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Table 1 Characteristics of hospitals

From: Patients perspectives on drug shortages in six European hospital settings – a cross sectional study

Characteristics  
Country of hospital setting Bosnia and Herzegovina
(H-BiH)
Croatia
(H-CR)
Germany
(H-GE)
Greece
(H-GR)
Serbia
(H-SE)
Poland
(H-PO)
Functionality Tertiary care university hospital Secondary care general
university hospital
Tertiary care university hospital Secondary care general
university hospital
Tertiary care specialist hospital Tertiary care specialist hospital
Type of care and specialization Acute general Acute general Acute general Acute general Chronic orthopedic Chronic oncology
Number of beds 1198 350 2000 650 550 480
Municipality covered by hospital Whole Rebublic Srpska in Bosnia and Herzegovina Municipality of Koprivnica-Križevci City of Heidelberg Municipality of Chania Whole country of Republic of Serbia Municipality of Brzozow, Podkarpackie voivodship
Number of inhabitants in the municipality covered by hospital 1 142 495 111 782 160 355 108 642 6 945 000 65 000
Ownership / type of health system Public Public Public Public Public Public