About the Editors
Lars-Peter Kamolz , Editor-in-Chief
Lars-Peter Kamolz is Professor and Head of the Division of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery at Medical University of Graz. He is also a Board-certified Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgeon and Deputy CMO of the LKH-University Hospital Graz. Furthermore, he is a certified Quality Systems Manager, Auditor and Assessor. He has become Assessor for the Austrian Excellence Award since 2010.
Gerald Sendlhofer , Editor-in-Chief
Gerald Sendlhofer is Chief of the Executive Department for Quality and Risk Management at University Hospital Graz and is a scientific co-worker of the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery at Medical University Graz. He is also the General Manager of the Comprehensive Cancer Center Graz. He graduated in 1996 with a Diploma in Biology at Karl-Franzens-University Graz and obtained in 1999 a PhD in internal medicine, physiology. Since 2009 he has become responsible for all aspects of Quality and Risk Management at University Hospital Graz and has implemented a hospital-wide risk management system. In 2014 he founded the Austrian Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare (ASQS). Patient safety has become under his lead a priority topic at University Hospital Graz.