic Press.
  • Our work is mentioned in the dissertations of more than 50 foreign universities, including several TOP-100 institutions.


Prof. Dr. Imre Boncz

Head of unit

Éva Fehér

Zsuzsanna Kívés


Dr. Kinga Lampek

senior researcher

Tímea Molnárné Csákvári

Research assistant

Dr. Henriette Pusztafalvi


Dr. Balázs Répásy

data analysis, processing

Ágnes Schneringerné Vági

Dr. Dóra Temesné Dr. Endrei