Since 2010 Dr. Detlev Parow is Head of the Department Care Management Development at DAK-Gesundheit in Hamburg. From 2002 to 2009, he worked for Hamburg Münchener, initially leading the Medical Competence Center, later the Department of Care Management. From 1999 to 2002, he was responsible for the medical advisory service of ProCOMED/4sigma GmbH in Hamburg and Oberhaching near Munich. After completing his medical studies in Hamburg in 1981, he worked until 1999 as an anesthesiologist in various hospitals in Hamburg. From 1982 to 1983 he worked in Liberia and Burkina Faso as a scientific researcher for the Institute for Tropical Diseases, Hamburg. Dr. Parow is a freelance lecturer at the University of Hamburg.