All DUQuE published articles are in public domain. More information is available here.

The most recent articles published have been:

  • Sunol R, Wagner C, Arah OA, Kristensen S, Pfaff H, Klazinga NS, Thompson CA, Wang A, Dersarkissian M, Bartels P, Michel P, and Groene O. Implementation of departmental quality strategies is positively associated with clinical practice: results of a multicenter study in 73 hospitals in 7 European countries. PLoS One. 2015;10 (11) p. e0141157.                                                                                                      
  • Groene O, Arah OA, Klazinga NS, Wagner C, Bartels PD, Kristensen S, Saillour F, Thompson A, Thompson CA, Pfaff H, DerSarkissian M, and Sunol R. Patient Experience Shows Little Relationship with Hospital Quality Management Strategies. PLoS One. 2015;10(7):e0131805.                                     
  • Kringos DS, Sunol R, Wagner C, Mannion R, Michel P, Klazinga NS, and Groene O. The influence of context on the effectiveness of hospital quality improvement strategies: a review of systematic reviews. BMC Health Serv Res. 2015;15(1):277.                                                                                    


Several articles have been published in a supplement of The International Journal for Quality in Health Care

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DUQuE project is a continuity of the MARQuIS research project. To know more about the results of the MARQuIS project, please click on:


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