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Koordination und Integration der Versorgung

* Die fett hervorgehobenen Autoren sind Mitarbeiter der Abteilung Allgemeinmedizin und Versorgungsforschung.


Arnold C, Hennrich P, Peters-Klimm F, Wensing M. Influence of Cooperation Work on Management Continuity of Ambulatory Cardiovascular Care: A Cross-Sectional Exploratory Study in Germany. Int J Integr Care. 2023 Dec 6;23(4):14. doi: 10.5334/ijic.7019. 
→ Links: PMID: 38074514; PMCID: PMC10705028; IJIC.

Arnold C, Hennrich P, Wensing M, Ullrich C. Keeping up with evidence-based recommendations - a qualitative interview study with general practitioners in Germany on information-seeking behaviour in cardiovascular care. BMC Prim Care. 2023 May 25;24(1):118. doi: 10.1186/s12875-023-02069-7.
→ Links: PMID: 37231391; PMCID: PMC10214602; pdf-Dokument.

Daniel T, Spingler T, Hug A, Weidner N, Wensing M, Ullrich C. Current practice of outpatient rehabilitation services in patients with mobility-impaired paralysis due to stroke or spinal cord injury: a qualitative interview study in Germany. Disabil Rehabil. 2023 Sep 21:1-14. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2023.2259301. Epub ahead of print.
→ Links: PMID: 37732606; Taylor & Francis Online.

Fehrer V, Poß-Doering R, Weis A, Wensing M, Szecsenyi J, Litke N. Climate change mitigation: Qualitative analysis of environmental impact-reducing strategies in German primary care. Eur J Gen Pract. 2023 Dec;29(1):2232946. doi: 10.1080/13814788.2023.2232946.
→ Links: PMID: 37578422; PMCID: PMC10431721; pdf-Dokument.

Feldmeier G, Löffler C, Altiner A, Wollny A, Garbe K, Kronsteiner D, Köppen M, Szecsenyi J, Leyh M, Voss A, Kamradt M, Poß-Doering R, Wensing M, Kaufmann-Kolle P. Optimizing Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Respiratory Tract Infections in German Primary Care: Results of the Regional Intervention Study CHANGE-3 and the Nested cRCT. Antibiotics. 2023; 12(5):850. doi: 10.3390/antibiotics12050850
→ Links: MDPI.

Forstner J, Koetsenruijjter J, Arnold C, Laux G, Wensing M. The Influence of Provider Connectedness on Continuity of Care and Hospital Readmissions in Patients With COPD: A Claims Data Based Social Network Study. Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2023 Jan 25;10(1):77-88. doi: 10.15326/jcopdf.2022.0359. 
→ Links: PMID: 36516332; PMCID: PMC9995233; COPD.

Forstner J, Mangold J, Litke N, Weis A, Szecsenyi J, Wensing M, Ullrich C. Zwischen neuer Verantwortung und Routinetätigkeit: Die Rolle der VERAH in der hausärztlichen Versorgung – Eine qualitative Sekundärdatenanalyse am Beispiel des softwaregestützten Case Management [Between New Responsibility and Daily Routines - The Role of the VERAH in GP Care: A Qualitative Secondary Data Case Study of the Introduction of Software-Based Case Management]. Gesundheitswesen. 2023 Oct 18. German. doi: 10.1055/a-2144-5767. Epub ahead of print.
→ Links: PMID: 37852278; Thieme.

Forstner J, Pilz M, Straßner C, Weis A, Litke N, Uhlmann L, Peters- Klimm F, Aluttis F, Baldauf A, Kiel M, Qreini M, Kaufmann-Kolle P, Schubert-Haack J, El-Kurd N, Tomaschko-Ubeländer K, Treffert S, Rück R, Handlos B, Karakas G, Wensing M, Szecsenyi J. Hospital Admission and Discharge: Lessons Learned from a Large Programme in Southwest Germany. International Journal of Integrated Care, 2023; 23(1): 4, 1–13. doi: 10.5334/ijic.6534.
→ Links: IIJC.

Gold AW, Bozorgmehr K. Gesundheit Geflüchteter in Sammelunterkünften. Das Mandat des Öffentlichen Gesundheitsdienstes. Arbeitsmed Sozialmed Umweltmed 2023;58:754–757. doi: 10.17147/asu-1-324018.
→ Links: ASU.

Gold AW, Bozorgmehr K, Biddle L, Perplies C, Rast E, Jahn R. Krisenreaktion zu Beginn der COVID-19-Pandemie in Sammelunterkünften für Geflüchtete : Analyse der akteursübergreifenden Zusammenarbeit aus Perspektive der Aufnahmebehörden in Deutschland [Early crisis response to the COVID-19 pandemic in collective accommodation facilities for refugees : Analysis of cross-actor working arrangements from the perspective of the reception authorities in Germany]. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2023 Jul 7. German. doi: 10.1007/s00103-023-03745-w. Epub ahead of print.
→ Links: PMID: 37418026; Springer; ResearchGate.

Haun MW, Oeljeklaus L, Hoffmann M, Tönnies J, Wensing M, Szecsenyi J, Peters-Klimm F, Krisam R, Kronsteiner D, Hartmann M, Friederich HC. Primary care patients' experiences of video consultations for depression and anxiety: a qualitative interview study embedded in a randomized feasibility trial. BMC Health Serv Res. 2023 Jan 4;23(1):9. doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-09012-z. 
→ Links: PMID: 36600264; PMCID: PMC9811759; BMC.

Keller S, Forstner J, Weis A, Biehler E, Trudzinski F, Michels J, Neetz B, Herth F, Schneider A, Ghiani A, Szecsenyi J, Wensing M, Poß-Doering R. Interprofessionelle Weaning-Boards und Weaning-Konsile für Langzeitbeatmungspatient*innen: Eine qualitative Studie zum wahrgenommenen Potenzial für die Patientenversorgung [Interprofessional weaning boards and weaning consults for long-term ventilated patients: A qualitative study of perceived potential for patient care]. Pneumologie. 2023 Oct 19. German. doi: 10.1055/a-2161-6014. Epub ahead of print. 
→ Links: PMID: 37857322; Thieme.

Kemper-Koebrugge W, Adriaansen M, Laurant M, Wensing M. Care networks of home-dwelling older adults in the Netherlands: proof of concept of a network typology. BMC Geriatr. 2023 Dec 4;23(1):800. doi: 10.1186/s12877-023-04404-0. 
→ Links: PMID: 38049753; PMCID: PMC10696757; BMC.

Michels JD, Meis J, Sturm N, Bornitz F, von Schumann S, Weis A, Neetz B, Bentner M, Forstner J, Litke N, Wensing M, Erdmann S, Grobe T, Frerk T, Kempa A, Neurohr C, Schneider A, Müller M, Herth FJF, Szecsenyi J, Trudzinski FC; PRiVENT-Study Group. Prevention of invasive ventilation (PRiVENT)-a prospective, mixed-methods interventional, multicentre study with a parallel comparison group: study protocol. BMC Health Serv Res. 2023 Mar 30;23(1):305. doi: 10.1186/s12913-023-09283-0. 
→ Links: PMID: 36998047; PMCID: PMC10061400; BMC.

Mink J, Zurek B, Götsch B, Mihaljevic AL, Mitzkat A, Trierweiler-Hauke B, Mahler C. How do former medical and nursing undergraduates describe their learning on an interprofessional training Ward 12-18 months later? - A retrospective qualitative analysis. BMC Med Educ. 2023 Apr 21;23(1):275. doi: 10.1186/s12909-023-04212-5. 
→ Links: PMID: 37085857; PMCID: PMC10122365; BMC.

Mitzkat A, Mink J, Arnold C, Mahler C, Mihaljevic AL, Möltner A, Trierweiler-Hauke B, Ullrich C, Wensing M, Kiesewetter J. Development of individual competencies and team performance in interprofessional ward rounds: results of a study with multimodal observations at the Heidelberg Interprofessional Training Ward. Front. Med. 2023;10:1241557. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2023.1241557
→ Links: frontiers.

Roth C, Breckner A, Wensing M, Mahler C, Krug K, Berger S. Barriers and enabling factors for workplace integration of internationally qualified nurses: A qualitative study of perceptions of German nurses. Nurs Open. 2023 Apr 14. doi: 10.1002/nop2.1760. Epub ahead of print.
→ Links: PMID: 37060232; Wiley Online Library.

Senft JD, Fleischhauer T, Poß-Doering R, Frasch J, Feißt M, Awounvo S, Müller-Bühl U, Altiner A, Szecsenyi J, Laux G. Primary Care Disease Management for Venous Leg Ulceration in German Healthcare: Results of the Ulcus Cruris Care Pilot Study. Healthcare 2023;11(18):2521. doi: 10.3390/healthcare11182521.
→ Links: MDPI.

van den Heuvel RM, Wensing M, Geurts HM, Teunisse JP. The Social Support Network of Adults with an Autism Spectrum Condition: An Exploration Using the Network in Action-Questionnaire. J Autism Dev Disord. 2023 May;53(5):1974-1988. doi: 10.1007/s10803-022-05467-5. Epub 2022 Feb 19. 
→ Links: PMID: 35182260; PMCID: PMC10123042; SpringerLink.

von Schumann S, Ullrich C, Weis A, Wensing M, Litke N. Interprofessional weaning boards for invasively ventilated patients in intensive care units: Qualitative interview study with healthcare professionals in Germany. Res Nurs Health. 2023 Feb;46(1):148-158. doi: 10.1002/nur.22279. Epub 2022 Dec 1. 
→ Links: PMID: 36453115.

Wensing M, Roth C, Krug K. Measuring valued output in primary care: challenges and reconciliation. Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res. 2023 Jun 14:1-9. doi: 10.1080/14737167.2023.2224566. Epub ahead of print.
→ Links: PMID: 37306502; pdf-Dokument.

Wensing M, Wilson P. Making implementation science more efficient: capitalizing on opportunities beyond the field. Implement Sci. 2023 Sep 11;18(1):40. doi: 10.1186/s13012-023-01298-9. 
→ Links: PMID: 37697372; BioMed Central; pdf-Dokument.

Wollny A, Altiner A, Garbe K, Klingenberg A, Kaufmann-Kolle P, Köppen M, Kamradt M, Poß-Doering R, Wensing M, Leyh M, Voss A, Feldmeier G. Akute Atemwegsinfekte und Antibiotikaverordnungen: Welche Erwartungen haben Patient*innen? [Acute respiratory tract infections and antibiotic prescriptions: What are patients' expectations?]. Laryngorhinootologie. 2023 Mar;102(3):203-211. German. doi: 10.1055/a-1949-3397. Epub 2022 Dec 21. 
→ Links: PMID: 36543222; PMCID: PMC9977567; Thieme.

Wolters R, Mokadem I, Wensing M, Braspenning J. Supporting care engagement in primary care; the development of a maturity matrix. PLoS One. 2023 Jan 5;18(1):e0279542. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0279542. 
→ Links: PMID: 36602972; PMCID: PMC9815637; PLOS.


Arnold C, Hennrich P, Wensing M. Information exchange networks for chronic diseases in primary care practices in Germany: a cross-sectional study. BMC Prim Care 2022; 23(56). doi: 10.1186/s12875-022-01649-3
→ Links: PMID: 35346050; PMCID: PMC8958478BMC; pdf-Dokument.

Arnold C, Hennrich P, Wensing M. Patient-reported continuity of care and the association with patient experience of cardiovascular prevention: an observational study in Germany. BMC Prim Care. 2022 Jul 18;23(1):176. doi: 10.1186/s12875-022-01788-7.
→ Links: PMID: 35850657; PMCID: PMC9289649; BMC; pdf-Dokument.

Bossert J, Vey JA, Piskorski L, Fleischhauer T, Awounvo S, Szecsenyi J, Senft J. Effect of educational interventions on wound healing in patients with venous leg ulceration: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int Wound J. 2022 Nov 21. doi: 10.1111/iwj.14021. Epub ahead of print.
→ Links: PMID: 36408782; Wiley Online Library.

Forstner J, Koetsenruijter J, Arnold C, Laux G, Wensing M. The Influence of Provider Connectedness on Continuity of Care and Hospital Readmissions in Patients With COPD - A Claims Data Based Social Network Study. Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2022 Dec 14. doi: 10.15326/jcopdf.2022.0359. Epub ahead of print.
→ Links: PMID: 36516332; JCOPDF.

Forstner J, Litke N, Weis A, Straßner C, Szecsenyi J, Wensing M. How to fall into a new routine: factors influencing the implementation of an admission and discharge programme in hospitals and general practices. BMC Health Serv Res 2022;22:1289. doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-08644-5.
→ Links: BMC Health; Research Square; pdf-Dokument.

Hennrich P. Implementation of a Managed Care Programme in Germany Using the Example of the Baden-Wuerttemberg Contract on Care in the Field of Cardiology. Int J Integr Care 2022;22:10. doi: 10.5334/ijic.6470.
→ Links: IJIC; pdf-Dokument.

Hennrich P, Arnold C, Koetsenruijter J, Wensing M. Measuring continuity of ambulatory cardiovascular care: a cross-sectional study on the applicability of the Nijmegen Continuity Questionnaire in Germany. BMC Health Serv Res 2022;22(1258). doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-08612-z.
→ Links: BMC; pdf-Dokument.

Hennrich P, Arnold C, Traulsen P, Peters-Klimm F, Wensing M. Opinion seeking behaviour of healthcare providers in ambulatory cardiovascular care in Germany: a cross-sectional study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Nov 23;22(1):1404. doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-08667-y.
→ Links: PMID: 36419070; PMCID: PMC9686109; BMC; pdf-Dokument.

Jahn R, Bozorgmehr K. Gesundheits- und Gewaltschutzmonitoring in Aufnahmeeinrichtungen für Geflüchtete - Perspektiven aus der Praxis am Beispiel des »PriCare« Projekts. In: Kleist JO, Dermitzaki D, Oghalai B, Zajak S (Hrsg.) Gewaltschutz in Geflüchtetenunterkünften: Theorie, Empirie und Praxis (Kultur und soziale Praxis). transcript Verlag, Bielefeld 2022 (ISBN: 978-3-8376-5544-5). doi: 10.14361/9783839455449.
→ Links: transcript Verlag; pdf-Dokument.

Poß-Doering R, Anders C, Fleischhauer T, Szecsenyi J, Senft JD. Exploring healthcare provider and patient perspectives on current outpatient care of venous leg ulcers and potential interventions to improve their treatment: a mixed methods study in the ulcus cruris care project. BMC Prim Care. 2022 Sep 8;23(1):229. doi: 10.1186/s12875-022-01841-5.
→ Links: PMID: 36076159; BMC; ResearchGate; pdf-Dokument.

Senft JD, Fleischhauer T, Frasch J, van Rees W, Feißt M, Schwill S, Fink C, Poß-Doering R, Wensing M, Müller-Bühl U, Szecsenyi J. Primary care disease management for venous leg ulceration-study protocol for the Ulcus Cruris Care [UCC] randomized controlled trial (DRKS00026126). Trials. 2022 Jan 20;23(1):60. doi: 10.1186/s13063-021-05944-9.
→ Links: PMID: 35057840; PMCID: PMC8771170; pdf-Dokument.

Stengel S, Roth C, Breckner A, Cordes L, Weber S, Ullrich C, Peters-Klimm F, Wensing M. Resilience of the primary health care system - German primary care practitioners' perspectives during the early COVID-19 pandemic. BMC Prim Care. 2022 Aug 11;23(1):203. doi: 10.1186/s12875-022-01786-9.
→ Links: PMID: 35948965; PMCID: PMC9365682; BMC Primary Care; pdf-Dokument.


Arnold C, Koetsenruijter J, Forstner J, Peters-Klimm F, Wensing M. Influence of physician networks on prescribing a new ingredient combination in heart failure: a longitudinal claim data-based study. Implement Sci. 2021 Aug 28;16(1):84. doi: 10.1186/s13012-021-01150-y.
→ Links: PMID: 34454547; BMC; pdf-Dokument.

Bossert J, Ludwig M, Wronski P, Koetsenruijter J, Krug K, Villalobos M, Jacob J, Walker J, Thomas M, Wensing M. Lung cancer patients' comorbidities and attendance of German ambulatory physicians in a 5-year cross-sectional study. NPJ Prim Care Respir Med. 2021 Jan 28;31(1):2. doi: 10.1038/s41533-020-00214-8.
→ Links: PMID: 33510177; pdf-Dokument.

Eder PA, Laux G, Rashid A, Kniess T, Haeusler KG, Shammas L, Griewing B, Hofmann S, Stangl S, Wiedmann S, Rücker V, Heuschmann PU, Soda H; Stroke Angel Study Group. Stroke Angel: Effect of Telemedical Prenotification on In-Hospital Delays and Systemic Thrombolysis in Acute Stroke Patients. Cerebrovasc Dis 2021;26:1-9. doi: 10.1159/000514563.
→ Links: PMID: 33774614.

Engeser P, Glassman J, Leutgeb R, Szecsenyi J, Laux G. Early integration of palliative care for outpatients with advanced cancer in general practice: how is the situation?—a cohort study. Ann Palliat Med 2021;10(3):2843-2848. doi: 10.21037/apm-20-2377.
→ Links: PMID: 33691437; Ann Palliat Med; pdf-Dokument.

Forstner J, Bossert J, Weis A, Litke N, Strassner C, Szecsenyi J, Wensing M. The role of personalised professional relations across care sectors in achieving high continuity of care. BMC Family Practice. 2021;22(1):72. doi: 10.1186/s12875-021-01418-8.
→ Links: BMC; pdf-Dokument.

Ghosh S, Wronski P, Koetsenruijter J, Mueller W, Wensing M. Watching people decide: decision prediction using heatmaps of reading of a decision-support document. Journal of Vision 2021;21(9):2631. doi: doi.org/10.1167/jov.21.9.2631. 
→ Links: JOV; ResearchGate.

Haun MW, Hoffmann M, Wildenauer A, Tönnies J, Wensing M, Szecsenyi J, Peters-Klimm F, Krisam R, Kronsteiner D, Hartmann M, Friederich HC. Health providers' experiences with mental health specialist video consultations in primary care: a qualitative study nested within a randomised feasibility trial. BMJ Open. 2021 Nov 9;11(11):e047829. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-047829.
→ Links: PMID: 34753752; PMCID: PMC8578962; pdf-Dokument.

Hoffmann M, Stengel S, Forstner J, Baldauf A, Aluttis F, Qreini M, Laux G, Szecsenyi J, Peters-Klimm F. Softwarebasiertes COVID-19-Monitoring. Eine Beschreibung zu Aufbau und Pilotierung von „CovidCare“ / Software-Based COVID-19 Monitoring. Description on Design and Piloting of „CovidCare“. Z Allg Med 2021;97:497-501. doi: 10.3238/zfa.2021.0497-0501. 
→ Links: ResearchGate; pdf-Dokument.

Hoffmann M, Stengel S, Forstner J, Baldauf A, Laux G, Aluttis F, Qreini M, Engeser P, Szecsenyi J, Peters-Klimm F. Surveillance and care for confirmed and suspected patients with COVID-19 in general practice (CovidCare): study protocol for an observational trial. BMC Fam Pract 2021;22(1):173. doi: 10.1186/s12875-021-01515-8.
→ Links: PMID: 34474667; PMCID: PMC8412868; pdf-Dokument.

Poß-Doering R, Hegelow M, Borchers M, Hartmann M, Kruse J, Kampling H, Heuft G, Spitzer C, Wild B, Szecsenyi J, Friederich HC. Evaluating the structural reform of outpatient psychotherapy in Germany (ES-RiP trial) - a qualitative study of provider perspectives. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Nov 5;21(1):1204. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-07220-7.
→ Links: PMID: 34740343; PMCID: PMC8570230; pdf-Dokument.

Senft JD, Freund T, Wensing M, Schwill S, Poß-Doering R, Szecsenyi J, Laux G. Primary care practice-based care management for chronically ill patients (PraCMan) in German healthcare: Outcome of a propensity-score matched cohort study. Eur J Gen Pract. 2021 Dec;27(1):228-234. doi: 10.1080/13814788.2021.1962280.
→ Links: PMID: 34378482; PMCID: PMC8366669; pdf-Dokument.

Wensing M, Szecsenyi J, Laux G. Continuity in general practice and hospitalization patterns: an observational study. BMC Fam Pract. 2021 Jan 14;22(1):21. doi: 10.1186/s12875-020-01361-0.
→ Links: PMID: 33446104; PMCID: PMC7809859; pdf-Dokument.

Wronski P, Koetsenruijter J, Ose D, Paulus J, Szecsenyi J, Wensing M. Healthcare planning across healthcare sectors in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany: a stakeholder online survey to identify indicators. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 May 27;21(1):510. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06514-0.
→ Links: PMID: 34039315; PMCID: PMC8157415; pdf-Dokument.

Wronski P, Wensing M, Ghosh S, Gärttner L, Müller W, Koetsenruijter J. Use of a quantitative data report in a hypothetical decision scenario for health policymaking: a computer-assisted laboratory study. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2021 Jan 28;21(1):32. doi: 10.1186/s12911-021-01401-4.
→ Links: PMID: 33509172pdf-Dokument.


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)

Homberg A, Klafke N, Loukanova S, Glassen K. Findings from a three-round Delphi study: essential topics for interprofessional training on complementary and integrative medicine. BMC Complement Med Ther. 2020 Nov 17;20(1):348. doi: 10.1186/s12906-020-03140-x.
→ Links: PMID: 33203398; PMCID: PMC7670669pdf-Dokument.

Wahedi K, Biddle L, Jahn R, Ziegler S, Kratochwill S, Pruskil S, Noest S, Bozorgmehr K. Medizinische Versorgung von Asylsuchenden in Erstaufnahmeeinrichtungen : Eine qualitative Bestandsaufnahme aus Versorgungsperspektive [Healthcare provision for asylum seekers in reception centres : Qualitative survey from the perspective of healthcare providers]. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2020 Dec;63(12):1460-1469. German. doi: 10.1007/s00103-020-03243-3. Epub 2020 Nov 12.
→ Links: PMID: 33180158; PMCID: PMC7686202; pdf-Dokument.

Wronski P, Wensing M, Ghosh S, Gärttner L, Müller W, Koetsenruijter J. Use of a quantitative data report in a hypothetical decision scenario for health policymaking: a computer-assisted laboratory study. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2021 Jan 28;21(1):32. doi: 10.1186/s12911-021-01401-4.
→ Links: PMID: 33509172pdf-Dokument.

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