Germany sets up quality control institute for health careBMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7461.307-a (Published 05 August 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:307
- Annette Tuffs
Germany's federal joint committee of doctors, health insurance companies, and patients (the Gemeinsame Bundesausschuss) has announced the foundation of a new, independent Institute for Quality and Economic Efficiency in Health Care—Germany's equivalent of England's National Institute for Clinical Excellence.
The main task of the new institute, which has a staff of about 30, …
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