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Mr. Niels Hermann

Niels Hermann is a physician, specialist in public health.Dr. Hermann is presently chief physician at the National Board of Health in Denmark. He is responsible for establishing clinical quality monitoring at the national level. For more than 20 years his focus has been on quality improvement. Initially working at the National Board of Health with its introduction in the early nineties, Dr. Hermann has since held different key positions within the field of quality improvement in Danish Health Care. He led a patient safety study which culminated in 2003 to an act on a national blame free reporting system on patient safety. From 2006 to 2009, he was head of Division of Patient Pathways at the National Board of Health, this developed integrated cancer pathways for all cancers. Dr. Herman is also an acting WHO-Euro consultant in Non-Communicable diseases health care planning.