Topic: Promoting Health

To overcome to the new challenges it faces, Germany’s healthcare system needs stable funding, individuals capable of making informed choices and services that meet actual needs. We carry out projects designed to achieve those goals.

Healthcare, Health Expertise, Nursing and Home Care

Publication: SPOTLIGHT Healthcare: Health Information

“Dr. Google” is more popular than ever. The Bertelsmann Stiftung has analyzed how patients obtain information online about health problems ...

Publication: SPOTLIGHT Healthcare: Hospital Quality from the Patient Perspective

Most patients in hospitals have only one wish – to enjoy good health care. Germany’s federal states oversee hospital planning in order to ...

Publication: SPOTLIGHT Healthcare: Physician ratings

Public reporting can clearly help improve patient care. But what exactly does this mean in terms of the outpatient sector? What role do other ...

Publication: SPOTLIGHT Healthcare: Electronic health records

It’s time the German health care system introduced electronic health records. Experts have long agreed on the need for this, and now German ...