Editor-in-Chief

  • G. Meyer

    Institute of Health and Nursing Sciences, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Saale), Germany

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Co-Editor

  • J. Windeler

    Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG), Cologne, Germany

Editor-in-Chief-Emeritus

  • G. Ollenschläger

    Bergisch Gladbach, Germany

Honorary Editorial Board

  • H. Geidel

    Dresden, Germany

  • H. Raspe

    Münster, Germany

Managing Editor

  • B. Bürger

    German Agency for Quality in Medicine (ÄZQ), Berlin, Germany

Section Editors

  • D. Conen

    Section Editor: Quality and Safety in Health Care

    Patient Safety Switzerland, Zurich, Switzerland

  • M. Eberlein-Gonska

    Section Editor: Quality and Safety in Health Care

    University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany

  • M. Geraedts

    Section Editor: Health Care Management

    Witten/Herdecke University, Faculty of Health, Witten, Germany

  • F. Hoffmann

    Section Editor: Health Services Research

    Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Oldenburg, Germany

  • I. Kopp

    Section Editor: Health Care Management

    Philipps-University of Marburg, Faculty of Medicine, Marburg, Germany

  • S.K. Lhachimi

    Section Editor: Health Economics

    University Bremen/BIPS, Research Group for Evidence-Based Public Health, Bremen, Germany

  • J. Meerpohl

    Section Editor: Evidence in Health Care

    Cochrane Germany, Medical Center University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

  • A. Moser

    Section Editor: Patient Participation

    University of Applied Sciences Zuyd, Faculty of Healthcare, Research programme Autonomy and participation of chronically ill people, Heerlen, The Netherlands, Maastricht University, Faculty of Health Medicine and Life Sciences, Department of Family Medicine, Maastricht, the Netherlands

  • H. Ostermann

    Section Editor: Health Economics

    University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Department of Health Economics, Austrian Health Institute, Vienna, Austria

  • A. Steckelberg

    Section Editor: Patient Participation

    University of Hamburg, Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences, Hamburg, Germany

  • J.C. Türp

    Section Editor: Education in Health Care

    University of Basel, Faculty of Medicine, Basel, Switzerland

  • T. van der Weijden

    Section Editor: Patient Participation

    School Caphri, Dept Family Medicine, Maastricht University, The Netherlands

  • T. Weberschock

    Section Editor: Education in Health Care

    Goethe University Frankfurt, Faculty of Medicine, Frankfurt, Germany

  • C. Wild

    Section Editor: Evidence in Health Care

    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute, Health Technology Assessment, Vienna, Austria

  • K. Wolf-Ostermann

    Section Editor: Health Services Research

    University of Bremen, Institute for Public Health and Nursing Research, Bremen, Germany

Editorial Board Members

  • G. Antes

    Cochrane Germany (CD), Medical Center, University of Freiburg, Germany

  • S. Gronemeyer

    Medical Advisory Service of the German Health Insurance (MDS), Essen, Germany

  • U. Jaehde

    German Coalition for Patient Safety (APS), Bonn, Germany

  • R. Kreienberg

    Association of the Scientific Medical Societies (AWMF), Düsseldorf, Germany

  • W. D. Ludwig

    Drug Commission of the German Medical Association (AkdAE), Berlin, Germany

  • M. Perleth

    Federal Joint Committee (G-BA), Berlin, Germany

  • J. Szecsenyi

    Institute for Applied Quality Improvement and Research in Health Care GmbH (AQUA), Gottingen, Germany

  • C. Thomeczek

    German Agency for Quality in Medicine (ÄZQ), Berlin, Germany

  • R. Waßmuth

    Society for Quality Management in Healthcare (GQMG), Dusseldorf, Germany