In this new interdisciplinary project, we will study healthcare delivery and ways to improve it using the notion of ‘social innovation’. Three broad (preliminary) research questions will be leading in this project: How can suppliers of healthcare be stimulated to provide high quality healthcare delivery? How can certain groups of patients – such as people with low health literacy – be stimulated to take active part in healthcare delivery? How […]

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Together with prof. Van de Walle, I published an article in Health Policy on resistance of health professionals to implementing policies, based on a  survey among 1317 Dutch psychologists, psychotherapists and psychiatrists. These mental health professionals are not eager to work with Diagnosis Related Groups – an innovation aimed at classifying and costing their activities. This tool is increasingly being used to allocate funds in health systems. You can consult the article […]

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