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Cooperation Announcement: HPH & Health Care Without Harm

The International Network of Health Promoting Hospitals & Health Services (HPH) – hosted by OptiMedis – and Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) are proud to announce a new strategic partnership in which they have joined forces to improve healthcare delivery by well managed hospitals to optimize health gain for patients, staff, and the community. With a common set of goals, their partnership will work towards sharing and developing new knowledge, skills, and resources for hospitals and health services to adapt practices that reduce their environmental footprints.

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LATEST Publications by or
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HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS’ KNOWLEDGE OF VALUE-BASED CARE IN GERMANY:
AN ADAPTED, MIXED-METHODS APPROACH

Value-Based Care (VBC) is being discussed to provide better outcomes to patients, with an aim to reimburse healthcare providers (HCPs) based on the quality of care they deliver. Little is known about German HCPs’ knowledge of VBC. This study aims to investigate the knowledge of HCPs of VBC and to identify potential needs for further education toward implementation of VBC in Germany.

In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Kuck, A., Kinscher, K., Fehring, L., Hildebrandt, H., Doerner, J., Lange, J., Trubel, H., Boehme, P., Bade, C., & Mondritzki, T. (2022). Healthcare Providers’ Knowledge of Value-Based Care in Germany: An Adapted, Mixed-Methods Approach. In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI, Basel, 19(14). doi: 10.3390/ ijerph19148466

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HOW CAN BIG DATA ANALYTICS SUPPORT PEOPLE-CENTRED AND INTEGRATED HEALTH SERVICES: A SCOPING REVIEW

A scoping review following the recommendations of the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses – Scoping Review (PRISMA-ScR) statement was conducted to gather information on how big data analytics can support people-centred and integrated health services.

In: International Journal of Integrated Care

Schulte, T., & Bohnet-Joschko, S. (2022). How can Big Data Analytics Support People-Centred and Integrated Health Services: A Scoping Review. In: International Journal of Integrated Care, 22, S. 23. doi: 10.5334/ijic.5543

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ASSESSING PATIENT EXPERIENCE WITH PATIENT SAFETY IN PRIMARY CARE: DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF THE ASK-ME-QUESTIONNAIRE

The main safety-related areas in primary care refer to medication safety, diagnosis and communication between healthcare professionals and communication with patients. It is increasingly acknowledged that involving patients in the safety of their care is an important aspect in systematically identifying safety problems in primary care.

In: BMJ Open

Stahl, K., Reisinger, A., & Gröne, O. (2022). Assessing patient experience with patient safety in primary care: development and validation of the ASK-ME-questionnaire. In: BMJ Open, 12(4). doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-049237

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