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PD Dr. med. Wilm Quentin, MSc HPPF

Experience

Since December 2009 | Research Fellow, Berlin University of Technology, Department of Health Care Management, Germany

Since October 2011 | Editor of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies Health Systems in Transition series

Since June 2012 | Managing editor of the Journal Health Policy

Since April 2016 | Part-time advisor for the National Association of Sickness Funds (GKV-Spitzenverband)

May 2013-November 2013 | Visiting Fellow, National Institute of Public Health, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

May 2008-September 2008 | Research Fellow, University of Leipzig, Health Economics Research Unit

2004-2007 | Clinical internships in hospitals in the USA, Argentina, Botswana, Austria, and Germany

Academic education

2017 | Conferral of the German degree of „Privatdozent“ (formal lecturer qualification) for Public Health at the TU Berlin

2010 | Conferral of the degree of Dr. med. at the University of Leipzig

2008-2009 | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and London School of Economics: MSc Health Policy, Planning and Financing (HPPF)

2000-2007 | Universities of Würzburg, Munich, Leipzig, and Marburg: Medical School

2003-2004 | Participation in the Erasmus exchange programme: Medical studies at the "Universidad Complutense de Madrid", Spain.

2002-2005 | Munich School of Political Sciences, University of Leipzig: Political Sciences

June 1999 | Abitur

Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

Baier N, Geissler A, Bech M, Bernstein D; Cowling TE, Jackson T, Rudkjøbing A, van Manen J; Quentin W (2019): Emergency and Urgent Care Systems in Australia, Denmark, England, France, Germany and the Netherlands - Analysing Organisation, Payment and Reforms, Health Policy;123(1).1-10.

Rice T, Quentin W, Anell A, Barnes AJ, Rosenau P, Unruh LY, van Ginneken E (2018): Revisiting out-of-pocket requirements: trends in spending, financial access barriers, and policy in ten high-income countries. BMC Health Serv Res.;18(1):371.

Bachner F, Bobek J, Habimana K, Ladurner J, Lepuschütz L, Ostermann H, Rainer L, Schmidt A E, Zuba M, Quentin W, Winkelmann J (2018): Austria: Health system review. Health Systems in Transition; 20(3): 1 – 256

Hsiao A, Hall A, Mogasale V, Quentin W (2018): The health economics of cholera: A systematic review, Vaccine; 36(30): 4404-4424.

Quentin W, Geissler A, Wittenbecher F, Balling G, Berenson R, Bloor K, Forgione DA, Köpf P, Kroneman M, Serden L, Suarez R, van Manen JW, Busse R (2018): Paying Specialists in Hospitals: Reform Experiences and Lessons from Eight High-Income Countries, Health Policy; doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2018.03.005.

Van den Heede K, Quentin W, Dubois C, Devriese S, Van de Voorde C (2017): The 2016 proposal for the reorganisation of urgent care provision in Belgium: A political struggle to co-locate primary care providers and emergency departments. Health Policy, doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2017.02.006

Opoku D, Stephani V, Quentin W (2017): A realist review of mobile phone-based health interventions for non-communicable disease management in sub-Saharan Africa. BMC Medicine, (15)24, doi: 10.1186/s12916-017-0782-z.

Stephani V, Opoku D, Quentin W (2016): A systematic review of randomized controlled trials of mHealth interventions against non-communicable diseases in developing countries. BMC Public Health, (15)16:572, doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3226-3.

Rechel B, McKee M, Haas M, Marchildon GP, Bousquet F, Blümel M, Geissler A, van Ginneken E, Ashton T, Saunes IS, Anell A, Quentin W, Saltman R, Culler S, Barnes A, Palm W, Nolte E (2016): Public reporting on quality, waiting times and patient experience in 11 high-income countries. Health Policy, doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2016.02.008.

De Pietro C, Camenzind P, Sturny I, Crivelli L, Edwards-Garavoglia S, Spranger A, Wittenbecher F, Quentin W (2015): Switzerland: Health system review. Health Systems in Transition, 2015; 17(4):1–288.

Opoku D, Scott P, Quentin W (2015): Healthcare Professionals' Perceptions of the Benefits and Challenges of a Teleconsultation Service in the Amansie-West District of Ghana. Telemed J E Health. 2015 May 5

Kristensen SR, Bech M, Quentin W  (2015): A roadmap for comparing readmission policies with application to Denmark, England and the United States. Health Policy; 119(3):264-73, doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2014.12.009.

Opoku D, Scott P, Quentin W (2015): Healthcare Professionals' Perceptions of the Benefits and Challenges of a Teleconsultation Service in the Amansie-West District of Ghana. Telemed J E Health; 21(9):748-55, doi: 10.1089/tmj.2014.0210.

Geissler A, Quentin W, Busse R (2015): Heterogeneity of European DRG systems and potentials for a common EuroDRG system Comment on "Cholecystectomy and Diagnosis-Related Groups (DRGs): patient classification and hospital reimbursement in 11 European countries". Int J Health Policy Manag; 4(5):319-20, doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2015.53

Mitenbergs U, Brigis G, Quentin W (2014): Healthcare financing reform in Latvia: Switching from social health insurance to NHS and back? Health Policy; 118(2):147-52, doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2014.09.013

Quentin W, Abosede O, Aka J, Akweongo P, Dinard K, Ezeh A, Hamed R, Kayembe KP, Mitike G, Mtei G, Te Bonle M, Sundmacher L (2014): Inequalities in child mortality in ten major African cities. BMC Medicine; 12(95):1-11, doi:10.1186/1741-7015-12-95

Geissler A, Quentin W, Busse R (2014): Können deutsche DRGs den Ressourcenverbrauch eines Krankenhauses sachgerecht abbilden? Eine empirische Analyse auf Grundlage von patientenbezogenen Kosten- und Leistungsdaten für 10 Krankheitsbilder. Gesundheitswesen; 76(5):284-96, doi:10.1055/s-0033-1351237

Hofmarcher M, Quentin W (2013): Austria: Health system review. Health Systems in Transition; 15(7): 1– 291.

Tan S, Chiarello P, Quentin W (2013): Knee replacement and Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs): Patient Classification and Hospital Reimbursement in 11 European Countries. Journal of Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy; 21(11):2548-56, doi: 10.1007/s00167-013-2374-6.

Busse R, Geissler A, Aaviksoo A, Cots F, Häkkinen U, Kobel C, Mateus C, Or Z, O'Reilly J, Serdén L, Street A, Tan SS, Quentin W (2013): Diagnosis related groups in Europe: moving towards transparency, efficiency, and quality in hospitals? BMJ; 346:19-22. doi: 10.1136/bmj.f3197

Quentin W, Scheller-Kreinsen D, Blümel M, Geissler A, Busse R (2013): Hospital payment based on diagnosis-related groups differs in europe and holds lessons for the United States. Health Aff (Millwood);32(4):713-23. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2012.0876

Quentin W, Rätto H, Peltola M, Busse R, Häkkinen U (2013). Acute Myocardial Infarction and Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs): Patient Classification and Hospital Reimbursement in 11 European countries. European Heart Journal; 34(26):1972-81, doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehs482.

Bellanger M, Quentin W, Tan S (2013). Childbirth and Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs): Patient Classification and Hospital Reimbursement in 11 European Countries. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology; 168(1):12-9, doi:10.1016/j.ejogrb.2012.12.027.

Peltola M & Quentin W (2013). Diagnosis-Related Groups (DRGs) for Stroke in Europe: Patient Classification and Hospital Reimbursement in 11 Countries. Cerebrovascular Diseases; 35(2):113-23, doi: 10.1159/000346092.

Scheller-Kreinsen D, Quentin W, Geissler A, Busse R (2013): Breast cancer surgery and Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs): Patient Classification and Hospital Reimbursement in 11 European countries. The Breast; 22(5):723-32, doi:10.1016/j.breast.2012.11.001.

Mitenbergs U, Taube M, Misins J, Mikitis E, Martinsons A, Rurane A, Quentin W (2012). Latvia: Health system review. Health Syst Transit; 14(8):1-191.

Quentin W, Terris-Prestholt F, Changalucha J, Soteli S, Edmunds J, Hutubessy R, Ross D, Kapiga S, Hayes Rand, Watson-Jones D (2012): Costs of delivering human papillomavirus vaccination to schoolgirls in Mwanza Region, Tanzania. BMC Medicine; 10:137, doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-137.

Quentin W, Scheller-Kreinsen D, Geissler A, Busse R (2012): Appendectomy and Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs): Patient Classification and Hospital Reimbursement in 11 European Countries. Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery; 397(2):317-26, DOI 10.1007/s00423-011-0877-5.

Geissler A, Scheller-Kreinsen D, Quentin W (2012): Do DRGs explain variations in costs and length of stay of hip replacement? A comparative assessment of DRG systems across ten European countries. Health Econ; 21(S2):103-15, doi: 10.1002/hec.2848.

Geissler A, Scheller-Kreinsen D, Quentin W, Busse R (2012): DRG-Systeme in Europa: Anreize, Ziele und Unterschiede in zwölf Ländern. Bundesgesundheitsblatt – Gesundheitsforschung – Gesundheitsschutz; 55(5): 633-642, doi: 10.1007/s00103-012-1473-8.

Scheller-Kreinsen D, Quentin W, Busse R, and the EuroDRG group (2011): DRG-based hospital payment systems and technological innovations in 12 European countries. Value in Health, 14(8):1166-1172, 10.1016/j.jval.2011.07.001.

Quentin W, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Terris-Prestholt F, Legood R, Opoku B, Mayaud P (2011): Costs of cervical cancer screening and treatment using visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) and cryotherapy in Ghana: the importance of scale. Trop Med Int Health, 16(3):379-89, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2010.02722.x.

Quentin W, Riedel-Heller SG, Luppa M, Rudolph A, König H (2010): Cost-of-illness studies of dementia: a systematic review focusing on stage dependency of costs. Acta Psychiatr Scand; 121(4):243-59, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0447.2009.01461.x.

Quentin W, König HH, Schmidt JO, Kalk A (2008): Recurrent costs of HIV/AIDS-related health services in Rwanda: implications for financing. Trop Med Int Health; 13(10):1245-56, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2008.02142.x.

Quentin W, Neubauer S, Leidl R, König HH (2007): Advertising bans as a means of tobacco control policy: a systematic literature review of time-series analyses. Int J Public Health, 52(5), 295-307.

 

Books and Book Chapters

Stephani V, Crommelynck A, Durant G, Geissler A, van den Heede K, van de Voorde C, Quentin W (2018): Payment methods for hospital stays with a large variability in the care process. Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE). KCE Report 302. ISSN: D/2018/10.273/35.

Geissler A, Sherry L, Quentin W (2018): Der Einsatz von Qualitätsinformationen für Krankenhausplanung und Leistungseinkauf in Frankreich, Italien, Niederlande, Österreich und der Schweiz. In: Klauber J, Geraedts M, Friederich J, Wasem J: Krankenhaus-Report 2017: Zukunft gestalten. Stuttgart, Schattauer: 53-65, ISBN: 978-3-7945-9119-0

Scheller-Kreinsen D, Lehmann K, Botero G, Krause F, Quentin W (2018): Sektorenübergreifende Angebotssteuerung für Vertragsärzte und Krankenhäuser. In: Klauber J, Geraedts M, Friederich J, Wasem J: Krankenhaus-Report 2017: Zukunft gestalten. Stuttgart, Schattauer: 209-229, ISBN: 978-3-7945-9119-0

Geissler A, Quentin W, Busse R (2017): Umgestaltung der Notfallversorgung: Internationale Erfahrungen und Potenziale für Deutschland. In: Klauber J, Geraedts M, Friederich J, Wasem J: Krankenhaus-Report 2017: Zukunft gestalten. Stuttgart, Schattauer: 41-60, ISBN: 978-3-7945-3229-2

Quentin W, Geissler A, Busse R (2016). Measuring and comparing health system outputs: Patient classification systems for efficiency analyses. In: Cylus J, Papanicolas I, Smith P. Health system efficiency: How to make measurement matter for policy and management. World Health Organization on behalf of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Copenhagen: 21-49.

Chapman C, Kern A, Laguecir A, Quentin W (2016). Management accounting and efficiency in health services: the foundational role of cost analysis. In: Cylus J, Papanicolas I, Smith P. Health system efficiency: How to make measurement matter for policy and management. World Health Organization on behalf of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Copenhagen: 75-98.

Geissler A, Quentin W, Busse R (2016): Ambulante Leistungen von Krankenhäusern im europäischen Vergleich. In: Klauber J, Geraedts M, Friederich J, Wasem J: Krankenhaus-Report 2016: Ambulant im Krankenhaus. Stuttgart, Schattauer: 29-42.

Quentin W, Baier N, Bech M, Bernstein D, Cowling T, Jackson T, van Manen J, Rudkjøbing A, Geissler A (2016): Organisation of and payment for emergency care services in selected countries. In: Van den Heede K, Dubois C, Devriese S, Baier N, Camaly O, Depuijdt E, Geissler A (eds): Organisation and payment of emergency care services in Belgium: current situation and options for reform. Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE). KCE Report 263. D/2016/10.273/24

Van den Heede K, Dubois C, Devriese S, Baier N, Camaly O, Depuijdt E, Geissler A, Ghesquiere A, Misplon S, Quentin W, Van Loon C, Van de Voorde C (2016): Organisation and payment of emergency care services in Belgium: current situation and options for reform. Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE). KCE Report 263. D/2016/10.273/24

Henke K-D, Quentin W (2015). Germany country profile of health system responses to the crisis. In: Maresso A, Mladovsky P, Thomson S, Sagan A, Karanikolos M, Richardson E, Cylus J, Evetovits T, Jowett M, Figueras J, Kluge H (eds.) Economic crisis, health systems and health in Europe: Country experience. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe, 387-389.

Quentin W, Geissler A, Wittenbecher F, Busse R (2014). Remuneration of medical specialists in selected countries, in: Van de Voorde C, Van den Heede K, Obyn C, Quentin W, Geissler A, Wittenbecher F, Busse R, Magnussen J, Camaly O, Devri ese S, Gerkens S, Misplon S, Neyt M, Mertens R. Conceptual framework for the reform of the Belgian hospital payment system. Health Services Research (HSR) Brussels: Belgian Health Care Knowledge  Centre (KCE). 2014. KCE Reports 229. D/2014/10.273/68

Chapman C, Kern A, Laguecir A, Angelé-Halgand N, Angert A, Campenale C, Cinquini L, Doyle G, Garrot T, Hansen A, Hartmann F, Hinz V, Mateus C, Perego P, Sikkut R, Tenucci A, Quentin W (2013): International Approaches to Clinical Costing. London: Healthcare Financial Management Association. link

Busse R, Geissler A, Quentin W, Wiley M (2011): Diagnosis-Related Groups in Europe: Moving towards transparency, efficiency and quality in hospitals. Buckingham: Open University Press and WHO Regional Office for Europe.

Geissler A, Quentin W, Scheller-Kreinsen D, Busse R (2011): Introduction to DRGs in Europe: Common objectives across different hospital systems. In: Busse R, Geissler A, Quentin W, Wiley M (eds.) Diagnosis-Related Groups in Europe: Moving towards transparency, efficiency and quality in hospitals. Buckingham: Open University Press and WHO Regional Office for Europe, 9-22.

Quentin W, Geissler A, Scheller-Kreinsen D, Busse R (2011): Understanding DRGs and DRG-based hospital payment in Europe. In: Busse R, Geissler A, Quentin W, Wiley M (eds.) Diagnosis-Related Groups in Europe: Moving towards transparency, efficiency and quality in hospitals. Buckingham: Open University Press and WHO Regional Office for Europe, 23-36.

Cots F, Chiarello P, Salvador X, Castells X, Quentin W (2011): DRG-based hospital payment: Intended and unintended consequences. In: Busse R, Geissler A, Quentin W, Wiley M (eds.) Diagnosis-Related Groups in Europe: Moving towards transparency, efficiency and quality in hospitals. Buckingham: Open University Press and WHO Regional Office for Europe, 75-92.

Quentin W, Scheller-Kreinsen D, Busse R (2011): Technological innovation in DRG-based hospital payment systems across Europe. In: Busse R, Geissler A, Quentin W, Wiley M (eds.) Diagnosis-Related Groups in Europe: Moving towards transparency, efficiency and quality in hospitals. Buckingham: Open University Press and WHO Regional Office for Europe, 131-148.

Busse R and Quentin W (2011): Moving towards transparency, efficiency and quality in hospitals: Conclusions and recommendations. In: Busse R, Geissler A, Quentin W, Wiley M (eds.) Diagnosis-Related Groups in Europe: Moving towards transparency, efficiency and quality in hospitals. Buckingham: Open University Press and WHO Regional Office for Europe, 149-174.

Geissler A, Scheller-Kreinsen D, Quentin W, Busse R (2011): Germany: Understanding G-DRGs. In: Busse R, Geissler A, Quentin W, Wiley M (eds.) Diagnosis-Related Groups in Europe: Moving towards transparency, efficiency and quality in hospitals. Buckingham: Open University Press and WHO Regional Office for Europe.

Scheller-Kreinsen D, Quentin W, Geissler A, Busse R (2011): DRG-type hospital payment systems in Europe: the German G-DRG system and English Health Care Resource Groups (HRGs). In: Klusen N, Verheyen F, Wagner C (eds.) England and Germany in Europe - What Lessons Can We Learn from Each Other? Baden-Baden: Nomos, 91-110

Scheller-Kreinsen D, Quentin W, Reiche C, Röttger J, Geissler A, Busse R (2011): Technologische Innovationen und DRGs: Ein Vergleich der Vergütungsinstrumente in 11 europäischen Ländern. in Klauber J, Geraedts M, Friederich J, Wasem J, Krankenhausreport 2012: Schwerpunkt Rationalität, Stuttgart: Schattauer, 259-272.

Quentin W, Riedel-Heller SG, Luppa M, Leicht H, König H (2011): Cost of Illness Studies and Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Dementia. In: McNamara (ed.): Dementia (Vol 1): History and Incidence, Santa Barbara: Praeger, 25-56.

 

Other

Hernandez-Quevedo C, Maresso A, Merkur S, Quentin W, Richardson E, Spranger A, van Ginneken E (2018): 20 Years of Health System Reforms in Europe: What’s New? Eurohealth; 24(2):23-27.

Schmidt AE, Bachner F, Rainer L, Zuba M, Bobek J, Lepuschütz L, Ostermann H, Winkelmann J, Quentin W (2018). Ambulatory care on the rise? Lessons from the Austrian health care reforms. Eurohealth;23(4).

Quentin W, Busse R (2018): The strongly decentralized Swiss health system achieves good results: Past research has addressed persisting challenges – but more is encouraged, Health Policy;122:565-567

Blümel M, Quentin W (2017): Germany: Country Health Profile 2017, OECD, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264283398-en; ISSN: 2522-7041 (online).

Scheller-Kreinsen D, Lehmann K, Quentin W, Kaiser P, Haun O (2017): Ambulant-stationäre Grenze: Endlich Aufräumen!, f&w:8(17): 718-721, https://www.bibliomedmanager.de/zeitschriften/fw/heftarchiv/ausgabe/artikel/fw-8-2017-hygiene/32826-endlich-aufraeumen/

Struckmann V, Quentin W, Busse R, van Ginneken E (2017): How to strengthen financing mechanisms to promote care for people with multimorbidity in Europe? European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Policy Brief 24, ISSN 1997-8073, www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/337587/PB_24.pdf

Quentin W, Panteli D, Maresso A, van Ginneken E (2016): Purchasing and payment review. World Health Organization (acting as the host organization for, and secretariat of, the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies), Copenhagen, http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/336393/Purchasing-and-Payment-Review-review-Slovenia.pdf?ua=1

Quentin W, Baier N, Geissler A (2016): Organisation of and payment for emergency care services in five high-income countries. European Journal of Public Health, 26(suppl_1), doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckw167.067

Quentin W, Wittenbecher F, Spranger A, Crivelli L, Sturny I, Camenzind P, De Pietry C (2015): Hospital Reforms in Switzerland. Eurohealth; 21(4): 30-33.

de Pietro C, Camenzind P, Sturny I, Crivelli L, Edwards-Garavoglia S, Spranger A, Wittenbeche F, Quentin W (2015) The performance of the Swiss health system: good results but high costs. European Journal of Public Health, 25 (suppl_3), doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckv174.080

Quentin W, Geissler A, Busse R (2015): Payment Systems for Hospital Specialists in 10 High-Income Countries. European Journal of Public Health, 25 (suppl_3), doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckv172.110

Quentin W, Cylus J, Geissler A, Maresso A, Merkur S, Pastorino G, Sagan A (2014): Provision of health services: Trends and patterns in Europe. European Journal of Public Health, doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku162.087

Van de Voorde C, Van den Heede K, Obyn C, Quentin W, Geissler A, Wittenbecher F, Busse R, Magnussen J, Camaly O, Devri ese S, Gerkens S, Misplon S, Neyt M, Mertens R. Conceptual framework for the reform of the Belgian hospital payment system. Health Services Research (HSR) Brussels: Belgian Health Care Knowledge  Centre (KCE). 2014. KCE Reports 229. D/2014/10.273/68

Struckmann V, Snoeijs S, Melchiorre GM, Hujala A, Rijken M, Quentin W, van Ginneken E (2014): Caring for people with multiple chronic conditions in Europe. Eurohealth; 20(3): 35-40

Hofmarcher M, Quentin W, van Ginneken E (2013): Governed coordination in the Austrian health system: a remedy for fragmentation? Eurohealth Vol 19(3): 36-40.

Geissler A, Scheller-Kreinsen D, Quentin W (2012): Lexikon Gesundheitsökonomie: Diagnosis-related groups. Gesundheitsökonomie & Qualitätsmanagement 17(1): 13-14

Quentin W, Geissler A, Scheller-Kreinsen D, Busse R (2010): DRG-type hospital payment in Germany: The G-DRG system. Euro Observer Vol. 12, No 3: 4-7. http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0018/121743/EuroObserver_Autumn2010.pdf

Geissler A, Quentin W (2010): Prospective payment for inpatient psychiatric care. Health Policy Monitor, April 2010. http://www.hpm.org/survey/de/a15/3

Quentin W, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Terris-Prestholt F, Legood R, Opoku B, Mayaud P (2010): Costs of cervical cancer screening in Ghana. Research Briefing of the Program for Research & Capacity Building in Sexual & Reproductive Health & HIV in Developing Countries (SRH & HIV) and Department for International Development (DFID), January 2010. http://www.dfid.gov.uk/r4d/PDF/Outputs/ReproHealthHIV_RPC/srhhiv-researchbriefing2-cervicalcancerscreening.pdf

Neubauer S., Steinle S., Quentin W., Röllich B., König H.H., Leidl R. (2004). Wirtschaftliche und gesundheitliche Aspekte des Zigarettenrauchens in Deutschland und Folgen einer Tabakkontrollpolitik. Eine Expertise im Auftrag des Gesundheitsministeriums.

 

 

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