Involving patients in detecting quality gaps in a fragmented healthcare system: development of a questionnaire for Patients' Experiences Across Health Care Sectors (PEACS)

@inproceedings{Nst2014InvolvingPI,
  title={Involving patients in detecting quality gaps in a fragmented healthcare system: development of a questionnaire for Patients' Experiences Across Health Care Sectors (PEACS)},
  author={Stefan N{\"o}st and Sabine Ludt and Anja Klingenberg and Katharina Glassen and Friederike Heiss and Dominik Ose and Justine Rochon and Kayvan Bozorgmehr and Michel Wensing and Joachim Szecsenyi},
  booktitle={International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a generic questionnaire to evaluate experiences and reported outcomes in patients who receive treatment across a range of healthcare sectors. DESIGN Mixed-methods design including focus groups, pretests and field test. SETTING The patient questionnaire was developed in the context of a nationwide program in Germany aimed at quality improvements across the healthcare sectors. PARTICIPANTS For the field test, 589 questionnaires… CONTINUE READING
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