The quality and safety standards of the country in which the treatment is carried out are applied. In Austria, ensuring a high level of quality in health services is an important concern. For this reason, the responsible Ministry of Health publishes quality standards which describe the organizational framework conditions in the care of patients across all sectors and offer solutions for problems at the interfaces (further information can be found here): Qualitätsstandarts
For specific enquiries about quality and safety standards, please contact the following health service providers:
In the hospital sector: Hospital owner or hospital
In the field of rehab/cure: the respective rehabilitation institution
In the private practice sector: In the case of physicians, the respective state medical chamber
There are also other health service providers
For further information and assistance, please contact the National Contact Point.