evaplan GmbH at the University Hospital Heidelberg is a consultancy company that undertakes advisory missions and engages in operational research, project implementation and training in the field of international health and social protection.
evaplan emerged from the Institute of Public Health at the University Hospital Heidelberg and collaborates closely with other institutes and departments of the university. It incorporates more than 20 years of professional working experience from around the world. evaplan’s portfolio is largely based upon bi- and multilateral development cooperation, but also includes assignments within the EU member states in the area of public health. evaplan has a broad range of partners such as universities, non-governmental organisations and other consulting firms, spanning both the northern and southern hemispheres. Furthermore, it is able to draw upon the large international network of academics, policy makers and alumni that associate with the Institute of Public Health at the University Hospital Heidelberg.
In 2011 evaplan established a joint venture with AQUA Institute in Göttingen (Institute for Applied Quality Improvement and Research in Health Care) covering large areas of expertise in the development of integrated comprehensive quality improvement approaches.
The 3rd Heidelberg QI Forum for Health takes place from 15-16 June 2017 and will discuss: How to fit Patient Safety into QI mechanisms? With a focus on QI mechanisms in Low and Middle Income Countries, this year’s forum wants to determine if these mechanisms reflect Patient Safety issues, if there is a demand in formulating and reformulating certain standards to actually reflect these issues, address the challenges of using Patient Safety data for health system strengthening and, finally, explore hidden Patient Safety issues related to culture, gender, ethnicity and marginalisation
The QI Forum is organised by evaplan International Health at the University Hospital Heidelberg in collaboration with the AQUA Institute, Göttingen and the Institute of Public Health, Heidelberg University. For the 2017 QI Forum evaplan has partnered with ISQua, The International Society for Quality in Health. For more information and to register please see here.