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Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratios, an unfairly judgement of delivered quality of acute care
The Standardized Mortality Ratios (SMRs) calculated on a regional level instead of hospital level might provide a more valid quality indicator.
Friday 11 Jun 2021
“If we let these kinds of people have their way, we will not be allowed or able to do anything anymore!!”
New health measures were recently proposed by the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and Environment (RIVM).
Monday 7 Jun 2021
Why should you care about the distribution of deaths?
Would you rather live in a society where everyone dies at the age of 80 or in a society where half of the population dies at 40 and the other half at 120?
Wednesday 26 May 2021
How much does society value one year living in full health?
In this blog PhD'er Jannis talks about economic evaluations of healthcare interventions & how much society values improving population health in monetary...
Monday 10 May 2021
Routinely collected hospital data for prognosing surgical outcomes and costs: a diamond in the rough?
In this blog, PhD candidate Nèwel talks about how healthcare data can help to identify prognostic factors for surgical outcomes and costs.
Monday 26 Apr 2021
Fulfilling one’s potential (healthy) self, from intention to behaviour
In this blog, PhD candidate Lili talks about digitization in healthcare, including her research into how we can increase physical activity with the i2be app.
Thursday 15 Apr 2021
Healthier babies in the Netherlands: who benefits the most?
In this blog PhD'er Lizbeth will talk about the decline of stillbirths in the Netherlands and whether these improvements are present in all groups of society.
Tuesday 30 Mar 2021
Alumna Cathy van Horik: 'As doctor you are always educating younger colleagues'
For the alumni platform EUR Connect photographer Marie Cecile Thijs portrayed thirty special alumni. Doctor Cathy van Horik is one of them.
Saturday 22 Jun 2019
'Even the Netherlands has important differences between the health of the poor and rich. We would like to decrease these differences.’
Sam Harper is epidemiologist and associate professor at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. For the next four years he will be working in part at Erasmus…
Monday 26 Nov 2018
Cornell Professor John Cawley: ‘One nice thing about risky behaviours is that they are universal.’
Professor John Cawley of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, will be a part-time Visiting Professor at Erasmus University Rotterdam for the next four years.
Tuesday 23 Oct 2018
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