Posted by: ihfgeneva | April 22, 2015

Patient safety initiatives in Germany – From the hospital perspective

Doris VoitThe IHF is proud to announce the launch of a White paper “Patient safety initiatives in Germany – From the hospital perspective” written by Doris Voit.

Doris Voit paperDr. Voit is a physician that works for the German Hospital Federation and represents German hospitals at the Federal Joint Committee.

In this paper, Dr. Voit highlights all the different mesures undertaken by the Federal government and various stakeholders in the healthcare system to improve patient safety with a special focus on hospitals.

The German Hospital Federation (DKG) is one of these stakeholders and one of the most active in developing and implementing a nationwide promotion strategy for patient safety. From inside, Dr. Voit is well placed to provide a comprehensive and deep analysis of the different measures that could inspire other systems in their efforts to improve patient safety.

We invite you to read this document, available for free download at the IHF website at the following link:


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