Welcome to the website of the aQua Institute. We are an independent and impartial consulting and research company, developing concepts and strategies for applied quality improvement as well as quality assurance and scientific quality research in healthcare. The institute can look back upon a long history of cooperation with numerous partners in national as well as international projects aimed at improving the quality of medical care. Our methodical approach is evidence and data based. Paramount to us is the measurable benefit for patients and patient safety.
Our dedicated and interdisciplinary team contributes to innovative initiatives and projects concerning, for example, health services research, quality assurance in telehealth or digital health. Our clients come from various decision-making levels of politics, the statutory health insurances and research concerned with the health care system.
Among our many partners is the Department of General Medicine and Health Services Research at Heidelberg University Hospital, with which we have a strong scientific and personal connection; it is one of the leading institutions in Germany and Europe in the field of Health Services Research. Our key partner for international development projects is evaplan GmbH likewise situated at the University Hospital Heidelberg.
Our work is carried out based on an internal quality management system for which we are certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001:2015.