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Koordination und Integration der Versorgung


Arnold C, Hennrich P, Koetsenruijter J, Lieshout JV, Peters-Klimm F, Wensing M. Cooperation networks of ambulatory health care providers: exploration of mechanisms that influence coordination and uptake of recommended cardiovascular care (ExKoCare): a mixed-methods study protocol. BMC Fam Pract 2020; 21(168). doi: 10.1186/s12875-020-01229-3 (Link)

Pohlmann SKunz A, Ose D, Winkler EC, Brandner A, Poß-Doering RSzecsenyi JWensing M. Digitalizing Health Services by Implementing a Personal Electronic Health Record in Germany: Qualitative Analysis of Fundamental Prerequisites From the Perspective of Selected Experts. J Med Internet Res 2020;22(1):e15102. doi: 10.2196/15102. (Link)

Poß-Doering RKamradt MGlassen K, Andres E, Kaufmann-Kolle P, Wensing M. Promoting rational antibiotic prescribing for non-complicated infections: understanding social influence in primary care networks in Germany. BMC Fam Pract 2020;21(1):51. doi: 10.1186/s12875-020-01119-8. (Link)

Poß-Doering RPeters-Klimm FNöst S. Qualifizierungsbedarf aus Sicht von medizinischen Fachangestellten. ZFA 2020;96(2):77-82. doi: 10.3238/zfa.2020.0077–0082. (pdf folgt)

Roth C, Breckner A, Paulus J, Wensing M. Implementation of a Standardized Initial Assessment for Demand Management in Outpatient Emergency Care in Germany: Early Qualitative Process Evaluation. JMIR Form Res 2020;Sep 4;4(9):e18456. doi: 10.2196/18456. (PMID: 32663159)

Straßner CForstner JSzecsenyi JWensing M, Kaufmann-Kolle P, Günther W. Patientenerfahrungen bezüglich Einweisung, Entlassung und Weiterversorgung im Rahmen einer Krankenhausbehandlung. ZFA 2020;96(2):69-76. doi: 10.3238/zfa.2020.0069-0076. (Link) (pdf-Dokument)

Weis A, Pohlmann S, Poss-Doering R, Strauss B, Ullrich C, Hofmann H, Ose D, Winkler EC, Szecsenyi J, Wensing M. Caregivers' role in using a personal electronic health record: a qualitative study of cancer patients and caregivers in Germany. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2020 Jul 13;20(1):158. doi: 10.1186/s12911-020-01172-4. (Link) (pdf-Dokument)

Wensing M, Sales A, Armstrong R, Wilson, P. Implementation Science in Times of Covid-19. Implement Sci 2020;15(1):42. doi: 10.1186/s13012-020-01006-x. (Link)



Berger SSzecsenyi JLaux GLeutgeb R. Ambulatory Care-Sensitive Conditions Associated With Potentially Avoidable Hospital Admissions. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2019;pii: S1525-8610(19)30697-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2019.09.016. (Link

Forstner JKunz AStraßner C, Uhlmann L, Kuemmel S, Szecsenyi JWensing M. Improving continuity of patient care across sectors: study protocol of the process evaluation of a quasi-experimental multi-centre study regarding an admission and discharge model in Germany (VESPEERA). BMJ Open 2019;9:e031245. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-031245. (Link)

Forstner JStraßner CKunz A, Uhlmann L, Freund TPeters-Klimm FWensing M, Kümmel S, El-Kurd N, Rück R, Handlos B, Szecsenyi J. Improving continuity of patient care across sectors: study protocol of a quasi-experimental multi-centre study regarding an admission and discharge model in Germany (VESPEERA). BMC Health Serv Res 2019;19(1):206. doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-4022-4. (Link)

Klafke NMahler C, von Hagens C, Uhlmann L, Bentner M, Schneeweiss A, Mueller A, Szecsenyi J, Joos S. The effects of an integrated supportive care intervention on quality of life outcomes in outpatients with breast and gynecologic cancer undergoing chemotherapy: Results from a randomized controlled trial. Cancer Med 2019;8(8):3666-3676. doi: 10.1002/cam4.2196. (Link)

Poss-Doering RKunz APohlmann SSzecsenyi J. Hausarztpraxen für ein Forschungsprojekt zur Erprobung einer elektronischen Patientenakte gewinnen. ZFA 2019;95:515-519. doi: 10.3238/zfa.2019.0515–0519. (Link)

Ruppert SN, Heitmann-Möller A, Hasseler M. Vereinbarkeit von Berufstätigkeit und Angehörigenpflege in kleinen und mittleren Unternehmen. Z Gerontol Geriatr 2019;52(6):563-567. doi: 10.1007/s00391-018-1442-4. (Link)

Senft JDWensing MPoss-Doering RSzecsenyi JLaux G. Effect of involving certified healthcare assistants in primary care in Germany: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open 2019;9:e033325. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033325. (Link)



Bozorgmehr K, Samuilova M, Petrova-Benedict R, Girardi E, Piselli P, Kentikelenis A. Infectious disease health services for refugees and asylum seekers during a time of crisis:  a scoping study of six European Union countries. Health Policy 2018;1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2018.04.003. (Link)

Bozorgmehr K, Stock C, Joggerst B, Razum O. Tuberculosis screening in asylum seekers in Germany: a need for better data [letter]. Lancet Public Health 2018;ii:S2468-2667(18)30132-4. doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(18)30132-4. [Epub ahead of print] (Link)

Jahn RHZiegler SNoest SGewalt SCStrassner CBozorgmehr K. Early evaluation of experiences of health care providers in reception centers with a patient-held personal health record for asylum seekers: a multi-sited qualitative study in a German federal state. Global Health 2018;14:71. doi: 10.1186/s12992-018-0394-1. (Link)

Leutgeb R, Berger S, Szecsenyi J, Laux G. Patients with somatoform disorders: More frequent attendance and higher utilization in primary Out-of-Hours care? PLoS One 2018;13:e0202546. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0202546. (Link)

Leutgeb R, Frankenhauser-Mannuß J, Scheuer M, Szecsenyi J, Goetz K. Job satisfaction and stressors for working in out-of-hours care - a pilot study with general practitioners in a rural area of Germany. BMC Fam Pract 2018;19:95. doi: 10.1186/s12875-018-0777-7. (Link)

Wahedi K, Flores W, Beiersmann C, Bozorgmehr K, Jahn A. Using information communication technology to identify deficits in rural health care: a mixed-methods evaluation from Guatemala. Glob Health Action 2018;11:1:1455347. doi: 10.1080/16549716.2018.1455347. (Link)

Poss-Doering RKunz APohlmann S, Hofmann H, Kiel M, Winkler EC, Ose D, Szecsenyi J. Utilizing a Prototype Patient-Controlled Electronic Health Record in Germany: Qualitative Analysis of User-Reported Perceptions and Perspectives. JMIR Formativ Res 2018;2:e10411. doi: 10.2196/10411. (Link)

Zeugfang D, Wisetborisut A, Angkurawaranon C, Aramrattana A, Wensing MSzecsenyi JKrug K. Translation and validation of the PACIC+ questionnaire: the Thai version. BMC Fam Pract 2018;19:123. doi: 10.1186/s12875-018-0801-y. (Link)



Kraus EM, Pelzl S, Szecsenyi J, Laux G. Antibiotic prescribing for acute lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) - guideline adherence in the German primary care setting: An analysis of routine data. PLoS One 2017; 12: e0174584 - doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174584 (PDF-Dokument)

Laux G. Hausarztzentrierte Versorgung. In: Pundt, J (Hrsg.). Vernetzte Versorgung - Lösung für Qualitäts- und Effizienzprobleme in der Gesundheitswirtschaft? Bremen: Apollon University Press, 2017, S. 237-254 (ISBN 978-3-943001-25-9)

Leutgeb R, Engeser P, Berger S, Szecsenyi J, Laux G. Out of hours care in Germany - High utilization by adult patients with minor ailments? BMC Fam Pract. 2017; 18: 42 - doi: 10.1186/s12875-017-0609-1 (Link)

Lichtl C, Lutz T, Szecsenyi J, Bozorgmehr K. Differences in the prevalence of hospitalizations and utilization of emergency outpatient services for ambulatory care sensitive conditions between asylum-seeking children and children of the general population: a cross-sectional medical records study (2015). BMC Health Serv Res 2017; 15: 17: 731 - doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2672-7 (Link)

Schmidt C, Bätzing-Feigenbaum J, Bestmann A, Brinks R, Dreß J, Goffrier B, Hagen B, Laux G, Pollmanns J, Schröder H, Stahl T, Baumert J, Du Y, Gabrys L, Heidemann C, Paprott R, Scheidt-Nave C, Teti A, Ziese T. Integration von Sekundärdaten in die Nationale Diabetes-Surveillance: Hintergrund, Ziele und Ergebnisse des Sekundärdaten-Workshops am Robert Koch-Institut. Bundesgesundheitsblatt 2017 - doi: 10.1007/s 00103-017-2552-7 (Abstract)

Schweda M, Coors M, Mitzkat A, Pfaller L, Rüegger H, Schmidhuber M, Sperling U, Bozzaro C. Ethische Aspekte des Alter(n)s im Kontext von Medizin und Gesundheitsversorgung: Problemaufriss und Forschungsperspektiven. Ethik in der Medizin 2017 (Abstract)

Straßner C, Steinhäuser J, Freund T, Szecsenyi J, Wensing M. German healthcare professionals' perspective on implementing recommendations about polypharmacy in general practice: a qualitative study. Fam Pract. 2017 Dec 16 - doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmx127 (Link)

Villalobos M, K. Coulibaly K, Krug K, Kamradt M, Wensing M, Siegle A, Kuon J, Eschbach C, Tessmer G, Winkler E, Szecsenyi J, Ose D, Thomas M. A longitudinal communication approach in advanced lung cancer: A qualitative study of patients’, relatives’ and staff’s perspectives. Eur J Cancer Care 2017; e12794 - doi: 10.1111/ecc.12794 (Link)

Wensing M, Szecsenyi J, Stock C; Kaufmann-Kolle P; Laux G. Evaluation of a program to strengthen general practice care for patients with chronic disease in Germany. BMC Health Serv Res 2017 (in press)



Baudendistel I, Winkler E, Kamradt M, Brophy S, Längst G, Eckrich F, Heinze O, Bergh B, Szecsenyi J, Ose D. Cross-sectoral cancer care: views from patients and health care professionals regarding a personal electronic health record. Eur. J. Cancer Care 2016 (article first published online) - doi: 10.1111/ecc.12429 (Abstract)

Berger S, Mahler C, Krug K, Szecsenyi J, Schultz JH. Evaluation of interprofessional education: lessons learned through the development and implementation of an interprofessional seminar on Team communication for undergraduate health care students in Heidelberg – a project Report. GMS J Med Educ 2016; 33(2): Doc22 (20160429) (PDF-Dokument)

van der Biezen M, Adang E, Van Der Burgt R, Wensing M, Laurant M. The impact of substituting general practitioners with nurse practitioners on resource use, production and health-care costs during out-of-hours: a quasi-experimental study. BMC Fam Pract. 2016; 17: 132 - doi: 10.1186/s12875-016-0528-6 (PDF-Dokument)

Bozorgmehr K, Mohsenpour M, Saure D, Stock C, Loerbroks A, Joos S, Schneider C. Systematische Übersicht und „Mapping“ empirischer Studien des Gesundheitszustands und der medizinischen Versorgung von Flüchtlingen und Asylsuchenden in Deutschland (1990-2014). Bundesgesundheitsbl 2016 - doi 10.1007/s00103-016-2336-5 (PDF-Dokument)

Bozorgmehr K, Noest S, Thaiss HM, Razum O. Die gesundheitliche Versorgungssituation von Asylsuchenden: bundesweite Bestandsaufnahme über die Gesundheitsämter. Bundesgesundheitsbl 2016 - doi 10.1007/s00103-016-2329-4 (Link)

Bozorgmehr K, Razum O. Asylum-seekers in Germany: untenable arguments for restricting health care Access [Letter]. Lancet 2016 (in press)

Bozorgmehr K, Szecsenyi J, Stock C, Razum O. Europe’s response to the refugee crisis: why relocation quotas will fail to achieve ‘fairness’ from a health perspective. Eur J Public Health 2016; 26: 5-6

Freund T, Peters-Klimm F, Boyd CM, Mahler C, Gensichen J, Erler A, Beyer M, Gondan M, Rochon J, Gerlach FM, Szecsenyi J. Medical Assistant-Based Care Management for High-Risk Patients in Small Primary Care Practices: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial. Ann Intern Med 2016; Feb 2. - doi: 10.7326/M14-2403. [Epub ahead of print] (Abstract)

Goetz K, Jossen M, Szecsenyi J, Rosemann T, Hahn K, Hess S. Job satisfaction of primary care physicians in Switzerland - an observational study. Fam Pract 2016 (in press)

Huntink E, Wensing M, Timmers IM, van Lieshout J. Process evaluation of a tailored intervention programme of cardiovascular risk management in general practices. Implement Sci. 2016; 11:164 - doi: 10.1186/s13012-016-0526-z (PDF-Dokument)

Jäger C, Steinhäuser J, Freund T, Baker R, Agarwal S, Godycki-Cwirko M, Kowalczyk A, Aakhus E, Granlund I, van Lieshout J, Szecsenyi J, Wensing M. Process evaluation of five tailored programs to improve the implementation of evidence-based recommendations for chronic conditions in primary care. Implement Sci 2016; 11: 123 - doi: 10.1186/s13012-016-0473-8 (PDF-Dokument)

Keurhorst M, Anderson P, Heinen M, Bendtsen P, Baena B, Brzózka K, Colom J, Deluca P, Drummond C, Kaner E, Kłoda K, Mierzecki A, Newbury-Birch D, Okulicz-Kozaryn K, Palacio-Vieira J, Parkinson K, Reynolds J, Ronda G, Segura L, Słodownik L, Spak F, van Steenkiste B, Wallace P, Wolstenholme A, Wojnar M, Gual A, Laurant M, Wensing M. Impact of primary healthcare providers' initial rolesecurity and therapeutic commitment on implementing brief interventions inmanaging risky alcohol consumption: a cluster randomised factorial trial. Implement Sci. 2016;11: 96 - doi: 10.1186/s13012-016-0468-5 (PDF-Dokument)

van Lieshout J, Huntink E, Koetsenruijter J, Wensing M. Tailored implementation of cardiovascular risk management in general practice: a Cluster randomized trial. Implement Sci. 2016;11: 115 - doi: 10.1186/s13012-016-0460-0 (PDF-Dokument)

Mitzkat A, Berger S, Reeves S, Mahler C. Mehr begriffliche Klarheit im interprofessionellen Feld – ein Plädoyer für eine reflektierte Verwendung von Terminologien im nationalen und internationalen Handlungs- und Forschungsfeld. GMS J Med Educ 2016; 33(2): Doc36 (20160429) (PDF-Dokument)

Razum O, Kaasch A, Bozorgmehr K. From the primacy of safe passage for refugees to a global social policy. Int J Public Health 2016; 1-2 - DOI 10.1007/s00038-016-0817-9 

Razum O, Wenner J, Bozorgmehr K. Wenn Zufall über den Zugang zur Gesundheitsversorgung bestimmt: Geflüchtete in Deutschland. Gesundheitswesen 2016, Oct 18. [Epub ahead of print] - doi: 10.1055/s-0042-116231 (Abstract)

Schmidt K, Worrack S, Von Korff M, Davydow D, Brunkhorst F, Ehlert U, Pausch C, Mehlhorn J, Schneider N, Scherag A, Freytag A, Reinhart K, Wensing M, Gensichen J; SMOOTH Study Group. Effect of a Primary Care Management Intervention on MentalHealth–Related Quality of Life Among Survivors of Sepsis. A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 2016 ; 315(24): 2703-2711 - doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.7207 (Abstract)

Timmermans MJ, van Vught AJ, Maassen IT, Draaijer L, Hoofwijk AG, Spanier M, van Unen W, Wensing M, Laurant MG. Determinants of the sustained employment of physician assistants in hospitals: a qualitative study. BMJ Open. 2016; 6: e011949 (PDF-Dokument)

Valentini J, Ruppert D, Magez J, Stegbauer C, Bramesfeld A, Goetz K. Integrated care in German mental health services as benefit for relatives - a qualitative study. BMC Psychiatry 2016; 16: 48 - doi: 10.1186/s12888-016-0760-6 (PDF-Dokument)

Wahedi K, Noest S, Bozorgmehr K. Die Gesundheitsuntersuchung von Asylsuchenden nach §62 Asylverfahrensgesetz: Eine bundesweite Analyse der Regelungen in Deutschland. Bundesgesundheitsblatt 2016: 1-10 - doi: 10.1007/s00103-016-2489-2 (PDF-Dokument)



Andres E, Ludt S, Mainz A, Peters-Klimm F. 20 Jahre hausärztliche Qualitätszirkel – Bestandsaufnahme und Perspektiven. Z Allg Med 2015; 91: 5

Baudendistel I, Winkler E, Kamradt M, Brophy S, Längst G, Eckrich F, Heinze O, Bergh B, Szecsenyi J, Ose D. The patients' active role in managing a personal electronic health record: a qualitative analysis. Support Care Cancer. 2015 Feb 5 [Epub ahead of print] - doi: 10.1007/s00520-015-2620-1 (Abstract)

Baudendistel I, Winkler E, Kamradt M, Längst G, Eckrich F, Heinze O, Bergh B, Szecsenyi J, Ose D. Personal electronic health records: understanding user requirements and needs in chronic cancer care. J Med Internet Res. 2015 May 21;17(5): e121 - doi: 10.2196/jmir.3884 (PDF-Dokument)

Bozorgmehr K, Maier W, Brenner H,  Saum KU, Stock C, Miksch A, Holleczek B,  Szecsenyi J, Razum O. Social disparities in Disease Management Programmes for coronary heart disease in Germany: A cross-classified multilevel Analysis. J Epidemiol Community Health 2015; 0:1–11. doi:10.1136/jech-2014-204506 (PDF-Dokument)

Bozorgmehr K, Razum O. Effect of restricting access to health care on health expenditures among asylum-seekers and refugees. PLoS One 2015; 10: e0131483 - doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131483 (PDF-Dokument)

Bozorgmehr K, San Sebastian M, Brenner H, Razum O, Maier W, Saum KU, Holleczek B, Miksch A, Szecsenyi J. Analysing horizontal equity in enrolment in Disease Management Programmes for coronary heart disease in Germany 2008-2010. Int J Equity Health 2015; 14: 28 - DOI 10.1186/s12939-015-0155-1 (PDF-Dokument)

Bozorgmehr K, Schneider C, Joos S. Equity in access to health care among asylum seekers in Germany: evidence from an exploratory population-based cross-sectional study. BMC Health Serv Res 2015; 15: 502 (PDF-Dokument)

Freund T, Everett C, Griffiths P, Hudon C, Naccarella L, Laurant M. Skill mix, roles and remuneration in the primary care workforce: Who are the healthcare professionals in the primary care teams across the world? Int J Nurs Stud 2015; 52: 727-743 - doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2014.11.014 (PDF-Dokument)

Goetz K, Berger S, Gavartina A, Zaroti S, Szecsenyi J. How psychosocial factors affect well-being of practice assistants at work in general medical care? - A questionnaire Survey. BMC Fam Pract 2015; 16: 166 -  doi: 10.1186/s12875-015-0366-y (PDF-Dokument)

Goetz K, Bungartz J, Szecsenyi J, Steinhaeuser J. How do patients with a Turkish background evaluate their medical care in Germany? An observational study in primary care. Patient Prefer Adherence 2015; 9: 1573–1579 (PDF-Dokument)

Goetz K, Hasse P, Campbell SM, Berger S, Dörfer CE, Hahn K, Szecsenyi J. Evaluation of job satisfaction and working atmosphere of dental nurses in Germany. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2015 Jul 20 - doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12186 [Epub ahead of print] (Abstract)

Goetz K, Hasse P, Szecsenyi J, Campbell SM. Questionnaire for measuring organizational attributes in dental care practices – psychometric properties and test-retest reliability. Int Dent J 2015 - doi: 10.1111/idj.12209

Goetz K, Hess S, Jossen M, Huber F, Rosemann T, Brodowski M, Kuenzi B, Szecsenyi J. Does a quality management system improve quality in primary care practices in Switzerland? – a longitudinal study. BMJ Open 2015; 5:e007443 - doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007443 (PDF-Dokument)

Goetz K, Marx M, Marx I, Brodowski M, Nafalu M, Prytherch H, Awour IO, Szecsenyi  J. Working atmosphere and job satisfaction of health care staff in Kenya – an exploratory study. Biomed Res Int 2015; Article ID 256205 - doi: 10.1155/2015/256205 (PDF-Dokument)

Jahn A, Bozorgmehr K, Müller O. Reforming public and global health in Germany [letter]. Lancet 2015; 386 (9996): 851–852

Klingenberg A, Walther W, Dörfer C Szecsenyi J. Prävention und Aufklärung im Rahmen der Parodontitisbehandlung: Verbesserungspotenziale aus Patientensicht. Gesundheitswesen 2015, Jun 18 [Epub ahead of print] - doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1548912 (Abstract)

Kamradt M, Baudendistel I, Längst G, Kiel M, Eckrich F, Winkler E, Szecsenyi J, Ose D. Collaboration and communication in colorectal cancer care: a qualitative study of the challenges experienced by patients and health care professionals. Fam Pract. 2015; 32: 686–693 - doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmv069 (PDF-Dokument)

Laux G, Szecsenyi J, Mergenthal K, Beyer M, Gerlach FM, Stock C, Uhlmann L, Miksch A, Bauer E, Kaufmann-Kolle P, Steeb V, Lübeck R, Karimova K, Güthlin C, Götz K. Hausarztzentrierte Versorgung in Baden-Württemberg. Bundesgesundheitsblatt 2015; 58: 398–407 - DOI 10.1007/s00103-015-2122-9 (Abstract)

Mahler C, Berger S, Reeves S. The Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale (RIPLS): A problematic evaluative scale for the interprofessional field. J Interprof Care. 2015 Jul; 29:289-291 - doi: 10.3109/13561820.2015.1059652

Opetz K, Steinhäuser J, Joos S, Szecsenyi J, Heller G, Forstmaier E, Glassen K. “Qualitätsindex Endoprothetik” aus Sicht von niedergelassenen Ärzten. Orthopäde. 2015; 44: 219-225 - doi: 10.1007/s00132-014-3043-2 (Abstract)

Ruppert D, Stegbauer C, Bramesfeld A, Bestmann B, Szecsenyi J, Götz K. 'Die Hoffnung stirbt zuletzt' - Sektorenübergreifende Kooperation in der Integrierten Versorgung. Eine qualitative Studie. Psychiatr Prax 2015 (in press)



Frankenhauser-Mannuß J, Goetz K, Scheuer M, Szecsenyi J, Leutgeb R. Ärztlicher Bereitschaftsdienst in Deutschland: Befragung von Bereitschaftsdienstärzten zur gegenwärtigen Situation (Kritische Aussagen) Gesundheitswesen 2014 (in press)

Freund T, Heller G, Szecsenyi J. Krankenhausfälle für ambulant behandelbare Erkrankungen in Deutschland. Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundh wesen 2014, 108: 251-257

Goetz K, Campbell S, Broge B, Brodowski M, Wensing M, Szecsenyi J. Effectiveness of a quality management program in dental care practices. BMC Oral Health 2014, 14: 41, doi: doi:10.1186/1472-6831-14-41 (PDF-Dokument)

Götz K, Miksch A. Versorgungsqualität in der Hausarztzentrierten Versorgung. Public Health Forum 2014 (in press)

Herr D, Götz K. Wie wollen Mediziner heute arbeiten? Berufszufriedenheit und Präferenzen von Ärzten in einem sich wandelnden Berufsfeld. G+G Wissenschaft 2014, 14 (3): 15–23

Leutgeb R, Laux G, Hermann K, Gutscher A, Szecsenyi J, Kühlein T. Patient Care in an Out-of-Hours Care Practice - A Descriptive Study of the CONTENT Project. Gesundheitswesen 2014 (in press)

Leutgeb R, Szecsenyi J, Kühlein T, Laux G. Charakteristika primärärztlicher Versorgung von Patienten außerhalb regulärer Sprechstundenzeiten im Vergleich zur Routineversorgung. Gesundheitswesen 2014 (in press) 

Leutgeb R, Walker N, Remmen R, Klemenc-Ketis Z, Szecsenyi J, Laux G. On a European collaboration to identify organisational models, potential shortcomings and improvement options in out-of-hours primary health care. Eur J Gen Pract 2014 (in press) 

Mahler CFreund T, Baldauf A, Jank S, Ludt SPeters-Klimm F, Haefeli E, Szecsenyi J. Das strukturierte Medikamentenmanagement in der Hausarztpraxis — ein Beitrag zur Förderung der Arzneimitteltherapiesicherheit. Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundh wesen 2014 (in press)

Opetz K, Steinhäuser J, Joos S, Szecsenyi J, Heller G, Forstmaier E, Glassen K. “Qualitätsindex Endoprothetik” aus Sicht von niedergelassenen Ärzten. Der Orthopäde 2014; Published online 22 November 2014 - doi: 10.1007/s00132-014-3043-2 (Abstract)

Schneider C, Mohsenpour A, Joos S, Bozorgmehr K. Health status of and healthcare provision to asylum seekers in Germany: Protocol for a systematic review and evidence mapping of empirical studies. Syst Rev 2014; 3: 139 - doi:10.1186/2046-4053-3-139 (PDF-Dokument)

Steinhaeuser J, Otto, Goetz K, Szecsenyi J, Joos S. Rural area in a European country from a health care point of view: an adaption of the Rural Ranking Scale. BMC Health Serv Res. 2014;14: 147. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-14-147 (PDF-Dokument)



Brenk-Franz K, Hibbard JH, Herrmann WJ, Freund T, Szecsenyi J, Djalali S, Steurer-Stey C, Sönnichsen A, Tiesler F, Storch M, Schneider N, Gensichen J. Validation of the German Version of the Patient Activation Measure 13 (PAM13-D) in an International Multicentre Study of Primary Care Patients. PLoS One 2013, published online 2013 Sep 30;8: e74786 (PDF-Dokument

Freund T, Campbell S, Geißler S, Kunz CU, Mahler C, Peters-Klimm F, Szecsenyi J. Strategies for reducing potentially avoidable hospitalizations for ambulatory care–sensitive conditions. Ann Fam Med 2013; 363-370. doi 10.1370/afm.1498 (PDF-Dokument)

Freund T, Gondan M, Rochon J, Peters-Klimm FCampbell SWensing M, Szecsenyi J. Comparison of physician referral and insurance claims data-based risk prediction as approaches to identify patients for care management in primary care: an observational study. BMC Family Practice 2013, 14: 157 (PDF-Dokument)

Gavartina A, Zaroti S, Szecsenyi J, Miksch A, Ose D, Campbell S, Goetz K. Practice assistants in primary care in Germany -- associations with organizational attributes on job satisfaction. BMC Fam Pract 2013; 14: 110 doi: 10.1186/1471-2296-14-110 (PDF-Dokument)

Götz KLaux G, Mergenthal K, Roehl I, Erler A, Miksch A, Beyer M. Evaluation der Hausarztzentrierten Versorgung in Baden-Württemberg. Public Health Forum 2013; 21: 25-27 doi 10.1016/j.phf.2012.12.003

Goetz K, Szecsenyi J, Klingenberg A, Brodowski M, Wensing M, Campbell S. Evaluation of patient perspective on quality of oral health care in Germany – an exploratory study. Int Dent J 2013; published online: 12 JUL 2013, doi 10.1111/idj.12047 (Abstract)

Goetz K, Szecsenyi J, Laux G, Joos S, Beyer M, Miksch A. Wie beurteilen chronisch kranke Patienten Ihre Versorgung? Ergebnisse aus einer Patientenbefragung im Rahmen der Evaluation der Hausarztzentrierten Versorgung in Baden-Württemberg. Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 2013; 107: 379-385

Jäger C, Freund T, Steinhäuser J, Joos S, Wensing M, Szecsenyi J. A tailored implementation intervention to implement recommendations addressing polypharmacy in multimorbid patients: study protocol of a cluster randomized controlled Trial. Trials 2013 14: 420. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-14-420 (PDF-Dokument)

Ludt S; Campbell SM; Petek, D; Rochon, J; Szecsenyi J; van Lieshout J; Wensing M; Ose D. Which practice characteristics are associated with the quality of cardiovascular disease prevention in European primary care? Implement Sci 2013; 8: 27 doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-8-27 (PDF-Dokument)

Miksch A, Szecsenyi J. Entwicklung und Evaluation von Disease-Management-Programmen in Deutschland. Public Health Forum 2013; 21 (78): 4-6

Schaefert R, Kirsch G, Kaufmann C, Hermann K, Szecsenyi J, Herzog W, Bölter R. Neue Wege in der Versorgung von Patienten mit funktionellen Syndromen – Interdisziplinäre Gruppenbehandlung in der Hausarztpraxis: Eine qualitative Studie. Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol. 2013 Mar 8. [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1323790 (Abstract)

Shadmi E, Freund T. Targeting patients for multimorbid care management interventions: the case for equity in high-risk patient identification. Int J Equity Health2013. Published online 2013 Aug 20; 12: 70 (PDF-Dokument)

Stegbauer C, Goetz K, Bauer E, Bestmann B, Ruprecht T, Szecsenyi J, Bramesfeld A. What contributes to good patient outcomes in the home treatment of the severely mentally ill: study protocol of a multi-centre analysis. BMC Psychiatry 2013 Nov 5; 13: 283 [Epub ahead of print] (PDF-Dokument)



Freund T. Einzelcoaching für Mehrfachkranke. Gesundheit und Gesellschaft 2012; 6: 21-25

Freund T, Kunz CU, Ose D, Szecsenyi JPeters-Klimm F. Patterns of multimorbidity in primary care patients at high risk of future hospitalization. Popul Health Manag  2012 Feb 7. [Epub ahead of print] (Abstract

Freund TWensing M, Geißler S, Peters-Klimm FMahler C; Boyd CM, Szecsenyi J. Primary care physicians’ experiences with case finding for practice-based care management.  Am J Manag Care 2012; 18: e155-e161

Goetz KFreund T, Gensichen J, Miksch ASzecsenyi JSteinhaeuser J. Adaption and psychometric properties of the PACIC short form. Am J Manag Care 2012; 18: e55-e60 

Goetz KSzecsenyi JCampbell S, Rosemann T, Rueter G, Raum E, Brenner H, Miksch A. The importance of social support for people with type 2 diabetes - a qualitative study with general practitioners, practice nurses and patients. GMS Psychosoc Med. 2012; 9 doi 10.3205/psm000080 (PDF-Dokument)

Hermann KEngeser P, Szecsenyi JMiksch A. Palliative patients cared for at home by PAMINO-trained and other GPs – health-related quality of life as measured by QLQ-C15-PAL and POS. BMC Palliative Care 2012, 11:13 (Provisional PDF)

Mahler C, Karstens S, Roos M, Szecsenyi J. Interprofessionelle Ausbildung für eine patientenzentrierte Versorgung der Zukunft. Die Entwicklung eines  Kompetenzprofils für den Bachelor-Studiengang "Interprofessionelle Gesundheitsversorgung".  Z. Evid. Fortbild. Qual. Gesundh. wesen 2012; 106: 523-532.  doi: 10.1016/j.zefq.2012.04.003 (Abstract)

Ose DFreund TLudt S. Prevention of cardiovascular diseases: creating a healthy environment [Editorial]. J Public Health 2012; 20: 1–3 doi 10.1007/s10389-011-0463-x (Abstract

Ose DFreund TLudt S. Patienteninformation im Krankenhaus: neue Anforderungen und alte Strukturen? Bedeutung und Verfügbarkeit schriftlicher Patienteninformationen aus Sicht von Krankenhausmitarbeitern. Präv Gesundheitsf 2012; 7: 95–99 doi 10.1007/s11553-012-0330-9

Ose D, Freund TUrban E, Kunz CU, Szecsenyi JMiksch A. Comorbidity and patient-reported quality of care: an evaluation of the primary care based German disease management program for type 2 diabetes. J Public Health 2012;  DOI: 10.1007/s10389-011-0429-z (Abstract)

Peters-Klimm F, Halmer A, Flessa S, Szecsenyi J, Ose D. What drives costs of heart failure care in Germany? A health services cost analysis. J Public Health 2012; 20: 653-660 doi10.1007/s10389-012-0501-3 

Vogel I, Miksch AGoetz KOse DSzecsenyi JFreund T. The impact of perceived social support and sense of coherence on health-related quality of life in multimorbid primary care patients. Chronic Illn 2012; 8: 296-307 (Abstract)



Bungartz J, Szecsenyi JJoos S. Wer nichts weiß, muss alles glauben: Fremdsprachige Patienteninformationen - Bestandsaufnahme und Entwicklungspotenzial. Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 2011; 105: 743-750 (Abstract

Bungartz J, Uslu S, Natanzon IJoos J. Inanspruchnahme des Hausarztes durch türkische und deutsche Patienten – eine qualitative Studie. Z Allg Med. 2011; 87: 115-122 

Freund T, Geißler S, Mahler CPeters-Klimm F, Szecsenyi J. Case Management in der Hausarztpraxis - "Alter Wein in neuen Schläuchen"?  Z Allg Med 2011; 87: 324-331

Freund TMahler C, Erler A, Gensichen J, Ose DSzecsenyi JPeters-Klimm F. How to identify patients likely to benefit from care management programs? Am J Manag Care 2011; 17: 345-352 (Abstract)

Goetz KCampbell S, Willms S, Rochon J, Klingenberg A, Szecsenyi J. How do chronically ill patients evaluate their medical care? An observational study with 46919 patients in 676 primary care practices. Int J Pers Cent Med 2011; 1: 338-346

Gröber-Grätz D, Moßhammer D, Bölter ROse DJoos SNatanzon I. Welche Kriterien beeinflussen Hausärzte bei der Überweisung zum Spezialisten in der ambulanten Versorgung? eine qualitative Studie zur Sichtweise von Hausärzten. Z. Evid. Fortbild. Qual. Gesundh. wesen 2011; 105: 446–451

Laux G, Nothacker M, Weinbrenner S, Störk S, Blozik E, Peters-Klimm FSzecsenyi J, Scherer M. Nutzung von Routinedaten zur Einschätzung der Versorgungsqualität: Eine kritische Beurteilung am Beispiel von Qualitätsindikatoren für die „Nationale Versorgungsleitlinie Chronische Herzinsuffizienz“. Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundh wesen 2011; 105: 21–26 (Abstract)



Bölter ROse DGötz KMiksch ASzecsenyi JFreund T. Einbeziehung nichtärztlicher Gesundheitsberufe in die Primärversorgung chronisch kranker Patienten. Chancen und Barrieren aus Sicht deutscher Hausärzte. Med. Klinik 2010; 105: 7-12

Diederich S, Engeser P, Junker K, Passlick B, Pfluger T, Pöttgen C, Reck M. Beurteilung des Therapieerfolgs – konventionelle versus neue Methoden. Onkologie 2009; 32: 9-17 (Abstract

Engeser P. Das PAMINO-Projekt - Gemeindenahe palliativmedizinische Versorgung. Das Nordbadische Palliativnetz. Der Mensch-Zeitschrift für Salutogenese und antrhropologische Medizin 2010; 40: 32-35

Freund TBaldauf A, Muth C, Gensichen J, Szecsenyi JPeters-Klimm F. Praxisbasiertes Hausbesuchs- und Telefonmonitoring von Patienten mit Herzinsuffizienz: Rationale, Design und praktische Anwendung der Monitoringslisten in der HICMan-Studie. Z. ärztl. Fortbild. Qual.sich 2010

Freund T, Freund M, Mahler C, Schwantes U, Ose DJoos SSzecsenyi J.  Family practice web sites – new perspectives for patient care and health information? Fam Med. 2010; 42: 501-506 (PDF-Dokument)

Freund T, Kayling F, Miksch ASzecsenyi JWensing M. Effectiveness and efficiency of primary care based case management for chronic diseases: rationale and design of a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized and non-randomized trials [CRD32009100316]. BMC Health Serv Res 2010; 10: 112 (PDF-Dokument)

Freund TSzecsenyi J. Auf alle Fälle Case Management? Neue Versorgungsmodelle für chronisch kranke Patienten. Der Hausarzt 2010; 2: 22

Freund TSzecsenyi JOse D. Charakteristika von eingeschriebenen Versicherten eines flächendeckenden Vertrages zur Hausarztzentrierten Versorgung. Med Klinik 2010; 105: 808-811 (Abstract)

Freund TWensing MMahler C, Gensichen J, Erler A, Beyer M, Gerlach FM, Szecsenyi JPeters-Klimm F. Development of a primary care-based complex care management intervention for chronically ill patients at high risk for hospitalization: a study protocol. Implement Sci 2010; 5: 70 (Abstract)

Peters-Klimm FCampbell SHermann K, Kunz C, Muller-Tasch T, Szecsenyi J (on Behalf of the Competence Network Heart Failure). Case management for patients with chronic systolic heart failure in primary care: The HICMan exploratory randomised controlled trial. Trials 2010; 11: 56 doi:10.1186/1745-6215-11-56

Szecsenyi J. Programme de disease management et organisation des soins pimaires en Allemagne. Rev Franc Affaires Sociales 2010; 64: 81-96



Bölter RNatanzon IMiksch AJoos SRosemann TSzecsenyi J, Götz K. Kommunale Ressourcen als ein Element des "Chronic Care Modells". eine qualitative Studie mit Hausärzten. Präv Gesundheitsf 2009; 4: 1-5 (Abstract

Joos SMusselmann BSzecsenyi J. Integration of complementary and alternative medicine into family practices in Germany: results of a national survey. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2009; Mar 17 [Epub ahead of print] doi:10.1093/ecam/nep019 (PDF-Dokument

Mosshammer D, Gröber-Grätz D, Bölter RJoos S. Hausarztzentrierte Versorgung – internationale Daten und aktuelle Entwicklungen in Deutschland mit Fokus auf Baden-Württemberg. Gesundheitswesen 2009; 71: 832-838 (Abstract

Olbort RMahler CCampbell S, Reuschenbach B, Mueller-Tasch T, Szecsenyi JPeters-Klimm F. Doctors’ assistants’ views of case management to improve chronic heart failure care in general practice: a qualitative study. J Adv Nurs 2009; 65: 799-808 (PDF-Dokument

Ose DWensing MSzecsenyi JJoos SHermann KMiksch A. Impact of primary care-based disease management on the health-related quality of life in patients with type 2 diabetes and co-morbidity. Diabetes Care 2009; 32: 1-7 [Epub ahead of print] doi:10.2337/dc08-2223 (Provisional PDF-Dokument)

Peters-Klimm FOlbert RCampbell SMahler CMiksch ABaldauf ASzecsenyi J. Physicians’ view of primary care-based case management for patients with heart failure: a qualitative study. Int J Qual Health Care 2009; 21: 363-371 (Link

Wensing MLudt SCampbell S, Van Lieshout J, Volbracht E, Grol R.  European Practice Assessment of Cardiovascular risk management (EPA Cardio): protocol of an international observational study in primary care. Implementation Science 2009; 4: 3 [Epub ahead of print] (PDF-Dokument

Wensing M, Van den Hombergh P, Van Doremalen J, Grol R, Szecsenyi J. General practitioners' workload associated to practice size rather than chronic care organisation. Health Policy 2009; 89: 124-129 (Abstract



Miksch AHermann KTrieschmann J, Roelz AHeiderhoff MLaux GRosemann TSzecsenyi J. Geschlechtsspezifische Unterschiede in der Lebensqualität von Typ-2-Diabetikern mit und ohne DMP-Einschreibung. Gesundheitswesen 2008; 70: 250-255 (Abstract

Joos S, Musselmann B, Miksch A , Rosemann T, Szecsenyi J. The role of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in Germany - a focus group study of GPs. BMC Health Serv Res 2008; 8: 127  (PDF-Dokument

Ose D, Broge B, Riens B, Szecsenyi J. Mit Überweisung vom Hausarzt zum Spezialisten - Haben Verträge zur Hausarztzentrierten Versorgung (HZV) einen Enfluss? Z Allg Med 2008 ; 84: 321 – 326 (Abstract

Peters-Klimm F, Müller-Tasch T, Remppis A, Szecsenyi J, Schellberg D. Improved guideline adherence to pharmacotherapy of chronic systolic heart failure in general practice - results from a cluster-randomized controlled trial of implementation of a clinical practice guideline.  J Eval Clin Pract. 2008;14: 823-829 (Abstract)

Rosemann T, Grol R, Hermann K, Wensing MSzecsenyi J. Association between obesity, quality of life, physical activity and health service utilization in primary care patients with osteoarthritis. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2008; 5: 4 (PDF-Dokument)

Szecsenyi JRosemann TJoos SPeters-Klimm F, Miksch A. German diabetes disease management programs are appropriate to restructure care according to the Chronic Care Model – An evaluation with the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC-5A) instrument. Diabetes Care 2008; 31: 1150-1154 (Abstract

Wensing M, Hermsen J, Grol R, Szecsenyi J. Patient evaluations of accessibility and co-ordination in general practice in Europe. Health Expect 2008; 11: 384-90 (Abstract



Peters-Klimm F, Müller-Tasch T, Schellberg D, Gensichen J, Muth C, Herzog W, Szecsenyi J. Rationale, design and conduct of a randomised controlled trial evaluating a primary care-based complex intervention to improve the quality of life of heart failure patients: HICMan (Heidelberg Integrated Case Management). BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2007; 7: 25 (Abstract

Rosemann T, Gensichen J, Sauer N, Laux GSzecsenyi J. The impact of concomitant depression on quality of life and health service utilisation of patients with osteoarthritis. Rheumatol Int 2007; 27: 859-863 (Abstract

Rosemann THermann KMiksch AEngeser PSzecsenyi J. The PAMINO-project: evaluating a primary care based educational program to improve the quality of life of palliative patients. BMC Palliative Care 2007, 6: 5 [Epub ahead of print] (PDF-Dokument

Rosemann T, Joos SLaux G, Gensichen J, Szecsenyi J. Case management of arthritis patients in primary care: Cluster-randomised controlled trial. Arthritis Rheum. 2007; 57: 1390-1397 (Abstract

Rosemann T, Joos SSzecsenyi JKuehlein TLaux GWensing M. Health service utilization patterns of primary care patients with osteoarthritis. BMC Health Serv Res 2007; 7: 169  (PDF-Dokument

Rosemann T, Laux G,  Droesemeyer S, Gensichen J, Szecsenyi J. Evaluation of a culturally adapted German version of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC 5A) questionnaire in a sample of osteoarthritis patients. J Eval Clin Pract 2007; 13: 806-813 (Abstract

Rosemann TLaux GSzecsenyi J. Osteoarthritis: quality of life, comorbidities, medication and health service utilization assessed in a large sample of primary care patients. J Orthop Surg; 2007, 2:12 (PDF-Dokument

Schneider A, Biessecker K, Quinzler R, Kaufmann-Kolle P, Meyer FJ, Wensing M, Szecsenyi J. Asthma patients with low perceived burden of illness: a challenge for guideline adherence. J Eval Clin Pract 2007; 13: 846-852 (Abstract



Knaup P, Pilz J, Kaltschmidt J, Ludt SSzecsenyi J, Haefeli WE. Standardized  documentation of drug recommendations in discharge letters - A contribution to quality management in cooperative care. Methods Inf Med; 2006; 45: 336-342 (Abstract

Rosemann T, Joest K, Körner T, Schaefert R, Heiderhoff M, Szecsenyi J. How can the practice nurse be more involved in the care of the chronically ill? The perspectives of GPs, patients and practice nurses. BMC Family Practice 2006; 7: 14 (PDF-Dokument

Rosemann T,  Rueter G , Wensing M, Szecsenyi J. Wie gut arbeiten Hausärzte und Fachärzte zusammen? Ergebnisse einer Überweisungsstudie im Raum Marbach/Ludwigsburg (Württbg.) unter Beteiligung von Hausarztpraxen, Facharztpraxen und Patienten. Dt. Ärzteblatt 2006 (Abstract

Rosemann T, Wensing M, Rueter G, Szecsenyi J. Referrals from general practice to consultants in Germany: If the GP is the initiator, patients' experiences are more positive. BMC Health Serv Res. 2006; 6: 5 (PDF-Dokument



Joos SRosemann THeiderhoff MWensing MLudt S, Gensichen J, Kaufmann-Kolle P, Szecsenyi J. ELSID-Diabetes study-evaluation of a large scale implementation of disease management programmes for patients with type 2 diabetes. Rationale, design and conduct - a study protocol [ISRCTN08471887]. BMC Public Health 2005; 5: 99 (PDF-Dokument

Rosemann TKörner TWensing M, Gensichen J, Muth C, Joos SSzecsenyi J. Rationale, design and conduct of a comprehensive evaluation of a primary care based intervention to improve the quality of life of osteoarthritis patients. The PraxArt-project: a cluster randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN87252339]. BMC Public Health 2005; 5: 77 (PDF-Dokument)

Schneider AKoerner T, Mehring M, Wensing M, Elwyn G, Szecsenyi J. Impact of age, health locus of control and psychological co-morbidity on patients' preferences for shared decision making in general practice. Patient Educ Couns 2005;61: 292-298 (Abstract

Schneider ARosemann TWensing MSzecsenyi J. Physicians perceived usefulness of high-cost diagnostic imaging studies: results of a referral study in a German medical quality network. BMC Family Practice 2005;  6: 22 (PDF-Dokument



Wensing M, Baker R, Szecsenyi J, Grol R. On behalf of the EUROPEP Group. Impact of national health care systems on patient evaluations of general practice in Europe. Health Policy 2004; 68: 353-357 



Peters F , Martina B. Präoperative Risikobeurteilung und Management in der Praxis. Schweiz Rundsch Med Prax 2003; 92: 1629-1633