Jan Mainz

Executive Director; Psychiatry, Region North Denmark & Aalborg University, Denmark

Jan Mainz is professor of Health Services Research at Aalborg University Hospital, Psychiatry, Center for Clinical Health Services Research. He is Executive Director of Psychiatry in Region North Denmark and affiliated Professor at University of Southern Denmark. He is the Danish representative in the OECD Working Party on Quality and Outcomes and has been responsible for establishment of The Danish National Indicator Project. He was Chairman of The Nordic Minister Council Project on Indicators Monitoring in the six Nordic countries, 2002-2015. From 1999 to 2005 he was President of The Danish Society for Quality in health care and from 2003 to 2005 President of The European Society for Quality in Health. His main research activities relate to health services research, quality improvement and quality management, performance and outcome measurement, Quality monitoring and patient empowerment. He has published more than 150 papers in scientific journals and contributed to more 25 books.