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Quality in health care: "It is about the welfare of treated patients"

Interview with Dr. Karsten Neuman, IGES Institut GmbH

Measuring quality in health care is not easy. Controlling it doesn’t just provide challenges for the medical sector, but also for policy makers. This is why measuring and representation systems for quality in hospitals as well as improvement concepts are being developed at the IGES Institute.

05/22/2014

Photo: Man with gray-streaked hair and striped suit - Karsten Neumann

Dr. Karsten Neumann; ©IGES Institut GmbH

Photo: Patient with a walking aid in the hospital

In Germany quality in health will be often measured. However, the data could be much better used for its control; ©panthermedia.net/ auremar

Foto: Michalina Chrzanowska; Copyright: B. Frommann

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