Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

Dr. Jan Böcken, Hannah Wehling

SPOTLIGHT Healthcare: Hospital Quality from the Patient Perspective

Major regional differences in patient satisfaction

  • 1. edition 2018, 8 pp (PDF)
  • Free of charge

Most patients in hospitals have only one wish – to enjoy good health care. Germany’s federal states oversee hospital planning in order to ensure patients receive good care. But how do they go about this? And just how satisfied are patients across different states with the quality of their local hospital care? Is health care in rural areas always poor? And consistently good in urban areas? What changes need to be made to hospital planning?

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