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Diagnosis related groups in Europe: moving towards transparency, efficiency, and quality in hospitals?

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  • Reinhard Busse
  • Alexander Geissler
  • Ain Aaviksoo
  • Francesc Cots
  • Unto Häkkinen
  • Conrad Kobel
  • Ceu Mateus
  • Zeynep Or
  • Jacqueline O'Reilly
  • Lisbeth Serdén
  • Andrew Street
  • Siok Swan Tan
  • Wilm Quentin
Article numberf3197
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>7/06/2013
Number of pages7
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


Hospitals in most European countries are paid on the basis of diagnosis related groups. Reinhard Busse and colleagues find much variation within and between systems and argue that they could be improved if countries learnt from each other.