German hospitals data drive is "groundbreaking"
This article was originally published in Clinica
German hospitals federation (DKG) director Georg Baum has described the new drive to publish 27 quality indicators for all 2,140 German inpatient hospitals as "groundbreaking". The initiative, which has been commissioned by the G-BA, the health ministry's joint federal committee, requests the DKG and the sickness funds to work together to complete the task by October 31.
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