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Dr. Andy Maun

Researcher, General Practitioner, Leader of the subteam "Medical aspects of Health Services Research", Member of the expertgroup for General Practice of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) 

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Phone: ++49 (0)761 270-36420
Fax: ++49 (0)761
Severa, Hugstetter Str. 49
Room no.: 00.044

Research Interests

Health Services Research in Primary Care, Quality Improvement, Polypharmacy, Multimorbidity, Organizational Development, Interprofessional Teamwork, Consultation Skills and patient-doctor communication, eHealth


2017-2021 BMBF project “Local, collaborative, stepped and personalised care management for older people with Chronic diseases – a randomised comparative effectiveness trial” (role: responsible for analysis of appropriateness of medication and care processes)


Selected Publications

Maun A. PrimärvårdsKvalitet – ein System zur Qualitätsverbesserung in der schwedischen Allgemeinmedizin, Z Allg Med, 2017; 93 (10)

Maun A, Wessman C, Sundvall P-D, Thorn J, Bjorkelund C. Is the quality of primary healthcare services influenced by the healthcare centre’s type of ownership? – An observational study of patient perceived quality, prescription rates and

follow-up routines in privately and publicly owned primary care centres. BMC Health Serv Res. 2015 Sep 26;15:417.
Maun A, Engstrom M, Frantz A, Bramberg EB, Thorn J. Effective teamwork in primary healthcare through a structured
patient-sorting system - a qualitative study on staff members’ conceptions. BMC Fam Pract. 2014 Nov 28;15:189.
Maun A, Nilsson K, Furaker C, Thorn J. Primary healthcare in transition—a qualitative study of how managers perceived
a system change. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013 Oct 3;13:382.
Thorn J, Maun A, Bornhoft L, Kornbakk M, Wedham S, Zaffar M, et al. Increased access rate to a primary health-care
centre by introducing a structured patient sorting system developed to make the most efficient use of the personnel: a
pilot study. Health Serv Manage Res. 2010 Nov;23(4):166–71.
Bjorkelund C, Maun A, Murante AM, Hoffman K, De Maeseneer J, Farkas-Pall Z. Impact of continuity on quality of
primary care: from the perspective of citizens’ preferences and multimorbidity - position paper of the European Forum for
Primary Care. Qual Prim Care. 2013;21(3):193–204.


University of Freiburg Research Database:

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Short CV

1995-2002 Studies of Human Medicine, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany

2003-2015 Medical intern/GP Trainee/GP in Lidköping/Gothenburg, Sweden

2008-2014 Member of the Swedish Quality council of Primary Care

2010-2015 Ph.D. student Gothenburg University

2012-2014 Steering Committee for Swedish Quality Registry Primary Care

Since 2015 General Practitioner, Researcher at Medical Center, University Freiburg

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