Quality measurement system improves surgical quality, patient satisfaction

Ljubljana, SLOVENIA — The Quality Measurement System in Ophthalmology, based on the Quality Index Bellevue developed in 2007 by the Augenklinik Bellevue in Kiel, Germany, has been extended to more than 20 centers in northern Germany that jointly collect their results into a large database. According to Jörg Förster, CEO at the Bellevue clinic, the Quality Measurement System in Ophthalmology not only provides a useful benchmark for quality assessment, but also has improved the quality of performance of individual surgeons and the overall satisfaction of patients.

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