Sharing Responsibility – Joint Planning: the Role of Primary Care Physicians in Regional Health Care
Declaration of Alma Ata (1978) the World Health Organization (WHO) gave clear guidance for a fair and fully accessible healthcaresystem based on Primary HealthCare (PHC). However, this approach was hardly
Basic Medical Education and Vocational Training for Regional Health Care – Family Medicine at the University of Regensburg
education and vocational training as family practitioners (FP) for primary healthcare, is highly relevant for all healthcaresystems, especially for services in rural areas. Although in German medical school
Family Physician-Centered Healthcare for Patients with Cardiovascular Conditions – Results from Germany
healthcare (FPCH) is a program to strengthen the role of primary healthcare in the German healthcare system. Optimized primary healthcare is expected to improve treatment quality and outcomes in patients
Differences and Similarities of Primary Care in the German and Spanish Health Care Systems
primary care is of particular importance for any countries’ healthcaresystem. Many differences exist on how distinctive countries try to obtain the goal of an efficient, cost-effective primary care for its
Comparison of the German and the Norwegian Primary Care System from Practitioners’ View
aspects of the German healthcare system like short doctor patient contacts are critically discussed. Comparison of the strengths and limitations of other healthcaresystems could be helpful for discovering
British primary caresystem might jeopardise some of those advantages. Key words Primary healthcaresystem · general practitioner as gatekeeper · healthcaresystems · gatekeeping · quality of care 499 Das deutsche [...] lität Abstract It...
Dealing with Polypharmacy and the Role of Family Practitioners
global health problem and is responsible for a variety of drug-related problems. For the WHO, unsafe medication practices and medication errors are leading causes of injury and avoidable harm in health care [...] care systems ac
Primary Health Care – Consequences of its Destruction in Germany?
Summary: The principles of primary care work by family doctors and the advantages of a primary healthcaresystem for patients, society and generalists as well as specialists are shown. Due to the destruction